REGION — Kyle Rosler of Hawley, was chosen to play with the Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band with other student musicians from 27 other schools across the state.

They performed under the baton of Major Michelle Rakers, former assistant conductor of the U.S. Marine Band. Rosler plays the tenor saxophone.

About Wilkes University:

Wilkes University is an independent institution of higher education dedicated to academic and intellectual excellence through mentoring in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional programs.

Founded in 1933, the university is on a mission to create one of the great small universities, offering all of the programs, activities, and opportunities of a large, research university in the intimate, caring, and mentoring environment of a small, liberal arts college, at a cost that is increasingly competitive with public universities.

In addition to 47 undergraduate majors, Wilkes offers the doctor of nursing practice, doctor of education and doctor of pharmacy degrees and more than a dozen master's degree programs, including the master of business administration and master of fine arts in creative writing.

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Pictured left to right: Major Michelle Rakers, Lauren McClintock, Kyle Rosler, David Miller. Dr. Philip Simon, Wilkes University Band Director, Hunter Bowman, Lauren Johnson, and Leah Persing.