Special guests and award winners will be featured at the next W.D. Packard Concert Band performance.
Guest conductor for Sunday's outdoor concert will be Robert D. Jorgensen, recently retired director of bands and a professor of music at The University of Akron.
He will lead the band in a program that includes two works by James L. Hosay (''A Patriotic Salute'' and ''The Virginians'' march), Gioacchino Rossini's overture from ''Italian in Algiers,'' Richard Rodgers' ''Victory at Sea'' and a medley of George Gershwin's symphonic works.
Alexandre Guilmant's ''Morceau Symphonique'' will feature guest soloist Edward Zadrozny. He is a professor of trombone at the University of Akron and principal trombone with the Akron Symphony Orchestra. He also has performed as a member of the Naples Philharmonic and Philadelphia Orchestra and as a full-time substitute member of the Cleveland Orchestra. Zadrozny toured and recorded with the New York Philharmonic and has performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the North Carolina Symphony, the Columbus Symphony, Pro Musica, The Detroit Concert Band, The Cleveland Symphonic Winds and the Blossom Band.
The band also will present the George Garstick Memorial Award for Musical Excellence and the Adone T. Calderone Award for Musical Excellence during the concert.
The Garstick award, named for the band's original manager of band operations, will go to Zachary McCleary, the son of Toni Jackson and a 2013 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School.
The Calderone award, named for an original member and past executive director of the band, will go to Alex Miller, the son of Scott and Debbie Miller and a 2013 graduate of Lakeview High School. gstown State University.
The concert starts at 7 p.m. Sunday at the south lawn band shell at Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren. Admission is free and funding is provided by the W.D. Packard trust. For more information, call 330-841-2931.