Robert Fruscella of Streetsboro is performing this year with the Heidelberg University Athletic Band.
A junior this year, Fruscella is among 40 band members who perform during home athletic events under the direction of Dr. Joel Shinkwiler, a professor at the university. The band's repertoire includes a variety of popular music from recent decades.
Fruscella also will play in the university's symphonic band, which is directed by Dr. John E. Owen.
Fruscella plays the trumpet and is majoring in religion.