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Salon Series opens with Oct. 26 concert by Slovenian-born pianist

ISSUED: 3 October 2017
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — The Shepherd University Department of Music Salon Series sponsored by Jefferson Security Bank kicks off its 2017-2018 season on Thursday, October 26, at 8 p.m. in the Frank Center W.H. Shipley Recital Hall with a performance by Slovenian-born concert pianist Rok Palčič.

Palčič is active as a soloist, chamber musician, pedagogue, and competition juror. His performances at festivals, as well as prizes from national and international competitions, have taken Palčič to venues across Slovenia, Italy, France, Croatia, Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, United Kingdom, and United States. The program will include Schubert’s “Piano Sonata in A Major, D. 959,” and Prokofiev’s “Piano Sonata in B-flat Major, Op. 83.”

Other Salon Series upcoming concerts are:

Salon Series concerts are all free and open to the public. For more information about the concert series or other music department events, call 304-876-5555 or visit www.shepherd.edu/music.

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