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Shepherd's Department of Music to present Tour de France preview concert Friday

ISSUED: 1 May 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens
(Shepherd's Department of Music to present Tour de France preview concert Friday)

Shepherdstown, WV--The Shepherd University Department of Music will present Shepherd's Choir, under the direction of Dr. Erik Jones, and the Shepherd Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Scott Hippensteel, in an informal preview concert featuring music selections the ensembles will present on their upcoming tour of France and Monaco on Friday, May 3 at 2 p.m. in the Frank Center McCoy Rehearsal Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

The Shepherd Choir and Wind Ensemble will leave for France and Monaco on May 5 to perform and hear great music in these historic locations. The music students at Shepherd have traveled to perform at the Giants Stadium, the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, Carnegie Hall, and the cathedrals of Italy, France, England, and Ireland.

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