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Big Band Holiday Gala – December 5th and 6th


Join us for The Big Band Holiday Gala, Shepherd University’s Annual Holiday Concert, on Saturday evening, December 5, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. with a family matinee performance on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in the Frank Center Theater.

A warm and inspiring holiday musical tradition featuring Shepherd University’s Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Chamber Singers, Women’s Camerata, Men’s Choir, and Concert Choir. This special Holiday Gala will feature beloved classics that will take you back to the holidays of the Big Band era, and modern works that comfort and inspire the mind and spirit.

The Sunday matinee will be a special treat for children and their families. In addition to the concert performance, there will be a Sing-along led by Shepherd Music Department chair Dr. Rob Tudor, an Instrument “Petting Zoo” for all ages hosted by Shepherd University music fraternities Eta Tau Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota, and a special guest appearance by Santa Claus!

General admission for the Holiday Gala concerts is $10; $5 for Shepherd faculty, staff, seniors, active-duty military, and ages 18 and under; and free for Shepherd students with Rambler ID.

There will be a special reception for Shepherd University Music Alumni following the Saturday evening performance. Pre-registration for the reception is available at

For more information call 304-876-5555.