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Shepherd Salon Series— Rhythm, Spice, and Everything Nice
Thursday, October 6 at 7:30 pm
Join Shepherd University School of Music faculty members Andrea Diggs on flute, Bob Sykes on piano, Robin Rhodes on bass, Kelton Norris on drums, for a night of rhythmic flare as they play through the history of jazz flute. Experience the sounds of Jobim, Piazzolla, and so much more. W. H. Shipley Recital Hall. Sponsored by Jefferson Security Bank. Free and open to the public.

Game Day — Ram Band 
Saturday, October 8 at 12:00 p.m.
Get ready to dance and sing along in the Ram Band’s rock-n-roll throwback show, Rockin’ the 80’s, as we celebrate popular music from the 1980’s by iconic pop artists including: Journey, Michael Jackson, Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes, and Queen. Ram Stadium.

Monday Morning Musicale
Monday, October 10 at 10:00 a.m.
Wake up to music as Shepherd student musicians perform solo and ensemble works for voice, piano, trombone, flute, marimba, guitar and jazz combo in the W. H. Shipley Recital Hall. Enjoy a cup of coffee and conversation after the concert in the Frank Center lobby. The recital and coffee are free and open to the public!

Jazz at Shepherd — Jazz Ensemble Concert
Friday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Come join us for a great night of Shepherd University Jazz Ensemble. Frank Arts Center Theater. Tickets.

Homecoming Game Day — Ram Band 
Saturday, October 15 at 12:00 p.m.
Get ready to dance and sing along in the Ram Band’s rock-n-roll throwback show, Rockin’ the 80’s, as we celebrate popular music from the 1980’s by iconic pop artists including: Journey, Michael Jackson, Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes, and Queen. Ram Stadium.

Shepherd Music Voice Faculty Recital
Sunday, October 16 at 2:30 pm
School of Music voice faculty—soprano Morgan Brower, mezzo-soprano Michelle Perrine, baritone Bobb Robinson and baritone Robert Tudor, will present songs from 19th and 20th Century European and American composers, accompanied by pianist Yu-Hsuan Liao. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Tickets $10; free members and those 12 and younger.

Lorie Payne, Organ Recital
Sunday, October 23 at 5:00 p.m.
St John’s Episcopal Church, Hagerstown, MD. Free and open to the public.

Fall Choral Concert
Friday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m.
The Shepherd University Chamber Singers and Camerata, under the direction of Dr. Steven Grives, present a fabulous fall concert featuring works by Gabriel Faure, Lita Grier, Eleanor Daley, B.E. Boykin, Gerald Finzi, Jacob Arcadelt, William Hawley, Shireen Abu-Khader and Ysaye M. Barnwell. Frank Arts Center Theater. Tickets.

Game Day — Ram Band 
Saturday, October 29 at 12:00 p.m.
Get ready to dance and sing along in the Ram Band’s rock-n-roll throwback show, Rockin’ the 80’s, as we celebrate popular music from the 1980’s by iconic pop artists including: Journey, Michael Jackson, Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes, and Queen. Ram Stadium.

Natalie McGeachy, Clarinet Recital
Sunday, October 30 at 3:00 p.m.
W. H. Shipley Recital Hall. Free and open to the public.

Shepherd Salon Series Special Event—Kevin Locke, Flutist
Thursday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Kevin Locke is a world-famous visionary Hoop Dancer, preeminent player of the Indigenous Northern Plains flute, traditional storyteller, cultural ambassador, recording artist, and educator. For nearly 40 years, he has performed to hundreds of thousands of people in over 90 countries at festivals, schools, universities, state and national parks, historic sites, powwows, and reservations. This performance is made possible through a grant from the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation. Frank Arts Center Theater. Tickets.

Corwin Neat, Trombone Recital
Sunday, November 6 at 3:00 p.m.
W. H. Shipley Recital Hall. Free and open to the public.

Jazz at Shepherd — Jazz Combos
Thursday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Shepherd Jazz Combos, under the direction of Peter Heiss and Kelton Norris. W. H. Shipley Recital Hall. Free and open to the public.

Masterworks Chorale—
Saturday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m.
The Masterworks Chorale, the Eastern Panhandle’s premiere vocal ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Steven Grives presents G.F. Handel’s beloved oratorio Messiah (Part I). Student and faculty soloists will join the choir and orchestra for this performance which will include the “Hallelujah” Chorus and Mozart’s Ave verum corpus. Frank Arts Center Theater. Tickets.

Meghan Butler, Voice Recital
Sunday, November 13 at 3:00 p.m.
W. H. Shipley Recital Hall. Free and open to the public.

Katherine Fetting, Guitar Recital
Sunday, November 13 at 5:00 p.m.
W. H. Shipley Recital Hall. Free and open to the public.

Percussion Ensemble Recital
Monday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m.
W. H. Shipley Recital Hall. Free and open to the public.

Small Ensembles and Composition Recital
Tuesday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Come hear the best of our small ensembles and a distinguished list of young composers as they present their vision of tomorrow’s music. W. H. Shipley Recital Hall. Free and open to the public.

Wind Symphony
Thursday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Come see and hear our newest class of student conductors as they present a program of band classics both old and new with the Wind Symphony. Joining us for this special performance will be the City of Winchester Pipes and Drums. Frank Arts Center Theater. Tickets.

Anthony Domina, Percussion Recital
Sunday, November 20 at 3:00 p.m.
McCoy Rehearsal Hall. Free and open to the public.

Annual Holiday Gala Concert
Saturday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 4 at 3:00 p.m.
This warm and inspiring holiday musical tradition will feature the Shepherd Wind Ensemble, the Jazz Ensemble, the Chamber Singers, Camerata and much more! Frank Arts Center Theater. Tickets.

Shepherd Community Orchestra and Shepherd Youth Chorus
Wednesday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m.
The Shepherd Youth Chorus directed by Dr. Austin Showen, and the Shepherd Community Orchestra, directed by Camilo Peréz-Mejía, present their first concert of the season in the Frank Arts Center Theater. Tickets.

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Past Events

Ram Band exhibition performance
Thursday, August 18 at 7:00 p.m.
Get ready to dance and sing along in the Ram Band’s rock-n-roll throwback show, Rockin’ the 80’s, as we celebrate popular music from the 1980’s by iconic pop artists including: Journey, Michael Jackson, Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes, and Queen. Ram Stadium.

Shepherd Salon Series—Faculty Jazz ensemble
Thursday, September 1 at 6:00 p.m.
Kick off this season’s Salon Series with a smoking hot set from the Shepherd University Jazz Faculty. Join saxophonist Dr. Kurtis Adams,  bassist Kevin Pace, guitarist Peter Heiss, pianist Bob Sykes and drummer Kelton Norris on the Butcher Center Plaza. Bring chairs, blankets, and picnics to enjoy this evening of jazz. Sponsored by Jefferson Security Bank.

Game Day — Ram Band 
Saturday, September 10 at 12:00 p.m.
Get ready to dance and sing along in the Ram Band’s rock-n-roll throwback show, Rockin’ the 80’s, as we celebrate popular music from the 1980’s by iconic pop artists including: Journey, Michael Jackson, Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes, and Queen.

Game Day — Ram Band 
Saturday, September 17 at 12:00 p.m.
Get ready to dance and sing along in the Ram Band’s rock-n-roll throwback show, Rockin’ the 80’s, as we celebrate popular music from the 1980’s by iconic pop artists including: Journey, Michael Jackson, Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes, and Queen.

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