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Music department to host annual holiday gala concert December 9

ISSUED: 4 December 2017
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University’s Annual Holiday Gala Concert, “Tidings of Joy,” will take place Saturday, December 9, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, December 10, at 3 p.m. in the Frank Center Theater.

This holiday musical tradition will feature Shepherd’s Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Piano Ensemble, Chamber Singers, Women’s Camerata, Men’s Choir, and Concert Choir performing holiday music with traditional favorites and contemporary arrangements, as well as a holiday sing-along. The Sunday family matinée features an appearance by Santa and an instrument “petting zoo” for all ages. There will also be a drop-off site for new, unwrapped toys or monetary donations for the Marine’s “Toys for Tots” program.

General admission is $15; $10 for Shepherd faculty, staff, seniors, active-duty military, and ages 18 and under; and free for Shepherd students with a valid Rambler ID. For more information call 304-876-5555 or visit

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