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Music department to host December 8 holiday concert

ISSUED: 30 November 2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University’s Annual Holiday gala concert, “Home for the Holidays,” will take place Saturday, December 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Frank Center Theater, with a family matinee on Sunday, December 9, at 3 p.m.

A warm and inspiring holiday musical tradition featuring Shepherd University’s Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Piano Ensemble, Chamber Singers, Camerata Soprano/Alto Choir, Aries Tenor/Bass Choir, and Concert Choir, this program includes holiday music with traditional favorites and contemporary arrangements, as well as a merry holiday sing-along. The Sunday family matinee will feature an appearance by Santa and an instrument “petting zoo” for all ages. Department of Music students will have a drop-off site for new, unwrapped toys or monetary donations for the Marine Toys for Tots program.

General admission the is $15; $10 for Shepherd faculty, staff, seniors, active-duty military, and those age 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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