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Music department to host holiday concert December 3 and 4

ISSUED: 28 November 2016
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University’s Department of Music will host “Celebrations Around the World,” its annual holiday gala concert, on Saturday, December 3, at 7:30 p.m., with a family matinée performance on Sunday, December 4, at 3 p.m. in the Frank Center Theater.

The concert will feature Shepherd’s Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Chamber Singers, Women’s Camerata, Men’s Choir, and Concert Choir. This concert will offer a global exploration of holiday music, stories, poetry, and traditions from around the world. The Sunday family matinée features an appearance by Santa and an instrument “petting zoo” for all ages.

General admission is $10; $5 for Shepherd faculty, staff, seniors, active-duty military, and ages 18 and under; and free for Shepherd students with a valid Rambler ID. There will be a special reception for Shepherd University music alumni following the Saturday evening performance. Music alumni can RSVP for the reception at

For more information, call 304-876-5555 or visit

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