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Salon Series continues starting with February 5 virtual concert

ISSUED: 21 January 2021
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — The 2020-2021 Shepherd University Music Salon Series showcasing School of Music faculty and sponsored by Jefferson Security Bank continues Friday, February 5, at 7:30 p.m. with a virtual concert by Candice Mowbray and Friends. Guitar professor Dr. Candice Mowbray teams up with guitarist Danny Webber, multi-instrumentalist Anita Thomas, Shepherd faculty singer Dr. Rob Tudor, and singer/pianist Dr. Bobb Robinson.

The program will include classical as well as jazz-influenced music, with works ranging from Duke Ellington’s “African Flower” and Ralph Towner’s “Icarus,” to classical guitar works and an original composition by Thomas.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions on live in-person concerts, the Salon Series performances are being recorded on the Frank Center stage to be broadcast on target dates. The recordings include bonus information about the pieces in the recitals. The performances remain available for viewing on the Shepherd Music YouTube channel for free after the initial broadcast dates.

Another Salon Series concert is scheduled for Friday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. Shepherd music faculty pianist Dr. Yu-Hsuan Liao, clarinetist David Drosinos, and cellist Camilo Peréz-Mejía will present a chamber music program that features rarely performed but beautiful works for clarinet, cello, and piano, including trios by Frühling, works by Cassadó and Villa-Lobos, and Paquito D’Rivera’s “Danzon” for clarinet, cello, and piano.

Stay tuned for updated information and additional events by visiting  www.shepherd.edu/music.

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