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School of Music announces fall Salon Series concerts beginning September 16

ISSUED: 1 September 2021

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — The 2021-2022 Shepherd University Music Salon Series, sponsored by Jefferson Security Bank, returns this season to live performances beginning with a concert featuring music by saxophonist John Coltrane in celebration of what would have been Coltrane’s 95th birthday. Dr. Kurtis Adams, director, School of Music, and Kevin Pace, adjunct faculty bassist, will perform with guitarist Peter Heiss and drummer Kelton Norris.

The free concert will take place Thursday, September 16, at 6:30 p.m. on the Butcher Center Plaza and will be moved into the Frank Center Theater in case of inclement weather. Audience members must provide their own seating such as folding chairs, stools, or blankets.

Other Salon Series concerts planned for this semester in the Frank Center Theater beginning at 7:30 p.m. include:

Those attending the performances in person will be required to follow Shepherd’s current COVID-19 policies. Before attending this or any campus event, visit our COVID-19 information webpage to learn what policies are in effect. Attendance at live events in the Frank Center requires sitting only in designated rows and leaving at least two empty seats between unrelated groups of audience members.

Stay tuned for updated information and additional events by visiting the School of Music Calendar of Concerts and Events webpage.

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