A global sustainability event in ‘TED talk’ format, featuring the Fry Street Quartet with climate physicist and communicator Rob Davies, Rising Tide is an evocative performance about global sustainability that weaves art and science together through music, prose, and stunning visual imagery. It incorporates Rising Tide by American composer Laura Kaminsky, as well as segments of Haydn and Janacek. Large-screen projections of original works by painter Rebecca Allan, internationally recognized environmental photographer Garth Lenz, also include exceptional graphics. Featured on NPR by science correspondent Joe Palca for All Things Considered: NPR, The Crossroads Project runs about seventy-five minutes with no intermission, features smoothly orchestrated/directed elements of spoken word, visuals, and music. The group will provide a talk-back after the performance.
Join the RAM Band as we parade from McMurran Hall through campus to Potomac Place. The Chamber Singers will perform the Shepherd Alma Mater and the Jazz Ensemble will make it a swinging celebration!
Don't miss the RAM BAND at halftime! The game will be followed by a SUDOM renioun.
Shepherd University will present the 2018 TubaChristmas on Saturday, December 14, at 1 p.m. on the steps of McMurran Hall. This annual concert is free and open to the public. Rain location inside Reynolds Hall, just behind historic McMurran Hall. Tuba and euphonium players of any skill level are welcome to participate. Registration for musicians begins at 10 a.m. in Reynolds Hall, with rehearsal beginning at 10:30 a.m. There is a small registration fee for musicians, which includes a collectible TubaChristmas button. Musicians are encouraged to bring TubaChristmas music if they have it. Music and TubaChristmas merchandise will be available for purchase at the event. TUBACHRISTMAS concerts are presented with permission from teh Harvey Phillips Foundation, Inc. TUBACHRISTMAS s a trademark of the Harvey Phillips Foundation, which promotes the enjoyment and awareness of music through these events.