|Friday Mar 20, 2020 8:00 PM - Friday Mar 20, 2020 10:30 PM | $10.00 - $25.00
Celebration of Strings: A Hammered Dulcimer Showcase
CELEBRATION OF STRINGS: OUR ANNUAL HAMMERED DULCIMER SHOWCASE
FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 8 PM
SHEPHERDSTOWN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The hammered dulcimer is alive and well in Shepherdstown, West Virginia; not only does the area boast two of the instruments most respected builders and designers, but also is home to the Upper Potomac Music Weekends, where hammered dulcimer players, fiddlers and other musicians share tunes and techniques and explore a range of musical styles over three days of workshops, concerts and jam sessions on Shepherd Universitys campus and the surrounding historic buildings several times each year. The concert this year features special guests, Belgian-born multi-instrumentalist Paul Oorts and his wife, hammered dulcimer player Karen Ashbrook who play inspiring arrangements of Celtic and continental pieces, as well as music to soothe the soul, which Karen specializes in her work in area hospitals. Representing our dulcimer staff will be Colin Beasley, Mark Wade and Ruth Smith playing a range of repertoire from Classical to Cuban and from Celtic to Appalachian. Come and be amazed!
Advance tickets are $20 adults, $18 seniors and $15 members and $10 students. At the door: $25 adults, $22 seniors, $20 members and $10 children/students.
For more information call Joanie at (304) 263-2531 or email email@example.com.
Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church (View)
100 W Washington St
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
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