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i, PAGE A4 Wednesday, November 14, 2018 NEWS SPIRIT of JEFFERSON and EM MER'S ADVOCATE Piano concert I Tonight Shepherd University hosts an intimate night of piano ensemble and piano studio music at 6 tonight in the W. H. Shipley Recital Hall in the Frank Arts Center. Under the direction of Yu-Hsuan Liao, Shepherd stu- dents will perform along with Shepherd piano studio alumnae Mary Remsburg and Heidi Macaluso. Selections include compositions by Mozart and Percy Grainger for two pianos with six hands; works by Anthon Rubinstein and Emmannuel Chabrier for two pianos with eight hands; and a lovely duet piece for piano and organ. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call 304-876-5555 or go to shep- herd.edu/music. Artist talk I Thursday Artist Constance Balukoff will lead a hands-on water- color demonstration at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Charles Town Library. Free and open to anyone interested, the event will happen at the library at 200 E. Washington St. Charles Town. For details, call 304-725-2208. Free movie I Friday It's the finale of the Shepherdstown Film Society's fall season this week with a showing of the indic hit "The Sta- tion Agent." There's no charge to attend Friday's showing, which be- gins at 7 p.m. at Reynolds Hall at 109 N. King St. on the campus of Shepherd University. To know more, go online to shepherdstownfilmsociety.org or contact Shep- herdstown Film Society leader Lisa Welch (304-876-1837 or lmwelch@ frontiernet.net). Classical concert I Saturday The Friends of Music performance by the Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra this weekend doubles as a celebration of the orchestra's 10th anniversary. The concert begins at 7 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church in Shepherdstown. Mark McCoy, the orchestra's first mu- sic director and the former head of Shepherd University's Music Department, will guest-conduct one of Saturday's works, Mozart's Overture to "Don Giovanni." McCoy is now the president of Indiana's DePauw Uni- versity. Other works slated for Saturday include "Salut d'amour" by Edward Elgar; a guitar concerto entitled "Concierto de Arsanjuez" by Joaquin Rodrigo; and Bizet's Symphony in C. A ticket to Friday's performance costs $25 and may be purchased at friendswv.orglor by mail (Friends of Music, P.O. Box 220, Shepherdsto vn 25443). For more information, email info@friendswv.org or call 304-876-5765 or visit the Friends' website at friendswv. org. Other Friends of Music concerts .include a Jan. 19 organ recital and performances by the Two Rivers Chamber Or- chestra on March 30 and May 18. Museum I Ongoing The art, history and culture of this area, including Jef- ferson and Berkeley counties, is on display at the Muse- um of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, Va. The mu- seum, located at 901 Amherst St is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday. Admission to the museum is free to those 12 and younger, $8 for seniors and those ages 13 to 18, or $10 for adults. For more information, go to themsv.org. Storytelling workshop I Dec. 10 The Speak Story Series has rescheduled "Collecting and Crafting Family Stories," the workshop by storytelling expert Elizabeth Ellis that was cancelled because of snow earlier this year. The workshop will happen from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 10 at Shepherd University's Cumberland Room in the Student Center. The cost is $40, to be paid directly to Ellis the night of the workshop. To reserve a spot, email info@speakstoryseries.com. Ellis's storytelling concert is set for 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 in Reynolds Hall. i i(!ii ]i i 71 < TOP: The Station Agent will be shown on Saturday as the fi- nale to the Shepherdstown Film Society's fall season. There is no charge to attend. ABOVE: Former head of Shepherd Uni- versity's Music Department, Mark McCoy, will be the guest conductor of Saturday's Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra per- formance at Trinity Episcopal Church in Shepherdstown. for AT OUR CHARLES 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. 365 days IS TOWN LOCATION! 130 Augustine Ave Unit 22, Charles Town