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GSC Fall Bluegrass Concert October 18th

For Immediate Release: September 30, 2011

Contact: Annette Barnette
Public Relations & Marketing Director
Glenville State College
Glenville, WV
(304) 462-6391

Glenville, WV – Members of the Glenville State College Bluegrass Band will be presenting the Tenth Annual Fall Bluegrass Concert on Tuesday, October 18th. The event will take place in the GSC Fine Arts Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. The concert will honor the 100th birthday of Bill Monroe, the founder of bluegrass music.

GSC Bluegrass Band

The GSC Bluegrass Band consists of (front, L-R) front Carol Belknap, Ryan Spangenberg, Trish Cottrell, (back) Robbie Mann, Laiken Boyd, Jordan Young, Toni Doman, and Richie Jones.

“It is such an honor to be part of the 100th anniversary of Bill Monroe. He is the ‘Father of Bluegrass Music’ and is one of my biggest idols. I am happy that GSC gets to join in the celebration of his life that is happening all around the nation,” said GSC Bluegrass Music Degree Program Director Megan Darby.

Admission costs for the Fall Bluegrass Concert are: $5 for one general admission, $8 for a pair of tickets, and free for GSC students with ID and children under five. Proceeds will benefit the GSC Bluegrass Music Degree Program. There will be a special fundraising auction during the brief intermission.

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact GSC Fine Arts Department Assistant Sheri Skidmore at Sheri.Skidmore@glenville.edu or at (304) 462-6340 or (304) 462-4130.

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