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Duquesne University Tamburitzans to perform

By Staff | Feb 19, 2016

The Performing Arts Series at Shepherd University will present the Duquesne University Tamburitzans at Shepherd University’s Frank Center Theater on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016.

Now celebrating 79 years of touring, The Tamburitzans are America’s oldest multicultural touring ensemble. Made up of more than 30 young dancers and musicians, this unique student group is dedicated to preserving and perpetuating the cultural heritage of Eastern Europe through song, music, and dance that thrill audiences of all ages. This year’s program “New Horizons” will take the audience on a journey through the cultures of Croatia, Georgia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovakia, Serbia and the Ukraine showcasing spectacular dances, more than 200 colorful costumes, nearly a dozen languages and live music performed on dozens of unique instruments.

Tickets are available now at the Shepherd University Bookstore by calling 304-876-5219 or visiting www.shepherdbook.com Prices are $15 general admission; $10 Shepherd staff/senior citizens; $5 kids under 18; free for Shepherd students with valid Rambler ID.