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D&E Appalachian Ensemble at the Pocahontas County Opera House

May 5, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

D&E Appalachian Ensemble at the Pocahontas County Opera House, Friday, May 5th 7:30 to 9:30pm

The Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble, a student performance group led by String Band Director Emily Miller and Dance Director Emily Oleson, is dedicated to bringing live traditional music and dance to audiences in West Virginia and beyond. Composed entirely of students attending D&E, the group features an acoustic string band (fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin and bass) and a team of dancers with a diverse range of expertise.

Tickets are $10 general admission. Youth 17 and younger admitted free of charge.

The group focuses on the intersections of different American vernacular forms and their roots, ranging from old-time music and flatfooting to jazz music and tap dance, to Irish sean nós dance, body percussion and numerous traditional American styles of harmony singing. The performances include a variety of regional dance styles, contemporary choreography, and a selection of traditional songs and tunes.

Learn more on their website: https://www.dewv.edu/appalachian-ensemble


May 5, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Pocahontas County Opera House
818 Third Avenue
Marlinton, WV 24954 United States
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