Shenandoah National Park sponsors Centennial Celebration Concert

shenandoah national parkShenandoah National Park is sponsoring the final concert in the series celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016. Performances will be held both in Shenandoah National Park and in Waynesboro.

The featured musicians have created original compositions especially for the NPS Centennial to celebrate national parks as places for inspiration, recreation, and renewal.

National Park Soundscapes, Jill Haley

  • Saturday, October 1, 1:30 p.m., Big Meadows Amphitheater, Shenandoah National Park (mile 51 Skyline Drive)
  • Sunday, October 2, 3:00 p.m., The Wayne Theatre, 521 West Main Street, Waynesboro, VA,

National Park Soundscapes is a concert program celebrating the centennial year of the formation of the National Park Service. Composer Jill Haley will be joined by guitarist David Cullen in an instrumental concert of music written about 12 National Parks, including Shenandoah National Park. The music will be performed on oboe, English horn, guitar and keyboard, and will include selections that also feature Mesa Verde National Park and Badlands National Park. National Park Soundscapes CDs will be available for purchase at the Byrd Visitor Center.

The Big Meadows Amphitheater is located in the Big Meadows Picnic Grounds (mile 51 Skyline Drive). The Saturday, October 1 concert will be moved indoors to the Byrd Visitor Center (mile 51 Skyline Drive) in case of inclement weather.