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Free concert at amphitheater features glass harp

Glass harpist Jamey Turner will present a free concert on Saturday, June 11 at the Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, 6901 Sudley Road, Manassas. The venue will open at 7 p.m. and the performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Free parking will be provided next to the amphitheater. In case of inclement weather, the show will be rescheduled for June 12.

One of the nation’s leading glass harpists, Turner is known around the world. His extensive list of performance venues includes the Kennedy Center, Disney World, White House Easter Egg Roll, National Cathedral, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, New Orleans Jazz Festival and Wolf Trap National Park. Turner has performed with many ensembles including the National Symphony Orchestra and the Philadelphia Orchestra. He is known for interacting with audiences and teaching them about his art form. The entire family will enjoy this unique concert of beautiful music on water-filled glasses.

The performance is part of the Summer Evenings Under the Stars series, made possible with funding from the NVCC Educational Foundation. Series sponsors include County Chevrolet and NOVEC. For more information, contact Amanda Corrigan at 703-530-8298 or acorrigan@nvcc.edu.

Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through NOVA Online. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.