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Charitable Musicians Help Ease Chill of Homelessness

Music on a midwinter night
Music on a midwinter night
Students of Musical Development staff a snack table.
Students of Musical Development staff a snack table.
As February approaches outside, the Field House interior is flooded in black-light warmth.
As February approaches outside, the Field House interior is flooded in black-light warmth.
Four-hour event boasts music a-plenty for a literally heartwarming cause.
Four-hour event boasts music a-plenty for a literally heartwarming cause.
K&S Music display tempts the tuneful.
K&S Music display tempts the tuneful.

Thursday’s WinterFest in the Field House served up an evening of entertainment in exchange for the donation of clothing and blankets to benefit the Saving Grace Shelter. The first act was comprised of the Students of Musical Development Band and some of the finalists from the recent “Penn College Star” talent show. Julia I. Gilchrist opened with a song on the ukulele; other student performers included Chad M. Austin on acoustic guitar and a band called Frozen Banana. Students enjoyed pizza and another two hours of music by local bands Audiobox and Lumpy Gravy. Students of Musical Development organized the event, joined by the Off-Campus Housing Organization and K&S Music.
Photos by Marc T. Kaylor, student photographer

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