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PSHS band to play for Capitol tree lighting ceremony Tuesday

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PRINCETON, WV, December 2, 2013:  The award-winning Princeton High School Marching Band will perform on the south steps of the WV Capitol Buildingtomorrow (Tuesday) evening at 6:00 PM.  The band will herald the arrival of Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and the First Lady, playing seasonal and patriotic selections during the tree lighting ceremony.


According to Director Julia Kade, the band received its invitation last spring.  "RandallReid-Smith, Commissioner of Culture and History, asked us to come.  Last year the Cabell-Midland band performed."  According to Kade, other musical ensembles including choirswill be performing at the Capitol Complex tomorrow evening, as well.

"The annual tree lighting is a big event for legislators, military personnel, and area residents," Kade said.  "We will play for about 30 minutesand stay for a photo opportunity with the governor."
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