LFCC to Host Spring Concert by a National Recording Artist

For Immediate Release:
March 20, 2008

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
svoth@lfcc.edu
Phone: 540-868-7134

WARRENTON, Va. – Lord Fairfax Community College’s Student Activities Office is planning a springtime concert – Passport to Paradise – featuring national recording artist Tyrone Wells. The event is free and open to the public.

Who: Tyrone Wells is a singer/songwriter with roots grounded in soul and rock. In 2006, Wells signed a recording contract with Universal Records. His classic and powerful voice has helped him sell thousands of records at live performances throughout the West Coast in venues such as the House of Blues, Galaxy Theatre and the El Rey Theatre. His performance on the main stage at the 2006 National Association of Campus Activities convention generated 152 offers from colleges across the country, a record number for the convention. In 2004, Wells was named the Orange County Music Awards Best Male Artist, as well as the 2004 University of California, Los Angeles Spring Sing Best Overall and Best Solo Artist. Wells’ music has also been featured on such television shows as "One Tree Hill," "Numb3rs," "Ghost Whisperer," "Summerland," "Rescue Me," "North Shore," "The Mountain" and "The Bedford Diaries."

What: Passport to Paradise Concert featuring Tyrone Wells

When: Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at noon

Where: The Rose Loeb Student Center, Fauquier Campus, located at 6480 College St. in Warrenton

For more information about the concert, interested individuals may contact Sandi Pope at 540-351-1512 or spope@lfcc.edu.

For more information, media professionals may contact Kalie Kelch at 540-303-7599 or kkelch@lfcc.edu or Shari Laraway at 540-868-4080 or slaraway@lfcc.edu.

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Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.

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