Daniel Heifetz, Classical Band to perform


March 15, 1998|By Rosalie Falter | Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE PERFORMING Arts Association of Linthicum presents Daniel Heifetz and the Classical Band at 3 p.m. Sunday at North County High School, 10 E. First St., Ferndale.

They will perform Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons" and selections by Bach and Vitali.

Heifetz, who has performed as a soloist with the world's leading orchestras, is the founder and artistic director of the Heifetz International Music Institute and is on the faculties of the University of Maryland, College Park and Carnegie Mellon University.

Members of the Classical Band are soloists in their own right. Marc Ramirez and Olivia Hajioff play violin; Seljuk Kardan, viola; Douglas Poplin, cello; Christopher A. Chlumsky, bass; and Micah Yui, harpsichord. With Heifetz, they have toured the country, performing in formal and informal settings.

The concert comes a week after Heifetz and his compatriots conducted a workshop for string players in grades five through 12 at North County. Students came from throughout the county. Jessica Brown, Sarah Smith, Octavia Tremble and Sherry Vitale, from Hilltop Elementary School, were among nearly 400 students to attend, according to Jason Williams, instrumental music teacher.

Tickets to PAAL concerts are sold on a subscription basis. The fee is $23. The Annapolis Chorale will present the last concert of the season at 8 p.m. May 2 at North County High.

Information: Jo Barker, at 410-859-3308.

Historical society dinner

Ann Arrundell County Historical Society is having its annual dinner, open to society members and their friends, March 27 at the Rose Restaurant in Linthicum.

Marvin Bond, Maryland's assistant state comptroller, will speak.

Bond is a liaison to the General Assembly and to the Internal Revenue Service. He also is responsible for public relations, taxpayer education and training.

Previously, he was director of public affairs and developed taxpayer education publications that were judged "most useful"

in the nation for 1992 by the State Taxation Institute.

The society's social hour will begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m.

Information: Nancy Gaston, at 301-859-0711.

Spring Music Revue

If you are looking for good family entertainment that won't cost a fortune, come to the St. Philip Neri Spring Music Revue. More than 60 students will perform at 2 p.m. March 22 at Archbishop Spalding High School, 8080 New Cut Road in Severn.

Dancers, singers and instrumentalists will take part. St. Philip Neri eighth-graders are preparing a medley of songs from "Grease" for the finale.

The event is sponsored by the St. Philip Neri Home-School Association. The committee of parents and volunteers who helped make the revue possible are Janet McKenny, Linda Rhinehart, Diane Patton, Virna Coffelt, Natalea Melaragno, Bridget Moon, Carolyn Bonolis, Lisa Lombardi and Terry Feeheley.

Admission is $1 a person or $5 a family. Refreshments, souvenirs, school shirts and other items will be on sale.

Information: 410-859-1212.

The Home-School Association also is sponsoring a Spring Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the school, 6401 Orchard Road.

Some 138 craft workers will display their products. Country designs, wood crafts, dried floral arrangements, quilting, stained glass and Easter candy will be available.

Information: 410-761-2194, or the school office, at 410-859-1212.

Corned beef, cabbage dinner

The District 32 Democratic Club will hold its monthly meeting at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Ferndale Volunteer Fire Department. In honor of St. Patrick's Day, the club will serve a corned beef and cabbage dinner at 7 p.m.

The speaker will be Peter Krauser, chairman of the Maryland Democratic Party.

Information: Tom Dixon, at 410-987-5299, or Evelyn Kellner, at 410-969-9325.

Scout breakfast

Boy Scout Troop 822 is sponsoring a breakfast from 6: 30 a.m. to 11: 30 a.m. Saturday at Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church, 200 School Lane.

The cost is $3.75 for adults and $2.50 for children under age 8 for sausage, fruit and a beverage. Eggs will cost an additional 25 cents each.

According to Scoutmaster Jim Benson, money raised will be used to upgrade the troop's equipment.

Spaghetti dinner

The Friendship Church of the Brethren, 217 Mansion Road, will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4: 30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

Tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for youngsters. Children under age 4 will dine free.

Information: 410-789-2422.

Pub Date: 3/15/98

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