Artists guild to show works by members at college...


August 30, 2002

Artists guild to show works by members at college gallery

Carroll County Artists Guild will exhibit works by members Tuesday through Sept. 26 in the Great Hall of Carroll Community College.

The 12-year-old guild supports artists and individuals interested in art through educational and social events and opportunities for exhibits and sales.

The majority of works in the exhibit are for sale.

The gallery is open at 1601 Washington Road from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Information: 410-386-8153.

Exhibit of Phillip Chan's work to open at McDaniel

McDaniel College Department of Art and Art History will present Otherness, an exhibition by Phillip Chan, Tuesday through Oct. 10 in Esther Prangley Rice Gallery.

An opening reception will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Born in China and raised in California, Chan uses paintstick on canvas to produce abstract paintings. Chan's images of fallen angels depict their bodies as the incarnation of the eternal conflict between life and death.

The angels epitomize the quest for life while being aware of their fallen state.

The gallery, on the top floor of Peterson Hall, is open from noon to 4 p.m. weekdays.

Information: 410-857-2595.

Choral society slates auditions for new season

Carroll County Choral Society will hold auditions and begin rehearsals for its 2002-2003 season at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the music room at Westminster High School.

Rehearsals will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the school. Herb Sell is director.

Membership is open to all adults who enjoy singing, and all voice parts are welcome. Dues are $5 and will be collected at the first rehearsal.

The school is at 1225 Washington Road. Information: 410-549- 6827.

Theater to hold auditions for roles in `Little Women'

The Tree of Life Theatre Troupe will hold auditions for its fall production, Little Women, at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Faith Lutheran Church in Eldersburg.

Roles are available for males and females ages 12 to adult. The role of Beth requires piano skills. Those trying out for Beth are asked to take a classic Christmas carol to perform.

Musicians also are needed for pre-show and intermission entertainment. Production positions are open for all ages. No experience is required.

The church is off Liberty Road next to the Eldersburg library. Information: 301-829-2836 or 301-829-0358.

Music store to offer tryouts of school band instruments

Coffey Music in Westminster will hold its annual Band Instrument Tryout Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 7 at the store.

Students interested in participating in school band programs are encouraged to visit the store and handle and play instruments before making a decision for the school year.

Coffey staff and private instructors will be help students and answer questions.

The store is at 31 E. Main St. Information: 410-876-1045.

Arts council to sponsor bus trip to D.C. museum

Carroll County Arts Council will sponsor a bus trip Oct. 1 to the Phillips Collection in Washington.

Visitors will see the work of Pierre Bonnard, a visionary French artist at the turn of the 20th century, and other exhibits.

The bus will leave Westminster at 9:15 a.m. and return at 4:30 p.m. The cost is $35 for council members and $40 for nonmembers. Reservations are required by Sept. 13. Information: 410-848-7272.

Used instruments available on loan to eligible students

Carroll County Arts Council has musical instruments available for students who are enrolled or intend to enroll in an instrumental music program at their school this fall.

The instruments were donated by the community and cleaned and refurbished by the arts council.

Eligible students must live in and go to school in Carroll County. Preference will be given to students from households with pre-tax income of less than $30,000. A limited number of instruments are available on a first come-first served basis.

Interested students must complete an application that must be signed by their instrumental music teacher. A $15 deposit is required.

Applications are available at the arts council, 15 E. Main St., Westminster, by mail, or from music teachers.

Information: 410-848-7272.

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