Art Notes


March 05, 2004

McDaniel student to give senior flute recital today

Clara Werner, a McDaniel College senior from Mount Airy, will present her senior flute recital at 7 p.m. today in Levine Hall, Room 100.

A music major with an education minor, Werner will play pieces by Antonio Vivaldi, Antonin Dvorak, Claude Debussy and Georg Philipp Telemann.

Rachel Andrews on the harpsichord will accompany Werner on the wooden flute during the Vivaldi piece.

Information: 410-857-2294.

Fiber art is focus of Scott Center exhibit

Art created from fiber materials will be the focus of an exhibit in the Scott Center Art Gallery at Carroll Community College from Sunday to March 30.

The exhibit, Layers: The Fiber Artists of Baltimore, will open with an artists' reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

In October 2000, 11 artists came together to form a group to encourage the exploration and production of contemporary art fiber works.

The artists employ techniques in surface design with quilting, stitchery, fabric collage, beading, papermaking, paper mache and other manipulations of fiber and fabric.

The artists have group and solo exhibits, hold teaching workshops and do commissioned pieces. Membership is juried.

Information: 410-386-8256.

Trombonist Jim Ryon to perform Monday

McDaniel College's Monday Night Music concert will feature "Eine Kleine Trombone Musik with Trombonist Jim Ryon and Friends," at 7 p.m. Monday in McDaniel Lounge.

Ryon, adjunct music professor, will showcase the trombone in the various styles that make the instrument unique and soulful.

After opening with Concerto for Trombone by Danish composer Launy Grondahl, the concert will feature Des Liebsten Schwur by Johannes Brahms, Allerseelen by Richard Strauss, The Vagabond by Ralph Vaughan-Williams, Simply Song by Leonard Bernstein, Bye Bye Blackbird, In a Sentimental Mood, Gershwin's Isn't it a Pity, Black Orpheus and Tenor Madness.

Also performing in the concert will be Eric Byrd, music lecturer; Bo Eckard, senior music lecturer; Tim Jenkins and Jon Seligman, adjunct music lecturers.

Ryon earned a bachelor's degree in music education from East Carolina University and a master's from the Peabody Conservatory of Music. He recently retired from the Carroll County public schools after 31 years as an instrumental music teacher.

Information: 410-857-2294.

African film series explores female music legends

McDaniel College's 2003-2004 Film and Discussion Series explores the gap between tradition and modernity in African cultures in America and on the African continent during African Identity in a New World.

The next film will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday in Room 108 of Hill Hall. Wild Women Don't Have the Blues shows how the blues were born out of the economic and social transformation of African-American life in the 20th century. It highlights the lives of Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters and other music legends who made the blues vital to American culture.

All films in the series are free and suitable for children 10 and older unless noted.

Information: 410-386-4632 or 410-857-2791.

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