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By Mike Giuliano | July 18, 2013
No money will be changing hands when the Maryland All-State Community Band performs a concert on Sunday, July 21, at 2 p.m., at River Hill High School in Clarksville. That's because the concert is free, and the musicians are not paid. "The magic of community bands is that they're not getting paid and are only doing it for the love of music," said Michael Blackman, conductor of the Columbia Concert Band, the nonprofit group that organized the concert. Blackman said there are about 30 similar community concert bands in Maryland.
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August 8, 2014
Sunday, Aug. 10 Walk with purpose The 2014 Howard County Pancreatic Cancer walk begins at 9 a.m. at Centennial Park, 10000 Route 108 in Ellicott City. Registration opens at 8 a.m. Walk-in registration fee is $60. Sunday concert The Columbia Concert Band performs at Columbia's lakefront in a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets and enjoy live music outdoors. Monday, Aug. 11 Auditions Silhouette Stages will hold auditions for its first show of the 2014-2015 season, "Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane in Columbia.
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May 3, 2013
Thursday, May 9 School news The Board of Education holds a regularly scheduled meeting at 4 p.m. in the board room at 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City. Both the afternoon session and an evening session, which convenes at 7:30 p.m., begins with a public forum, when members of the public may address the board on any topic other than those for which a formal public hearing process exists. Information: 410-313-6680. Bird club meeting During the monthly meeting of the Howard County Bird Club, U.S. Department of Agriculture biologist Jonathan Leden presents, "Protecting Birds and Airplanes Around Local Airports" at 8 p.m. at the Robinson Nature Center, 6692 Cedar Lane in Columbia.
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By Mike Giuliano | July 18, 2013
No money will be changing hands when the Maryland All-State Community Band performs a concert on Sunday, July 21, at 2 p.m., at River Hill High School in Clarksville. That's because the concert is free, and the musicians are not paid. "The magic of community bands is that they're not getting paid and are only doing it for the love of music," said Michael Blackman, conductor of the Columbia Concert Band, the nonprofit group that organized the concert. Blackman said there are about 30 similar community concert bands in Maryland.
NEWS
August 8, 2014
Sunday, Aug. 10 Walk with purpose The 2014 Howard County Pancreatic Cancer walk begins at 9 a.m. at Centennial Park, 10000 Route 108 in Ellicott City. Registration opens at 8 a.m. Walk-in registration fee is $60. Sunday concert The Columbia Concert Band performs at Columbia's lakefront in a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets and enjoy live music outdoors. Monday, Aug. 11 Auditions Silhouette Stages will hold auditions for its first show of the 2014-2015 season, "Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane in Columbia.
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April 23, 2006
The Columbia Concert Band will present its spring concert, featuring Alfred Reed's The Hounds of Spring, Hobbits by Johan DeMeij, music from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by John Williams and Victory Lopez, and other works, at 3 p.m. May 7 at River Hill High School, 12101 Route 108, Clarksville. Admission is free; tickets are not required. The nonprofit community band, which is affiliated with Howard Community College, has been performing since 1983. Its purpose is to provide opportunities for amateur musicians to play challenging band music while entertaining the public.
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By Rona Hirsch and Rona Hirsch,Contributing Writer | December 16, 1994
With 13 trumpets, nine trombones, seven saxophones and four tubas, the 80 plus-piece Columbia Concert Band doesn't perform the softer sounds of Christmas. But neither does it limit itself to the brassy show-stoppers synonymous with big bands.Performing its annual free winter concert Sunday evening at Atholton High in Columbia, the concert band will present, in addition to seasonal pops, a repertoire of serious contemporary, classical and romantic pieces."There's not a lot of rollicking kind of stuff," said band director Robert Miller.
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By Heather Tepe and Heather Tepe,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | July 31, 2002
SINCE 1983, the Columbia Concert Band has been a gathering for musicians who want to share their lifelong love of music. And a lucky few, including band director Mike Blackman, have found a lifetime partner there. Blackman, who is also band director at Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School, lives in River Hill village with his wife, Kathie, and 6-month-old daughter, Julianne. The couple met while both were playing clarinet in the band. "At the time I met Kathie, I decided I was going to wait until I finished my master's degree in music education before I ever sought out a wife," Mike Blackman said.
NEWS
July 11, 2003
The North Laurel Civic Association will hold an executive board meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Savage branch library, 9525 Durness Lane. Everyone is welcome. On the agenda is a community forum, during which residents can discuss concerns; the plan to participate in the National Night Out Against Crime on Aug. 5; and discussion of infill regulations, improvements to U.S. 1 at Whiskey Bottom Road, resources for animal control and North Laurel area projects that are funded in the county's capital budget.
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August 19, 1996
Columbia Lakefront Summer Festival, sponsored by the Columbia Association and held on the lawn at Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway, has released a list of events.Concerts on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays begin at 8 p.m. Sunday concerts begin at 6: 30 p.m. or 7: 30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays are Family Film Nights with movies beginning at dusk, 8: 30 p.m. No glass containers or alcoholic beverages are permitted.The events are:Thursday -- Thin Air, a local jazz combo plays music from Motown to Zimbabwe to Nashville to India with American blues.
NEWS
May 3, 2013
Thursday, May 9 School news The Board of Education holds a regularly scheduled meeting at 4 p.m. in the board room at 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City. Both the afternoon session and an evening session, which convenes at 7:30 p.m., begins with a public forum, when members of the public may address the board on any topic other than those for which a formal public hearing process exists. Information: 410-313-6680. Bird club meeting During the monthly meeting of the Howard County Bird Club, U.S. Department of Agriculture biologist Jonathan Leden presents, "Protecting Birds and Airplanes Around Local Airports" at 8 p.m. at the Robinson Nature Center, 6692 Cedar Lane in Columbia.
NEWS
April 23, 2006
The Columbia Concert Band will present its spring concert, featuring Alfred Reed's The Hounds of Spring, Hobbits by Johan DeMeij, music from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by John Williams and Victory Lopez, and other works, at 3 p.m. May 7 at River Hill High School, 12101 Route 108, Clarksville. Admission is free; tickets are not required. The nonprofit community band, which is affiliated with Howard Community College, has been performing since 1983. Its purpose is to provide opportunities for amateur musicians to play challenging band music while entertaining the public.
NEWS
By Rona Hirsch and Rona Hirsch,Contributing Writer | December 16, 1994
With 13 trumpets, nine trombones, seven saxophones and four tubas, the 80 plus-piece Columbia Concert Band doesn't perform the softer sounds of Christmas. But neither does it limit itself to the brassy show-stoppers synonymous with big bands.Performing its annual free winter concert Sunday evening at Atholton High in Columbia, the concert band will present, in addition to seasonal pops, a repertoire of serious contemporary, classical and romantic pieces."There's not a lot of rollicking kind of stuff," said band director Robert Miller.
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