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August 23, 2001
Church Hill Theatre. Seven Keys to Baldpate. 1 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Tuesday at the theater, Route 213 and 300 in Church Hill. Needed are a cast of 13 adults and a stage manager. The comedy will run Nov. 1-18. Call 410-758-1331. Children's Playhouse of Maryland. Open auditions for young performers, ages 18 and under, for the holiday production Belle's Christmas. Original musical uses characters from the Beauty and the Beast fairy tale. 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday and 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday at Sheppard Pratt Health System Conference Center, 6501 N. Charles St. Bring a prepared song with sheet music or a taped accompaniment.
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January 13, 2014
Sing for King, a Laurel celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will take place Sunday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Laurel High School auditorium, 8000 Cherry Lane. The seventh annual concert, co-sponsored by the city of Laurel, Laurel Clergy Association and Sing for King Choir, also will celebrate the life of Dr. Mack Statham, a Laurel composer whose works will be performed in the concert and who was the principal organizer of Sing for King for six years. Statham died in September.
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January 13, 2014
Sing for King, a Laurel celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will take place Sunday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Laurel High School auditorium, 8000 Cherry Lane. The seventh annual concert, co-sponsored by the city of Laurel, Laurel Clergy Association and Sing for King Choir, also will celebrate the life of Dr. Mack Statham, a Laurel composer whose works will be performed in the concert and who was the principal organizer of Sing for King for six years. Statham died in September.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun | May 24, 2013
As afternoon light tried to filter through the thick, stained-glass windows of Sharp Street United Methodist Church last weekend, Marco K. Merrick pounded out the bass line of a spiritual on a raw-sounding piano, singing along in a raspy voice: "Great day, the righteous marching. Great day, God's going to build up Zion's walls. " From the tightly packed pews in front of him, basses and baritones of the Community Concert Choir of Baltimore picked up the vocal line tentatively at first, but gained in confidence with each measure.
NEWS
October 1, 1995
Tara BrownSchool: Atholton High SchoolHometown: ColumbiaAge: 17Tara, a senior at Atholton, carries a 4.0 grade-point average. Her honors and awards include being named a Maryland Distinguished Scholar finalist, a National Merit Scholar honorable mention, membership in the National Honor Society, a Rensselaer Medal for Excellence in Science and Mathematics and a Rensselaer Scholarship.Tara's musical endeavors have included participating with her church as a backup singer to Barry Manilow at Merriweather Post Pavilion during her freshman year.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 12, 2007
Boychoir concert The lowdown -- If you haven't sampled the energy of the Maryland State Boychoir, whose members come from all backgrounds and just about all parts of the state, its annual spring concert should make a perfect introduction to the group. The full spectrum of the organization will be participating -- the concert choir, the treble choir, the changed voice choir and even the handbell choir. A wide repertoire is on tap, from classical to folk and gospel. If you go -- The concert is at 4 p.m. Sunday at Cathedral Church of St. Matthew, 3400 Norman Ave. Tickets are $10-$15.
FEATURES
By Ernest F. Imhoff and Ernest F. Imhoff,Evening Sun Staff | November 8, 1990
Baltimore choral music fans looking for foreign flavors or all-American airs can find both in the next week on North Charles Street at the College of Notre Dame and Loyola College.Starting at 8 p.m. tomorrow, the College of Nore Dame music department, directed by Ernest Ragonini, offers three free concerts in just over a week. Three college groups sing tomorrow at LeClerc Auditorium, 4701 N. Charles St., site of all three concerts.The three choruses are the Concert Choir of Notre Dame, directed by Sr. Joseph Mary Zimmer; the University of Virginia Glee Club, led by Michael Butterman; and the Goucher College Chorus, directed by Tom Hall.
FEATURES
December 9, 1994
Baltimore Choral Arts Society, (410) 52-7070. 7 p.m. Dec. 11: Christmas concert including works by Britten, Holst and Robert Twynham. At Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St.College of Notre Dame of Maryland, 4701 N. Charles St. (410) 256-8044, (410) 668-6614. 7 p.m. Dec. 11: "Irish Christmas," featuring Andy Cooney, Marie McVicker, Jimmy Kennedy, Buddy Connolly, Kimmy Kelly.Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. (410) 783-8000. 8 p.m. Dec. 16-Dec.
NEWS
By Mary Johnson and Mary Johnson,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | May 1, 1997
Anne Arundel Community College continues the celebration of its 35th anniversary with concerts this weekend and May 11.The Concert Choir will present a varied program called "Swing Into Spring" at 7: 30 p.m. Saturday at the Pascal Center for the Performing Arts. Conductor Terrence Greenawalt will lead the 40-voice choir, which includes students and community members, in a program dominated by the music of George Gershwin.Selections from "Porgy and Bess" will be performed with Alfred McEwen as Porgy, Marilyn Gaver as Bess and James Ballard as Sportin' Life.
NEWS
By Rosalie M. Falter | March 17, 1992
Friendship Church of the Brethren will be filled with joyful sounds on March 27 when musicians from Bridgewater College perform.The Bridgewater College Concert Choir, a 45-member ensemble, will cover five centuries of choral literature, from traditional to contemporary, including gospel hymns and spirituals. Also performing that evening will be the Bridgewater College Chorale and Handbell Choir.The 24-member chorale is preparing for its second European tour in three years. In May 1990, the chorale performed in Poland, Czechoslovakia and Austria.
NEWS
April 19, 2009
St. Louis Church, 12500 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, will sponsor a concert of the music of Austria and America, including Mozart's Coronation Mass and American spiritual, folk and gospel music, at 4 p.m. April 26. Soloists Sarah Berger and Neil Ewachiw, organist Paul Carroll, the St. Louis choir and the choir of St. Teresa of Avila from Summit, N.J., will perform. Admission is free; a free-will donation will be requested. Information: 443-535-8929. Senior center events The Glenwood Senior Center will offer a question-and-answer session on energy conservation with a representative from BGE at 10 a.m. April 28. Registration is requested.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 12, 2007
Boychoir concert The lowdown -- If you haven't sampled the energy of the Maryland State Boychoir, whose members come from all backgrounds and just about all parts of the state, its annual spring concert should make a perfect introduction to the group. The full spectrum of the organization will be participating -- the concert choir, the treble choir, the changed voice choir and even the handbell choir. A wide repertoire is on tap, from classical to folk and gospel. If you go -- The concert is at 4 p.m. Sunday at Cathedral Church of St. Matthew, 3400 Norman Ave. Tickets are $10-$15.
FEATURES
August 23, 2001
Church Hill Theatre. Seven Keys to Baldpate. 1 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Tuesday at the theater, Route 213 and 300 in Church Hill. Needed are a cast of 13 adults and a stage manager. The comedy will run Nov. 1-18. Call 410-758-1331. Children's Playhouse of Maryland. Open auditions for young performers, ages 18 and under, for the holiday production Belle's Christmas. Original musical uses characters from the Beauty and the Beast fairy tale. 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday and 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday at Sheppard Pratt Health System Conference Center, 6501 N. Charles St. Bring a prepared song with sheet music or a taped accompaniment.
NEWS
By Karen Nitkin and Karen Nitkin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | May 7, 2001
NOW THAT THE school year is coming to a close, this seems like a good time to highlight the accomplishments of local students. This week's column focuses on Centennial High. Please send contributions from other schools for future columns. Young Centennial High scientists have been snapping up prizes at local science fairs. Kavita Shukla, a junior, took first place at the Baltimore Science Fair for her work exploring the antibacterial properties of the herb fenugreek, said Michelle Bagley, the school's Gifted and Talented Resource Program teacher.
NEWS
By Mary Johnson and Mary Johnson,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | May 1, 1997
Anne Arundel Community College continues the celebration of its 35th anniversary with concerts this weekend and May 11.The Concert Choir will present a varied program called "Swing Into Spring" at 7: 30 p.m. Saturday at the Pascal Center for the Performing Arts. Conductor Terrence Greenawalt will lead the 40-voice choir, which includes students and community members, in a program dominated by the music of George Gershwin.Selections from "Porgy and Bess" will be performed with Alfred McEwen as Porgy, Marilyn Gaver as Bess and James Ballard as Sportin' Life.
NEWS
By Sally Buckler and Sally Buckler,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 24, 1997
JUDGES AT the Fiesta-Val Competition and Adjudication in Williamsburg, Va., were stunned to discover that students in River Hill High School's Concert Choir, Madrigals, Orchestra, Symphonic Band, and Jazz Band had played together for only six months.When they realized that there were no seniors in the ensembles from the school in Clarksville, they were speechless.Eighty-nine students from the fledgling school took to the road last weekend and returned to campus with a spate of trophies and plaques.
NEWS
By PAT BRODOWSKI | November 30, 1994
Put "Winter Craft Bazaar" at the top of your list. Sponsored by students of home economics at North Carroll Middle School, the first Winter Craft Bazaar will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.This event is designed to benefit others.For weeks, students have stitched, glued, painted and planned how their homemade crafts could build into donations for medical research, the homeless, park beautification and increased educational programs at the school.Students involved are earning service hours, required for public school graduation.
NEWS
By LARRY STURGILL | May 18, 1994
When the 115-voice Wilde Lake High School Choir left to compete at the Fiesta-Val, an invitational music festival at Disney World in Orlando, Fla., members were filled with high hopes and great expectations. They did not come home disappointed.The choir returned with 15 trophies, including the Grand Championship trophy awarded to the group winning the highest number of awards.The group brought home five first-place trophies for best performance in madrigal, concert choir, chamber choir, men's chorus and show choir.
NEWS
October 1, 1995
Tara BrownSchool: Atholton High SchoolHometown: ColumbiaAge: 17Tara, a senior at Atholton, carries a 4.0 grade-point average. Her honors and awards include being named a Maryland Distinguished Scholar finalist, a National Merit Scholar honorable mention, membership in the National Honor Society, a Rensselaer Medal for Excellence in Science and Mathematics and a Rensselaer Scholarship.Tara's musical endeavors have included participating with her church as a backup singer to Barry Manilow at Merriweather Post Pavilion during her freshman year.
FEATURES
December 9, 1994
Baltimore Choral Arts Society, (410) 52-7070. 7 p.m. Dec. 11: Christmas concert including works by Britten, Holst and Robert Twynham. At Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St.College of Notre Dame of Maryland, 4701 N. Charles St. (410) 256-8044, (410) 668-6614. 7 p.m. Dec. 11: "Irish Christmas," featuring Andy Cooney, Marie McVicker, Jimmy Kennedy, Buddy Connolly, Kimmy Kelly.Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. (410) 783-8000. 8 p.m. Dec. 16-Dec.
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