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By Stephen Wigler | February 22, 1996
As part of its centennial celebrations this year, the College of Notre Dame of Maryland will be host of a composers' conference this weekend. The panelists will include such important figures as Joan Tower, Libby Larsen, Robert Hall Lewis and Anthony Stark, who is the director of the conference.However intriguing it is when composers discuss matters, it is always less interesting (or should be) than hearing their music performed. The conference will include two free concerts of new music by several composers in addition to those listed above.
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February 18, 2007
Thomas and Kathleen Armstrong and Joseph and Mary Louise Burruss are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Melissa Mary Burruss to Sean Allen Meadows, son of Cheryl Gordon, and Richard and Julie Meadows. The sunset wedding and reception took place on October 14, 2006 and was held at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club in Annapolis, Maryland. Guests included friends and family from 17 states. It was a "marvelous night for a moondance". The bride and groom met at Virginia Tech, the bride graduating with a B.F.A.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | September 17, 2005
Sister Marie Xavier Looymans, who instructed prospective elementary school teachers for more than three decades at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, died of pneumonia Monday -- her 91st birthday -- at St. Joseph Medical Center. Born Frances Ann Looymans in Baltimore, she grew up on 22nd Street and attended St. Ann's parochial school, where she was taught by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the order she later entered. After her 1932 graduation from the Institute of Notre Dame, she earned a teaching certificate from what is now Towson University.
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October 29, 2005
Sister Mary Dolores Linsenmeyer, a retired educator and a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, died of a cerebral thrombosis Monday at Villa Assumpta, her order's motherhouse in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 94. Born Theresa Katherine Linsenmeyer in Curtis Bay, she attended city public schools. Two months after graduating from the Institute of Notre Dame in 1929, she entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame, and professed her vows in 1932. Sister Dolores taught at parochial schools in Washington and Ridgewood, N.Y., before being sent in 1935 to Puerto Rico, where she taught until 1945.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,Sun reporter | March 21, 2008
Ursula N. McCracken, former director of the Textile Museum in Washington who earlier had been director of development at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, died Monday of brain cancer at her West University Parkway home. She was 66. Ursula Naylor Eland was born in New York City, and raised in England and Stamford, Conn. She earned a bachelor's degree in the history of art from Wellesley College in 1963 and received two master's degrees from Johns Hopkins University. Mrs. McCracken received a master's degree in the history of ideas in 1984 and, two years later, a master's in administrative sciences, or nonprofit management.
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By Lynn Anderson and Lynn Anderson,SUN STAFF | September 23, 2001
Alma Loth Wolf, a former ballet dancer and teacher who had studios in Baltimore and Catonsville and who performed in operettas with the Curtain Callers of Baltimore, died Thursday of cardiac arrest at her home in Palm Beach, Fla. She was 90. Until a few years ago, she performed with the Palm Beach Ballet and choreographed for the Palm Beach Opera. She often took minor roles with the ballet, including her favorite, the nanny in Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite. "She was getting older, but she still had great movement," said stepsister Alma Meagher of Baltimore.
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By Aaron Chester and Brad Schleicher | November 15, 2007
International music Music of Spain and South America makes its way to the College of Notre Dame of Maryland on Saturday. The concert will feature guitarist Ronald Pearl and soprano Carolyn Black-Sotir. The concert is at 7 p.m. Saturday in Marikle Chapel of the Annunciation, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, 4701 N. Charles St. Call 410-532-5386 or go to ndm.edu.
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By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | November 17, 1995
Susannah D. B. C. Federico, an artist, a poet and a scion of the Cockey family that settled Cockeysville, died Tuesday of complications of leukemia at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 66.The former Susannah Delilah Brown Cockey was married in 1956 to Anthony S. Federico Sr., an attorney, and lived in Homeland.She was a longtime volunteer at Union Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph Medical Center and Hospice, and the old Veterans Hospital on Loch Raven Boulevard, where she taught art to the patients.
BUSINESS
By Ross Hetrick and Ross Hetrick,Evening Sun Staff | February 25, 1991
A. Samuel Penn, the head of a special Governor's Insurance Commission to investigate insurance issues, will become the number-two person at the state's insurance division, according to William A. Fogle Jr., Secretary of the Department of Licensing and Regulation."
ENTERTAINMENT
By Tim Smith | February 3, 2002
The next program from the Concert Artists of Baltimore, planned long before the September tragedy unleashed a fresh wave of patriotism, seems doubly appropriate now. This "American Sampler," conducted by Edward Polochick, offers quite a cross-section of the country's rich reservoir of music. Among the attractions will be Aaron Copland's Clarinet Concerto, with its exquisitely smooth, lyrical fusion of jazz and classical idioms; David Drosinos will be the soloist. And there will be a rare opportunity to hear Darker America, a 1924 symphonic poem by the great African-American composer William Grant Still, whose output has been absurdly neglected.
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