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By SALLY BUCKLER | March 23, 1995
March is National Music in Our Schools month, so it is fitting that the Glenelg High School Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Barry P. Enzman, offers a concert at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the school.Guest artist Tom Strohman, an active performer and teacher, will play "Impressions" by John Coltrane, and "Paul," a tribute to jazz great Paul Desmond.The Glenelg group will dazzle you with a mix of jazz that runs from swing to jazz rock. Purchase your $5 tickets from any member of the Glenelg High School Marching Unit or at the door.
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By Blair Ames, bames@tribune.com | September 30, 2013
Winters Mill High School junior Scott Taylor practices on the French horn for at least an hour a day. That dedication has paid off for Taylor, who recently was named a member of the 2013 All-National Honor Band. "Just the opportunity to play with the best musicians in the nation, that really excites me," Taylor said. Taylor, 16, will travel to Nashville in late October as part of the 2013 All-National Honor Band sponsored by the National Association for Music Education (NafME)
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April 16, 2006
The Glenelg High School Jazz Ensemble will hold its Jazz Under the Stars picnic dinner and concert at 5 p.m. May 21 at Chapel View Farm in Woodbine. Those who attend the event, a five-year-old community tradition, should take blankets and lawn chairs and sit on a hillside for the catered meal and concert. Proceeds will benefit the Glenelg bands and Marching Unit. Tickets are $30; $15 for children to age 12. Children to age 5 will be admitted free. Tickets must be purchased by May 17. Information: www.glenelgbands.
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April 1, 2011
Sunday, April 3 Open house YMCA Camp Letts, 4003 Camp Letts Road in Edgewater, will hold an open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for its summer camp day and residential sessions, and for information on coming special events, family camps and the year-round Retreat Center. Refreshments will be served. Registration and information: 410-919-1410, 866-963-6000 or campletts.org. Jazz concert Sean Lane and Bay Jazz Project performs at 6 p.m. at Les Folies Brasserie, 2552 Riva Road in Annapolis.
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By Sally Buckler and Sally Buckler,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | May 1, 1997
GLENELG HIGH School's Marching Unit returned by bus Monday from its trip to the Orlando Festival of Music, tired but exhilarated.During the competition last weekend, the group placed first in every event it entered in the AA division, earning the highest rating in Parade, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Silks and Drill Team.Then the students trumped themselves, winning the grand championship, the highest honor for all the festival's divisions, for Concert Band, Jazz Band and Best Auxiliary Unit, which includes the Silks and the Drill Team.
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By Mary Johnson and Mary Johnson,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 23, 1999
The Annapolis Chorale, led by musical director J. Ernest Green, opened its 27th season with a bright and joyous pops concert.As is customary in Green's pops concerts, this "In the Mood" swing concert showcased new musical talent in the form of the Unified Jazz Ensemble, an instrumental sextet. Green introduced the sextet: Michael Noonan on vibraphone, Jeff Antoniuk on tenor sax, Chad Macala on baritone sax, Kevin Watt on trumpet, John Pineda on bass and Marty Morrison on drums.They played a medley of Duke Ellington tunes that featured "Take the A Train" with a verve that made Ellington centennial concerts I've heard this year pale in comparison.
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By Sandy Alexander and Sandy Alexander,SUN STAFF | November 4, 2004
George Colligan, once a self-professed "band nerd" at Columbia's Centennial High School, will return to his hometown Wednesday for a concert, having achieved international recognition as a jazz pianist. Even after releasing 14 CDs as a bandleader and playing on more than 50 others with some of the top jazz players in the world, Colligan, 34, of Brooklyn, N.Y., said he is happy to share his music with local audiences. "If people come out, I'll play for whoever is going to listen," he said.
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By Tanika White and Tanika White,SUN STAFF | July 3, 2000
At the Jazz a Vienne festival in France this summer, the Count Basie Orchestra and New York's Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra will take the stage along with famous acts such as tenor sax player Michael Brecker, the Roy Hargrove Quintet, the River Hill High School Jazz Ensemble and guitarist Pat Metheny. The River Hill High School Jazz Ensemble? OK. Maybe the 34-member Clarksville jazz band isn't that famous. But the group is the only high school band chosen to participate in the seven-day international festival that begins in southeastern France today.
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By Erika D. Peterman and Erika D. Peterman,SUN STAFF | July 8, 1999
For many area high school bands, the pinnacle of the year might be a regional concert performance, or perhaps a trip to a national competition against their peers.But the Glenelg High School Jazz Ensemble is taking that rite of passage to an international level. Yesterday, 21 young musicians departed for a European tour that includes performances at the Montreux International Jazz Festival in Switzerland and the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague, Netherlands, the world's largest festivals of their kind.
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By Karen Nitkin and Karen Nitkin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 10, 2005
Dan Puckett, a junior at Glenelg High School, has been playing tenor saxophone since he was in fourth grade. But he didn't get serious about his music until the following year, when he saw the renowned Glenelg Jazz Ensemble perform. He knew he wanted to be part of the band. And that meant he would have to be good. Puckett, who also plays the flute, has achieved his goal. He is one of 21 members of the elite ensemble, which has won countless awards and has been featured in jazz festivals around the world.
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By Mary Johnson, Special to The Baltimore Sun | August 29, 2010
Annapolis was dubbed "the center of the jazz world" by local jazz impresario Elana Byrd last weekend for hosting the three-day Four Freshmen Society convention at the Doubletree Hotel on Riva Road. The society is an international fan club whose members gather once a year for a convention celebrating the group. The longest continually performing vocal group, the original Four Freshmen started singing together in 1948, and had their first hit single, "It's a Blue World," four years later.
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January 13, 2008
The Glenelg High School Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Glenwood Community Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville. The ensemble has received more than 60 awards over the past 10 years, including the highest rating at the Maryland State Jazz Festival, and has performed with guests such as Maynard Ferguson, the Count Basie Orchestra, Carl Fischer, Chris Vadala, Deanna Bogart and others. Admission is free (tickets are not required), but donations are welcomed. Information: 410-313-4840.
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June 8, 2007
LakeFest -- The 20th anniversary celebration of the Columbia Festival of the Arts begins with LakeFest, a free weekend of performances, exhibitions, and activities, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. today, noon to 11 p.m. tomorrow and 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Columbia Lakefront. Making an Entrance - Opening Doors to the Future, a public art exhibit and sale of functional wooden doors transformed by artists, will be on display. Art and crafts will be for sale at ArtPark from noon to 7 p.m. tomorrow and 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
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May 13, 2007
The Howard County Conservancy will offer nature programs for children ages 5 to 11 on days that the public school system is closed. The "School's Out" programs, which will be held on the conservancy's 232-acre farm on Old Frederick Road in Woodstock, will feature hikes, environmental projects and crafts. Information or registration for the next "School's Out" program on Friday: 410-465-8877, or www.hcconservancy.org. Around Town Help sought -- Humane Society of Washington County asks residents of Washington, Frederick and Howard counties to help with a rehabilitation effort for more than 70 horses impounded by the society last year because of neglect.
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May 6, 2007
The Health and Welfare Committee of Hopkins United Methodist Church will hold a Community Health Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19 at the church's multipurpose center, 13250 Highland Road in Highland. Blood pressure and blood-glucose screenings, nutritional assessments, an exercise demonstration, a healthful light lunch and information on creating a healthful lifestyle will be available. Information: Minnie Myers, 410-997-0712 or 410-997-8049. Around Town Help sought -- Humane Society of Washington County asks residents of Washington, Frederick and Howard counties to help with a rehabilitation effort for more than 70 horses impounded by the society last year because of neglect.
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April 29, 2007
The Glenelg High School Jazz Ensemble will hold its "Jazz Under the Stars" community picnic dinner and concert at 5 p.m. May 20 at Chapel View Farm in Woodbine. Families and friends can take lawn chairs and blankets and have a catered picnic dinner and hear the concert. Singer Deanna Bogart and the Glenelg Jazz Ensemble will perform. The cost is $30; $15 for children to age 12. Those younger than age 5 are admitted free. Tickets can be purchased online by May 16 at www.glenelgbands.com (click on the InstantSeats logo)
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June 11, 2006
Jazz Ensemble's spring concert The Carroll County Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Glenn W. Patterson, will present its second annual spring concert, "Sentimental Journey 2006," at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Winters Mill High School auditorium, 560 Gorsuch Road. Featured musicians include Herb Sell, piano; Brad Collins, vocals and tenor saxophone; Gil Rathel, trumpet; David Motter, trombone; Jeff Boone, alto and soprano saxophone; Charles Berry, trumpet; Erik True, drums; Jeff Hiner, bass; and Debbie Blanchard and Glenn Patterson, vocals.
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May 18, 2001
Glenelg High School musicians will present their second "Jazz Under the Stars" outdoor concert at 5 p.m. Sunday at Chapel View Farm, 2640 Jennings Chapel Road in Woodbine. The Glenelg Jazz Ensemble, which has recently issued a compact disc, "Impressions," will perform and provide accompaniment for well-known rhythm-and-blues singer Deanna Bogart of Clarksville. Last year's concert drew an audience of about 800, said Barry P. Enzman, director of bands at the school. The Glenelg band was named Grand Champion Jazz Ensemble at the Orlando National Festival of Music last month, and has also competed at the Montreaux Jazz Festival in Switzerland and the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague.
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March 9, 2007
LeFaivre named hearing examiner Michele LeFaivre, an attorney in Baltimore, has been named Howard County hearing examiner for the Board of Appeals. She will replace Thomas P. Carbo, who resigned in December after being appointed deputy director of the county's Department of Housing and Community Development. The County Council announced LeFaivre's appointment yesterday.
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