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Carrying a familiar tune back to Ridgely Middle School
Carrying a familiar tune back to Ridgely Middle School

After skills he learned from his music teachers in Baltimore County Public Schools allowed Mac Calvaresi to see the world from behind a drum set, he is returning to his old middle school to share his talents with a new generation. Calvaresi, 28, will take over the string program at Ridgely Middle School this school year, returning to his roots as a cellist after spending the better part of a decade drumming for the rock band Cinder Road, which opened for the band KISS in 2008. "I saw the entire world, and I never would have done that if it weren't for (former Dulaney High School band director) Jim Paxton saying 'Hey, do you want to play cymbals in the marching band?'...

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