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  • Aeolus Quartet gives dynamic concert for Music in the Great Hall

    Aeolus Quartet gives dynamic concert for Music in the Great Hall
    The supposedly dying art of classical music keeps getting fresh jolts from all the young talent out there that has yet to buy into that imminent demise notion. One particularly healthy part of the business is chamber music, which seems to get enriched...
  • Center Stage presents vibrant, affecting production of 'A Civil War Christmas'

    Center Stage presents vibrant, affecting production of 'A Civil War Christmas'
    We have never really stopped fighting the Civil War. Probably never will. But, once in a while, maybe we can all agree that the things that once split the nation apart should not keep us apart now, that there are still things that ought to bind us...
  • Q&A: Charlie Hughes of Baltimore's Raindeer

    Q&A: Charlie Hughes of Baltimore's Raindeer
    On Monday afternoon, Charlie Hughes, the lead singer-songwriter of the Baltimore indie-pop quintet Raindeer, gently fumbled through a phone interview about the year his band had. Like many musicians, art is much easier to create than to discuss for the...
  • Columbia Candlelight concert has a MiXt musical message

    Columbia Candlelight concert has a MiXt musical message
    A young classical music trio that is making a name for itself, MiXt performs for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 8 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. It's the first time MiXt has appeared in the Candlelight series....
  • Columbia Pro Cantare covers it all in 'A Christmas Noel'

    Columbia Pro Cantare covers it all in 'A Christmas Noel'
    When Columbia Pro Cantare performs "A Christmas Noel" on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 3 p.m., at Christ Episcopal Church in Columbia, the audience can expect an eclectic program. It'll offer everything from the 17th-century Renaissance piece "O Magnum Mysterium"...
  • Christmas concert at Central Presbyterian features choir, handbells, orchestra

    Christmas concert at Central Presbyterian features choir, handbells, orchestra
    The front door had barely cracked open and already the lilt of harmonizing voices could be heard from the sanctuary at Central Presbyterian Church in Towson. This was just choir practice — an important one to be sure, for the Christmas concert was...
  • Mike Munford, master of banjo, honed skills in Baltimore

    Mike Munford, master of banjo, honed skills in Baltimore
    The world's best banjo player of the past year lives in a log cabin about 40 miles from Baltimore. On a recent Wednesday afternoon, 55-year-old Mike Munford sat on a couch in his living room in Glen Rock, Pa. He held his favorite banjo, a Gibson five-...
  • Young musicians shine at Folly Quarter Middle School [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Andrew Spang, the band director at Folly Quarter Middle School, is proud to announce the selection of several of his student musicians to elite ensembles. Lance Mercy, playing trumpet, Jeffery Read, trombone, and Sam LeDoux, on bass, were chosen to...
  • Like/Dislike with Andrew Grams, 'Nutcracker' maestro

    Like/Dislike with Andrew Grams, 'Nutcracker' maestro
    Since graduating from the Curtis Institute of Music with a degree in conducting, Andrew Grams, now 36, has built quite a career for himself in the world of classical music. The Severn native and Baltimore School for the Arts alum has traveled the...
  • Best on Baltimore stages in 2013

    Best on Baltimore stages in 2013
    The arts world tends to think in terms of September-to-June seasons, rather than calendar years, but it's still fun to look back on the past 12 months and relive the performances that offered extra satisfaction. Although I may have missed some great...
  • Song, dance and acting made for a memorable year in area theaters

    Song, dance and acting made for a memorable year in area theaters
    Days after hearing Annapolis Chorale's "Messiah" at St. Anne's Church, we complete the holiday traditions by reflecting on another rewarding year of performing arts in Anne Arundel County. We are fortunate to have a major performing arts venue at...
  • Mykki Blanco aims for the masses

    Mykki Blanco aims for the masses
    Last Thursday afternoon, Michael Quattlebaum Jr. waited to board a flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport to Raleigh, N.C., where the 27-year-old would spend Christmas with his mother. It was a familiar feeling, as Quattlebaum found himself sitting in...