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  • Jazz band lends helping hand to Wilde Lake High

    Jazz musicians play gigs all over the place, but some of these concerts emotionally hit home. In the case of Alex Brown, it's an upcoming concert at his former high school that has special meaning for him. This Wilde Lake High School alumnus is a...
  • Ellicott City celebrates Spanish New Year

    Ellicott City celebrates Spanish New Year
    The Howard County Concert Orchestra mixed music, dance and media Sunday in a "Spanish New Year's Celebration" at St. John's Episcopal Church in Ellicott City. With a video titled "The Best of Spain" projecting evocotive images in the room, and six...
  • Amelia Piano Trio primed to play Beethoven trios

    Beethoven was such a prolific composer that classical music organizations never run out of material when presenting all-Beethoven programs. Such concerts often focus on specific aspects of that great German composer's output. This certainly will be the...
  • With changed attitude, North County singer-songwriter feels 'Unbeatable'

    With changed attitude, North County singer-songwriter feels 'Unbeatable'
    Ruut was destined to become a singer/songwriter. One of four daughters born in Finland to parents who were classical musicians, Ruut DeMeo — who goes professionally by her first name, Finnish for Ruth, pronounced "Root" — spent her childhood...
  • OrchKids gets $1 million gift from Robert Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker

    OrchKids gets $1 million gift from Robert Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker
    OrchKids, the program that puts musical instruments into the hands of Baltimore schoolchildren, announced Friday that it is receiving a $1 million gift that will allow it to double the number of students it serves. The donation from Robert E....
  • Concert organizer remembered at annual Sing for King at Laurel High

    Concert organizer remembered at annual Sing for King at Laurel High
    Choir members from 21 area churches and synagogues, accompanied by pianists and a brass section of the U. S. Army Field Band, performed the seventh annual Sing for King to a full house at Laurel High's auditorium Sunday night. The concert to commemorate...
  • BSO players offer lyrical program for Chamber Music by Candlelight

    BSO players offer lyrical program for Chamber Music by Candlelight
    Ordinarily, I would never think of being out on Sunday nights during "Downton Abbey" season, but I made an exception last weekend in order to catch an appealing program on the Chamber Music by Candlelight series at Second Presbyterian Church. (Of course,...
  • BSO offers tribute to Marvin Hamlisch

    BSO offers tribute to Marvin Hamlisch
    Orchestras these days like to put titles on programs, which usually means a dash of the cute, the trite or the hyperbolic. But the title given to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's SuperPops offering this weekend strikes just the right note —...
  • Variety of talent welcomed at Perry Hall Folk Music Night

    Variety of talent welcomed at Perry Hall Folk Music Night
    At the Perry Hall Folk Music Night, democracy prevails — the performers are often in the audience and audience members get to perform. And, even those who don't take the stage at all like to sing along. "Audience participation — people...
  • Dan Trahey helps make OrchKids a national model for helping disadvantaged kids

    Dan Trahey helps make OrchKids a national model for helping disadvantaged kids
    Dan Trahey plays the tuba. He's played it all his life, and he takes his instrument with him everywhere, even though it's been years since he's performed regularly with an orchestra. Trahey's affinity for the unwieldy, decidedly uncool contraption says...
  • Musicals to dominate Hippodrome's 2014-15 season

    Musicals to dominate Hippodrome's 2014-15 season
    The 2014-2015 lineup presented by Broadway Across America at the Hippodrome does not boast blockbusters on the order of this season's "The Book of Mormon." But it will offer several recent Tony Award winners, a couple of dirty dancers and a famous...
  • Contemporary music gets extra loving from classical Grammys

    Contemporary music gets extra loving from classical Grammys
    Scrolling through the classical winners of the 2014 Grammys, I was struck by the tilt toward the contemporary, or at least off-the-well-worn-path repertoire. I have no penetrating insight into this. I don't even know if it's a trend in recent years, since...