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Baltimore music 'giant' J. Spencer Hammond to be honored in concert
Baltimore music 'giant' J. Spencer Hammond to be honored in concert

UPDATE: Due to the weather, the concert has been rescheduled for a date in April, to be announced. As J. Spencer Hammond is the first to tell you, he has "always preferred to be under the radar." But the 84-year-old choir director, organist and teacher, a fixture in Baltimore's church music scene since 1959, will be front and center on Sunday during a public concert in his honor. The event will be held at Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church in Bolton Hill, with its radiant Tiffany windows. The Chancel Choir of that church will be featured and, in the finale, joined by about two dozen singers who sang with Hammond during his four-decade tenure as minister of...

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