An announcement in yesterday's Maryland Live erroneously stated that Lambs Eat Ivy will perform at Maryland Art Place's 14 Karat Cabaret tonight. Members of the musical group will perform with Girls' Ranch, however.
Former Met Opera star to give class at Peabody
Former Metropolitan Opera star Martina Arroyo will give a master class Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Peabody Conservatory's Friedberg Concert Hall. The class is open to the public at an admission charge of $5; call 659-8124 for information.
A leading soprano with the Metropolitan from 1958 to 1978, Ms. Arroyo has performed internationally with such companies as the Vienna Staatsoper, the Berlin Deutsche Oper and La Scala Milana, in Italy.
Pipe organ concert
Epiphany Episcopal Church at 2216 Pot Spring Road in Timonium has a new pipe organ, and next Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Peggy Haas Howell will perform the first public recital on the instrument, featuring music of the last 400 years. Ms. Howell, who teaches organ at the Peabody Conservatory and at Goucher College and is organist at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Ruxton, is the wife of Baltimore organ builder Richard Howell, who built the mechanical-action instrument.
A commanding presence at the rear of the sanctuary, the new organ is encased in Appalachian white oak and has 1,118 pipes. Suggested donation for the recital is $5 general and $3 students and senior citizens.
For the past 20 years the Maryland Summer Institute for the Creative and Performing Arts has sponsored the University of Maryland International William Kapell Piano Competition. Now UM has announced a new vocal competition for singers ages 21-39, offering $50,000 in cash prizes plus performance engagements.
Named the UM International Marian Anderson Vocal Arts Competition, it has been scheduled for July 10-20, 1991, at the Kennedy Center. It will take place every four years, alternating on odd-numbered years with the Leonard Rose International Cello Competition, to be held for the first time in 1993. The piano competition is now a biennial event, scheduled for even-numbered years. Call (301) 405-6540 for information.
Brought together by the Walters Art Gallery's education division, fifth and sixth graders from the Hilton Elementary School art club collaborated with senior citizens from the Lifespring Residential Senior Adult Program on a commemorative quilt to be unveiled at a PTA meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Northwest Baltimore school, at 301 Carlisle Ave.
Drawing on motifs from school and neighborhood, witinspiration from the Walters collection, the pupils used crayons and colored pens to create a series of drawings. The seniors then cut fabric to match the children's designs, and Karen Ruberry, a noted quilter and formerly education assistant at the Walters, stitched the pieces together.
The cause is worthy and the entertainment is wacky. That's 14 Karat Cabaret's show Friday and Saturday at Maryland Art Place, benefiting ACT UP (an acronym for AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), starting at 9 p.m. both days. The lineup includes the musical rhythms of Girls' Ranch, poet and singer Chris Mason, the groups Lambs Eat Ivy and She Bites, the latter featuring Rupert Wondolowski, billed as a cross-dressing young Trotsky look-alike. Admission is $6. Call 727-3380 or 539-6143.
Holiday greeting card
As part of its program to feature the work of Maryland artistsThe Baltimore Sun is calling for original artwork on a Maryland holiday/seasonal theme for reproduction as the company's 1990 holiday greeting card. The competition is open to Maryland artists, working in all media, styles and techniques, and the winning entry will be purchased for the company's collection. Submissions must be made on 35mm slide, and should include name, address, phone number, title, medium and size, together with SASE. Deadline is Oct. 9, and the winner will be announced by Nov. 4. Send entries to Dave Belz, The Baltimore Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, Md. 21278.
*Annapolis Dinner Theater for "A Christmas Carol." Call foactors who can sing and dance. At the theater, 339 Revell Highway (Route 50), Sept. 25, 7 p.m. Phone 974-0058.
*Baltimore Dance Theatre for the 1990-'91 season. Needed are male and female dancers. At the Wally Saunders Dance Studio, 1350 1/2 Reisterstown Road (Pikesville Shopping Center), Sept. 26, 27 and 28, 6.30 p.m. Call 997-3899.
*Fells Point Corner Theatre for "Les Liaisons Dangereuses." Needed are three men, 20-45 years old; and six women, late teens to 40. At the theater, Oct. 1, 7.30 p.m. Call 526-4787 or 276-7837.