International Brass Quintet Festival schedules free concerts, brass workshop


Because of inaccurate information provided to The Sun, th time and date for a concert by the Annapolis Brass Quintet at Cross Keys was incorrect in last week's Sunday editions of The )) Sun.

The concert is scheduled for June 13 at 7:30 p.m.

The Sun regrets the error

Sound the trumpets! The 1991 International Brass Quintet Festival kicks off today at 2 p.m. with a 20th anniversary salute to the Annapolis Brass Quintet on the grounds of Nancarles House in Gambrills in Anne Arundel County.

Tickets to the concert are $20 and include a catered picnic and commemorative pin. For information about the concert, call (301) 974-0139.

The festival runs through July 14 and includes a dozen free concerts throughout the area and a free weekend workshop for amateur and professional brass players June 21-23 at the Peabody Institute. Among the highlights of the schedule are a Maryland Brass Days concert featuring 65 horn players in Peabody's Friedberg Hall June 23 at 3:30 p.m.; an ABQ Children's Concert at the Columbia Waterfront Amphitheater June 30 at 4:30 p.m.; and a concert featuring the Morgan State University Chamber Choir July 4 at 7 p.m. in the Wyman Park Dell.

K? For a festival brochure or more information, call 235-4302.

GODSPEED to perform

GODSPEED, the Young People's Repertory Company of Maryland, will present performances of Edward Albee's "The Zoo Story" and Jean Claude van Italie's "Interview" Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Fells Point Corner Theatre, 251 S. Ann St.

The company was begun last summer to build self-esteem and foster multicultural interaction through the performing arts.

There is no admission charge to the performances but reservations are required. For information, call 728-1321.

Ceramic art lectures

The National Museum of Ceramic Art and the Johns Hopkins University School of Continuing Studies are offering a six-session illustrated lecture series providing a broad overview of ceramic art.

The once-a-week lectures begin June 18 and run Tuesdays through July 23 at the Hopkins Downtown Center, One Charles Plaza, Charles and Saratoga streets. All lectures will be held from 12:10 to 1 p.m. and topics range from "Ceramics of the Far East" to "Muds Storytellers: American Ceramic Sculpture."

The cost of the lecture series is $60. For more information, call 338-7428.

Columbia Orchestra

Works by Howard Hanson and Aaron Copland and a new piece by Elisenda Fabregas will highlight the Columbia Orchestra's Summer Concert Saturday at 8 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theater.

The orchestra, under the baton of music director Cathy Ferguson, will perform Hanson's Symphony No. 2, Copland's Outdoor Overture and Variaciones para Orquestra, a new work by Ms. Fabregas, a member of the piano faculty at Columbia University Teacher's College.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students and seniors. For more information, call 461-9194.

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