Wine sale will benefit the BSO


The sixth annual Baltimore Symphony Associates Wine Sale begins Sept 8 and continues through Oct. 31.

This year's wine selection features a 1995 Chardonnay Bourgogne, a 1993 Clos de la Vielle Eglise Bordeaux, and a 1993 Arthus. Each bottle has a Baltimore Symphony wine label. Wine is sold by the full or mixed case and can be ordered only through the Baltimore Symphony box office. Cases of the chardonnay and Bordeaux are $130 and a six-bottle case of Arthus is $120. Delivery will take place in early November. All proceeds benefit the BSO. Call (410) 783-8000.

Tickets to another BSO fund-raising event, the annual Baltimore Symphony Gala, scheduled for Saturday, are sold out.

The evening will feature the BSO in a preview of musical works from lively tango beats to classical crescendos. Dinner and dancing are included.

Choir invites singers

Cor Rehoboth, a Rehoboth Welsh Choir, begins rehearsing Tuesday for the 1996-1997 concert season, and the choir has openings for new members, especially sopranos and tenors.

Singers wishing to participate should join the choir at its first rehearsal at 7: 30 p.m., Fairview Methodist Church, Jarrettsville Pike, just south of Jacksonville.

Call (410) 877-7350.

New voices

The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions Choral Society is looking for new members. Anyone interested in joining the group should attend a rehearsal reception at 5: 15 p.m. Sept. 17 in the East Wing Auditorium of the School of Hygiene and Public Health, at Wolfe and Monument streets.

The choral society will perform Mozart's "Requiem" and Haydn's "Mass in the Time of War" this season.

Auditions are not required. Call (410) 955-3363.

Writing workshops

The Maryland Writers Association Conference, scheduled for Sept. 21, will feature a mystery/suspense seminar and contest, a small-press and self-publishing symposium, and 12 other workshops ranging from children's books to working the Internet.

Cost for the ninth annual conference, at $70 for nonmembers and $60 for members, includes lunch. Call (410) 482-6337 or (410) 827-7037.

Sugarloaf Art Fair

The Sugarloaf Art Fair is accepting exhibitor applications for its juried 1997 Spring Timonium Art Fair, scheduled for April 25-27 at the state fairgrounds.

All applications must include five 35-mm color slides and must be received by Sept. 30. Applicants will be notified of the results by mail.

Applications are available by calling the Sugarloaf offices, (800) 210-9900.


The Donetsk Ballet will conduct auditions for this year's production of "The Nutcracker" -- to be performed at Goucher College in December -- from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8 at Rockit Performing Arts Center, 9601 Reisterstown Road. There is an $8 audition fee. Call for an appointment, (410) 998-9514.

Auditions for Harford Community College's Harford Dance Theatre's production of "The Nutcracker," are scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 8 in the Susquehanna Center on campus, Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. Needed are children 8-12 with a minimum of one year of ballet training; actors and dancers, ages 13 to adult, with social, ballroom and folk dancing ability; and male and female dancers, ages 13 to adult, with a minimum of two years of ballet training. Call for audition times, (410) 836-4112 or (410) 879-8920, Ext. 112.

Auditions for Catonsville Community College's "Works in Progress" take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 in the college's Fine and Performing Arts Center, 800 S. Rolling Road. Directed by Sebastian Verdis, "Works in Progress" is a series of informal readings of dramatic works-in-progress created by CCC students, faculty and community members. Call (410) 455-6123.

Players of orchestral instruments are invited to audition Friday and Saturday for the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, a student/community orchestra. To schedule an audition, call (410) 516-6542.

Pub Date: 9/01/96

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