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Music in Your Community

Music in Your Community

The importance of music is its power to transcend time, emotion, culture, and language as we connect with others. Like food and water, music has nourished man for generations--often bringing tears to our eyes. Music's power connects us across the barriers of time, culture, and language.
Here's a list of "Music in Your Community" for this month...
* Concert featuring Amanda Garrigues, Hagerstown Community College Center, Robinwood Drive, 11:30am on March 5. For information call 301-790-2800.
* M Cubed (M3), mixed multi media program featuring poetry, the music of Candice Craig and Whippoorwill and shadow box collages by Paul Grant, 8:00pm, Washington County Arts Council Gallery, 41 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free. March 7. For information call 301-791-3132.
* Thru March 15- "Rhythm of America," Washington County Playhouse, 44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Dinner and show, adults, $25, students and seniors, $20, and children under 12, $12. Friday and Saturday evening performances, Sunday matinee. For reservations, call 301-739-7469.
* Washington County Museum Consort. In 15th and 16th century Europe, French was the language of the secular chanson and Latin was the language for Mass and the sacred motet. Because of the high musical standards of the Papal Chapel choir in Rome, musicians from across Europe were attracted there. The program entitled "In the Shadow of St. Peter's Basilica," is set for March 19 at 2:30pm at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown.
* Marcn 22. Barachois, an Acadian musical show, sponsored by Mountain Green Concerts, Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Theater, 8:00pm Tickets, $15 for adults, $5 for those under 18, and free to HCC students and staff. No advance ticket sales. Doors open at 7:00pm. For information call the Arts Council at 301-791-3132.
* Organ concert featuring Peter Richard Conte, Thomson Hall of Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pa. March 23 at 3:00pm Tickets: $5 general admission and $10 for preferred seating. For information call 717-262-2003.
* Maryland Symphony Orchestra's MasterWorks IV. A rare selection of audience favorites featuring Jonathan Biss on March 25 and March 26 at 8:00pm and 3:00pm at the Maryland Theatre. Call 301-733-7842 for more information.
Be sure to check out area elementary, middle, and high schools for great family music programs including high school competitions and performances.

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