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Music in Your Community

Music in Your Community

(ITALIC)The importance of music is its power to transcend time, emotion, culture, and language as we connect with others. Music's power connects us across the barriers of time, culture, and language.(END)
Here's a list of "Music in Your Community" for this month...

April 4, 8pm
You'll want to "Bring Yer Wellies," before facing the eye of the Gaelic as The Maryland Theatre presents, Gaelic Storm. One listen to the infectious drumming and swinging fiddle of the fast spitting opener "Scalliwag," and you won't be able to resist the invitation to "Come on and wade way out into the water with me, we're drowning on dry land." Call 301-790-2000 or 301-790-2000 or visit www.mdtheatre.org for more information. The Maryland Theatre is located at 21-27 South Potomac Street, Hagerstown.
April 4, 7:30pm
Visit St. John's Episcopal Church in Hagerstown for an Organ Recital. Minister of Music Mark King will perform on the church's 60-rank Moeller organ. This event is free and the public is welcome. For more information call 301-733-2560 x108.
April 7, 7:30pm
Quattrocelli, Community Concert- A string quartet without a violin! Compositions spanning more than 200 years! Amazing arrangements! Fun-loving playing by four young cellists! This ensemble is not only an instrumental quartet...the name Quattrocelli stands above all for a specific concept, a perception of music and an understanding of performance all its own. Call 301-790-3500 or 301-790-2000 or visit www.mdtheatre.org for more information. The Maryland Theatre is located at 21-27 South Potomac Street, Hagerstown.
April 10, 7:30pm
Little Women, The Broadway Musical, is the remarkable new production based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Based on Alcott's own family experiences, Little Women-The Broadway Musical follows the adventures of Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy March as they grow up in Civil War America. Call 301-790-3500 or 301-790-2000 or visit www.mdtheatre.org for more information. The Maryland Theatre is located at 21-27 South Potomac Street, Hagerstown.
April 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, & 19, 7:30pm
Smithsburg High School proudly presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast. A matinee show on April 13 will show at 2pm. Ticket prices are: $8/adults, $6/seniors, students & children 12 and under. The show on the 17th will include a "Dinner with the Characters" to benefit the SHS Sophomore Class beginning at 5:45pm. Tickets for this event are: $10/adults $8/seniors and children 12 and under. Call 301-824-2360 for more information.
April 12, 7pm
Washington County Free Library & The Maryland Theatre is sponsoring a Teen Idol Contest. The contest is open to single artist only; no bands. Audition tapes are limited to two songs. Submit tapes to Washington County Free Library. Tapes will not be returned. Live competitions will be held at The Maryland Theatre. The winner will recieve a free trip to New York City to audition for "American Idol." For more information please call 301-739-3250 ext126.
April 12, 9am-1pm
A Guitar Mini-Fest is happening at the Hagerstown Community College. Guitarist Candice Mowbray hosts the first "Guitar Mini-Fest". Three guest guitarists will instruct and inspire students in the areas of classical, rock, and jazz guitar. The Michael Raitzyk Jazz Trio will give a special performance. Registration is required. Call 301-790-2800 or visit www.hagerstowncc.edu for more information.
April 20, 2:30pm
The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts presents New/Old Voice: Joshua Bayer Jazz. This event will take place at the Museum in the City Park, Hagerstown. Accomplished musician and composer Joshua Bayer will share his love of jazz at this museum concert. Joining him will be pianist Bob Sykes. Call 301-739-5727 or visit www.wcmfa.org 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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