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. 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...

November 5
Midori and McDonald in Recital, featuring international violin virtuoso Midori in a benefit concert at 3pm. Museum of Fine Arts. City Park, Hagerstown. 301-739-5727.

November 11-12
Maryland Symphony Orchestra Concert. MasterWorks II, Saturday 8pm. Sunday 3pm. Maryland Theatre. Featuring pianist Shai Wosner, performing Mozart's Piano No. 9. Bolcom's Commedia for Almost 18th Century Orchestrand Beethoven's Symphony No. 2, Op. 36 in D Major. 301-797-4000.

November 16
Kinder Konzerts. Smithsburg High School Jazz Ensemble. Free concerts for preschool aged listeners. 9 & 10:30am. Maryland Theatre. Downtown Hagerstown. 301-790-2000.

November 19
Organist Michael Britt. 3pm. The Capitol Theatre Center. 159 South Main Street, Chambersburg. The Mighty Moeller Organ comes to life with the music of the holiday season. 717-263-0202.

November 19
Choral Evensong. 5:30pm. Saint John's Episcopal Church. Featuring the Mozard Te Deum, sung by the Parish Choir with Mark King conducting. Free and open to public. Parking corner of S. Walnut & W. Antietam Streets. 301-733-2560.

November 20
Holly Fest. 7pm. Maryland Theatre. Downtown Hagerstown. Traditional holiday event with local school children singing, dancing, playing holiday tunes, and performing skits. 301-739-8577, ext. 183.

November 26
The Gallery Quartet. 2:30pm. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. The Gallery Quarter, now in its 29th season as the string quartet in residence at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, will be joined by the well-known Washington, D.C. area pianist, Adelaide Edelson. 301-739-5727.

November 30
Bay Street Brassworks Concert. 7:30pm. Maryland Theatre. Downtown Hagerstown. Hagerstown Community Concert Association presents Bay Street Brassworks performing classical show tunes to Dixieland and more. 301-790-2000.

Be sure to check out area elementary, middle, and high schools for great family music programs including high school competitions and performances.