The Institute for Learning in Retirement at Hagerstown Community College will offer the elderhostel with Maryland Symphony Orchestra Director Elizabeth Schulze. Senior adult musicians will be given opportunities to develop technique, musicianship, and listening skills. Schulze will lead the rehearsals and performances of intermediate level music in chamber ensembles and a chamber orchestra. Coaching and instruction will be provided by professional orchestra musicians and teachers. Shepherd's Spring Conference Center, Sharpsburg. Continues through Friday, June 14. Rehearsals will take place in the mornings and evenings, with time allowed for rest, excursions, or walking in the area. A final performance on Friday morning will be followed by lunch and departure. Overnight accommodations are available and commuters are welcome. To register, call Anne Myers, program coordinator, 301-790-2800, ext. 582.
Monday, June 10
Women and Technology: Issues and Answers Conference
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The conference provides women with an opportunity to learn how to succeed in science and technology fields and for professionals to get state-of-the-art information on promising models as well as networking and resources available. Topics include the lagging participation of women in science and technology fields; the role of K-12, community college, undergraduate and graduate education in preparing women for careers in technology; career tracks and business opportunities for women in technology; and networking and resources. Continues Tuesday, June 11, and Wednesday, June 12. Open to the public. $250, which covers meals and registration. Continuing education credits are available. For information or to register, call Bill Lucht, 1-304-260-4374 or visit the Community College Web site at www.shepherd.edu/ctcweb/.