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March 11, 2011
St. John's Episcopal Church, Hagerstown, choral evensong will be sung by the parish choir this Sunday at 5 pm. Choral music by Alec Wyton and Donald Hunt. Organ music by Franz Liszt and Herbert Murrill. Free. Call 301-733-2560, ext. 108.
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November 4, 2011
St. John's Episcopal Church, choral evensong will be sung by the parish choir at 5 p.m. Sunday. Choral music by William Harris and Alfred Fedak; organ music by Everett Titcomb and John Rutter. Free. Call 301-733-2560, ext. 108.
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July 4, 2008
This summer, Hagerstown Community College is offering a choral singing course from July 10 through Aug. 21. Choral Singing I will be held Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. on HCC's main campus. Taught by HCC instructor Curtis Shetler, the course is geared for those interested in the art and history of choral singing. Students will study the elements of rhythm, as well as pitch and will learn about the different types of choral music in addition to learning how to sing choral music themselves.
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By DAVE McMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | October 19, 2011
At 12 years old, Alex DeGrange is already delving into music, enjoying styles from hip hop to rhythm and blues, and studying ways to make his own music. But on Wednesday night, DeGrange was concentrating on another interest: choral music. The Northern Middle School student joined his peers and performed before hundreds of people in the annual All County Middle and Senior High Honor Choruses concert at North Hagerstown High School. In what has been a local tradition for more than 36 years, a little more than 300 students in the concert are selected by choral directors at their respective schools, said Rob Hovermale, supervisor of visual and performing arts for Washington County Public Schools.
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by KATE COLEMAN | April 22, 2004
katec@herald-mail.com "It's wonderful to watch a group of 80 people come together and create something," said Gregory Shook, artistic and music director of Hagerstown Choral Arts. The chorus - currently 86 voices - is in its 11th season and will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at Kepler Theater on the campus of Hagerstown Community College. For Shook, the appeal of singing is simple. "The voice is created by us," he said. "We are the instrument. We are the source of the song.
NEWS
April 17, 1997
Shepherd College music professor Jay Stenger to retire By KATE COLEMAN Staff Writer In his more than 25 years at Shepherd College, Jay Stenger has taught, performed and conducted many of the great works of choral literature. But he still remembers his first recital. He played and sang the song "My Puppy. " Stenger, who started piano lessons at age 6, says children need to learn music while they are young - younger than 10 years old. "I think it's an absolute necessity, an undeniable component of life," he says.
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May 17, 2013
Kids Alive Fest Children's Village of Washington County holds its open house and community safety day. Activities include: helicopter landing, 11 a.m., weather and emergency calls permitting; K-9 demonstration, noon; auto extrication demo, 1 p.m.; Ronald McDonald safety show, 2 p.m. Representatives from area organizations will participate with safety-related displays and activities. Tours of the Power of Fire House. Mini-car rides and fire hose spraying challenge with purchased tickets.
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November 2, 2012
Calvary Temple , Williamsport, Kevin Spencer will be in concert at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Freewill offering. St. John's Episcopal Church , choral evensong will be sung by the parish choir at 5 p.m. Sunday. Choral music by John Ireland and William Harris. Organ music by Harold Darke and Jean Langlais. Free admission. Call 301-733-2560, ext. 108.
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By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | March 3, 2012
Every year, organizers of the 2012 Franklin-Fulton County Chorus Festival manage to overcome tough challenges to host a crowd-pleasing performance. Saturday's performance in the auditorium at Chambersburg Area Senior High School was no exception. Nick Metz, a senior at Chambersburg Area Senior High School, has performed in county chorus for three years, and is proud of the end product that results after the initial challenges. “It's very much of a challenge. But somehow, in two days of practice, it comes together,” Metz said.
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January 5, 2012
James Ernest Pantle, formerly of Shepherdstown, W.Va., died Wednesday, Jan, 4, 2012, at his home south of Martinsburg. W.Va. Born in Burlington, Kan., he was the son of the late Earl D. Pantle and Helen K. Pantle Clark. Jim graduated from Topeka High School and earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Baker University in Baldwin, Kan. He taught both instrumental and choral music for three years in Harveyville, Kan. He then earned a master's degree in music from the University of Oregon, and continued graduate studies for one year in Oldenburg, Germany, at the University of Oregon center for music education.
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By DAVE McMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | October 19, 2011
At 12 years old, Alex DeGrange is already delving into music, enjoying styles from hip hop to rhythm and blues, and studying ways to make his own music. But on Wednesday night, DeGrange was concentrating on another interest: choral music. The Northern Middle School student joined his peers and performed before hundreds of people in the annual All County Middle and Senior High Honor Choruses concert at North Hagerstown High School. In what has been a local tradition for more than 36 years, a little more than 300 students in the concert are selected by choral directors at their respective schools, said Rob Hovermale, supervisor of visual and performing arts for Washington County Public Schools.
NEWS
March 11, 2011
St. John's Episcopal Church, Hagerstown, choral evensong will be sung by the parish choir this Sunday at 5 pm. Choral music by Alec Wyton and Donald Hunt. Organ music by Franz Liszt and Herbert Murrill. Free. Call 301-733-2560, ext. 108.
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October 30, 2009
St. John's Episcopal Church, 101 S. Prospect St., Choral Evensong will be sung by the parish choir this Sunday at 5 p.m. Choral music by Healey Willan and Richard DeLong, and organ music by Henri Mulet and Dan Locklair.
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