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NEWS
March 23, 2007
CVSM's musicale series WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Cumberland Valley School of Music will present Home Field Advantage with singers Gerry Kowallis and Kay Yaukey. 3 p.m. Sunday. Home of Craig and Judy Welterlen, 11468 Weatherstone Drive, Waynesboro. For information, call 717-261-1220. Making greetings Robert Wantz will present the program Watercolor Spring Greetings at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, Hagerstown. Programs are free with museum admission. Admission costs $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to www.discoverystation.
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NEWS
March 19, 2001
MSO lauded in finale By MEG H. PARTINGTON megp@herald-mail.com Photo: JOE CROCETTA / staff photographer The Maryland Symphony Orchestra brought the audience at The Maryland Theatre to its feet twice Sunday during the last concert of its Masterworks Series. The program, which featured works spanning more than a century, opened with Joan Tower's "Tambor," which the Pittsburgh Symphony debuted in May 1998. "It's very energetic, it's very powerful.
NEWS
December 13, 1999
By KIMBERLY YAKOWSKI / Staff Writer photos: RICHARD T. MEAGHER / staff photographer The sounds of Christmas came to life Sunday afternoon at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts with a concert by the Tri-State Harp Ensemble. The nine-member group, comprised of musicians from Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia has been performing together for the past four years, according Sally Lay, director. Lay put together the 45 minute harp concert using ensemble and solo pieces.
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by KEVIN CLAPP | June 2, 2002
kevinc@herald-mail.com When his son was 11, Dean Martin wanted him to learn an instrument and decided to pay him to do it. Not much, just a small stipend to encourage the Chambersburg, Pa., youth's exploration of music. Six months later Martin's pay to play method was obsolete, his son Cameron perfectly content to pick up the six string without any monetary carrot dangled before him. "He took ownership of it," Dean Martin says. "That's when you make a switch between learning an instrument and playing an instrument.
NEWS
September 2, 1997
By CLYDE FORD Staff Writer, Charles Town SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Millbrook Orchestra returns to the stage in September for its 19th season in a smaller form and with fewer performances. Last season ended prematurely with the Shepherdstown-based orchestra unable to finance the final five concerts. The orchestra had grown over the years from a small, community group to one gaining stature. However, the administration of the orchestra could not keep up with the expenses of the orchestra, said Managing Director Katherine Edelen.
NEWS
May 5, 2006
This is a partial list of Tri-State area nightclubs that feature entertainment and are open to the public. Private service organizations will not be included. To be included, write to After Hours, The Herald-Mail, P.O. Box 439, Hagerstown, Md. 21741 or call calendar editor Jean Baraclough at 301-733-5131, ext. 2300 or send e-mail to jeanb@herald-mail.com . Please have information in by Wednesday at 4 p.m. Maryland Washington County Crazy Horse Steak House and Saloon, 116 Railway Lane, Hagerstown, 301-791-2611.
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by ANDREA ROWLAND | June 10, 2002
andrear@herald-mail.com Elena Rowe's love of music bloomed in Darleen Smith's classroom at Lincolnshire Elementary School, the South Hagerstown High School senior said. Smith - the first music teacher in Washington County elementary schools - taught Elena and her classmates more than basic musical concepts. She taught them to love all kinds of music, appreciate it for the creative outlet music offers and work hard to achieve their artistic goals, said Elena, 17. Smith, 57, will retire June 30 after 36 years as a music teacher in Washington County.
NEWS
July 20, 2009
Piano students of Barbara Peters were presented in recital May 9 at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown. The program opened with two duets from Faure's "Dolly Suite," played by Peters and adult student Dr. Tara Rumbarger. The following students played music of Beethoven, Schumann, Debussy, Haydn, Bruch, Kabalevsky and others.
NEWS
August 21, 2006
A reunion for former piano students of Irmgard Waggy Baylor is planned for Sept. 9 beginning at 2 p.m. If you were a student of hers and have not received an invitation, call 1-304-433-0460 for details.
NEWS
By ANDREA ROWLAND | June 15, 2000
The empty pair of sneakers on his showroom floor Thursday didn't faze John E. Shockey. cont. from front page "People do that all the time," said the 93-year-old owner of Shockey's piano and organ store in downtown Hagerstown. Customer Emmert Files slid his socked-feet across the pedals of a Baldwin organ that has been reduced to what he called a "fantastic" price. The organist at Cedar Lawn Missionary Church in Hagerstown said he'll miss his frequent visits to Shockey's.
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