The Columbia (MD) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, and the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University will feature Dion Cunningham (MM ’13, Piano) and Roderick Demmings, Jr.(BM ’16, Organ) on their 28th annual Peabody concert on Sunday, February 19 at 3:00 pm at the Kossiakoff Center in Laurel, Md. More…
Bach in Baltimore, under the direction of T. Herbert Dimmock (MM ’76, Organ), will perform J.S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 1, BWV 1046 and Cantata 91: Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ, featuring soprano Bonnie McNaughton (GPD ’05, Voice). The concert will take place at Grace Methodist Church in Baltimore on Sunday, February 5 at 4:00 pm and at First Lutheran Church in Ellicott City, Md on Friday, February 10 at 7:00 pm. Find More information and ticketing here.
William Wisnom (BM ’12, MM ’14 Organ) will present an organ concert comprised of works by Widor, Vierne, Franck, Messiaen, and more as a part of Community Concerts at Second presented by Second Presbyterian Church in Baltimore on January 22 at 3:30 pm. More information about the free concert available here.
Michael Britt (BM ’94, Organ) will be accompanying a screening of the silent film Steamboat Bill Jr. at Brown Memorial Church in Baltimore on November 11 at 7:30 pm. Britt will provide an improvised accompaniment to simulate how many movies were screened accompanied by organ in the early 20th century as a more affordable alternative to a full orchestra. All proceeds from the screening benefit Brown Memorial’s Capital Fund, which supports renovations to the historic church.
Bach in Baltimore will feature Peabody alumnae soprano Kerry Holahan (MM ‘14, Early Music, Voice) and alto Jessica Renfro (MM ’03, Voice; GPD ’05 Opera), under the direction of T. Herbert Dimmock (MM ’76, Organ), in a performance of Bach’s Cantata 80: Ein Feste Burg ist unser Gott, on November 6.