2015-2016 Concert Season

Catonsville Concerts at 3

Catonsville Presbyterian Church
1400 Frederick Road, Catonsville, Maryland 21228

All concerts are at 3:00 p.m.

For more information call 410-747-6180.

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Peabody Ragtime Ensemble

For more than 30 years, Peabody Ragtime Ensemble has been filling concert halls and bringing audiences to their feet with their eclectic line-up of traditional jazz, ragtime, Dixieland, big band, swing, novelities, and vocals. The 7-piece Ensemble presents a quirky program of musical selections interspersed with "edu-taining" commentary that places the music in its historical context, reflecting the virtuosity, scholarship (and humor!) of its various members.



Chamber Players
of the U.S. Navy Band

Breaking into several smaller ensembles, this group of U.S. Navy musicians brings us an oustanding concert of classical and contemporary chamber music. These talented professionals have studied at some of the finest conservatories in the country and have extensive résumés in both performance and teaching. For us, they will present a program entitled "French Music that Inspires."



Ayreheart featuring
Ronn McFarlane

Ayreheart's music is an eclectic mix that includes elements of Folk, Celtic, Renaissance and Bluegrass. Ayreheart was formed by renowned lutenist, Ronn McFarlane, to feature the most popular instrument of the Renaissance in a completely new context, mixing with vocals, electric bass, drums & hand percussion, guitar, violin, mandolin and komuz.



Stefan Scaggiari

Stefan Scaggiari is an experienced artist with dazzling versatility – at home with Ellington, Gershwin, Mozart, Rachmaninoff and as a jazz improviser. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music with a Masters' from Peabody, Scaggiari also has deep roots in the classical tradition. He has played at the White House over 200 times and his discography includes over 30 recordings. His Concerts at 3 program will be a mix of solo classical piano and jazz with guitar accompaniment.


SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2016

Highlights of 'Porgy & Bess'
with Thomas Beard

This wonderful program highlights amazing scenes and music from America's most treasured opera, Porgy & Bess. With arias like "Summertime," "I Got Plenty of Nuttin" and "It Ain't Necessarily So," and love duets, "Bess You Is My Woman Now,""I Loves You Porgy" and "What You Want Wid Bess?" the program features baritone, Thomas Beard, and other singers who have performed the roles internationally. Included are educational moments to help the audience connect with each piece on a more intimate level.


SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2016

Baltimore Choral Arts Society

Led by Tom Hall, The Baltimore Choral Arts Society –now in its 49th season – is one of Maryland's premier cultural institutions. Performing throughout the mid-Atlantic region, as well as in Washington, D.C., New York and in Europe, Choral Arts has appeared with the National Symphony and makes regular appearances with the Baltimore Symphony. It has premiered works by contemporary composers including Peter Schnickele, Libby Larsen, Rosephanye Dunn Powell, Robert Sirota and other internationally acclaimed artists.


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