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Annapolis Chamber Music Festival: A Summer Celebration

Event Date:  August 12, 2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm Dvorak at the height of his melodic genius, Poulenc's biting wit and slapstick silliness, and the work that brought young Brahms his first taste of renown. Join us as we present three evocative, engaging and rapturous works by our favorite composers to celebrate another year of musicmaking. It's the final concert of our 2017 season! Antonin Dvorak - Four Miniatures for Two Violins and Viola, op. 75a Francois Poulenc - Sextet for Piano and Winds FP. 100 Johannes Brahms - Serenade for Orchestra no. 1 (arr. for nonet) Tickets and more at www.chambermusicannapolis.org. Location Calvary United Methodist Church 301 Rowe Boulevard, Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Annapolis Chamber Music Festival: Musica Eclectica

Event Date:  August 11, 2017 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm Feeling up for anything? Come join us! You'll be able to kick back at the Metropolitan as we seamlessly weave together music from the Baroque through the 21st century with a uniquely theatrical flair. The pieces? Our secret. Like no concert you've seen before. Featuring 3 sets of themed pieces with improvisatory interludes from composer and DJ Erik Spangler (DJ Dubble8). Tickets and more at www.chambermusicannapolis.org. ACMF events take place on 8/5, 8/8, 8/10, 8/11, and 8/12. Use coupon code ACMFCAL for $5 off any online order! Location Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge 169 West Street, Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Annapolis Chamber Music Festival: Fine Wine and Finer Music

Event Date:  August 10, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm Our pairing of musical selections with wines curated by experts at Annapolis' Bin 42 is back by popular demand. You'll sip wine and relax in the historic confines of the Hammond Harwood house while the artists of the ACMF perform works by Beethoven, Villa-Lobos, Telemann and more. This year, each of the pieces will be duos, and the musicians will explain the unique pairing of instruments that makes up each piece. The event will be followed up by a garden party and a guided look at the historic house. Tickets and more at www.chambermusicannapolis.org. Location Hammond-Harwood House 19 Maryland Ave, Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Annapolis Chamber Music Festival: ACMF Presents the Shea-Kim Duo

Event Date:  August 8, 2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm We're proud to spotlight our own Shea-Kim Duo in this very special concert! Brendan Shea and pianist Yerin Kim are a married couple who have performed together to great acclaim around the world. The duo will perform repertoire drawn from the wealth of great works composed for the combination of piano and violin. In the intimate Fellowship Hall, you will be able to see them perform at close range and hear them speak about the musical and personal significance of the works performed. Purchase tickets at www.chambermusicannapolis.org Our concert dates: 8/5, 8/8, 8/10, 8/11, 8/12 Location St. Margaret's Church, Fellowship Hall 1601 Pleasant Plains Road, Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Annapolis Chamber Music Festival: Simply Inspired: Schubert, Dvorak and Shaw

Event Date:  August 5, 2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm Sometimes, we listen to a piece of music and we ask, what made the composer decide to write this? What kind of inspiration did it take to come up with something so beautiful? As it turns out, sometimes it's the simplest things can get the creative juices flowing. Come hear our opening concert and learn how bird song, a trout flashing through a stream, and even biting into an orange inspired this program of refreshing, summery music. Caroline Shaw: Valencia for string quartet Antonin Dvorak: "American" Quartet op. 96, arranged for wind quintet Location St. Margaret's Church, Main Hall 1601 Pleasant Plains Road, Annapolis United States See map: Google Maps

Dancing Heart Swings from Bach to Boogie in “Bach-’n-Roll”

Event Date:  April 28, 2017 - 8:00pm Dancing Heart Swings from Bach to Boogie in “Bach-’n-Roll” Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 Dubois Road Location Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis 333 Dubois Road Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Dirk Schwenk at Riverbay Roadhouse

Event Date:  May 5, 2017 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm Dirk Schwenk is an award winning singer-songwriter from Annapolis, Maryland. His sets lists could include everything from Johnny Cash to Jack Johnson to the Grateful Dead. As he says, “as long as it’s a great song and we're having as good a time as we can with our time on earth.” Playing for a Cinco de Mayo Happy Hour on Friday, May 5th 4pm - 7pm Location Riverbay Roadhouse 1374 Old Cape St Claire Rd Annapolis, MD 21409, United States See map: Google Maps

Dirk Schwenk at Mother's Peninsula Grille

Event Date:  April 21, 2017 - 9:00pm Dirk Schwenk is an award winning singer-songwriter from Annapolis, Maryland. His sets lists could include everything from Johnny Cash to Jack Johnson to the Grateful Dead. As he says, “as long as it’s a great song and we're having as good a time as we can with our time on earth.” Playing at Mother's Peninsula Grille, Arnold, MD on April 21st 9pm-12am Location Mother's Peninsula Grille 969 Ritchie Hwy Arnold, MD 21012 United States See map: Google Maps

Beethoven and the Viennese Spirit

Event Date:  August 12, 2016 - 7:30pm The Calvary Concert Series presents the final performance of the 2016 Annapolis Chamber Music Festival. Professional string and wind players from New York will present “Beethoven and the Viennese Spirit” on Friday, August 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church, 301 Rowe Blvd, Annapolis. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door or online at annapolischambermusic.org. Location Calvary United Methodist Church 301 Rowe Blvd Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Auditions for Chesapeake Children's Chorus!

Event Date:  August 11, 2016 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm The Chesapeake Children’s Chorus (CCC) is looking for students entering grades 2­ through 9 to join this exciting vocal ensemble! Interested singers should schedule an audition time for either Wednesday, August 3rd or Thursday, August 11th between 6:00 p.m.­ 7:30 p.m at Hollywood United Methodist Church located on Mervell Dean Road. Location Hollywood United Methodist Church, "Galilee Hall" 24422 Mervell Dean Rd Hollywood, MD 20636 United States See map: Google Maps