| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Sidney S. Forrest, an esteemed clarinet teacher who had taught generations of students at the Peabody Conservatory of Music and the Levine School of Music in Washington, died Aug. 9 at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda of complications from injuries...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:07 PM
The clench of arthritis had quieted Reinecke's fingers last year, leaving the classically trained pianist, 93, unable to lift her right arm and play as she had for decades.
As a couple of dozen friends and students packed into Reinecke's Catonsville...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:26 AM
On an upper floor of the Peabody Conservatory the other day, the sound of a piano played by a single hand could be heard coming from Leon Fleisher's studio. Even through the closed, thick door, there was no mistaking the authority behind that sound....
| Jul 19, 2013
Vacation Bible School
Rolling Hills Baptist Church offers Vacation Bible School classes for children in grades one through six at 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 22-26, at 11510 Johns Hopkins Road in Clarksville. Information: 301-490-4777....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 11:02 AM
You're invited to observe sessions of the conducting course given by Baltimore Chamber Orchestra music director Markand Thakar this week.
Ten budding conductors, who come from around this country as well as Germany and Taiwan, will work on Schubert's...
| Jul 5, 2013
Monday, July 8
Movie time The Columbia Association's Summer Lakefront Film Festival continues with "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" (rated PG) at 8 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Admission and parking are free....
| Jan 20, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Steven Muller, former president of the Johns Hopkins University and a major figure in American higher education, died Saturday of respiratory failure at his Washington home. He was 85.
A refugee as a child from Nazi Germany who went on to earn a...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Charles C. Freitag, the longtime director of the music program at Calvert Hall College High School where he was also a founder of its marching, concert and dance bands, died Monday of heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice. The Mays Chapel resident was 92....
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:33 AM
There’s a light and dark theme running through the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s 2013-2014 season, which includes works dealing with great loss, as well as great compassion.
“Sometimes through tragedy, whether a world war or a...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:51 AM
A Johns Hopkins brain scientist is finding a neurological basis for a notion that many people believe intuitively — that music is as much a form of language as Spanish or French.
Charles Limb is one of just a handful of researchers worldwide...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Isidor Saslav, a former Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concertmaster and Peabody Institute violin teacher, died of complications from cancer Jan. 26 at a hospital in Tyler, Texas. The former Mount Washington resident was 74.
Born in Jerusalem, he moved...