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"comprised of four classical guitarists, the 1 East Guitar Quartet is a chamber ensemble that works closely with today's best composers (including a few Baltimore residents) to promote and perform new music. 1EastGQ also explores the world of Renaissance and Medieval music to help bring this music back to life, creating and performing exciting new arrangements."
Classical guitar quartet featuring Chris Dunn, Orlando Roman, and Akiko Sumi
Founded in the spring of 2000, the Baltimore Brass consists of five musicians with diverse musical backgrounds. As active performers and music educators, the Baltimore Brass is dedicated to promoting and perpetuating the role of brass instruments in the context of chamber music.The Baltimore Brass encourages the recognition of the versatility of the brass quintet by performing a variety of compositional genres from the works of J.S. Bach through Duke Ellington and Eric Ewazen. They also perform their own original compositions.
"40 of the area's best professional musicians performing up to twelve concerts a year for over 8,000 patrons."
Founded in 2007, The Brass Roots Quintet, is solely comprised of Peabody Conservatory undergraduate students. Coached by first trumpeter Joe Burgstaller of the Canadian Brass, the group is one of the most impressive ensembles in the Baltimore area. Known for its exceptional musical interpretation and unified sound, the Brass Roots has received praise from the world-renowned faculty of the Peabody Institute as well as audiences of both public and private Baltimore.
Under the artistic direction of Gisèle Becker. . .performs a capella and accompanied chamber choral works spanning five centuries, with a strong commitment to twentieth century music, and to commissioning and premiering new works."
"Formed in 2008, the Clipper City Brass Quintet has already established itself as one of the premier chamber ensembles in the region. Known for their versatility, the Clipper City Brass is skilled in genres and styles ranging from early Renaissance and Baroque to Jazz and Dixie. They are available to perform for a wide variety of events; including, but not limited to weddings and other special ceremonies.
The Clipper City Brass Quintet is available for a wide variety of occasions. We can make any event truly special for you. We are musicians capable of performing in any style that you are looking for. We are skilled in genres ranging from classical music to Dixieland jazz; classic rock, movie music, Latin jazz, show tunes, and anything in between. Add music from the Clipper City Brass Quintet to your event to give your event that special touch."
Absurdist composer and electronic musician performs with his "messy table of fancy electronic whosit and howsthat." Influenced by Devo, Talking Heads, Scratch Orchestra, People Like Us, Raymond Scott and Conlon Nancarrow, Dan’s music strives to take contemporary experimental composition and electronic music out of the circle of the esoteric intellectual gangs and hipster communities and place it into the more informal "fun time." His performance and compositional techniques shows strong influences from the Fluxus Movement, Spiderman, Absurdism, and the current movement in underground rock. While maintaining a constant performance and tour schedule he has spent most of his time working on pieces for brass ensemble, string quartet, solo cello, casio song workings, solo study and his study in mid and high frequency sine waves. Deacon has performed with Cat Power, People Like Us, Matmos, Tracy and the Plastics, Rasputina, Dufus, Kool Keith, MC Paul Barum, Daniel Carter, Prince Paul, The Chinese Stars, MF Doom, the Unicorns, Smog, Blue Oyster Cult, Oxes, Grand Buffet, Arab On Radar, Rainer Maria, the Aquabats and many others.
"Songs of love and loss, life and death, gods and devils, angels and demons a la Neil Young, Bob Dylan and so on...sometimes by himself, sometimes with electric guitars and other hi-tech accompaniment. sometimes with woodwinds and strings and other low-tech accompaniment."
"Nubar Trio was formed in January 2009. Its members are students at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, MD. Nubar Trio is regularly coached by renowned pianist and pedagogue Marian Hahn. It has also participated in masterclasses and coachings with Alexander Shtarkman, Joe Burgstaller, Miri Yampolski and Victor Danchenko. Nubar Trio is a recent winner of the state and division Music Teacher National Association Chamber Music competition and placed third in the National Chamber Music Finals in Albuquerque, NM. Nubar Trio has performed numerous recitals throughout the eastern region, including concerts in Peabody at Hopkins, Exploritas and Thursday Noon series. The members of Nubar Trio currently study in the studios of Victor Danchenko, Anthony McGill and Alexander Shtarkman."
Founded in 2009, The Baltimore Concerto Orchestra provides an opportunity for students of the Peabody Conservatory to perform prepared concerti for audiences with full orchestral accompaniment by their colleagues, directed by Mason Lubert.
The Baltimore Sinfonietta was founded to bring standard and lesser-known chamber orchestra music to the public in an intelligent and inspiring way. Programs are designed to illuminate the selections, speaking to the highest inclinations of audience and performer. Our concerts go beyond traditional programming, structuring concerts around creative and informative themes and breaking down the wall between audience and performer by providing opportunities for interaction.
"Hailed as an 'organization that has a good sense of long term success…' Vivre Musicale is a non-profit chamber music society that seeks to provide young up and coming musicians a strong foot hold in the classical music world through the diversification of concerts, genres, and the melding together of various art forms that further enhance the concert going experience."
This years KarmaFest features Bhakti Tree, Raa Djarsi, Linda Biggs, David London as well as holistic healing, meditation, spiritualist, healthy food and more!
Current Gallery presents an exhibition of new work by photgrapher Kyle Tata. In addition to the exhibit, Current is also releasing a catalog of Tata's work.
The 2013 Sowebo Arts and Music Festival, on Sunday May 26th between noon and 8pm, features some of Baltimore's best bands performing on 3 stages, a variety of arts and crafts from more than 40 artists, the SoweboPoster show and auction, interactive art and craft exhibits, and much more.
Honor the graves of African American veterans at the Mount Auburn Cemetery on May 26. Then on Memorial Day, there will be a flag ceremony, a reading of Memorial Day poems, and a recreation of the historic 1880 Memorial Day observance. Also check out a Memorial Day service at Loudon Park National Cemetery involving music, a musket salute, and wreath laying.
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