CSM Announces 2014-15 Arts Season

Calvert County

CSM Ward Virts Concert Series: Brian Ganz, piano. 3 p.m., Oct. 5. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. The Ward Virts Concert Series presents classical pianist Brian Ganz. A graduate of the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, Ganz has performed with numerous orchestras such as the St. Louis Symphony, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic and the Baltimore Symphony. The Ward Virts Concert Series is presented by sponsors Dr. and Mrs. Henry Virts, Edward and Patricia Mehosky, and the CSM Foundation. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Limited seating. Free. rfleming@csmd.edu, 443-550-6011, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Ward Virts Concert Series: Bruce Swaim Quartet, jazz. 3 p.m., Nov 2. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. The Ward Virts Concert Series presents one of Washington, D.C.’s premier jazz groups, the Bruce Swaim Quartet. Their talent in performing jazz standards as well as original compositions has become a gauge for excellence with live performances and recordings. The Ward Virts Concert Series is presented by sponsors Dr. and Mrs. Henry Virts, Edward and Patricia Mehosky, and the CSM Foundation. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Limited seating. Free. rfleming@csmd.edu, 443-550-6011, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Showcase Recital Series. 8 p.m., Nov. 7, College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. Members of the CSM Piano Trio (faculty members Adina Vallandingham, Frank McKinster and Dr. Stephen Johnson) will be joined by clarinetist Takako Mato in an evening of chamber music by Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms. $5 in advance; $7 day of event. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Chorale Concert. 7:30 p.m., Dec. 9. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. CSM’s Chorale, under the direction of Krystal McCoy, is a mixed choir of women’s and men’s voices that performs a variety of styles, including traditional and modern choral music, gospel music, contemporary popular music, and historical styles such as the madrigal. $5 in advance, $7 day of concert. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Cause Theatre: Adult American Males. 2:30 p.m., Jan. 29. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. Four all-American, hard-drinking, tough-talking guys make a surprising discovery. $5, all ages. Production may not be suitable for all ages. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Ward Virts Concert Series: Eliza Garth, piano. 3 p.m., Feb. 8. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. Pianist Eliza Garth has achieved international distinction through her recordings and concert appearances in major cities in the United States, Europe and Asia. An artist with a passionate voice and an adventurous spirit, she has championed some of the most demanding works in the repertoire. The Ward Virts Concert Series is presented by sponsors Dr. and Mrs. Henry Virts, Edward and Patricia Mehosky, and the CSM Foundation. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Limited seating. Free. rfleming@csmd.edu, 443-550-6011, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Ward Virts Series: Holly Roadfeldt, piano. 3 p.m., March 1. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. Piano soloist Holly Roadfeldt made her orchestral debut with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra at the age of 13 and continues to be an active solo pianist and chamber musician performing standard and eclectic recital programs in the Unites States, Europe and Asia. The Ward Virts Concert Series is presented by sponsors Dr. and Mrs. Henry Virts, Edward and Patricia Mehosky, and the CSM Foundation. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Limited seating. Free. rfleming@csmd.edu, 443-550-6011, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Cause Theatre: All Out. 2:30 p.m., March 5. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. “All Out” follows contestants on a game show, but it turns out that everyone ends up a participant. The show begins as a typical contest, but as it peels away at the exterior of the contestants, the debasing price of success begins to be revealed. $5, all ages. Production may not be suitable for all ages. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Ward Virts Series: Jeremy Koch, saxophone; Yu-Hsuan Liao, piano. 3 p.m., April 12. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room 104, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. The Ward Virts Concert Series presents saxophonist Jeremy Koch and pianist Yu-Hsuan Liao. Koch, an active saxophonist, chamber musician and teacher, has been a member of the United States Air Force band since 1998. Liao is a piano soloist, collaborative artist and music educator. She has worked with the American Repertory Ensemble and played in the company’s performance series. The Ward Virts Concert Series is presented by sponsors Dr. and Mrs. Henry Virts, Edward and Patricia Mehosky, and the CSM Foundation. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Limited seating. Free. rfleming@csmd.edu, 443-550-6011, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Barbershop Concert. 7:30 p.m., April 20. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. Southern Mix, directed by Paul Douglass, is a men’s barbershop chorus which rehearses on CSM’s La Plata Campus. $5 in advance, $7 day of event. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Ward Virts Concert Series: Blue Mountain Ensemble. 3 p.m., May 3. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. The Blue Mountain Ensemble performs music from diverse style periods written for flute, bassoon and piano, while also seeking existing repertoire that adapts well to the ensemble. The group actively explores and develops new works that include other instruments or voices, particularly percussion. The Ward Virts Concert Series is presented by sponsors Dr. and Mrs. Henry Virts, Edward and Patricia Mehosky, and the CSM Foundation. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Limited seating. Free. rfleming@csmd.edu, 443-550-6011, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

Charles County

CSM Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery: Sean Hennessey, “Alice Revisioned.” Sept. 8 to Oct. 3. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Artist Sean Hennessey’s exhibit “Alice Revisioned” is a mixed-multimedia series based on “Alice in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass.” The approach adds a visceral reaction while also maintaining the dreamlike magic and wonder evident in the books. The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, http://www.csmd.edu/Arts/HungerfordGallery.html.

 

CSM Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery: Sean Hennessey Gallery Talk. 12 p.m., Sept. 16. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The artist will be available for a gallery talk of his exhibit Alice Revisioned. A reception will follow. The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, http://www.csmd.edu/Arts/HungerfordGallery.html.

 

CSM Theatre with Dessert: Incorruptible. 7 p.m., Sept. 18 and 25. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Set at a medieval monastery in France during the Dark Ages, a one-eyed minstrel teaches destitute monks a new outrageous way to pay old debts. Dessert will be served. $15, all ages. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Theatre with Dinner and Dessert: Incorruptible. 6:30 p.m., Sept. 20 and Sept. 26-27. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Set at a medieval monastery in France during the Dark Ages, a one-eyed minstrel teaches destitute monks a new outrageous way to pay old debts. Dinner and dessert will be served. $25 adults, $20 seniors/military with ID, $15 children 12 and younger. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Connections Literary Series: Lydia Netzer. 7:30 p.m., Oct 10. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI) Building, Dr. John M. Sine Conference Room, BI-103, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Novelist Lydia Netzer will read selections from her latest work, “How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky.” Fate and determinism as well as science and faith are major themes of the book. A discussion will follow. $3 in advance, $5 at the event, $3 with CSM Student ID. Connections@csmd.edu, 301-934-7864, http://www.csmd.edu/connections/.

 

CSM Children’s Theatre: A Thousand Cranes. 7 p.m., Oct. 10; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Oct. 11. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Based on the true and poignant story of a young girl who succumbs to leukemia as a result of radiation poisoning, this play explores the Japanese legend that a wish will be granted to anyone who folds a thousand paper cranes. $7 adults/seniors, $5 youth. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery: Katherine Sifers, Solo Exhibition. Oct. 13 to Nov. 7. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. CSM Assistant Professor Katherine Sifers’ still-life photograph exhibit employs vanitas and momento mori conventions to communicate a reminder to the viewer of the impermanence of life and the futility of excessive consumption in the material world. The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, http://www.csmd.edu/Arts/HungerfordGallery.html.

 

CSM Cause Theatre: A Piece of My Heart. 7:30 p.m., Oct. 16, 8 p.m., Oct. 17-18. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. This is a powerful, true drama of six women who went to Vietnam (five nurses and a country western singer) and what happens to each young woman before, during and after her tour in the war-torn nation. $5 all ages. Production may not be suitable for all ages. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Concert Band. 8 p.m., Oct. 25. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The Southern Maryland Concert Band (SMCB), under the direction of Michael Peerless, is a community ensemble that offers college credit to CSM students for their participation. $5 in advance, $7 day of event. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Theatre: The Drowsy Chaperone. 7:30 p.m., Nov. 6 and 13. 8 p.m., Nov. 7-8 and Nov. 14-15. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Following the lives of two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatre producer and a slew of other characters, this musical parody plays tribute to the Jazz Age. $15 adults, $12 military/seniors/youth. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery: Kathryn Myers, Transient Epiphanies. Nov. 17 to Dec. 20. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Painter Kathryn Myers focuses on the art, culture and religious traditions of India in her work. She has recently integrated video in her work to explore and convey audio and visual responses to India, particularly the architecture and activities found in sacred spaces. The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7838, http://www.csmd.edu/Arts/HungerfordGallery.html.

 

CSM Open Auditions. 6 p.m., Nov 24-25. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The College of Southern Maryland will hold auditions for “Treasure Island,” “Adult American Males,” “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf” and the “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” Prepare a one-minute monologue. Performances will take place between Jan. 15 and Feb. 28. HHight@csmd.edu, 301-934-7827, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Student Honors Recital. 2:30 p.m., Dec. 2. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Music students are selected by their studio teachers to present performances featuring a variety of instruments and voice. Free. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Chorale Concert. 7:30 p.m., Dec. 4. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. CSM’s Chorale, under the direction of Krystal McCoy, is a mixed choir of women’s and men’s voices that performs a variety of styles, including traditional and modern choral music, gospel music, contemporary popular music, and historical styles such as the madrigal. $5 in advance, $7 day of event bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Connections Magazine Publication Reading. 7:30 p.m., Dec.5. College of Southern Maryland, Center for Business and Industry (BI), Dr. John M. Sine Conference Room, BI-103, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Contributors to the Fall 2014 Connections Literary Magazine will read and discuss their published works. Free. Connections@csmd.edu, 301-934-7864, http://www.csmd.edu/connections/.

 

CSM Barbershop Concert. 8 p.m., Dec. 5. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Southern Mix, directed by Paul Douglass, is a men’s barbershop chorus which rehearses on CSM’s La Plata Campus. $5 in advance, $7 day of event. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Jazz Ensemble. 8 p.m., Dec. 6. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Solid Brass, directed by Randy Runyon, is CSM’s jazz ensemble, comprised of CSM students, local high school students, community members and professional musicians. $5 in advance, $7 day of event. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Dance Performance: Christmas Magic.

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