CHESTERTOWN, MD—The Washington College Music Department today launches a monthly lunchtime concert series called “12 at Hotchkiss” featuring internationally acclaimed musicians from the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area. Offering an end of week respite, the series invites students, faculty, and staff to stop and experience live classical music at noon on the first Friday of each month. It promises a diverse range of composers, soloists and ensembles.
Today’s inaugural concert, September 16 at noon, in Hotchkiss Recital Hall, Gibson Center for the Arts, features faculty members Catherine Anderson, Phyllis Crossen-Richardson, Grace Eun Hae Kim, and Garry E. Clarke, chair of the music department. Their program will include works by Mozart and Brahms.Future concerts will range from the Naval Academy Brass Quintet to opera (see schedule below).
Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit the Performance Calendar page on the Music Department website:
Hanchien Lee, Piano – October 7
Naval Academy Brass Quintet – November 4
Lydia Chernicoff, Violin, and Ronaldo Rolim, Piano – February 3
Annapolis Chamber Players – March 2
Opera à la Carte | The Figaro Project – April 13