FREDERICK, Md.—Seven Hood
College music ensembles will present
four end-of-the-semester concerts in April.
The Early Music Ensemble, directed by
Williams Simms, will perform the music of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
on period instruments.
The combined string and wind ensembles,
under the direction of RoseAnn Markow Lester and Brian Hinkley, will be in
concert Thursday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Coffman Chapel. Each ensemble will
perform several selections and then the combined groups will present
Mussorgsky's "Night on Bald Mountain."
The Hood Choral Festival, scheduled for Sunday, May 1 at 3
p.m. in Coffman Chapel will include four ensembles. The Hood Choir, and The
Chamber Singers, directed by Lynn Staininger; The Gospel Ensemble, directed by
Demetrius Taylor; and the student-led a capella choir, directed by Jennifer Huntoon will perform individually and then as a massed
The Jazz Ensemble, under the direction
of J. Kevin Lewis, will perform a selection of jazz favorites Wednesday, May 4
at 7:30 in Coffman Chapel.
All concerts are free and open to the
For further information,
contact Noel Lester, D.M.A., professor of music and concert manager, at (301) 696-3429
or by e-mail at email@example.com.