The Battle for Frances' Baton has returned,
with three contestants:
Director of Public
Relations for Howard County Library System; Valerie Lash, Dean of Arts and
Humanities at Howard Community College;
and Bob Lucido, The Bob
Lucido Team of Keller Williams Select Realtors.
You can learn all about it
and cast your ballots for the lucky winner by
clicking on this image (from the HoCo Fair, 2013):
It promises to
be a good hard fight (not unnecessarily rigid, however - see the
voting page). Vote early, late, and in-between; as often as you
like; and for as many of the contestants as you endorse! All the
proceeds go to support Pro Cantare! Please
be aware that voting will close on Midnight April 29!!
The Great American Songbook May 2, 2015: Lecture 7 PM;
Concert at 8:00 PM, Post-Concert Reception. At the
The Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake,
5460 Trumpeter Rd., Columbia, MD 21044.
The Columbia Pro Cantare chorus; Lexington Brass Quintet;
Alison Gatwood, piano; and Harper Denhard, soprano, will perform.
The program has been selected from the most important and influential
American popular songs of the 20th century
- principally from Broadway theater,
musical theater, and Hollywood
- written from the 1920s through the 1950s.
MUSIC OF WOMEN COMPOSERS
The concert offered listeners a rare opportunity to
hear music by, among others, Amy Beach, a major 20th century
American composer whose Mass in E Flat, Opus 5 was the
centerpiece. The Howard County Concert Orchestra performed with the
CPC under the direction of Francis Motyca Dawson. Photos of the
Season Subscriptions are still available and tickets for
every concert are always available both here
and online at