Local schools participate in Felegy honors concert

December 9, 2014

BY ZACH MELVIN – It was a packed house at the University of Maryland’s Dekelbaum Auditorium on Nov. 20. Around 900 people filled the stands, spilling into the balcony seating, to listen to the 39th Annual Edward M. Felegy Honors Concert. “This was a particularly special performance,” [read more]

International string ensemble has Hyattsville connections

April 15, 2014

BY JENNA HECKER — The Auryn Quartet, a string ensemble formed in 1981, has played at concert halls and music festivals around the globe, from New York to Edinburgh to Salzburg. Its April 9 performance, “Schubert, Schubert and Beethoven,” was held in a relatively humble setting: First [read more]

Acclaimed DeMatha music director retiring

June 10, 2011

John Mitchell built DeMatha into a music powerhouse before leaving in 2011. Above: His final performance, on May 12, was directing the wind ensemble at the University of Marylandʼs Dekelboum Concert Hall. Photos courtesy DeMatha. BY PAULA MINAERT — On May 12, John Mitchell, Director of Bands at [read more]
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