Friday Morning Music Club to feature wide variety of music

By Henry Plotkin Member, Friday Morning Music Club On Sunday evening, January 6, the Friday Morning Music Club concert will present a fun mixture of classical chamber music blended with new music (is twentieth-century music still considered new?). Sergei Prokofiev’s exciting clarinet sonata, which is one of this great Russian master’s major works from the…

Talents galore at the 2019 variety show!

By the Entertainment Presenters Group Hawaiian flame eaters! Evil Knievel motorcycle jumps! Bulgarian sword swallowers! Mark your calendar for the “must see” event of the year, the third Annual Riderwood Variety Show. Multiple juried acts of Riderwood resident and staff talent will be appear in two performances of the same show in the Encore Theater…

Montgomery Symphony Orchestra returns to Riderwood

By Judy Brown Producer, Performing Arts Council Once again, the Performing Arts Council is sponsoring the annual Winter Concert by the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra. This will be the 12th year that Riderwood has welcomed the orchestra as it performs an array of classical music. The program will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December…

Acousti-Cats celebrate the USA from the mountains to the sea

By Becky Hedin Director, Acousti-Cats Songs from the Beach Boys, Bee Gees, John Denver, Ray Charles and many more will be featured in the Acousti-Cats USA Sing-along on Sunday, September 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Encore Theater. Some songs are very familiar, such as “This Land Is Your Land” by Woody Guthrie. Others, like…

Actors Studio Players preparing for fall production

By Sue Aiken Director, Riderwood Actors Studio Players The October production of the Actors Studio Players will be held in the Encore Theater on Thursday, October 25, at 7:30 p.m. The show will include all new skits, monologues and music. In this production we will be featuring several skits written by our own cast members….

Take up the ukelele

The Acousti-Cats are looking for new member and they’d like to teach you to play the ukulele.

Entertainment Presenters announce audition date for 2019 variety show

By the Riderwood Entertainment Presenters If you’ve got a talent that needs to be celebrated, here’s an opportunity to do it! Riderwood’s Entertainment Presenters will be having its third annual variety show on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., and it’s time to consider auditioning. Singing,…

Classical Concert Series tickets on sale this month

By Susan Rogers PAC Classical Concerts The Performing Arts classical music season will begin in November 2018 and run through June 2019. The paid subscription series begins on November 4 with David Chentian, cello, and continues with a wind trio from the Third Millennium Ensemble on February 10 and the Bard Conservatory string quintet on…