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Fall and Holiday 2012 Events at Notre Dame of Maryland University

August 29, 2012

Notre Dame of Maryland University is announcing its fall and holiday line up of community events. Most are free and all are open to the public. See below for details:

Holiday

Holiday Bazaar and Craft Fair
12/1, 9 AM to 2 PM
MBK Gymnasium

Notre Dame’s most anticipated holiday event features unique gifts, including crafts, gourmet food baskets, glassware, jewelry, art, handbags and more. Children can enjoy a visit with Santa, arts and crafts, and other festive activities. Admission is FREE. For vendor opportunities, contact 410-532-5542 or ndmalum@ndm.edu.

Music for the Christmas Season
12/02/2012, 2 PM
Marikle Chapel of the Annunciation
Admission is Free. Phone: 410-532-5109

Join Stephen Holmes, Director, and the Notre Dame of Maryland University Concert Choir for a musical celebration of the Christmas Season.

Literature

“The Cellist of Sarajevo”: An evening with author Steven Galloway
10/4, 7:30 PM
LeClerc Auditorium
Admission is Free. Visit events.ndm.edu for reservations and additional information.

Notre Dame of Maryland University welcomes author Steven Galloway for an evening of lively discussion about his acclaimed novel, “The Cellist of Sarajevo,” including a performance of the haunting Albinoni's Adagio in G minor featured in the book. This program is supported by a grant from the Maryland Humanities Council.

Theater

World Premiere “Mama From Ghana” a comedy by Deanna Kuhney
Presented by English Department and College of Arts and Sciences
Marian B. Copeland Theatre
Friday & Saturday 11/2, 11/3, 11/9, 11/10 at 8:00
Sunday 11/4, 11/11 at 2:00
Tickets: Students, faculty Staff (first weekend) $5.00 (second weekend) $7.00 General Admission $12.00
Reservations recommended 410-532-5543

Visual Arts

Joseph Faura, Constellations 
9/4 through 10/12 
Fourier Hall 
Admission is Free

Collages and projections that explore cultural mythologies by digital media art faculty member Joseph Faura.
Reception is Saturday, September 15 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Gallery talk is Wednesday September 26 at noon.
Regular gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (call 410.435.0100 for weekend hours).

Christy Bergland, Spirit of Place and its Transitions: The Great Pond on Biddeford Pool, Maine
10/22 - 11/30
Fourier Hall
Admission is Free

Created at her Maine studio, Bergland's works on paper explore her internal response to the changing seasons.
Reception is Saturday, October 27 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Gallery talk is Wednesday November 14 at noon.
Regular gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (call 410.435.0100 for weekend hours).

Student Exhibition
12/10 - 12/14
Fourier Hall
Admission is Free

A salon style exhibit of work by students enrolled in Notre Dame’s art programs in the fall semester.
Reception is Tuesday, December 11 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Regular gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (call 410.435.0100 for weekend hours).

Classical Music

Music at Notre Dame: Kostov-Valkov Duo
09/29/2012, 7 PM
LeClerc Auditorium
Admission is Free
Phone: 410-532-5109

In addition to extensive solo careers, Kostov and Valkov have performed as a duo for more than a decade in the United States, Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, France, Russia and Japan. Their 2009 Carnegie Hall debut received high accolades for their inspired and unique performances. The duo garnered first prize as well as every major award in the Collaborative Artists Division of the fifth Liszt-Garrison Festival and International Piano Competition of the American Liszt Society, Baltimore-Washington Chapter. Their recordings include the complete music for cello and piano by Nikolay Roslavets and the soon to be released recording of virtuoso opera arrangements for cello and piano.

Music at Notre Dame: Sea Chanters
10/27/2012, 7 - 9 PM
LeClerc Auditorium
Admission is Free
Phone: 410-532-5109

U.S. Navy’s Premier Chorus/Musician First Class Casey J. Elliott, Leader. Always remaining true to the Navy’s watchwords of pride and professionalism, the Sea Chanters have appeared at the Kennedy Center with the National Symphony Orchestra, and performed with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and shared stages with such stars as Perry Como, Marian Anderson, Kenny Rogers and Lionel Richie.

Music at Notre Dame: Barry Hannigan, Piano
11/10/2012, 7 – 9 PM
LeClerc Auditorium
Admission is Free
Phone: 410-532-5109

Barry Hannigan made his New York debut at Carnegie Hall in 1984, earning rave reviews. His performances have received accolades in major cities across the United States, Europe and the Far East. Hannigan has recorded for Opus One, SEAMUS, Seesaw Music, SCI and Radio Telefis Eireann in Dublin. A chamber concerto written for him premiered with the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble. Hannigan is professor of music at Bucknell University, where he received the highest university award for “inspirational teaching,” and is a recipient of the prestigious Solo Recitalist Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.