Chamber Music Festival
The Eastern Shore Chamber Music Festival is packed with two weeks of concerts, open rehearsals, receptions and picnics throughout Easton, Chestertown and Queenstown from Sunday through June 19. The festival opens at 3 p.m. Sunday with a free outdoor concert by Exit 9 Percussion Group at the corner of Dover and Harrison streets in Easton. The festival, with performances by musicians from Virginia, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Minnesota, Baltimore and Canada, will include 10 concerts, four of them free. A free concert featuring the Langley Air Force Winds at 3 p.m. June 19 closes the festival. For more information, call the Eastern Shore Chamber Music Festival office at 410-819-0380 or visit www.musicontheshore.org.
The Londontowne Symphony Orchestra will perform Ravel's "Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte," Mozart's "Sinfonia Concertante" and Beethoven's Symphony No. 5. The community orchestra primarily serves classical music fans and performers in southern Anne Arundel County. 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, Southern High School, 4400 Solomons Island Rd., Harwood. $15; students, seniors, $10. 410-266-8834 or www.londontownesymphony.org.
'Spirit of the
Calvary United Methodist Church presents an evening of Native American dance and music to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Mattie Fund -- named after Mattie Stepanek, the 13-year-old poet from Maryland who died of the disease last year -- featuring Michael Jacobs, Art Shegonee and Al Jewer. The program begins with a videotaped reading by Stepanek. Jacobs, a member of the Cherokee tribe, is a guitarist and singer-songwriter. Shegonee is a member of the Menominee and Potawatomi tribes and is an ambassador to the Wisconsin Indian Summer Festival and Call for Peace Drum and Dance Company. Jewer, an experimental musician, will play the Native American flute. 7 p.m. Saturday, Calvary United Methodist Church, 301 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis. $15; ages 5-12, $7; ages 4 and younger, free. 410-212-3966 or firstname.lastname@example.org.