As children, some musicians dream of playing professionally. For most, they realize they’re just not good enough—but now amateurs are, for a brief moment in time, able to perform with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
While the music industry continues to heavily promote male artists over females, Baltimore is fortunate to have a bevvy of first-rate female performers. Some are solo performers, while others have their own bands or are part of other groups. Celebrate Women’s History Month by checking out some of the finest female musicians who make Charm City their home. The artists featured run the genre gamut from classical to retro.
Hundreds of musicians who play the tuba, sousaphone and euphonium will be filling the Kennedy Center in Washington for the annual “Merry TubaChristmas” show.
Passersby on Salisbury’s Downtown Plaza may not realize that a recording studio lies behind the large glass panes that showcase a clean room with a white couch and a shelf.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is partnering with Parsons The New School for Design to re-imagine traditional concert dress for musicians.
Metro’s Art in Transit program is holding auditions for live performances at Metro stations.