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Candlelight Concert Society has a new vision for our CandleKids programs. For several decades we presented programs which bring young children and their families into the concert hall. This season we are sponsoring several programs that will bring CandleKids to venues where families already gather for entertaining and educational programs.

This past summer Candlelight Concert Society and the Howard County Libraries collaborated on a program to introduce young children to quality music and books. The "Meet the Music Family" programs were held on five Tuesday afternoons, first introducing individual instruments (percussion, strings, brass, woodwinds), then having a concert performance by a musical group. These programs were a great success, attracting 294 attendees!


SOUNDS OF NATURE CONCERT & INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO

WHEN: Sat, May 4, 2019, 2:30 - 4:00 pm
WHERE: Robinson Nature Center, 6692 Cedar Ln, Columbia, MD 21044 (map)

DESCRIPTION: All ages. Come enjoy a live CandleKids classical music performance at the Robinson Nature Center as Crosswinds-a flute, oboe and bassoon trio-explores the sounds of nature through classical, folk and popular music. Hear how composers through the centuries represented nature in music with tunes that are familiar and new. Music & Arts will be in attendance with a musical “petting zoo” of instruments. This program is generously supported by the Candlelight Concert Society. Tickets for this program are free with general admission to the Robinson Nature Center and are available at the center’s front desk on a first-come, first-served basis. General admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children (ages 3-17 years) and free for children under the age of 3 years.

Candlelight Concert Society outreach and education programs are funded by a grant from the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation.

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CandleKids Concert
February 9, 2019, 10:00 am

Connecting to Nature with Music

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Howard County Conservancy
Gudelsky Gallery
10520 Old Frederick Rd, Woodstock, MD 21163

The Crosswinds Trio will present a concert of musical pieces inspired by nature. Following the concert, Mike’s Music of Ellicott City will host an instrument “petting zoo.”

This event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is requested and will be available in early 2019 at https://www.hcconservancy.org/events/list/