Feb
10
to Apr 28

Adult Piano Workshop

The multi-talented Tim Hartnett leads this course tailored to the Adult Piano Beginner student.  With a limited 4 slots available, this promises to be a great opportunity for those wanting to take the leap and try something new in this new year.

MMS registration instructions for these events:

  1. Login to your MMS account HERE

  2. Select “Calendar” from the left-hand menu

  3. Locate the event you wish to register for on the calendar and click on it

  4. A popup window should appear, and if slots are available you should see the “register” link.  

  5. Click “register”

  6. Check the event description for any additional steps

  7. Let us know if you are having registration difficulty and we will get you sorted.

Registration fee: $200

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Feb
15
to Mar 15

Irish Fiddle Workshop

  • Opus Community Music School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Led by the wonderful Bagus Wiswakarma, this annual 5 week course in Irish Fiddle promises to be a ton of festive fun, with a performance to go along with this event at Bon Secours Retreat and Conference Center on the eve of St. Patrick’s day, March 16th, at 7:00pm.  Violin and viola students Suzuki Vol. 2 and up are invited to participate, and perform alongside dancers from the fabulous Chesapeake Irish Dance ensemble. Interested? Click HERE for more information on this course.

Pricing: $90

MMS registration instructions for these events:

  1. Login to your MMS account HERE

  2. Select “Calendar” from the left-hand menu

  3. Locate the event you wish to register for on the calendar and click on it

  4. A popup window should appear, and if slots are available you should see the “register” link.  

  5. Click “register”

  6. Check the event description for any additional steps

  7. Let us know if you are having registration difficulty and we will get you sorted.

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Mar
10
2:00 PM14:00

March Master Classes

Master classes are mini performance workshops. Students prepare pieces similar to a solo recital and perform for their peers, teachers and other Opus faculty members.

These workshops are an EXCELLENT opportunity for musicians who have never performed or have limited experience performing.

Please consider participating if you are a current Opus student looking to improve your performance technique!

Masterclasses are offered at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm on Sunday, March 10th. Note: masterclasses are required for students who wish to perform at the Spring Recital.

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Irish Fiddle Concert: Steps and Strings
Mar
16
7:00 PM19:00

Irish Fiddle Concert: Steps and Strings

Celebrate with us on the eve of St. Patrick’s Day! We are pleased to once again host talented musicians from the OPUS Community Music School. They will share their gift of Irish fiddle music for this festive concert in our Chapel. Irish dancers, including some from Chesapeake Irish Dance, will perform in authentic costume and give a brief demonstration to brave audience members too! St. Patrick’s Day costume is encouraged for all who attend! There will be a free-will offering for the performance. Please register in advance for this popular event! A light reception will be held immediately following the concert. Sláinte!

Please note that there is also a dinner option before the concert. Click here to register for this delicious, traditional Irish fare!

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Apr
6
2:00 PM14:00

Opus Faculty Recital

  • Wesley Freedom United Methodist Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ever hear your teachers perform? Opus faculty frequently perform up and down the East Coast, but this is one of the only opportunities to hear (almost) everyone in one place!

Music is in the works and the program will be announced closer to the day. Expect a mix of solo and small ensemble works and genres ranging from classical, jazz and modern music.

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Apr
13
3:00 PM15:00

April Master Class

Master classes are mini performance workshops. Students prepare pieces similar to a solo recital and perform for their peers, teachers and other Opus faculty members.

These workshops are an EXCELLENT opportunity for musicians who have never performed or have limited experience performing.

Please consider participating if you are a current Opus student looking to improve your performance technique!

Masterclasses are offered at 3pm on Saturday, April 13th. Note: masterclasses are required for students who wish to perform at the Spring Recital.

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The Romantic Oboe
Jan
20
2:00 PM14:00

The Romantic Oboe

Featuring works written by virtuoso oboists of the Romantic era.

Performed by:
Dr. Mark A. Runkles, Oboe
Kathryn Harsha, Piano

Union Bridge Church of the Brethren
124 South Main Street (State Route 75)
Union Bridge, Maryland 21791

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