BSB to Perform Family Concert at CCBC Catonsville and Essex

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD – April 8, 2013 – The Baltimore Symphonic Band (BSB), a 50 piece musical ensemble based at CCBC Essex, today announced that it will perform a concert named “Peter and the Wolf and Friends” in conjunction with the Children’s Playhouse of Maryland, and the Performing Arts at CCBC. There will be performances at 2:00 pm on April 20 in Catonsville and at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm on April 27 in Essex.

The concerts are free and open to the public, but tickets are required — for tickets or more information, call 443-840-2787.

“We are excited to be able to work with the Children’s Playhouse to present an engaging program of music and dance,” said Christopher Wolfe, music director of the band. “There will also be audience participation by students from many area elementary schools.”

The concert will be a musical menagerie featuring Perter and the Wolf, hits from Broadway, Hollywood, and more. Performances will take place:

  • April 20, 2013 at 2 pm in the Q Building Theater at CCBC Catonsville
  • April 27, 2013 at 11 am and 2 pm in the B Building Theater at CCBC Essex.

The concert will include lots of animal related music in addition to Peter and the Wolf, including Mancini’s Baby Elephant Walk and the Pink Panther, Bartok’s Bear Dance, and music from the movies The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast.

Dr. Mark McCulloch and Dr. Sandra Kurtinitis will join the band to narrate the story of Peter and the Wolf at the Catonsville and Essex performances respectively.

For more information or to get your free tickets, call 443-840-2787.

The Baltimore Symphonic Band is a 50 piece community concert band based at CCBC Essex. Unlike other community bands, the BSB fully integrated with the Performing Arts instruction at CCBC and affords members the opportunity to receive college credit for their participation.

For additional information on the Baltimore Symphonic Band, visit their Web site at

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