National Philharmonic

October 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Executive Leads National Philharmonic (VIDEO)

You can add conductor to Ike Leggett’s list of accomplishments. The county executive led the National Philharmonic performance Saturday of the Star-Spangled Banner.

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May 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Fallen heroes: Montgomery County police continues its annual Fallen Heroes Memorial Service from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Public Safety Headquarters, 100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg. 2. Council meets Metro: The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority meets the Montgomery County Council’s Transportation Committee […]

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February 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Feb. 3 – Feb. 5 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Mansion at Strathmore has two exhibits on display now through Feb. 19. The La Vie en Bleu exhibit explores the color blue. The Crossfade exhibit includes works by young Baltimore artists. A closing reception and film screening for […]

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November 18, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett released a statement proposing a Liquor Control Authority. 2. Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will begin offering workshops on “How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County Government” this month. The first session is today at Germantown […]

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November 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 17, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Tameka Montgomery headlines this month’s Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media today at 8 a.m. 2. Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith released a video asking all students to remain in school and participate in the school’s daily education program. The […]

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November 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. The School Board has proposed that the 2017-2018 school year begin September 5, 2017, the Tuesday after Labor Day, and end no later than Friday, June 15, 2018. 2. The Montgomery County Council passed a resolution on Tuesday, denouncing discrimination, racial bias, hate […]

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

National Philharmonic Announces Concerto Competition Winners, Soloists to Perform at Strathmore This Month (PHOTO)

The National Philharmonic recently sponsored a concerto competition for high school musicians. The winners are:  saxophonist Jacob Tycko, clarinetist Jason Hong, cellist Mairead Flory, and violinist Julia Angelov. Each of the winners will appear at the Music Center at Strathmore with the National Philharmonic, conducted by Music Director and Conductor Piotr Gajewski, in two of […]

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June 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Leanne Ferfolia Named President of National Philharmonic at Strathmore (PHOTOS)

The National Philharmonic at Strathmore has announced the appointment of Leanne Ferfolia as its new president, effective June 1. According to a news release, Ferfolia served as vice president of the Philharmonic and before that, director of development. Ferfolia succeeds Ken Oldham Jr., who after 14 years of service to the National Philharmonic, including eleven […]

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May 6, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Five Things to Know Today, May 6, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 6th, in Montgomery County: 1. Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld will hold a news conference today at 11 a.m. to lay out a plan to improve the safety and reliability of the Metrorail system. The news conference will take place at Metro’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.  2. Mayor […]

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January 14, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, January 15 – 17 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, January 15 Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green presents an evening of ballroom and Latin dance at Kentlands Mansion at 7 p.m. Instructors from Two Left Feet will be teach Waltz. Reserve your tickets at 301.258.6425. Ankh Repertory Theatre’s production of A Change Gon’ […]

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