Live Arts Maryland

Director, J. Ernest Green
About Live Arts

Live Arts Maryland is a non-profit, 501C3 performing arts organization that is home base to The Annapolis Chorale, the Annapolis Chamber Orchestra, the St. Anne’s Concert Series and the local presenter of the Washington Symphonic Brass.  The mission of the organization is to enhance community life through performing and producing a wide variety of music.

Live Arts Maryland is also home to a vibrant music education program for musicians of all ages.  For young singers, the organization includes the Annapolis Youth Chorus, the MusicWorks School partnership and an apprentice program for qualified high-school music students.  Adult singers may take advantage of seminars on vocal health and training.

The Annapolis Chorale

From its birth in 1974 to the present as the centerpiece of Live Arts Maryland, the Annapolis Chorale has grown in size, sound and scope to become one of the largest and most active performing ensembles in the region.  It’s mission continues to be to make life in this region richer and more enjoyable by offering unique musical experiences and performances.

The Annapolis Chorale’s 160 singers hail from communities in Anne Arundel, Howard, Prince Georges, Baltimore and Calvert Counties and performs a full season of concerts from October through April with a repertoire that includes such classical masterworks as:

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Annapolis Chamber Orchestra

The Annapolis Chamber Orchestra was established in 1990 by Music Director J. Ernest Green to enhance Chorale performances and to help the organization build a consistent, cohesive and self-supporting program.  Now recognized as one of the premier orchestras in the region, the Annapolis Chamber Orchestra has performed at Carnegie Hall on three occasions, had works commissioned for them, and has accompanied some of the world’s finest musicians, including  mezzo-soprano Mignon Dunn,  National Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Nurit bar Joseph and opera legend Sherrill Milnes.

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