Venue Details

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Music Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane North Bethesda, MD 20852-3385
301-581-5100
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Parking is NOT free for shows at the Levine School of Music, but is free for the Strathmore. Confusing and disappointing.
Percussionists Manny Arciniega and Adam Green: Unknown Voices travel May 08 2014 star this tip starred
Joan A. Hussey
Leave home early, even if you live close. At this time of year and time of evening, Rockville Pike and other roads are usually bumper-to-bumper, plus the line to get into the parking lot (from Rockville Pike onto Tuckerman Lane, (vs. where you enter for the Mansion, despite the posted road sign), is one lane, also bumper to bumper. Parking is free but another challenge still lies ahead with long waits for elevators in the parking garage, transversing the long, elevated corrider between the parking lot and the venue, and additional elevators with long lines inside the venue, which take you to the level of your assigned seats (there is an elevator operator checking tickets and telling individuals if they're on the correct elevator, etc.). If you're not familiar with this whole scenario, best to leave a trail of breadcrumbs from your parking space to your seat, assuming there are no birds in sight. : \
A Candlelight Christmas travel Dec 24 2013 star this tip starred
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Website

http://www.strathmore.org/eventstickets/calendar/view.asp?id=8808

Description

This concert will run approximately 140 minutes with intermission.

Don’t miss a free pre-concert lecture, How Do They Do It? The Mind-Meld of Ensemble Improvisation, at 6:30pm in the Shapiro Music Room in the Mansion. Speakers are Brad Linde and Charles Limb. Brad will discuss how collective improvisation works musically, both within the ensemble and within the mind and instruments of individual artists. Dr. Limb’s portion of the talk will discuss functional neuroimaging experiments of musical improvisation, which are explored as a means of understanding how creativity takes place in the brain.

About the Ticket Supplier: Strathmore Hall Foundation

The Strathmore Hall Foundation nurtures art, artists and community through creative and diverse programming of the highest quality.