HCC Happenings: Faculty Wins Music Awards, Fun Student Events Before Spring Break

Two HCC music faculty members are awarded the Individual Artist Award, Harford’s sports teams continue a winning streak and student events liven up the week before Spring Break commences.


Governor Martin O’Malley has announced the 93 Maryland artists who were chosen to receive Individual Artist Awards and two of them were HCC faculty members. Dr. Neil Anderson-Himmelspach, full-time music faculty member, was awarded $6,000 in the classical music composition category. Dr. Joseph Satava, adjunct music professor, was awarded $3,000 in the classical solo music performance category. Himmelspach and Satava received the highest monetary award available for their respective categories. According to the Maryland State Arts Council, they received and reviewed a total of 407 applicants.


Who: Concert Series featuring Alma String Quartet with Blanka Bednarz, violin; Ariadna Buonviri, violin; Christopher Para, viola; Cheung Chau, cello; and James Hontz, guitar.

What:  An afternoon of music, featuring music by Luigi Boccherini and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.

Where: Harford Community College, Joppa Hall, Recital Hall #1

When: April 3 at 3 p.m.

How:  For tickets call 443-412-2211

Owl Update

Lacrosse: With an 11-7 victory over Delaware Tech on March 2, the Harford men’s lacrosse team is now 3-0. Harford has its first road contest of the season on March 12 at 2 p.m. at No. 4 Suffolk.

Baseball: The Harford men's basball team also continues its winning streak with a double-header victory against Lackawanna on March 9, 6-5 and 3-2. This makes their seventh straight win, with a record now of 10-4.

Student Corner

HCC Students, there are a lot of fun things happening on campus this week! Head to the Globe Café on March 15 to see a musical performance by the group “The Billies” at noon.

Wii Wednesday is at the Globe Café from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the SGA Evening Student Appreciation Night takes place later that day at 6 p.m. in Havre de Grace Hall.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 with free cookies and punch at 11 a.m., also in the Globe Café. To top it all off, the following week will be Spring Break. The college will be closed from March 20 to March 27.


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