Events

Below are the upcoming public events for the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra. For more information on any of the following events, email us at info@peacherineragtime.com or message us using the “Contact Us” page on our site.

 

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 – Annapolis, MD – 6:30-7:30 PM
Silent Films with Piano! Andrew Greene, Founder and Director of the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra will present two short films by Charlie Chaplin with live musical accompaniment from the Silent Film Era. FREE! At the Broadneck Branch of Anne Arundel County Public Library, 1275 Green Holly Drive, Annapolis, MD. For more information, visit: https://www.aacpl.net/events/evening-chaplin-movies-live-music-107973 or call (410) 222-1905.

 

October 11, 2018 – Kansas City, MO – Time TBA
The Ragtime Masters! Special ragtime concert program hosted by the Kansas City Ragtime Revelry. Location TBA. For more information and tickets, visit: https://www.kcragtime.org/ or call (913) 491-6923.

 

October 12, 2018 – Kansas City, MO – Time TBA
The Ragtime Masters! Special ragtime concert program for the Kansas City Ragtime Revelry. Location TBA. For more information and tickets, visit: https://www.kcragtime.org/ or call (913) 491-6923.

 

October 13, 2018 – Springfield, MO – 7:30 PM
Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program at the historic 1926 Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central E, Springfield, MO. For tickets and more information, visit: http://gillioztheatre.com/ or call (417) 863-9491.

 

October 14, 2018 – Houston, TX – 7:30 PM
Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program at the University of Houston Clear Lake’s Bayou Theatre,  2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX. For tickets and more information, visit: https://www.uhcl.edu/bayou-theater/, call (281) 283-2065 or email bayoutheater@uhcl.edu.

 

October 26, 2018 – Salisbury, MD – 7:00 PM
Spooky Silents! Halloween silent film program for Salisbury University, Holloway Hall, 1108 Camden Ave, Salisbury, MD. FREE! For more information, visit: http://www.salisbury.edu/culturalaffairs/ or call (410) 543-6271.

 

October 27, 2018 – Newton, NJ – 2:00 PM
Spooky Silents! Halloween silent film program for the Historic Newton Theater, 234 Spring Street, Newton, NJ. For tickets and more info, visit: http://www.skypac.org, call (973) 940-6398, or email info@thenewtontheatre.com.

 

October 28, 2018 – Stowe, VT – 5:00 PM
Spooky Silents! Halloween themed silent film program at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe, VT. For tickets and more information, visit: https://www.sprucepeakarts.org/, call (802) 760-4634 or email info@sprucepeakarts.org.

 

October 29, 2018 – Eatonton, GA – Time TBA
Spooky Silents! Halloween themed silent film program at the historic Plaza Arts Center, 305 N Madison Ave, Eatonton, GA. For tickets and more information, visit: https://plazacenter.org/, call (706) 923-1655 or email events@theplazaartscenter.com.

 

October 30, 2018 – Statesboro, GA – Time TBA
NOSFERATU! Halloween themed silent film program at Georgia Southern University’s Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive, Statesboro, GA. For tickets and more information, visit: http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/pac/ call (912) 478-7999 or email pac@georgiasouthern.edu.

 

November 15, 2018 – Fayetteville, AR – 7:30 PM
Scott Joplin: The King Of Ragtime’s Sesquicentennial Celebration! Special Scott Joplin program at the University of Arkansas’ Faulkner Performing Arts Center, 453 N Garland Avenue, Fayetteville, AR. For tickets and more information, visit: https://faulkner.uark.edu/, call (479) 575-5387 or email faulkner@uark.edu.

 

November 16, 2018 – McKinney, TX – Time TBA
Scott Joplin: The King Of Ragtime’s Sesquicentennial Celebration! Special Scott Joplin program at the Courtroom Theater, McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N Tennessee St, McKinney, TX. For tickets and more information, visit: https://www.mckinneytexas.org/rss.aspx, call (972) 547-2650 or email contact-mpac@mckinneytexas.org.

 

December 8, 2018 – Plattsburgh, NY – 7:00 PM
Christmas at the Movies! Silent film program at the historic Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, Plattsburgh, NY. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.strandcenter.org/, call (518) 563-1604 or email admin@strandcenter.org.

 

March 7, 2019 – Spearfish, SD – 1:00 PM
Masters Of Silent Comedy (School Program) – Silent film program at the historic Matthews Opera House, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.matthewsopera.com/, or call (605) 642-7973.

 

March 7, 2019 – Spearfish, SD – 7:30 PM
Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program at the historic Matthews Opera House, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.matthewsopera.com/, or call (605) 642-7973.

 

March 8, 2019 – Scottsbluff, NE – 7:30 PM
Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program at the historic Midwest Theater, 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff, NE. For tickets and more information, visit: https://midwesttheater.com/, call (308) 632-4311, or email midwest@nebraskarts.com.

 

March 9, 2019 – Holdrege, NE – 7:30 PM
Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program at The Tassel, Phelps County Center for the Performing Arts, 1324 Tilden St., Holdrege, NE. For tickets and more information, visit: http://thetassel.org/, call (308) 995-2717 or email info@thetassel.org.

 

March 10, 2019 – Oakley, KS – 3:00 PM
Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program for the Western Plains Arts Association. At Oakley High Schoo, 118 West 7th, Oakley, KS. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.wpaa.us/, call (785) 460-5518 or email .

 

April 14, 2019 – Sykesville, MD – 3:00 PM
The Palm Court Orchestra – Peacherine’s Palm Court Orchestra performs as part of Springfield Presbyterian Church’s Concert Series. At Springfield Presbyterian Church, 7300 Spout Hill Road, Sykesville, MD 21784. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.springfield-church.org/, or call (410) 795-6152.

 

Recent Events:

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 – Annapolis, MD – 6:30-9:30 PM
Dining Under The Stars! Peacherine’s Palm Court Orchestra performs as part of Annapolis’ Dining Under The Stars. For more information and to make dinner reservations at the local restaurants, visit: http://www.dinnerunderthestars.org/

 

Thursday May 30 – June 2, 2018 – Sedalia, MO – Various Times
Piano Concerts! PRSO Director Andrew Greene performs at the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival in Sedalia, MO. For tickets and more information, visit: https://www.scottjoplin.org/or call 660-826-2271

 

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 – Washington, PA – 7:30 PM
Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program for Washington & Jefferson College. At the Olin Fine Arts Center, 285 E. Wheeling St., Washington, PA 15301. For tickets and more information, visit: https://www.washjeff.edu/olin or call (724) 223-6546.

 

Saturday February 3, 2018 – Salisbury, MD – 7:30 PM
Silent Films! Harold Lloyd’s SAFETY LAST (1923) underscored live by Peacherine. At Salisbury University’s Holloway Hall, 1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, MD. For tickets and more information, visit www.salisbury.edu or call 410-543-6271.

 

Friday February 2, 2018 – Baltimore, MD – 6:00 PM
The Palm Court Orchestra – Peacherine’s small ensemble, The Palm Court Orchestra performs at Germano’s Cabaret in Little Italy! $20 cover to be reserved in advance, along with dinner purchase. For tickets and more info, visit: https://www.instantseats.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.event&eventID=4281D07E-F46E-1D30-8DB504593ACD3617

 

November 17-19, 2017 – Sacramento, CA – Various Times
Piano Performance, Silent Movies & Lectures! PRSO Director Andrew Greene appears as part of the West Coast Ragtime Festival in Sacramento, CA! Mr. Greene will perform on piano and will also present a lecture on the orchestrations of Scott Joplin’s music. For more information and to order your festival badge, visit: www.westcoastragtime.com

 

Sunday NoVember 12, 2017 – Silver Spring, MD – 2:00 PM
Silent Movies! Peacherine returns to the American Film Institute’s Silver Theater for the debut of our score for Harold Lloyd’s THE KID BROTHER (1927).  The film will be shown on Harold Lloyd’s 35mm print! At the AFI Silver Theater, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910. For tickets and more information, visit: https://silver.afi.com/Browsing/Movies/Details/m-0100001602, or call 301-495-6700.

 

Thursday October 26, 2017 – Belton, TX – 7:30 PM
Spooky Silents: A Silent Film Halloween! Silent film program presented for the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. FREE! For more information, visit: http://www.umhb.edu/masterplan/performing-arts-center

 

Saturday October 28, 2017 – Eau Claire, WI – 7:30 PM
Spooky Silents: A Silent Film Halloween! Silent film program presented at the State Theatre, a 1926 vaudeville and motion picture palace! At the Eau Claire Center for the Arts. For tickets & more information, visit: http://www.eauclairearts.com/ or call 715-832-ARTS (2787).

 

Sunday, September 10, 2017 – Millville, NJ – 3:00 PM
Silent Films! Peacherine returns to the Levoy Theatre in Millville, NJ for a program of silent films and music! For tickets and more information, visit: www.levoy.net, email: info@levoy.net or call (856) 327-6400.

 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 – Annapolis, MD – 6:30-9:30 PM
Dining Under The Stars! Peacherine’s Palm Court Orchestra performs as part of Annapolis’ Dining Under The Stars. More info TBA.

 

Saturday, August 5, 2017 – Hackettstown, NJ – 8:00 PM
Masters of Silent Comedy – Silent Film Program for Centenary Stage Co. At the Lackland Performing Arts Center, Centenary College, 715 Grand Ave, Hackettstown, NJ. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.centenarystageco.org/, email: info@centenarystageco.org or call 908-979-0900

 

Thursday, June 29, 2017 – Annapolis, MD – 6:30 PM
CD Release Concert & Film Program! Concert Program for Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, where we’ll release our third CD, Elite Syncopations! Featuring PRSO’s debut of our score for Charlie Chaplin’s THE PAWNSHOP! For more information, visit: https://marylandhall.org/peacherine-ragtime-society-orchestra-0 or call (410) 280-5640.

 

Thursday June 1, 2017 – Sedalia, MO – 10:00 AM
Lectures! Andrew Greene leads a lecture on the orchestrations of Scott Joplin’s ragtime works at the 36th Annual Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.scottjoplin.org/ or email SJFSedalia@gmail.com

 

Sunday March 5, 2017 – Annapolis, MD – 3:00 PM
Masters of Silent Comedy – Silent Film program for the City of Annapolis’ Art In Public Places Commission. FREE! Suggested Donation $20. At Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John’s College, 60 College Ave, Annapolis, MD. For more information, email us at info@peacherineragtime.com

 

Sunday, March 12, 2017 – Catonsville, MD – 3:00 PM
Concert & Film Program for Catonsville Concerts at 3. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.catonsvilleconcerts.org/, email office@catonsvillepresb.org or call 410-747-6180.

 

Saturday, March 18, 2017 – Lander, WY – 7:00 PM
Silent Films! Andrew Greene guests conducts the Fremont Symphony Orchestra for a program of American music and Charlie Chaplin’s THE RINK.

 

Sunday, December 4, 2016 – Union, NJ – 3:00 PM
Christmas at the (Silent) Movies! Holiday themed film program for Kean University. At the Wilkins Theater, Kean University, 1000 Morris Ave, Union, NJ. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.keanstage.com/ or call 908-737-7469.

 

Friday, November 18 – Sunday, November 20, 2016  – Sacramento, CA – Times TBA

PRSO Director Andrew Greene at the West Coast Ragtime Festival! Join Mr. Greene as he presents concert programs and a seminar on Sissle & Blake’s Broadway musical SHUFFLE ALONG. For more information and tickets, visit: http://www.westcoastragtime.com/index.html.

 

Saturday, October 1, 2016 – St. Augustine, FL – 7:30 PM
Concert & Film Program for the EMMA Concert Association. At Lewis Auditorium, Flagler College, 14 Granada Street, St. Augustine, FL. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.emmaconcerts.com/, email EMMAinfo@bellsouth.net or call 904-797-2800.

 

Saturday, June 11, 2016 – Greenbelt, MD – 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM
Silent Movies!
PRSO celebrates the one year anniversary of the Old Greenbelt Theater’s re-opening with two programs of silent comedy shorts. Note each program lasts one hour. For tickets and more information, visit: http://greenbelttheatre.org/ or call 301-329-2034.

 

Saturday, April 30, 2016 – College Park, MD – 11:15 AM
FREE CONCERT! The PRSO returns to our old stomping grounds at the University of Maryland to give a free 45 minute concert as a part of the University of Maryland’s MARYLAND DAY. Featuring Adam Swanson, ragtime pianist! At the Kay Theater, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. For more information, visit: www.marylandday.umd.edu

 

Monday, April 4, 2016 – Salisbury, MD – 7:00 PM
SILENT MOVIES! PRSO returns to Salisbury University’s Holloway Hall for Masters Of Silent Comedy: Chaplin, Keaton and Lloyd! Featuring Chaplin’s EASY STREET (1917), Keaton’s COPS (1922) and Lloyd’s NEVER WEAKEN (1921) with live musical accompaniment. At Salisbury University’s Holloway Hall, 1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, MD. For tickets and more information, visit www.salisbury.edu or call 410-543-6271.

 

Friday, February 12, 2016 – College Park, MD – Time TBA
SILENT MOVIES! The Peacherine Palm Court Orchestra (a subset of PRSO musicians) underscores Monty Bank’s Chasing Choo Choos (1927) and another short film TBA for the University of Maryland School of Music’s “Music and Film” Series. For more information, email Robert DiLutis, at thereedmachine@gmail.com

 

Thursday, December 3, 2015 – Westminster, MD – 7:30 PM
Christmas At The Movies! PRSO presents a Yuletide Potpourri of silent films, including The Night Before Christmas, A Christmas Carol, Santa Claus Vs. Cupid, and the Laurel & Hardy short Big Business! At Carroll Community College. For more information, visit: http://www.carrollcc.edu/events/Music_at_Carroll.asp or call 410-386-8575.

 

Sunday, November 29, 2015 – Washington, DC – 6:00 PM
PRSO RETURNS TO THE KENNEDY CENTER. Free one-hour silent film program at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Millennium Stage, featuring Harold Lloyd’s GET OUT AND GET UNDER and NEVER WEAKEN. For more information (and to view the show online) visit: http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs//millennium

 

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 – Salisbury, MD – 7:00 PM
SILENT MOVIES! Harold Lloyd’s THE FRESHMAN underscored live with its original 1925 score! For Salisbury University.

 

Sunday, August 9, 2015 – Westport, CT – 7:00 PM
CD Release Concert! PRSO appears in concert at the Levitt Pavilion in Westport, CT celebrating the release of their second CD, STEP WITH PEP: THE RAGTIME AND DANCE MUSIC OF MEL B. KAUFMAN. FREE! More info TBA.

 

Saturday, June 27, 2015 – Jamestown, NY – 8:00 PM

Silent Movies! PRSO’s New York State Debut! Silent Film Program, presenting Charlie Chaplin’s 1921 comedy feature THE KID, and his short comedy BEHIND THE SCREEN. At the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 East Third Street, Jamestown, NY 14701. For tickets and more information, please visit: http://www.reglenna.com or call 716-484-7070

 

Saturday, May 2, 2015 – Arnold, MD – 7:30 PM
Concert! PRSO celebrates five years of performing with special guests Adam Swanson and the Sons of the Severn Chorus.

 

Saturday, March 28, 2015 – Culpeper, VA – 7:30 PM
Silent Movies! PRSO underscores the swashbuckling action film THE MARK OF ZORRO for the Library of Congress’ Packard Campus Theater. FREE!

 

Friday, March 27, 2015 – College Park, MD – 7:00 PM
Silent Movies! The Peacherine Palm Court Orchestra (Violin, Cello, Flute, Clarinet, and Piano) accompany Harold Lloyd’s 1925 feature comedy THE FRESHMAN for the University of Maryland. At the Hoff Theater, Adele H. Stamp Student Union, College Park, MD. FREE!

 

Saturday, March 21, 2015 – Washington, DC – 2:00 PM
Silent Movies! PRSO Director Andrew Greene underscores Harold Lloyd’s 1923 feature comedy SAFETY LAST for the Smithsonian Institution! FREE! At the McEvoy Auditoium inside the Smithsonian’s American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery, 9th and G Streets N.W. For more information, visit: http://americanart.si.edu/

 

Sunday, November 16, 2014 – Fairfax, VA – 2:00 PM
The Peacherine Palm Court Orchestra, a small group of PRSO Musicians, provide a concert for the Northern Virginia Ragtime Society. At Jordan Kitts Merrifield, Fairfax, VA. For more information, visit: www.nvrs.org

 

Saturday, November 1, 2014 – Annapolis, MD – 7:30 PM
“Spooky Silents: A Silent Film Halloween!” Buster Keaton’s THE HAUNTED HOUSE, Harold Lloyd’s HAUNTED SPOOKS, and Charlie Chaplin’s ONE A.M. At Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD. For more information and tickets, visit: www.marylandhall.org or call 410-280-5640.

 

Sunday, August 24, 2014 – Washington, DC – 6:00 PM
The Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra performs a one hour concert and silent film program for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts! FREE! At the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. For more information, visit: http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/millennium/

 

Saturday, August 16, 2014 – Washington DC – 2:00 PM
PRSO Conductor Andrew Greene underscores Buster Keaton’s 1927 silent comedy feature “COLLEGE” on piano. At the Smithsonian Institution’s American Art Museum, McEvoy Auditorium. FREE! For more information, visit: http://americanart.si.edu/

 

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Upcoming Events
August 1, 2018 – Annapolis, MD – 6:30 PM

Silent Films with Piano! Andrew Greene, Founder and Director of the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra will present two short films by Charlie Chaplin with live musical accompaniment from the Silent Film Era. FREE! At the Broadneck Branch of Anne Arundel County Public Library, 1275 Green Holly Drive, Annapolis, MD. For more information, visit: https://www.aacpl.net/events/evening-chaplin-movies-live-music-107973 or call (410) 222-1905.

Peacherine Orchestra Store
That Teasin’ Rag CD

Vintage American Arrangements from the Ragtime Era (BSW-2215) PRSO’s first CD! Compilation of ragtime, theatre, and dance music. $20 USD

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Step With Pep CD

The Ragtime and Dance Music of Mel B. Kaufman (BSW-2234). PRSO's second CD featuring music by the "King of the One Step." $20 USD.

Elite Syncopations CD

Favorites from the Ragtime Era (BSW-2242). PRSO's third CD featuring a variety of ragtime favorites, including The Entertainer, Alexander's Ragtime Band, and more! $20 USD.