Performing on the typewriter

From left, Northern Neck Orchestra (NNO) timpanist Walt Mallorie on typewriter bell and music director Michael Repper on typewriter keyboard rehearse Leroy Anderson’s musical prank “The Typewriter.” They performed the piece with the orchestra in a rousing encore at concerts March 22 and 23 in Kilmarnock and Heathsville. On May 25, the NNO will present a Schumann Celebration at Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock. Tickets are $30. Purchase tickets at or the door. Students are admitted free with an online reservation. Photo by Kent Eanes