This summer St. Mary’s faculty, students, and the Chesapeake Orchestra came together on the Greens under the direction of Professor Jeffrey Silberschlag for the 14th annual River Concert Series. The outdoor concerts take place every Friday evening and have brought prestige and culture to Southern Maryland since 1999; the series appeals Read More
On Tuesday evening, April 24, resident accompanist and piano instructor Beverly Babcock and artist-in-residence and piano instructor Brian Ganz performed “Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra” by Claude Debussy in St. Mary’s Hall. Ganz played the piano accompaniment while Babcock played a piano version of the orchestra part. Though this concert Read More
Electric Six came to St. Mary’s for World Carnival on Saturday, April 21. Opening for them was the Carpet House Band, who were, by far, better than the “headliner” that followed them around 9:30 p.m. I put “headliner” in quotation marks because I wonder how they got to the point Read More
Students were invited to attend a unique vocal concert on Saturday, March 25, as the recently formed all-student chamber choir “Ping” performed an array of traditional choir songs in the newly reconstructed chapel in Historic St. Mary’s City. Ping, named after the sharp resonant sound meant to attract attention, sang Read More
Music lovers gathered in Montgomery Hall’s concert room on Nov. 19th for two performances (one at 4:00p.m. and one at 8:00) by St. Mary’s Choir and Chamber Singers. Larry Vote, the choir director, prefaced the concert by stating that the Chamber Singers, with many new members, would “try their wings” during their first performance of the semester.
On Friday November 12, 2010 ladies, gentlemen, and children from young to old filled Montgomery Hall as they watched the Jazz Combo performance.