Jeffrey Silberschlag, St. Mary’s College of Maryland Steven Muller Distinguished Professor in the Arts, music director and conductor of the Chesapeake Orchestra and the college’s annual summer River Concert Series, and co-director of the Alba International Music Festival in northern Italy, has been awarded the 2011 Prize for Artistic and Cultural Activities from the European Find out more »
Conductor Jeffrey Silberschlag will lead the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Orchestra in a concert of selections by Richard Wagner and Johannes Brahms at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at the campus’s Montgomery Hall 25. Works by Georges Bizet will also be performed. The concert is free and open to the public.
The St. Mary’s College of Maryland Jazz Combo and Jazz Band’s fall concert commemorates 40 years of jazz at the college. Featuring the music of George Gershwin, Chick Corea, John Lewis, and college alumnae John Plante, it will begin at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall. Special guest artists Find out more »
Two concerts by the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Choir and Chamber Singers at 4 and 8 p.m. Veteran’s Day, Friday, Nov. 11, in Montgomery Hall 25 will honor the 10th anniversary of September 11, and those who have fought for our country. “In Remembrance” will be co-directed by Kelly Combs, music teacher at Calvert Find out more »
Swiss pianist Olivier Cavé will perform a recital program dedicated solely to Italian piano at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The musical voyage through the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries will include works by Italian composers Ferruccio Busoni, Luigi Dallapiccola, Lodovico Giustini da Find out more »
A concert by the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Jazz Combo at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in Montgomery Hall Room 25 will feature the music of Miles Davis, Oliver Nelson, and Charlie Parker. Local favorite Sandy Mahoney will be joining the combo to sing. The public concert is free.
The St. Mary’s College Jazz Combo/Ensemble, led by Don Stapleson, will perform at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the 44th annual St. Mary’s County Oyster Festival at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds. The festival is home to the U.S. National Oyster Shucking Contest and the National Oyster Cook-Off.
A summer concert featuring St. Mary’s College of Maryland pianists Brian Ganz and Beverly Babcock will begin at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at the college’s Auerbach Auditorium in St. Mary’s Hall. The main work will be Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major; there also will be works by Maurice Ravel and Franz Find out more »
Broadway star Melissa Errico joins the Chesapeake Orchestra and music director Jeffrey Silberschlag for the grand finale of the St. Mary’s College of Maryland River Concert Series July 29. The final concert of the season also includes a trumpet performance by Silberschlag of a new work composed for him by Corrado Saglietti, and Ravel’s “Daphne et Find out more »
The St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s River Concert July 22 offers a colorful evening of music: Concertgoers will hear Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, “The Titan,” and St. Mary’s College composer David Froom will introduce a new work, “Amichai Songs,” featuring baritone William Sharp. The Chesapeake Orchestra directed by Jeffrey Silberschlag will also perform Find out more »