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 »
The St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s River Concert July 15 transports listeners across the Atlantic to Old Europe. “We call it ‘European Vacation’ because we feature music that conjures images of Europe so beautifully,” said Jeffrey Silberschlag, Chesapeake Orchestra music director. “They include Strauss’ “Alpine Symphony” and “Nights in the Garden of Spain” with exciting Find out more »
Something for everyone. The St. Mary’s College of Maryland July 8 River Concert features the U.S. Army Chorus performing patriotic songs, opera arias, and a medley of Billy Joel tunes with the Chesapeake Orchestra under the direction of guest conductor Larry Vote. The orchestra will also perform a poem by an American POW set to music Find out more »
Naval aviation’s 100th anniversary will be saluted at the July 1 River Concert at St. Mary’s College of Maryland when the Chesapeake Orchestra, directed by Jeffrey Silberschlag, performs excerpts from “Air Power Suite” and “Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines.” To celebrate Independence Day weekend, hear “Thomas Jefferson: In His Own Words,” patriotic music by Find out more »
Piano Fest – the summer retreat for pianists and piano teachers at St. Mary’s College of Maryland – returns July 8-11 for classes and recitals for the public. Led by St. Mary’s College faculty pianists Eliza Garth, Brian Ganz, and Beverly Babcock, Piano Fest 2011 will offer four days of music-making and sharing for pianists, Find out more »
Enjoy music from the masters Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi at the June 24th concert at St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s River Concert Series. Performed by the Chesapeake Orchestra under the direction of Jeffrey Silberschlag, the weekly celebrations on the college’s Townhouse Green continue every Friday through July 29 with world-class music and a variety of Find out more »