Organization Description

The 21st annual River Concert Series runs each Friday from June 21 – July 19. Concerts are free and open to the public, beginning at 7 p.m. on Townhouse Green. Vendors for food and drink are on site. Grounds open at 5 p.m. Concerts feature the Chesapeake Orchestra directed by Jeffrey Silberschlag.

June 22, 2020
The Chesapeake Orchestra and St. Mary's College of Maryland announce that the River Concert Series will be held virtually for the 2020 season.

Music Director of the Chesapeake Orchestra and Chair of the Music Department at St. Mary’s College Jeffrey Silberschlag, explained, “For the safety of our… Find Out More
November 12, 2019
David Froom, professor of music, visited Harvard for a rehearsal and the Boston premiere performance of his "Petali di Gelsomino" for flute and string orchestra by the Brattle Street Chamber Players ( This work was originally written as a gift from St.… Find Out More
July 11, 2019
On July 26 at 7:30 p.m., St. Mary's College music students Michael Miller '20 and Jeanette Marie Warren '20 will join the National Philharmonic’s Summer Choral Institute for a concert at the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center at Montgomery College. Featuring Mozart’s "Coronation Mass in C" … Find Out More
July 3, 2019
On Saturday, July 6 at 2 p.m. in the Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary's Hall on the College's campus, Don Stapleson and The Clazzical Project will present a concert celebrating the upcoming release of their new CD, "Clazzical Plus."

The ensemble will be joined by percussionist Tom Teasley and SMCM… Find Out More
May 17, 2019
St. Mary’s College of Maryland, along with the Chesapeake Orchestra and its Music Director Jeffrey Silberschlag, are proud to announce the program for the 2019 River Concert Series. The 21st anniversary of the popular, family-friendly music festival will be held on the St. Mary’s College Townhouse… Find Out More