Music

February 3, 2020
Professor of Music David Froom's clarinet concerto, "Canzoni di Notte" has been announced as the first prize-winner of the Riverside Symphony's National Composers Competition. As the winner, this work will receive its premiere performance in Alice Tully Hall (New York City), conducted by George… Find Out More
January 20, 2020
Professor of Music David Froom's composition, "Arirang Variations" for alto saxophone, bassoon, and piano, was performed at a concert in December in Kobe, Japan by members of the Yahyan Woodwind Quintet. This composition, written on commission from the Barlow Foundation in 2005, has been played … Find Out More
January 16, 2020
St. Mary's College of Maryland Musician-in-Residence Brian Ganz will kick off the spring semester's musical offerings on Thursday, January 23 with an all-Chopin recital on the theme of Ganz's signature Musical Gardening.  The recital, which will be a preview of the next installment of his “Extreme… Find Out More
January 7, 2020
Eine kleine Kleinmusik: Violoncelletude by composer and Professor of Music David Froom "gurgled with restless energy, proceeding from a tremolo to more complicated interplay of notes, the bow of cellist Rachel Young bouncing across the strings." This comment was part of a glowing review of the 21st… Find Out More
December 5, 2019
On Saturday, December 21 at 5 p.m., the 21st Century Consort will present the East Coast premiere of David Froom's work for solo cello, "Violoncelletude." This free concert will take place at St. Mark's Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill. A pre-concert event begins at 4 p.m., and a reception follows… Find Out More
November 19, 2019
The St. Mary’s College of Maryland chamber singers with orchestra under the direction of Larry Vote, professor of music, will perform Handel’s “Messiah” on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. The concert will be held in the Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall, 47458 Trinity Church Road.

The event is… Find Out More
November 14, 2019
Brian Ganz will offer a series of four recitals over the next few weeks for classical music lovers in the St. Mary's College of Maryland community. Musician-in-Residence Ganz resumes his popular noon concert series with two PianoTalk offerings, the first on Tuesday, November 19, and the second on… 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 (https://www.brattlestreetchamberplayers.com/). This work was originally written as a gift from St.… Find Out More
November 2, 2019
On Thursday, Nov. 7, David Froom's "Ribbons" for solo flute will be performed in Kyiv, Ukraine, by the Sed Contra Ensemble. The concert will take place in the Chamber Hall of the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine. https://www.facebook.com/events/704892406656524/ . David is on the linked… Find Out More
October 11, 2019
Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will construct a Mandala Sand Painting from Monday, Oct. 21, through Thursday, Oct. 24, in Daugherty-Palmer Commons on the St. Mary’s College of Maryland campus.

 

From all the artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism, that of painting with… Find Out More