Faculty

Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty
Calvert Hall, Room 104
Organization Description
The St. Mary’s faculty foster intellectual, social and ethical development, within a community dedicated to diversity and accessibility. We provide students with opportunities to understand and serve local, national and global communities, and to accomplish social change.
May 15, 2020
St. Mary's College alumna Rie Moore '19 and Professor of Music David Froom have each been awarded Maryland Individual Artist Awards. They were among the 50 award winners (the only two from St. Mary's County) chosen from more than 250 applicants. Moore was awarded for "promise and innovation" in… Find Out More
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 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 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
September 16, 2019
David Froom's "Variations on an Early American Hymn Tune" for solo piano and "Warm are the still and lucky miles" for chorus have just been published by American Composers Edition. The former of these was premiered by Eliza Garth on August 30 at the Piano Festival on the River, the annual… Find Out More
May 6, 2019
David Froom's "Ribbons" was performed on April 30 by flutist Yeji Oh in a concert by the "Tempo" New Music Ensemble in Washington D.C.'s newest alternative music performance space, MilkBoy ArtHouse. 

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April 8, 2019
As an extension of his creative work, Professor of Music David Froom often is asked to sit as a judge in a variety of competitions. On Sunday, April 7, he joined a panel at Howard University to adjudicate a competition for music-related graphic design at Howard's College of Engineering and… Find Out More
March 18, 2019
David Froom's "Petali di Gelsomino" for flute and string orchestra was performed on Sunday, March 17 as part of the North/South Consonance series in New York City at Christ and St. Stephen's Church. On Monday, March 4 at Rowan University, saxophonist Tim Powell played two of his works, "Flying High… Find Out More