Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty
Calvert Hall, Room 104
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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.
November 11, 2020
The American Physical Society (APS) has selected Josh Grossman, professor of physics, to chair its Committee on Education in 2021.  Grossman has served on the committee since the start of 2019.  The APS Committee on Education promotes and supports the education of physics students at all levels… Find Out More
November 10, 2020
On Monday, Nov. 10, the University of Utah School of Music's New Music Ensemble released a live-stream performance of Professor of Music David Froom's "Yeats Songs." The two songs, using Yeats's poems, "The Wild Swans at Coole" and "Clothes of Heaven," are for soprano and violin. They were… Find Out More
October 1, 2020
While the ongoing pandemic has closed concert halls throughout the world, performers and presenting organizations are finding creative ways to stay active. The California Music Center, home to the Klein International String Competition, is creating and posting "Klein@Home Hour" online programs that… Find Out More
September 14, 2020
The publisher American Composers Alliance has released a new anthology, "Flute Works by American Composers, 12 pieces for flute alone." Included in this collection are two works by Professor of Music David Froom: "To Dance to the Whistling Wind" and "Ribbons." These two works, written in 1993 and… Find Out More
July 20, 2020
St. Mary's College Professor of Music David Froom's "Shades of Red" for solo viola has just been released as part of the American Composer Alliance's "The Shelter Recordings," an initiative created to support musicians sheltering in place while awaiting the return of live performing. Froom's music … Find Out More
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