February 25, 2022
Drawing the lyrics for “Fly High Mighty Seahawks” from her positive interactions while attending St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Mary Purtilo ’23 will live in St. Mary’s College history as having composed the College’s official fight song.

“A lot of the lyrics in my song came from words of… Find Out More
January 24, 2022
Professor of Music David Froom's recent compositions will be featured eight times in the coming weeks.
First is the world premiere of his "Canzoni di Notte," a clarinet concerto, performed as the winner of the Riverside Orchestra's national competition, at Carnegie Hall on Feb. 5. 
Riverside… Find Out More
December 7, 2021
David Froom’s work, “Shades of Red” was performed by the 21st Century Consort in Washington D.C. on December 4.  The concert received a warm review in the “Washington Classical Review,” which can be found here:…
November 29, 2021
The second week of December will be a busy one for lovers of piano music in the St. Mary's College of Maryland community, with three free concerts. The music department will present students of Brian Ganz in their end of the semester recital of solo piano music on Tuesday, December 7 at 8 p.m. The… Find Out More
November 17, 2021
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, December 11 at 2 p.m. The concert will be held in the Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall, 47458 Trinity Church Road.

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November 12, 2021
St. Mary’s College of Maryland musician-in-residence Brian Ganz will continue his popular noon PianoTalk series live and in person on Monday, November 22.  He will present an episode of “Musical Gardening,” in which he plays early works of Romantic composer Fryderyk Chopin and follows them with… Find Out More
October 15, 2021
St. Mary's College of Maryland Musician-in-Residence Brian Ganz will resume his popular noon concert series live and in person. On Tuesday, October 19 at noon he will be joined by SMCM colleague Rie Moore in a performance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488. Ganz… Find Out More
September 10, 2021
St. Mary’s College of Maryland alumna and adjunct instructor Rie Moore ’19 was recently awarded a Creativity Grant from the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) for her project titled "Decaying." The funding will cover expenses associated with creating a prerecorded audio-visual program for piano and… Find Out More
August 17, 2021
Professors of Physics Charles Adler and Professor of Art Carrie Patterson will present individually during the TEDxGreatMills free virtual event entitled EMERGE! on September 18, 2021, along with Professor Emeritus of English Michael Glaser and SMCM Alumna Rie Moore ’19. Nine speakers will present… Find Out More
April 19, 2021
As our year-long pandemic begins to ease, some public live music performance is returning. The First Cavalry Division Army Band, stationed at Fort Hood (Texas), will give the first performance of "Manna" Variations. The concert is on May 15, part of the "Tablerock Festival of Salado." The event is… Find Out More