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Two Concerts April 23 at SMCM

Ganz Piano Talk, SMCM Orchestra
April 2, 2010
Press Release #10-075

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Come to St. Mary's College of Maryland Friday, April 23, for a noon concert and stay for one at 4. Acclaimed pianist Brian Ganz will give one of his popular piano talks at noon at Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary's Hall on some of Chopin's lesser-known works. Then, at 4 p.m., Jeffrey Silberschlag will conduct the SMCM Orchestra in Montgomery Hall's room 25. Both are free and open to the public.

St. Mary's College of Maryland, designated the Maryland state honors college in 1992, is ranked one of the best liberal arts schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger's, and The Princeton Review. Founded in 1840 as Maryland's "monument school" commemorating the state's first capital, SMCM is the state's only public honors college.

More than 2,000 students attend the college, which has the highest graduation rate for all Maryland public colleges and universities. The school's waterfront campus along the St. Mary's River in Southern Maryland is home to the 2009 National Intercollegiate Sailing Association Co-ed champions.

Category: Music