Fanfare Magazine Praises Composition By SMC's Marty Rokeach

Professor Martin RokeachIn its review of the CD "Le Cirque, " by the New York-based Anderson-Fader Guitar Duo, Fanfare Magazine highlighted the quality of the musical composition Fantasy on 12 Strings by Saint Mary's music professor Martin Rokeach. 

Dance Teacher Magazine Covers SMC's New MFA in Dance Program

Dance Teacher Magazine online reported on the newly launched Saint Mary's MFA in Dance graduate program. The article "Just in Time for Christmas, a New Dance MFA Opportunity," details the new graduate offering, which is designed specifically for working dance professionals and features two degrees, an MFA in Dance for Design and Production, the first of its kind in the nation, and an MFA in Dance in Creative Practice.

Saint Mary’s Launches New MFA in Dance Graduate Program

MFA in Dance photo Building on its recognized excellence in the performing arts, Saint Mary’s College announces a new graduate program, the Master of Fine Arts in Dance.

Mercury News Covers New Dance Production By SMC's Dana Lawton

Inside BayArea, the San Jose Mercury News' online presence shines a spotlight on Saint Mary's dance teacher Dana Lawton. The performing arts faculty member is interviewed about "Beyond This Moment" her new dance production which runs Oct. 3, 4 and 5 at the Ashby Stage in Berkeley. In the article "Dance work premieres at Ashby Stage," Lawton discusses the work, an exploration of memories, both shared and individual, with Bay Area News Group features writer Lou Fancher.

Piano Concert and Reception

Date & Time 
Sun, 09/29/2013 - 15:00 to 17:00

A stunning Steinway grand piano appeared in the Saint Mary's Chapel in June, a gift from Sandra Feaster MBA '89 and William Feaster MBA '93. To inaugurate the instrument, a concert will be held in the Chapel featuring faculty and student performances, including solo piano, voice and piano, cello and piano, small chamber music emsembles, a jazz trio and the SMC Chamber Singers and Glee Club. Join us at 3 p.m. for the concert in the Saint Mary's Chapel, followed by a reception in the Holy Family Garden.

Chamber Music Concert

Date & Time 
Tue, 12/04/2012 - 20:00 to Sat, 12/08/2012 - 20:00

The Chamber Musicans final concerts of the year promises to be filled with stellar perfomances. Directed by Martin Rokeach, Lino Rivera and Dawn Foster-Dodson, the student instrumentalists and vocalists are featured in a performance of small-ensemble  works from the Renaissance to the present.  Recently represented composers include Monteverdi, Handel, Beethoven, Dvorak and Brahms. 

Two show only!

Tuesday, December 4 and Sunday, Dec. 8.

Free and open to the public

Jazz Band Concert

Date & Time 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 20:00

Enjoy the vibrant rhythms of swing, Latin, blues and salsa, performed by the all-student jazz band.  John Maltester, a recent inductee into the California Jazz Alliance Hall of Fame, conducts.

SMC Chamber Musicians in Concert

Date & Time 
Wed, 11/28/2012 - 13:00 to 14:00

Student instrumentalists and vocalists are featured in a performance of small -ensemble works from the Renaissance to the present.  Recetnly represetned composers include Monteverdi, Handel, Beethoven, Dvorak and Brahms.

Directed by Martin Rokeach, Lino Rivera and Dawn Foster-Dodson

A free concert, all are welcome


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