Maryville Music at Maryville SLSO

Music at Maryville and other 2022-23 professional music performances

Music at Maryville series
Music at Maryville series

Spring 2023

  • Sunday, April 16, 2023, 3:00 p.m.Music at Maryville Concert 4 of 5: Music by Maryville Faculty Composers — World premieres of the first Music at Maryville commissioned work by David NalesnikPeter Henderson‘s Five Poems of John Wickersham, and portions of Scott Lyle‘s Missa Pro Defunctis; also featuring performances of original songs by Maryville faculty members Gabriel Colbeck, Jonathan FahnestockJesse Kavadlo, and John MarinoMaryville University Auditorium • Free admission; donations gratefully accepted
Haydn Project 2022-23
Haydn Project 2022-23

Fall 2022

  • Sunday, November 13, 2022, 3:00 p.m.Music at Maryville Concert 2 of 5: Adam Maness Combo plays Jazz Standards and Originals Maryville University Auditorium • Free admission; donations gratefully accepted
Maryville Music at Maryville

Sangeetha — Classical Indian Music (Mar. 18 @ 7:30 p.m.)

“Shiva – Shakti” — “Power of the Almighty”

Friday, March 18, 2022 • 7:30 p.m.

Maryville University Auditorium

Free admission • Donations gratefully accepted

Campus guests must sign in on paper when entering the Maryville University Auditorium, providing your name, phone number, and email address

Mask-wearing is optional on campus

The realtime-only livestream of this concert has been canceled


Introductions of the Artists

  • Main Vocals: Vidya Anand, Vrisha Jagdish, Saiva Gadi
  • Violin: Ramesh Cherupalla
  • Mridangam: Subbaraman Kameswaran (Subbu)
  • Presenter: Bala Anantharama

Brief Introduction to Indian Classical Music

  • Nada Tanumanisham Shankaram — Ragam Chittaranjani — Talam Adi
  • Ekambaresha Nayika Shivey — Ragam Suddha Saveri — Adi Talam
  • Shiva Namama — Ragam Hamsandam — Talam — Adi Shankara Chandrasekhara — Ragam Madhyamavathu — Talam Mishra Chapu
  • Every Classical concert starts with a Varnam, followed by Prayer to Lord Ganesha for removing all obstacles


  • Sri Rajamathangi

Prayer to Lord Ganesha

  • Gajavadana maam paahi
  • Shiva Shiva yana Rada with Kalpana swaras
  • Sharanagatham Endru Nambi Vanden

Main Song

  • Bhuvaneshwariya with Alapana and Kalpana Swaras
  • Namah parvathi — Bho Shambho — Shiva Shambho

Concluding Song

  • Thillana 
Sangeetha – St. Louis

“The basis of existence is in vibration, which is sound. Indian Classical Music is divine and spiritual, helping a person evolve into higher dimensions of experience, and evolution from within.”

— from Sangeetha’s website

Maryville Music at Maryville

Music at Maryville — Spring 2022 concert series

Dear Music Lovers,

We are pleased to announce the dates and performers for the Spring 2022 Music at Maryville concert series, which honors the legacy of our series founder, Dr. Katja Georgieff (1926-2021). Admission will be free for all events, but we ask that patrons kindly consider donating to Maryville University.

Maryville University’s current health and safety policies are always available on the SaintStrong website. These policies are subject to change — as of March 16, 2022, campus guests must sign in on paper when entering the Maryville University Auditorium, providing your name, phone number, and email address. Mask-wearing is now optional on campus.

Our four Spring 2022 Music at Maryville concerts are scheduled to take place in the Maryville University Auditorium on the following dates:

Christine Brewer, soprano — Wednesday, February 9, 7:30 p.m.PROGRAM DETAILS

Titus Underwood, oboe; Artina McCain, piano; and the IMI Chamber PlayersSunday, February 20, 3:00 p.m.PROGRAM DETAILS

– Musicians from Sangeetha St. Louis introduce and perform Classical Indian Music — Friday, March 18, 7:30 p.m. — PROGRAM DETAILS

– Tribute to Dr. Katja Georgieff — Peter Henderson, solo piano — Sunday, April 24, 3:00 p.m.PROGRAM DETAILS

We hope to see you at our concerts! If you cannot attend in person, please consider viewing the realtime-only livestreams; you can find each performance’s Zoom registration link on their PROGRAM DETAILS page linked above.

Peter Henderson, D.M.
Associate Professor of Music
Music at Maryville concert series director
Maryville University