Symphony A to Z Classes Resume January 14


ST. LOUIS — The colorful history of Powell Symphony Hall will be among the topics discussed at the next Symphony A to Z class, to be held from 7 – 8:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 14, in the Maryville University Auditorium. The series is co-sponsored by the Saint Louis Symphony and Maryville University.

Barbara Liberman, former principal keyboardist for the Symphony, and double bassist Donald Martin will talk about the 40th anniversary of Powell Hall and will share their favorite Powell memories. Also on the program will be John Tafoya, the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra’s librarian, who will speak about what his job entails.
All Symphony A to Z classes are hosted by Peter Henderson, D.M., assistant professor of music at Maryville University, who has performed with the Saint Louis Symphony on several occasions. Tuition for the entire series is $50 or $10 per class for the general public. For more information, click on the “Symphony A to Z” web page at

Maryville University is a private institution offering approximately 50 undergraduate, seven master’s and two doctoral degree programs to 3,422 students. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of America’s Best Colleges, Maryville University prepares its students for successful and meaningful careers. Among Maryville’s most recent graduates, 94 percent are employed or attending graduate school. Approximately 15,000 alumni work and live in the St. Louis region.