Double Your Dollars and #LiftTheLowcountry on May 5

On Lowcountry Giving Day (May 5), the Coastal Community Foundation will conduct a 24-hour online giving challenge, with matching donations. Your (doubled) contribution can support: College of Charleston School of the Arts | 25 years of training artists, art scholars and arts leaders, combined with a robust schedule of over 200 public performances, exhibits and […]

IN THE MIX: Interviews & Performances

Presented by the Arts Management Program in the College’s School of the Arts, “In the Mix: Music Industry Exchanges” returned to the College of Charleston in spring semester. The free, monthly music series has connected musicians and College of Charleston students to industry leaders through discussions on different music industry topics. Arts Management adjunct instructor Mark Bryan […]

Ellipsis Trio Rounds off Music Fest Series

Charleston Music Fest (CMF) at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will complete its 2014-15 season with the Ellipsis Trio on Thursday, April 23, 2015. The piano trio, hailing from Cambridge, MA, includes violinist Amanda Wang, cellist Patrick Owen and pianist Konstantinos Papadakis. For this performance, the ensemble has prepared a program of Maurice Ravel’s Piano […]

Chapel Moves! Dance Concert Choreographed by Students

“Chapel Moves!” is an innovative concert of original dances choreographed by talented students in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston School of the Arts. Selected through open auditions, over thirty dance majors and minors are featured in the performance. Works will include pieces selected for inclusion in the American College Dance […]

Ethnomusicologist Daniel Sharp to Present Lecture

This presentation by ethnomusicologist Daniel Sharp (Tulane University) examines how music and mass media contribute to the production of the northeast region of Brazil as a nostalgic space in the national imaginary, distanced from modern national identities. It focuses on the televised images and sounds of two groups from the semi-arid interior city of Arcoverde, […]

Violinist William Terwilliger to Perform for 2nd Monday Series

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present a concert featuring violinist extraordinaire William Terwilliger, on April 13. The accomplished musician, who is a Professor of Violin at the University of South Carolina, is scheduled to perform Johannes Brahms’ Sonata No. 1 in G Major, Op. 78; Eugène Ysaÿe’s Sonata No. […]

Modern-Style Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

“The course of true love never did run smooth,” so says one of the characters in William Shakespeare’s timeless comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The play is one of The Bard’s most often produced works, but the Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston will set the play in a very modern […]

Spoleto Festival Favorite Anne-Marie McDermott to Perform for International Piano Series

Hailed as a consummate artist who balances a versatile career as a soloist and collaborator, Anne-Marie McDermott will close the 2014-15 season of the International Piano Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts. Performing over 100 concerts per year in a combination of solo recitals, concerti and chamber music, the Spoleto Festival […]

CofC Orchestra to perform Dvořák’s New World Symphony

The College of Charleston Orchestra will perform its annual spring concert on Monday, April 6, 2015 at the Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., at 7:30 p.m. Yuriy Bekker will conduct the Orchestra, featuring renowned cellist Natalia Khoma playing the first movement of Antonín Dvořák’s beloved cello concerto. The program will also feature music by student composers Christine […]

Magnetic South: Contemporary Classical Works

On Friday, March 27, 2015 the Magnetic South series, which commissions and presents new works along with contemporary masterworks, will present the program, Coast to Coast. Co-founded by Edward Hart, Yiorgos Vassilandonakis and Yuriy Bekker, Magnetic South is a collaborative project between the College of Charleston Department of Music and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Under […]