College of Charleston School of the Arts to Receive Prestigious Verner Award

The College of Charleston School of the Arts is proud to be a recipient of the South Carolina Arts Commission’s 2015 Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Awards for the Arts, which recognizes outstanding achievement and contributions to the arts in South Carolina. The School’s Dean, Valerie Morris, expresses, “It is an honor that our school has been recognized for […]

CofC Theatre: Home on the Mornin’ Train

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present Kim Hines’ moving drama, Home on the Mornin’ Train. The kindness of strangers amidst great danger has kept the Underground Railroad alive to this day. In this play, the audience sees the freedom train in action as two […]

CofC Vocal Virtuosos in Concert

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present a concert featuring virtuoso singers on March 9. Professors from the College’s bustling music department will perform an array of works: Scotch Songs by Ludwig van Beethoven, “Soliloquoy” from Carousel by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Johannes Brahms Vier Duette, Op. 61, the hilarious Act II “Poison scene” from Cosi fan tutte by […]

A Little Romance

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will host its sister series, Charleston Music Fest, for a night of intimate chamber music on February 9. Faculty duo and graduates of the prestigious Moscow Conservatory, Natalia Khoma (cello) and Volodymyr Vynnytsky (piano), will present a romantic concert of Robert Schumann’s Fantasy pieces […]

IN THE MIX Music Industry Series Continues

IN THE MIX returns to the College of Charleston with three new sessions this spring. The monthly music series connects College of Charleston students and the public to music industry leaders through discussions on different industry topics. Arts Management adjunct instructor Mark Bryan will moderate the discussions. (See time/date/venue info in image below.) Presented by […]

Pianist Stephen Beus to Perform

The International Piano Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present a performance by celebrated pianist Stephen Beus on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Within a span of four months, Beus won first prize in the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, first place in the Vendome Prize International Competition (Lisbon) and received the […]

CofC Theatre to Stage Eccentric Comedy

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present Noel Coward’s bizarre comic play, Blithe Spirit. The story centers on socialite and novelist, Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric clairvoyant and medium, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a séance. Condomine hopes the séance will help him […]

CofC Opera Presents Double Bill of One Acts

David Templeton, Associate Professor of Voice/Opera, directs two one-act operas featuring talented voice majors from the College’s Department of Music. He describes the event as “a very powerful production ranging from the uproarious comedy of ‘The Old Maid and the Thief’ to the gripping sorrow of ‘Suor Angelica.’” Gian Carlo Menotti’s “The Old Maid and the […]

Arts Abound | Spring 2015 Events Calendar

A New Year’s Resolution to try something new? Or to add more personal time to your busy schedule? With events ranging from fully-staged, professional theatre productions to scholarly lectures on historic preservation, the School of the Arts offers numerous public arts experiences for well-seasoned patrons and curious novices alike. Throughout the academic year, the school presents a robust season […]

Revel in Renaissance Music and Feast with the Madrigal Singers

The Department of Music in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the 2014 “A Yuletide Madrigal Feast,” on Thursday, Dec. 4, Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m., in the Alumni Memorial Hall of Randolph Hall on the College of Charleston campus, 66 George St. The award-winning College of […]