Poinsett Trio Kicks Off Charleston Music Fest Season

After having performed chamber music together for years with great success, pianist David Gross, violinist Deirdre Hutton and cellist Christopher Hutton founded the Poinsett Piano Trio, in 2008. This Greenville, S.C.-based ensemble will open the 2016-17 season of our Charleston Music Fest series. The trio will perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Trio in E-flat major, […]

Trio Carolina to Open ‘2nd Monday’ Concert Season

The 2nd Monday Series hosts monthly concerts featuring College of Charleston faculty and friends. Trio Carolina will open the series’ new season on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. Members of the ensemble include Tacy Edwards, flute; Elizabeth Murphy, cello; and Lorna Barker, piano. The trio will perform a virtuosic and versatile program featuring works by Franz Joseph Haydn, Phillipe Gaubert and Sergei Rachmaninoff. […]

Paul Sánchez to Perform for and Lead CofC Piano Series

An expert in Spanish Music in addition to his classical training, accomplished American pianist Paul Sánchez is the newly appointed Director of the International Piano Series (IPS), as well as piano studies at the College of Charleston’s Department of Music. He will perform the opening concert for the 27th season of the International Piano Series, on Tuesday, Sept. 20, […]

Arts Abound | Fall 2016 Events Calendar

With events ranging from fully-staged, professional theatre productions to scholarly lectures on historic preservation/community planning, the College of Charleston 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 of CofC Concerts, arts management sessions on navigating the music industry, theatre + dance […]

‘Breathe. A True Story’ Chronicles a Journey to Survive Beyond the Odds

At age 15, a young man – a boy – was told he was going to die before his high school graduation. Brennen just wanted to be normal. The problem: At eight-weeks-old, he was diagnosed with the fatal lung disease, Cystic Fibrosis (CF). The only solution: He must undergo a double lung transplant, which took […]

Retelling of Shakespearean Favorite, With Elements of Physical Theatre + Dance

The Department of Theatre and Dance will open its 2016-17 season with a unique interpretation of “Romeo and Juliet.” One of William Shakespeare’s best-known and most-loved works, “Romeo and Juliet” is the timeless story of two doomed lovers who come from two families embroiled in a bloody feud. Romeo and Juliet seek only to love each other, but […]

Piccolo Spoleto Stelle di Domani Theatre Series

A variety of entertaining performances that feature the Stars of the Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston School of the Arts.      PLAY WHAT IS NOT THERE –The Department of Theatre and Dance will present this original play, the title of which comes from a famous Miles Davis quote. Originally premiering at the prestigious Guthrie Theater, […]

Piccolo Spoleto Festival: College of Charleston Young Artists Series

The Young Artists Series features some of the College of Charleston School of the Arts’ most accomplished music students and alumni. Tickets are $11 and available (up to 2 hours before performance) at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival Box Office in the Charleston Visitors Center, by calling 1-(866)-811-4111, online, or at the door. All concerts take place at […]

Experts in Arts Management/Arts Entrepreneurship to Join Faculty and to Present Public Lectures

As one of the few undergraduate studies of its kind in the Southeast, the arts management program at the College of Charleston School of the Arts is one of the fastest growing majors on campus. The program prepares its students for careers in supporting the work of performing, visual and media artists. The curriculum includes […]

International Piano Series Presents Soyeon Kate Lee

First prize winner of the 2010 Naumburg International Piano Competition and the 2004 Concert Artist Guild International Competition, Korean-American pianist Soyeon Kate Lee will close the 2015-16 season of the International Piano Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts. Lee has been lauded by The New York Times as a pianist with […]