Tag Archives: College of Charleston School of the Arts

Call for Student Art Entries

College of Charleston Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) 2nd Annual Sustainability Literacy Expression of the Year 2018-2019: Social Justice and Fair Distribution Theme: Sustainability Literacy as a Bridge to Addressing 21st Century Problems CofC Sustains/Solves theme of the year: “Social Justice and Fair Distribution” To be awarded:  The winning student artwork will receive up to $2,000 […]

An Enemy of the People

Although Henrik Ibsen wrote the play 125 years ago, An Enemy of the People is still shockingly relevant today. For those familiar with the water issues in Flint, Mich., the Dakota Access Pipeline protests, and water access problems in the west, the conflicts between citizens and shareholders, science and business, and media and government dramatized in An Enemy […]

Igor Lipinski — Magician at the Piano

Described as the “Magician at the Piano” and the “next Victor Borge,” pianist Igor Lipinski enchants audiences with his unique musical talent and sleight-of-hand artistry. Lipinski will present his intriguing recital program “Piano Illusions” for the College of Charleston’s International Piano Series (IPS). “Piano Illusions” unifies two of Lipinski’s passions: classical music and sleight-of-hand magic. […]

Works by CofC Composers to Be Performed by Chas. Symphony Orchestra

Magnetic South, a collaborative project between the College of Charleston Department of Music and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) will present its second contemporary classical music concert to Charleston audiences during the 2017-2018 season. The spring concert will focus on new music from College of Charleston faculty composers: Edward Hart’s song cycle The Caged Bird Sings based on poetry by Paul Laurence […]

Stellar Cello/Piano Faculty Duo to Perform

The 2nd Monday Series will host Charleston Music Fest, both part of the College of Charleston School of the Arts, for a night of intimate chamber music on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Graduates of the prestigious Moscow Conservatory, faculty duo Natalia Khoma (cello) and Volodymyr Vynnytsky (piano) will present a versatile concert spanning from Baroque to Romantic to 20th century […]

CofC Theatre to Explore Subtle Racism, Interracial Friendships and White Privilege in ‘Chore Monkeys’ Production

Presented by the College of Charleston Department of Theatre and Dance, the world premiere of Chore Monkeys “takes a look at subtle racism facing young men trying to work and the challenges of maintaining interracial friendships in a world of white privilege and racial discrimination,” according to playwright Patrick Gabridge. “This is a play that I hope moves […]

Revel in Renaissance Music at A Yuletide Madrigal Feast

The Department of Music in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present A Yuletide Madrigal Feast, on Thursday, Nov. 30, Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m., in the Alumni Memorial Hall of Randolph Hall. The award-winning College of Charleston Madrigal Singers, conducted by Dr. Robert Taylor, will perform sacred […]

REALIGN Dance Concert to Explore Sustainability Themes

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will showcase REALIGN directed by Kristin Alexander and choreographed by the College’s dance faculty, guest artist Michael Nickerson-Rossi, and senior dance major Anna Brown. The College’s dance students comprise the cast. With a campus-wide initiative to educate and create a […]

Four Hands, Two Pianos: Duo Piano Concert by Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung

Pianists Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung — acclaimed as soloists, with first prizes at the Leeds, Hamamatsu, and Stravinsky International Piano Competitions — are also a renowned duo. Describing the artistry of the husband-and-wife team, the UK magazine Music and Arts states: “Theirs is a marriage of wondrous colours and dextrous aplomb, subtly balanced to […]

Magnetic South Music: Bártôk, Higdon & Koumendakis

Magnetic South, a collaborative project between the College of Charleston Department of Music and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO), will present its fall concert, Bártôk, Higdon & Koumendakis, conducted by CSO Music Director Ken Lam. Bártôk’s Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion, an iconic early 20th century repertoire staple, will be performed by guest pianists Beata Moon and Matthieu Cognet, […]