Tag Archives: College of Charleston School of the Arts

Concert of Opera Scenes/Musical Favorites Led by New Voice Professor

The dramatic art form of opera is a reflection and commentary on the human condition and our shared experiences of emotions. Joy, love, death, loss, illness, and betrayal are universal. These intense emotions transcend social, economic, and national boundaries to touch everyone’s life. Opera is an acoustic, visceral art form in which the human voice coupled with […]

Magnetic South: Contemporary Music Collaboration with Charleston Symphony

Magnetic South, a collaborative project between the College of Charleston Department of Music and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO), will present its first contemporary classical music concert of the season on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Magnetic South’s 2018-19 season opening concert features two new works by Charleston composers along with two iconic works from the early 20th century. Béla Bartók’s Contrasts is […]

Early Music Duo BEDLAM to Perform French and English Works

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present Bedlam, an early music duo dedicated to exploring the rich repertoires of music for voice and lute in the 16th and 17th centuries. Founded in 2013 by Kayleen Sánchez, soprano, and Laudon Schuett, lute, the duo will perform works from the 16th century by French […]

An Elite Girls Soccer Team Navigates Pressures of Adolescence and Society in THE WOLVES

Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who […]

Choral Performance to Celebrate Choir Alumni and 20-Year History of Director Rob Taylor

The College of Charleston Concert Choir and Madrigal Singers will present a “Concert Choir Alumni Celebration Concert.” The 2018-19 school year marks Director of Choral Activities Rob Taylor’s 20th anniversary season with the choral program at the College. The Concert Choir will perform repertoire stemming from the past 20 years, and will be joined by alumni […]

Clara Yang to Open 2018-19 International Piano Series

Praised by Fanfare as “a first-rate pianist who isn’t afraid of challenges,” Chinese-American Pianist Clara Yang has performed in notable venues all over the world and will perform the first concert of the 2018-2019 season of the International Piano Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts. Her style has been described as “extraordinarily lively, awake […]

Magic and Power Dominate in Theatre Season Openers

AND JUSTICE FOR ALL… The College of Charleston Department of Theatre and Dance’s 2018-2019 season of social justice is expressed this year through musical theatre, drama, comedy and dance. The theme continues to support the College of Charleston’s sustainability literacy initiative aimed to equip students with the knowledge and skills to solve challenges of social justice, economic […]

IN THE MIX: Explore the Art of Composing Music for Film & Television

The College of Charleston’s IN THE MIX speaker series will once again delve into the nuances of the music business with Commercial Licensing and Scoring on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 at 6:30 p.m at the Simons Center for the Arts, Room 309 (54 Saint Philip St). Composer, producer and adjunct faculty member Nathan Michel will discuss the intricacies of his work as a composer for film and […]

2nd Monday Series: Music of David Gordon

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the music of David Gordon in a concert featuring faculty members Paul Sánchez, piano; Kayleen Sánchez, soprano and Eka Gogichashvili, violin. The trio has prepared a vast array of Gordon’s repertoire ranging from double piano to full trio works. Gordon’s cycle […]

See the Dance: The History of American Minstrelsy

College of Charleston students will be able to attend and participate in a live taped recording of the NAACP award winning educational play, See The Dance: The History of American Minstrelsy in partnership with the Department of Theatre and Dance and with the Sustainability Literacy Institute. As part of a national anti-bias education program, See The Dance teaches students […]