Tag Archives: Music

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]