Tag Archives: Music

Arts Abound | Fall 2015 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 […]

2014-15 School of the Arts Awards

The School of the Arts will honor the achievements of a select group of students who have demonstrated excellence in their respective disciplines. The Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 14 will recognize those who have set a standard for their peers as well as those who will follow in their footsteps. [event details] The School also will recognize alumnus Joseph Burwell […]

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 […]

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 […]