Arts Abound | Fall 2019 Events Calendar

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 performances, studio art exhibits and lectures, art/architectural history and historic preservation/community planning lectures, […]

Piccolo Spoleto Stelle di Domani Theatre Series

Spoleto Festival USA and Piccolo Spoleto Festival present a 17-day feast of the arts featuring some of the most talented artists from the School of the Arts, from the local area and from around the world.  Part of Piccolo Spoleto, the College of Charleston School of the Arts’ Stelle di Domani series features students, faculty […]

Piccolo Spoleto Festival: College of Charleston Young Artists Series

Spoleto Festival USA and Piccolo Spoleto Festival present a 17-day feast of the arts featuring some of the most talented artists from the School of the Arts, from the local area and from around the world.  Piccolo Spoleto’s College of Charleston Young Artists Series features some of the College’s most accomplished music students and alumni […]

2018-19 School of the Arts Awards

The School of the Arts honors the achievements of a select group of students who have demonstrated excellence in their respective disciplines. The Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 10 at the Queen Street Playhouse (1:30-3:30pm) recognizes those who have set a standard for their peers as well as those who will follow in their footsteps. ART and ARCHITECTURAL […]

2019 School of the Arts Alumni Award Recipients

The School of the Arts honors the achievements of a select group of alumni who have demonstrated excellence in their respective disciplines. These arts professionals have set a standard for current students who will follow in their footsteps. The recipients of the 2019 Alumni Awards are: Alumni Award for Achievement Eric Sean Fogel ’97 Originally […]

CofC Concert Choir Spring Performance

The College of Charleston Concert Choir will perform a spring concert of works by Eric Whitacre, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019 at the Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St. Admission is $10 at the door; students are admitted free of charge. For more information call […]

CofC Orchestra: Works by Debussy, Tchaikovsky + More

The College of Charleston Orchestra will perform a spring concert conducted by Yuriy Bekker. The program will include Claude Debussy’s Petite Suite, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations (featuring cellist/faculty member Natalia Khoma), Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8 in G Major and a world premiere of The Overview Effect by College of Charleston composition student Will Goss. […]

Concert by Vocal Faculty Powerhouses Saundra DeAthos-Meers and David Templeton

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present a concert featuring faculty duo Saundra DeAthos-Meers (soprano) and David Templeton (baritone) for an evening of operatic scenes, arias and art song, joined by collaborative pianist Robin Zemp. The concert will take place on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 7:30 p.m., […]

Me Three: Exploring Female Composers Through Piano Trio

Housed in the College of Charleston School of the Arts, Charleston Music Fest will present esteemed faculty trio Janet Orenstein, (violin), Allison Gagnon (piano) and Brooks Whitehouse (cello), all hailing from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA). Whitehouse and Orenstein were founding members of the Guild Trio, for whom composer Sheila […]

CofC International Piano Series Features AyşeDeniz Gökçin in Season Finale

Praised for being “extraordinary, unconventional, interactive and fun” and for playing that is “bold, personal and masterly” (Royal Academy of Music), Turkish pianist and composer and Turkey’s 2017 Pianist of the Year, AyşeDeniz Gökçin is widely sought-after as an international soloist and a recording artist. Gökçin’s recent solo appearances include Sureyya Opera House (Istanbul), Teatro das Figuras […]