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54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States

February 2018

College of Charleston Gospel Choir: Black History Concert

February 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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Free

Save the Date! The College of Charleston Gospel Choir will perform their 2018 Black History Concert on Thursday, February 22 at the Albert Simons Recital Hall.

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March 2018

CofC Guest Artist Piano Recital

March 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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Free

Dr. Sun Min Kim, piano Guest Artist Piano Recital Presented by the Department of Music

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Second Monday Night Concert Series Presents Deanna McBroom

March 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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$10 – $15

Ms. McBroom is recognized as one of the Southeast's leading sopranos and voice teachers. Frequent concert, symphonic, and opera appearances include Spoleto Festival USA, Louisville Bach Society, Charlotte, Savannah, Columbia, Augusta, and Charleston symphonies, Greenville Chorale, Pennsylvania Opera Festival, and recitals from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta and most recently, Scotland. Ms. McBroom will perform works by Strauss, Debussy, Puccini, Villa Lobos and Schumann, among others.

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Low Country Listening: Finding Your Niche in the Charleston Music Scene

March 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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Free

Charleston’s music scene is on the rise. Some have likened it to Austin, Texas twenty years ago, and many feel it’s on the precipice of taking off. For that anticipated growth to become a reality, a strong support structure needs to be in place to help the industry develop, which is why the College of Charleston’s In the Mix music speaker series will host Low Country Listening: Finding Your Niche in the Charleston Music Scene on Monday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. The event will…

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Guest Artist Recital Featuring Wendy Toh and Xi Chen

March 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
Free

Wendy Toh is a violinist who enjoys an active performance career, having made solo appearances in various concert and recital halls in United Kingdom, United States, Canada, China, and Singapore. As an active chamber musician, she performed with members of the Ying Quartet as well as Eastman and Paris Conservatoire faculty members such as Eduardo Bellotti, Bonita Boyd, Renée Jolles, and Pierre Henri Xuereb. Her Lecture Recital on "Robert Beaser’s Sonata for Violin and Piano (2002): A Music-Analytical Introduction" has also…

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October 2018

Magnetic South presents contemporary classical music

October 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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$10

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 a trio for Violin, Clarinet and Piano, one of the first works he performed upon his arrival to the United States. French-American composer Edgar Varèse’s…

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College of Charleston Arts Management Program presents In the Mix: Charlotte Sellmyer

October 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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The College of Charleston’s Arts Management Program will host Charlotte Sellmyer, Senior Vice President of External Affairs for the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) in Washington, D.C. on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. Sellmyer will be a guest speaker in the program’s free IN THE MIX music industry series hosted by lead guitarist of Hootie and the Blowfish, Mark Bryan, the program’s Artist in Residence. She will discuss “The Music…

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College of Charleston Department of Music presents Opera Scenes/Musical Favorites

October 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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$10 – $15

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 music expresses what mere words cannot. It can touch hearts, change minds, enlighten and bring people together across boundaries by expressing the commonality of shared…

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November 2018

College of Charleston Office of Institutional Diversity presents Creative Concepts with Community Comes Unity

November 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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Marcus Amaker, Charleston's 1st Poet Laureate, will recite two original poems and serve as DJ.  Don't forget to bring cash; copies of his music and poetry will be available for sale DANCEFX, Charleston's Premier Nonprofit Adult and Youth Dance Studio will perform a piece celebrating womanhood. Art Pot Presents:  "The Walker: The Wisdom of Grandparents" a short story in English and Spanish.

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College of Charleston School of the Arts presents Charleston Music Fest

November 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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$10 – $25

Housed in the College of Charleston School of the Arts, Charleston Music Fest will present internationally acclaimed soprano Zoia Rozkok and esteemed faculty duo Natalia Khoma and Volydymyr Vynnytsky for a night of intimate chamber music and operatic arias. An honored artist of the Ukraine, Rozhok has graced the stage of The National Opera House of Ukraine, State Opera Theatre of Ukraine and the Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet. She has sung large works with the Chernihiv Philharmonic, Moscow…

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Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art presents Sounds of the South symposium

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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Sounds of the South is a symposium focused on the evolving historical and contemporary music of the American South. The symposium features lectures by renowned historians, ethnomusicologists, musicians, and Southbound photographers, with presentations on subjects ranging from praise-house history to songwriting to photographing traditional musicians in Appalachia. Free admission! Dr. Karen Chandler | Bin Yah: Jazz Influences in Gullah Culture | 10:00 AM Rachel Boillot | Silent Ballad: Time Sings in the Cumberland Plateau | 10:30 AM Jake Xerxes Fussell…

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College of Charleston School of the Arts presents Charleston Latin Jazz Collective

November 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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$10 – $15

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the Charleston Latin Jazz Collective, a group of seven musicians comprised of faculty members, alumni and professionals within the community. They have joined together to create a unique high-energy sound that captures the essence of traditional Cuban music, as well as contemporary Latin jazz. Musicians include: Ron Wiltrout, percussion; Charlton Singleton, trumpet; Jake Holwegner, bass; David Heywood, arranger/flute/percussion; Gerald Gregory, piano; Gino Castillo, percussion/vocals and John E. Cobb, baritone sax.…

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Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art presents Southern Rites film screening

November 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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Join the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art for a free film screening of Southern Rites and a Q&A with the director and Southbound photographer Gillian Laub. Laub spent over a decade working in Montgomery County, Georgia after first learning of the high school’s segregated prom and homecoming dances in 2002. In 2010, after the community had received national attention from Laub’s photographs, the school elected to integrate the prom. Although Montgomery County had seen social progress with the integration of…

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February 2019

Magnetic South presents Stravinsky and Foss

February 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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$10

Magnetic South, a collaborative project between the College of Charleston Department of Music and the Charleston Symphony, will present a contemporary classical music concert featuring two iconic 20th century works: Stravinsky’s masterpiece "A Soldier’s Tale” in its complete staged version, with College of Charleston faculty members Robert Taylor as narrator and Evan Parry as the devil, along with Lukas Foss’ beautiful setting of Wallace Stevens’ "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird," featuring soprano Kayleen Sanchez. The podium will be shared by College…

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March 2019

College of Charleston Opera presents Dialogues of the Carmelites

March 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm UTC+0
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Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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$15 – $20

The College of Charleston Opera will present a production of Francis Poulenc's only full-length opera, “Dialogues of the Carmelites.” It tells a fictional account of the actual events of the Martyrs of Compiègne — the Carmelite nuns who in 1794 refused to renounce their faith during the Reign of Terror of the French Revolution. As a result, they were guillotined in Paris. Premiering in 1957 at Teatro alla Scala, Milan, “Dialogues of the Carmelites” was one of the most successful operas of the later decades…

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College of Charleston Opera presents Dialogues of the Carmelites

March 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm UTC+0
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One event on March 3, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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$15 – $20

The College of Charleston Opera will present a production of Francis Poulenc's only full-length opera, “Dialogues of the Carmelites.” It tells a fictional account of the actual events of the Martyrs of Compiègne — the Carmelite nuns who in 1794 refused to renounce their faith during the Reign of Terror of the French Revolution. As a result, they were guillotined in Paris. Premiering in 1957 at Teatro alla Scala, Milan, “Dialogues of the Carmelites” was one of the most successful operas of the later decades…

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College of Charleston Arts Management Program presents In the Mix

March 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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This semester’s second installment of IN THE MIX, the College of Charleston Arts Management Program’s music industry series hosted by world renowned drummer, percussionist, two-time Grammy nominee, and adjunct instructor Quentin Baxter, will be held on Monday, March 4th at 6:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Simons Center for the Arts on campus, 54 St. Philip St. The event, “IN THE MIX: MANAGING, TOURING, & THE ROAD TO THE GRAMMYS” will feature special guest Shannon Herber, Pop & Dance/Electronic genre manager for the GRAMMY Awards. Herber will discuss her experience…

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College of Charleston School of the Arts presents 2nd Monday Series: CofC Faculty Jazz Ensemble

March 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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$10 – $15

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the CofC Faculty Jazz Ensemble:  Robert Lewis (saxophones), David Heywood (flute), Tyler Ross (guitar), Gerald Gregory (piano), Quentin Baxter (drums) and Frank Duvall (bass). The group will perform jazz standards, arrangements and originals. Directed by Robert Lewis, Jazz Studies in the College's Department of Music is one of the most prominent music programs in the area and includes instruction by some of the best jazz performers of the South. Students, alumni and the public love to see…

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September 2019

2nd Monday Series – Amanda Castellone, soprano & Robin Zemp, piano

September 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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$15

The College of Charleston Music Department's 2nd Monday Series is a monthly professional concert series that features CofC faculty and special guests. Early arrival is advised, as seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Soprano Amanda Castellone, a native of Charleston, holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Voice Performance from Arizona State University. An active performer of opera, recital, and oratorio, she is the featured soloist of the Bethel United Methodist Church Chancel Choir; recent performances include Fantasia…

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November 2019

2nd Monday Series – Philip Lipton, clarinetist

November 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm UTC+0
Albert Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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$15

The College of Charleston Music Department’s 2nd Monday Series is a monthly professional concert series that features CofC faculty and special guests. Early arrival is advised, as seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Philip Lipton is the Principal Clarinet of the North Charleston POPS! Orchestra. His work with the POPS includes the POPS!KidZ outreach to Title One instrumental programs. Regionally, he concertizes in a variety of chamber music and orchestral settings including the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, the South Carolina Chamber…

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