University of South Carolina

School of Music notes for November

Choral - For additional information, contact Sara Beardsley at 803-777-5369 or sbeardsley@mozart.sc.edu.

Oct. 5 --- Graduate Vocal Ensemble concert. 5:30 p.m. School of Music recital hall.

USC Symphony Orchestra - Directed by Maestro Donald Portnoy. All concerts are held in the Koger Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Carolina Coliseum box office or by calling 803-251-2222. For additional information, contact the symphony office at 803-777-7500. Ticket prices are as follows: adults, $25; seniors, faculty, staff, $20; students, $8. Season tickets are available.

Oct. 19 --- Wendy Warner (cello) to perform William Schuman’s “American Festival Overture” (1939) and Robert Schumann’s “Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129.” The symphony will also perform Schumann’s “Symphony No. 3, Op. 97 Rhenish.”

Bands and percussion ensembles -- Recitals and concerts featuring University of South Carolina musicians. University bands are led by James Copenhaver, director of bands; Rebecca Phillips, associate director of bands; and Steven McKeithen, assistant director of bands, coordinator of athletic bands. Concerts are free and open to the public. For additional information, contact the Band Office at 803-777-4278.

Oct. 4 --- Wind Ensemble. Koger Center for the Arts. 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 12 --- Symphonic Winds. Koger Center for the Arts. 7:30 p.m.

“Cornelia Freeman University September Concert Series” -- The “Cornelia Freeman University September Concert Series” is presented by University of South Carolina School of Music faculty and staff. For more than two decades, this series has raised scholarship funds for worthy university music students. All earnings from the concerts are placed in a fund to award scholarships to music majors in honor of the faculty members who perform in the concerts. Concerts are held at 3 p.m. in the School of Music recital hall. Single-concert tickets are as follows: adults, $12; senior citizens, university faculty and staff, $10; students, $5. Series tickets are as follows: adults, $50, senior citizens, $40. Contact Laveta Gibson at 803-777-4280 or lgibson@mozart.sc.edu for more information.

Oct. 3 --- Program No. 5. The program will include performances by Jennifer Parker-Harley (flute), Clifford Leaman (alto saxophone), Robert Jesselson (cello), Charles Fugo and John Williams (piano). Performing works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Larry Bell, Frédéric Chopin and Robert Schumann.

 

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