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Department of Music

Merging the intense focus of a conservatory with a broad education in the liberal arts, the music program at the College of Charleston is further enhanced by its location in a city renowned for its cultural heritage and devotion to the performing arts. Strong academic preparation coupled with superior musical training places our program in a unique niche. Music majors, who can choose to concentrate in performance, theory/composition, or music history, benefit from small class sizes, ample practice and performance space and one-on-one tutelage from faculty.

Department News

CofC Opera to Perform ‘Dialogues of the Carmelites,’ a Story of Martyrdom
Posted on 18 February 2019 | 12:18 pm
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, […]
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CofC Faculty Jazz Ensemble to Perform
Posted on 14 February 2019 | 2:39 pm
Students, alumni and the public love to see our jazz professors take stage. Toes tapping, heads nodding to the beat – at the end of the concert you’ll leave with melodic arrangements still on your mind. The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the CofC Faculty Jazz Ensemble:  Robert Lewis […]
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Events

Mar 9, 2019 7:30 pm
CofC Music Faculty and Friends in Concert
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Mar 11, 2019 7:30 pm
From jazz to classical guitar, these six monthly concerts feature College of Charleston faculty and friends. Presented by CofC Concerts in the College's Department of Music.
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Mar 12, 2019 7:30 pm
Presented by CofC Concerts / Department of Music, the International Piano Series is Charleston’s longest-running program with a pure focus on piano, presenting four concerts each academic year.
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