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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.  Read more

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Message from the Chair

Edward HartEdward Hart
Department Chair
The Music Department at the College of Charleston is the centerpiece of musical life in one of the country’s most beautiful, historic, and cultured cities.  Our students are taught by world-class artists/scholars in an environment that stresses one-on-one instruction, collaborative music-making, and rigorous scholarship.  Read more

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Piccolo Spoleto Festival: College of Charleston Young Artists Series
Posted on 9 May 2014 | 10:50 am
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 at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival Box Office 1-(866)-811-4111 or online. All concerts take place at 12:00 noon in the College’s Recital Hall in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. […]
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2013-14 School of the Arts Awards
Posted on 6 May 2014 | 9:58 pm
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 Friday, May 9 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 will also recognize alumni […]
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