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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

Rescheduled Events from Oct. 5-16
Posted on 12 October 2016 | 11:09 am
As we return to normal campus operations following Hurricane Matthew, please be patient with the rescheduling of some events from October 5-16. Updates will be made as information is confirmed. Please check back. “Hamilton’s America” Preview Event | rescheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 12, more info HICA film “Almost There” will still take place on original date, Thursday, […]
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CofC Piano Series Continues with Angela Cheng, Oct. 25
Posted on 29 September 2016 | 8:10 pm
Gold Medal winner of the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Masters Competition, Canadian pianist Angela Cheng will perform the second concert in the 2016-2017 season of the College of Charleston International Piano Series. Praised for her brilliant technique, tonal beauty, and superb musicianship, Cheng has performed extensively throughout North America, Asia and Europe as a soloist […]
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Nov 3, 2016 7:30 pm
Under the direction of Dr. Robert Taylor, this outstanding, award-winning choir has been featured in juried performances at several national conferences and has toured the Southeast.
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Nov 14, 2016 7:30 pm
2nd Monday Music Series: From jazz to classical guitar, these monthly concerts feature College of Charleston faculty and friends.
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