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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

College of Charleston Orchestra Fall Concert
Posted on 7 November 2019 | 1:35 pm
The College of Charleston Orchestra will perform a fall concert conducted by Yuriy Bekker. The program will include Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s final scene from “Eugene Onegin” (featuring opera students Mckenzie Anderson and Bradley Morrison), J.S. Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins (featuring faculty…
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Clarinet Concert with Faculty Member Philip Lipton
Posted on 4 November 2019 | 11:08 am
The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present a concert featuring faculty member Philip Lipton (clarinet) for an evening of chamber music and original compositions. Pianist Irina Pevzner also will perform. The program will include Brahms’…
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Nov 25, 2019 7:30 pm
The College of Charleston Orchestra will perform a fall concert conducted by Yuriy Bekker.
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Jan 14, 2020 7:30 pm
Presented by CofC Concerts and the Department of Music, the International Piano Series is Charleston’s longest-running program with a pure focus on piano. It includes four concerts each academic...
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Feb 10, 2020 7:30 pm
From jazz to chamber music, 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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