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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.  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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Department News

From Baroque to the Romantics
Posted on 4 April 2014 | 11:23 am
Charleston Music Fest (CMF), presented by the College of Charleston School of the Arts, will stage its season finale, From Baroque to the Romantics. The performance will take place at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in the Recital Hall of the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 Saint Philip St. Individual tickets are $30. Tickets can be […]
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Performance by Acclaimed College of Charleston Concert Choir
Posted on 25 March 2014 | 11:35 am
The nationally recognized College of Charleston Concert Choir will present a performance on Monday, April 21 as part of the College of Charleston School of the Arts’ Monday Night Concert Series. The event will take place at 8:00 p.m. in the Grace Episcopal Church Sanctuary, 98 Wentworth St. This concert will feature a performance of the 20th […]
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Apr 24, 2014 - 7:00 pm
The College of Charleston University Chorus will present its Spring Concert featuring a performance of Hallelujah, Amen from Judas Macchabeus by George Friedrich Handel, The Word Was God by...
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Apr 29, 2014 - All Day
Performance by Porter Gaud School Treble Makers Choir. This series is sponsored by the College's Department of Music and the American Guild of Organists.
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