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Charleston Music Fest

Classical and contemporary chamber music performed by world-class artists

The Charleston Music Fest is a year-round presenter of chamber music of the highest possible artistic standard and adds to the colorful cultural life of Charleston. Our goal is to present the finest classical and contemporary chamber music by world-class artists to Charleston audiences; to develop new and younger audiences for chamber music; and to provide educational activities which encourage, broaden and deepen appreciation of the chamber music art form. 

2018-2019 Season

Time: Concerts start at 7:30 pm. 

Location: Recital Hall, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip Street

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Thursday | Nov. 8, 2018

Chamber Music and Arias

Zoia Rozhok, soprano; Natalia Khoma, cello; Volydymyr Vynnytsky, piano
Esteemed faculty duo Khoma and Vynnytsky will be joined by internationally acclaimed soprano, Zoia Rozhok, for an evening of intimate chamber music and operatic arias. An honored artist of the Ukraine, Rozhok has graced the stage of The National Opera House of Ukraine, State Opera Theatre of Ukraine and the Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet. She has sung large works with the Chernihiv Philharmonic, Moscow Conservatory and the Lviv Philharmonic. In addition to her busy performing career, Ms. Rozhok has also served on the faculty at the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy in Kyiv since 2010. The program will include arias from the Romantic Period.
Mon | Feb. 11, 2019 hosted by 2nd Monday Series
Natalia Khoma, cello; Volodymyr Vynnytsky, piano
Graduates of the prestigious Moscow Conservatory, this faculty duo has impressed audiences locally and around the world. Both musicians are on the faculty at the College of Charleston and were recently made honorary professors at the Tchaikovsky National Music
Academy of Ukraine (Kiev Conservatory) have previously been named honorary professors at Lviv State Academy of Music and the Odessa State Music Academy. The program will include works from the Romantic Period.
Piano Trio
Thur | April 4, 2019

Me Three: Exploring Female Composers through Piano Trio

Janet Orenstein, violin; Brooks Whitehouse, cello and Allison Gagnon, piano
The esteemed trio hailing from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts will perform a full concert of piano trio works by female composers. As a trio they have performed extensively in the United States and have had successful international solo careers. Orenstein is a two-time winner of the USIA Competition for chamber music and solo playing and is a member of the Greensboro Symphony. Whitehouse has appeared with the Boston Pops, the New England Chamber Orchestra and has been broadcast on “Performance Today” (NPR). Gagnon serves as the Collaborative Piano Chair at UNCSA and has collaborated with several famous singers including Frederica von Stade. Together they will offer a moving program including music by Sheila Silver and Rebecca Clarke.

Buy Tickets

Individual tickets are priced $25.00.

Tickets for the CMF Concert on Monday, February 11, 2019 are priced $15, as part of the 2nd Monday Series.

Season 2018-2019 tickets are priced $60.00 for all three concerts.

Student tickets are $10.00 and can only be purchased at the door. 

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Pick up your tickets at the will call box the night of the event.  Tickets are non-refundable.

Contact Charleston Music Fest

Mailing address:

Charleston Music Fest
Department of Music
College of Charleston
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424

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Support Charleston Music Fest

2018-2019 Supporters

Miriam DeAntonio, MD

Mary Q. and Ashley Johnson

Elizabeth Rivers Lewine

Michael and Susan Master

Jay and Janice Messeroff

Dean Valerie Morris and Mr. Boris Bohun-Chudyniv

Thomas and Sylvia Stallings

Harold R. Talbot

Your gift to Charleston Music Fest is tax deductible and supports excellence in the arts and education as well as student educational opportunities.  There are many ways to give to Charleston Music Fest with benefits and privileges available to you in thanks for your generosity. Please contact us to find out more.

Ways to give:

Mail:  Send your Check made out to Charleston Music Fest to: CofC Concerts, Music Department, College of Charleston, 66 George St., Charleston, SC 29424

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