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

Guest Pianists John Salmon and Annie Jeng to Perform Music of Dave Brubeck
Posted on 16 January 2020 | 11:45 am
Presented by the College of Charleston School of the Arts’ Department of Music, guest pianists John Salmon and Annie Jeng will perform the works of musical legend Dave Brubeck (1920-2012). Designated a “Living Legend” by the Library of Congress, Brubeck was one…
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College of Charleston Opera: ‘La Voix Humaine’ & ‘Gianni Schicchi’
Posted on 14 January 2020 | 2:19 pm
The College of Charleston Opera will present a production of Francis Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine (“The Human Voice”), as well as Giacomo Puccini’s one-act comedy Gianni Schicchi. Francis Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine (“The Human Voice”) is a one-act, one-woman storytelling of…
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