Magnetic South

Concerts of new compositions and contemporary masterworks

***Due to COVID-19, in-person performances are not scheduled. Updated concert info and online performances will be announced on this webpage and on our "cofcmusic" Facebook account.***


Magnetic South presents musical masterpieces of the 20th century and also commissions and premieres new work. This year-round series exposes the College's students and the local community to unique, contemporary classical music. Co-founded by Edward HartYiorgos Vassilandonakis, and Yuriy Bekker, Magnetic South is a collaborative project between the College of Charleston Department of Music and the Charleston Symphony.

Charleston Symphony | Conductors: Ken Lam and Yiorgos Vassilandonakis | Concertmaster: Yuriy Bekker



Time, Venue and Tickets

  • 7:30 PM, Recital Hall, Simons Center for the Arts
  • Special ticket price of $10.
  • Purchase tickets by calling 843.723.7528 ext. 110 or by visiting the Charleston Symphony website. Tickets will also be available at the door the night of the performance.

Support Magnetic South

2019-2020 Supporters

Mrs. Carol H. Fishman

Herzman-Fishman Fund

Your gift is tax deductible and supports excellence in the arts and educational opportunities for students. Please contact us to learn more.

Mail:  Send your check made to "Composers Fund" to: Attn: Magnetic South, Music Department, College of Charleston, 66 George St., Charleston, SC 29424

Credit Card:  Make your gift here (In "Designation" select "Other" and in "Other" enter "Composers Fund - R551")

Contact us

CofC Concerts: 843.953.6315 | Charleston Symphony: 843.723.7528

*Photo by Christy Mae King

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