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YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES: College of Charleston Concert Choir

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES:  College of Charleston Concert Choir–(50min) under the direction of Robert Taylor. This outstanding, award-winning choir has been featured in juried performances at several national conferences and has toured the Southeast. They regularly perform with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra and are known for their rich, warm choral tone and dynamic programming of standard repertoire […]

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES: Celebrating Our International Connections

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES:  Celebrating Our International Connections –(50min) Music for guitar, voice, and piano. Featuring guitarists Grace McNally and Robbie Chan, tenor Josh Avant, and pianists Justin Watkins and Irwin Jiang, this Memorial Day concert will feature works by Dyens (Tunisian-French), Ponce (Mexican), Dvorak (Czech), Faure (French), Uematsu (Japanese), Domeniconi (Italian), and Chopin (Polish). May 26 […]

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES: Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES:  Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms-(50min)Music of these musical giants will thrill the audience: includes Bach Suite No. 3 for cello, Bach arias, Bach Prelude and Fugue in C minor, Beethoven Sonata Op. 81a, and Brahms Ballade, Rhapsody in G minor, and Piano Trio No. 1. Featured performers are Robbie Chan, Patricia Cooney, Unusdian Errandonea, […]


YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES:  Violin Marathon- (50min) Outstanding students from the violin studio of Professor Yuriy Bekker — Yuhong Tu, Ting Yao, Zoe Whittaker, Shannon Fitzhenry, Chelsea Murphy, along with Gregory Guay — perform a dynamic and varied program of music for violin, with guitar and piano accompaniment. May 28 from 12-1pm.  Simons Center for the Arts, Recital Hall, 54 […]


YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES:  A Romantic Affair-(50min) Hear the warm, lush sound of the 19th and early 20th century chamber music: Jonathan Williams, cello and Gregory Guay, guitar in works of Saint-Saens and Piazzolla, soprano Ashley Fabian in songs by Strauss, cellist Unusdian Errandonea in Piazzolla’s Le Grand Tango, and Ae-lin Youn, Jonathan Milord, Caitlin Delaney, and […]

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES: College of Charleston Opera in Concert

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES: College of Charleston Opera in Concert -(50min) Director David Templeton showcases a fast-paced program of favorite arias and scenes from opera. Highlighting the Act I finale of CofC Opera’s recent hit performance of Edwin Penhorwood’s hilarious opera Too Many Sopranos.  May 30 from 12-1pm.  Simons Center for the Arts, Recital Hall, 54 St. Philip St.  Admission: $11.


YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES:  Piano Plus Cello!-(50min) Featuring solo cellist Shelby Bowden playing Bach’s Suite No. 4, solo pianist Emily Tran playing Beethoven’s Sonata Op. 31, No. 2—The Tempest and York Bowen’s Three Preludes, plus a cello/piano duet by Boccherini with Zachary Litchfield, cellist and Tran at the piano.  May 31 from 12-1pm.  Simons Center for the Arts, Recital Hall, 54 St. Philip St.  Admission: […]

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES: Prize-Winning Seniors

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES:  Prize-Winning Seniors –(50min) Abbie Geddings and Savannah Shelby, mezzo-sopranos. A program of varied songs sung by talented and dynamic singers who are recent graduates headed to graduate school and singing careers. Both are recent winners in the NATS Student Auditions competition. June 2 from 12-1pm.  Simons Center for the Arts, Recital Hall, 54 St. Philip St.  Admission: […]

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES: Art Song Extravaganza

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES:  Art Song Extravaganza–(50min) Marrying voice and piano, text and music, the Art Song takes its place as one of the most expressive genres of music for the voice. The program will include familiar songs by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Strauss, Faure, Duparc, Chausson, Warlock, and Quilter performed by the talented and well-trained singers […]

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES: Masterpieces and Miniatures – Music for Piano and Cello

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES: Masterpieces and Miniatures –(50min) Music for Piano and Cello. Pianist Diego Suarez will tantalize with miniatures– Chopin-Étude “Winter Wind, Liszt-Étude “Mazeppa”, Debussy “L’sle joyeuse,” and a movement from Messiaen’s “Vingt regards sur l’enfant- Jésus,“ followed by two masterpieces–a movement from Rachmaninoff’s “Sonata in g minor” with Caitlin Delany, cellist  and Irwin Jiang, pianist. Then Jiang will conclude with the […]

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES: National Prize-Winning Singers

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES: National Prize-Winning Singers -(50min) Ashley Fabian, soprano/Nathan Matticks, baritone. Ashley Fabian–winner in March 2014 national MTNA Young Artist competition in Chicago and SC NATS Artist Award competition and Nathan Matticks—awards in Metro West Opera Competition and Marilyn Horne’s 80th birthday gala at Carnegie Hall–present songs by Schumann, Bachelet, Chausson, Beach, and Pasatieri plus an […]

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES: College of Charleston Jazz

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES:  College of Charleston Jazz –(50min) Familiar tunes and new arrangements of jazz standards performed by CofC’s “premiere” jazz combo.  June 6 from 12-1pm.  Simons Center for the Arts, Recital Hall, 54 St. Philip St.  Admission: $11.

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES: Tchaikovsky and Liszt Piano Concertos

YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES:  Tchaikovsky and Liszt Piano Concertos-(50min) Irwin Jiang and Diego Suarez, pianists. Two of the most beloved piano concertos performed by two talented young pianists in a duo piano format.  June 7 from 12-1pm.  Simons Center for the Arts, Recital Hall, 54 St. Philip St.  Admission: $11.