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classical music

October 2017
On mourning, Motown, and the enduring mojo of black classical music

May 2016
Listened to a Spoleto Festival USA concert in the last two decades? It’s likely that John Kennedy had a hand in its...

May 2016
Ninety years after the untimely death of Edmund Thornton Jenkins, Spoleto Festival USA premieres his unfinished...

April 2016
The CSO holds a young musicians’ competition  

November 2015
Attorney-turned-celebrated-conductor Ken Lam takes the helm of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra

September 2014
When professor Marc Regnier isn’t training the next generation of classical guitarists, he’s recording with the greats 

August 2015
To commemorate Charleston’s 40th anniversary, we honor 40 influential people and groups whose vision, passion, focus,...

April 2015
Dan Lehrich left an L.A. dream job to head a Holy City tech start-up. Find out why

October 2014
Colour of Music festival founder Lee Pringle works to awaken the nation to black classical music

September 2013
The Charleston Academy of Music brings classical training to young students across the Lowcountry

A delicious new Wide Angle Lunches series kicks off this month

May 2012
Radical thinking with composer Philip Glass

May 2012
Tuning in with conductor Anne Manson

May 2011
Experts from the College of Charleston weigh in on their picks for 2011 Spoleto

November 2010
Lowcountry bands and artists you should be listening to

November 2010
Playing upon natural rhythm and a lifelong passion for music, Charleston Jazz Orchestra artistic director Charlton...

September 2010
Join Charleston magazine and the Coastal Community Foundation in celebrating—and supporting—Lowcountry nonprofits!

June 2010
Tune in to a wealth of concerts for every musical taste

May 2010
A Q&A with music director Emmanuel Villaume

May 2010
Bolstered by reinvigorated venues, a surge of artists and creative entrepreneurs, and a strengthening reputation as a...

November 2009
A Holy City native, this composer and College of Charleston music professor tunes in to old-school traditions, with a...