CofC Composers

Theory & Composition majors at C of C explore contemporary music creation, repertoire, techniques and analysis, as well as orchestration, electronic music, film music and multimedia and music technology.

Their works are performed frequently both within the Music Department and by local ensembles. They study both privately and in seminar style small groups with professors Edward Hart and Yiorgos Vassilandonakis, and benefit from frequent visits by nationally known composers. This is the page for College of Charleston Composers and their supporters to share news, links, music, ideas and chatter. Past, present and future students are all welcome.

Operating as usual

09/14/2019

Don't miss Gloria Cheng's concert on Tuesday, September 17th, at 7:30, performing new piano works celebrating the memory of Steven Stucky. Free admission.

Join us for a FREE concert by Grammy Award–winning pianist Gloria Cheng performing "Garlands for Steven Stucky" — honoring the late Pulitzer Prize–winning contemporary composer Steven Stucky.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 17 | Learn more: https://go.activecalendar.com/cofc/event/free-piano-concert-gloria-cheng/

10/05/2018

Magnetic South Concert October 12th, @ 7:30, Simons Recital Hall.

Next Friday, October 12th, at 7:30 PM, Magnetic South presents two new works by Nicholas Bentz and David Maves, along with two classic works by Edgar Varese and Bela Bartok. Here's Nick Bentz, with a few words about his new piece.

04/20/2018

14 new works by CofC composers premiering next Tuesday, 4/24 @ 7:30 PM at Simons Recital Hall. Be there!

02/21/2018

College of Charleston Orchestra

10/26/2017

Charleston Symphony

Magnetic South on November 10th! Be there.

Can't wait for a new season of Magnetic South! Nov. 10 | 7:30pm | Simons Center Recital Hall | CofC

09/23/2017

Charleston Symphony

Magnetic South Call for Scores!

Attention composers! We are hosting a Call for Scores for Magnetic South, our collaboration with the College of Charleston - School of the Arts. Check out our website for more information on this music series and the submission guidelines for scores.

07/06/2017

CofC Composers's cover photo

07/06/2017

CofC Composers

07/06/2017

CofC Composers's cover photo

03/19/2017

Composers & Performers: Great opportunity for summer study in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Our World-Renowned Faculty for the 3rd Summer Music Performance Program at Anatolia College!

1. Dwight Coleman, voice
2. Nevart Galileas, flute
3. Christos Galileas, violin
4. William Pu, violin
5. Amy Chang, viola
6.Yannis Tsitselikis, cello
7. Raffi Besalyan, piano
8. Etsuko Hirose piano
9. George Konstantinidis, piano
10. Jura Margulis, piano
11. Alex Peh, piano
12. Nickitas Demos, composition
13. Yiorgos Vassilandonakis, composition

12/06/2016

Come hear 12 new works by CofC composers going live in less than two hours!

12/05/2016

Tomorrow, Tuesday December 6th, at 7:30, come hear new music by Undergraduate composers at Simons Recital Hall.

11/07/2016

College of Charleston - School of the Arts

Friday night at 7:30, at Simons Recital Hall: "The Finnish Line", music by Saariaho, Lindberg and Salonen. Ken Lam and Yiorgos Vassilandonakis conduct the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.

Magnetic South, is a collaboration between our Dept. of Music and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, will present a concert of contemporary Finnish music this Friday. Learn more from this SC Public Radio interview.

04/06/2016

Fondation Igor Stravinsky

A must watch short narrative on Igor Stravinsky by Bernstein, on the 45th anniversary of his passing.

Today marks the 45th anniversary since Stravinsky's passing

03/31/2016

Composers: Music is written with a pencil, BEFORE it goes on Sibelius! Here's a picture of Leonard Bernstein's worn down pencils on Pencil Day, (that's today). Keep writing!

Happy National Pencil Day!

Leonard Bernstein referred to his composing pencil stubs as his "little soldiers". Here is a photo of a collection of these soldiers.

02/12/2016

Don't miss the next Magnetic South concert 'Americana' on February 19th at 7:30pm. We are honored to have Ken Lam at the podium for this special evening. Purchase your tickets here- http://www.charlestonsymphony.org/concerts/Magnetic%20South/

02/12/2016

CofC Composers

02/01/2016

Music Understanding & Future Music Software:
Tomorrow, Monday, February 1st, special guest Dr. Roger Dannenberg, Professor of Computer Science, Art and Music at Carnegie Mellon University, will give a lecture at 3:30 (Beatty Center, Room 115), followed by a performance at 5:30 (Simons Recital Hall), featuring CSO musicians Norbert Lewandowski (Cello) and Regina Helcher Yost (flute). Entrance is free for both events.

01/28/2016

Saturday, January 30th, at 7:30 pm, Simons Recital Hall, Free Entrance: Come experience new works for vocal ensemble by CofC composers Brian Arne, Maxx Bradley and Zachery Litchfield, performed by vocalists from the studio of Dr. Jill Lewis, CSU and members of the CofC Contemporary Ensemble and CSU.

11/14/2015

The winner of the Cofc 4th Annual Composer Commission Competition is Brian Arne. Brian will compose a new orchestra piece to be premiered in the spring by the CofC orchestra under maestro Yuriy Bekker. Congratulations to Brian Arne!

CofC Composers, here comes the 4th Annual CofC Orchestra Composition Competition Call for Scores, applications are due September 15th. Send in your scores for an opportunity to write a new piece for orchestra to be premiered and recorded in the Spring!

09/25/2015

Next Friday, October 2nd, at 7:30pm, Simons Recital Hall: Magnetic South presents the music of Gorecki

08/28/2015

CofC Composers, here comes the 4th Annual CofC Orchestra Composition Competition Call for Scores, applications are due September 15th. Send in your scores for an opportunity to write a new piece for orchestra to be premiered and recorded in the Spring!

04/27/2015

Come witness the latest new music by CofC composers, Tuesday, April 28th at 7:30 pm at Simons Recital Hall, featuring the CofC Contemporary Ensemble, directed by Prof. Yiorgos Vassilandonakis.

04/15/2015

CofC Composers's cover photo

03/24/2015

Tickets are $25 GA and $10 for all student with valid school ID. Purchase tickets at (843) 723-7528 ext. 110 or click the following link to purchase online:
https://charlestonsymphony.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0FE000000AJNOQMA5

03/24/2015

Don't miss Magnetic South this Friday at 7:30! The pre-concert talk with composers Laurie San Martin and Eric Nathan will be at 7 PM and they will both give lectures:

Thursday: Composer Talk with Eric Nathan 3:05-4:20 in Simons Center room 315 C
Friday: Composer Talk with Laurie San Martin 1:00-1:50 in Simons Center room 315 C

[12/02/14]   Tonight is the night! Don't miss our very own CofC Composers and their world premieres! The concert is at 7:30 in the Simons Center Recital Hall, and its free! We hope to see you there!

11/25/2014

CofC Composers submit your orchestra piece for the 3rd Annual College of Charleston Orchestra Composition Competition. Winning work will be premiered in the Spring concert of the Orchestra, conducted by maestro Yuriy Bekker at the Sottile Theater. Deadline is December 10th, 2014.

postandcourier.com 10/20/2014

Review: Magnetic South concert features music of Arvo Part

"Lovely interpretations"
#cso #SOTAcofc

postandcourier.com Arvo Part, the 79-year-old Estonian composer of mesmerizing, religion-infused music, was celebrated Friday night by the College of Charleston's music department and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, which presented seven of his shorter instrumental

moultrienews.com 10/17/2014

Arvo Pärt Festival to open classical music series

With Yiorgos Vassilandonakis Yuriy Bekker #cso

moultrienews.com Magnetic South, a collaborative project between the Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and C of C Concerts at the College of Charleston School of the Arts, will present an Arvo Pärt Festival. The program will concentrate on the large ensemble and string orchestra pieces of Arvo Pärt, one of the mos…

10/14/2014

CofC Composers's cover photo

today.cofc.edu 10/10/2014

Arvo Pärt Music Festival Kicks Off New Series, Magnetic South

Arvo Pärt Festival featured on THE COLLEGE Today. #cso #SOTAcofc

today.cofc.edu The College of Charleston and Charleston Symphony Orchestra will collaborate to present an Arvo Pärt music festival on October 17, 2014.

artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com 08/21/2014

Steven Holl and Athol Fugard among Winners of Praemium Imperiale Awards

Magnetic South opens its season with a mini festival concentrating on large ensemble and string orchestra pieces of Arvo Pärt. Arvo Pärt, one of the most important living composers, just won the prestigious Japanese Premium Imperiale interntional prize in Music.

artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com The Praemium Imperiale International Arts Awards recognize lifetime achievement.

04/23/2014

Come out TOMORROW night, 8 pm in the Simons Recital Hall to hear premieres by CofC Composers!

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Magnetic South Concert October 12th, @ 7:30, Simons Recital Hall.

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