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CCU celebrates women’s history musically

February 26, 2016

A “Musical Celebration of Women’s History Month” will be presented by the faculty and students of Coastal Carolina University Tuesday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts Recital Hall. General admission tickets are $7, and discounts are available.

The celebration, hosted by Patti Yvonne Edwards, associate professor of music, will include the musical talents of female composers such as Clara Schumann, Alma Mahler, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Libby Larsen and Margaret Bonds. Their stories will be shared orally, and the faculty and students of CCU’s Department of Music will perform some of their compositions.

Other faculty performers include Amy Tully, Sara Abushakra, Ann Miles, Rebecca Rollins and Jen Klick. Voce Angeli, a women's choir from the community, and the women of the CCU Concert and Chamber Choirs, the Flute Ensemble, and the World Percussion ensemble will also perform.

Senior citizens, OLLI members, alumni, teens, and CCU/HGTC faculty and staff may purchase tickets for $5. Tickets for children and CCU/HGTC students are $3. To purchase tickets, contact the Wheelwright Auditorium at 843-349-ARTS (2787) or visit between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tickets may also be purchased at The auditorium is located at 108 Spadoni Park, Conway.

The Edwards Recital Hall is in Room 152 of the Edwards Building, located at 133 Chanticleer Drive W. on the Conway campus.