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Travelogue: Music of Andrew Fowler

Sunday, Oct. 8, 4 p.m.

Andrew Fowler of the Department of Music is joined by colleagues Daniel Hull, lecturer of music; Jeffrey Jones, associate professor of music; Philip Powell, chair and professor of music; and Amy Tully, associate dean and associate professor of music, in a concert that chronicles his musical journey over the past five years. Featuring chamber music, works for solo piano and art song, the concert will premiere several pieces and conclude with Songs of Travel, the song cycle recently performed at the College Music Society International Conference in Sydney, Australia.

Edwards Recital Hall
Admission: $7

To purchase tickets: coastal.edu/culturalarts or ticketreturn.com


Department of Music

Coastal Carolina University Wind Ensemble

Thursday, Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m.

The CCU Wind Ensemble presents a concert featuring original works for winds from the turn of the 20th century to the present. Under the direction of T. André Feagin, CCU assistant professor of music and director of bands, this performance explores the diverse history and versatility of the wind band. The concert also features Daniel O’Reilly, lecturer of music, in a performance of Alfred Reed’s Ballade.

Wheelwright Auditorium
Admission: $7

To purchase tickets: coastal.edu/culturalarts or ticketreturn.com


Department of Music

Fall Saxophone and Low Brass Ensemble Concert

Tuesday, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m.

The CCU Saxophone Ensemble, directed by Daniel O’Reilly, lecturer of music, and the CCU Low Brass Ensemble, directed by Chris Connolly, lecturer of music, present their annual fall concert. Featuring some of CCU’s finest student performers in a fast-paced program, this concert showcases musical styles ranging from classical to jazz. In addition to the CCU sax ensemble, O’Reilly directs POP 101. Connolly teaches low brass and has written arrangements for the Gatlin Brothers, the Original Drifters and the Long Bay Symphony.

Edwards Recital Hall
Admission: $7

To purchase tickets: coastal.edu/culturalarts or ticketreturn.com


Multicultural Student Services

Coastal Inspirational Ambassadors’ Fall Gospel Concert

Sunday, Oct. 22, 4:30 p.m.

This annual event celebrates the heartfelt sound of gospel music with a performance by the CCU Inspirational Ambassadors, one of the University’s original student performing ensembles, which perpetuates the tradition of gospel music and recognizes the importance of gospel in the preservation of African-American culture. The choir tours each spring, performing at churches and schools throughout the state and region. In addition to performing, the organization promotes a sense of responsibility, teamwork and community service among its members.

Wheelwright Auditorium
Admission: Free and open to the public

 

 

 

 

Department of Music

Jazz Showcase “Unplugged” featuring Scott Routenberg

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

The CCU Jazz Ensemble and CCU faculty members perform the music of featured guest Scott Routenberg under the direction of Matt White, CCU associate professor of music. Routenberg is a composer, arranger and jazz pianist who has been commissioned for various ensembles, including the Metropole Orkest, the Atlanta Symphony and the Indianapolis Symphony. For this performance, Routenberg conducts and performs his music with the CCU Jazz Ensemble and joins the Matt White/Tim Fischer quintet for an evening of original compositions and reimagined standards.

Johnson Auditorium, Wall 116
Admission: $17

To purchase tickets: coastal.edu/culturalarts or ticketreturn.com


Department of Music

Pushing the Limits with Steve Bailey, featuring Chuck Cannon and Lari White

Thursday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.

Steve Bailey, CCU bassist and artist-in-residence, performs with guests Chuck Cannon and Lari White. Cannon is a singer/songwriter and Myrtle Beach native who has written hits for John Michael Montgomery, Toby Keith and George Strait. Singer/songwriter and producer White has charted numerous top-10 country songs and produced an album for Keith. Bailey is chair of the bass department at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and is known for his pioneering work on the six-string fretless bass. This performance features crossover country hits with jazz and rock underpinnings along with appearances by other CCU music faculty.

Wheelwright Auditorium
Admission: $25

To purchase tickets: coastal.edu/culturalarts or ticketreturn.com


Department of Music

Broadway Blockbusters

Saturday, Oct. 28, 4 p.m. (Trinity United Methodist Church)
Sunday, Oct. 29, 4 p.m. (Trinity Church)

The Carolina Master Chorale (CMC) features the winners of the second annual CMC/CCU Vocal Competition performing blockbuster songs of Broadway in concert with the chorale. Timothy Koch and Daniel Francis, teaching associates in the Department of Music, direct the performance and perform on piano, respectively.

Trinity United Methodist Church
706 14th Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach
Trinity Church
3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach

Admission: $20 adult, $15 senior citizens and veterans (with ID), and $5 students. For ticket information, call the Carolina Master Chorale at
843-444-5774 or visit carolinamasterchorale.com.