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Department of Music

Guitar Studio Recital 

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m.

The guitar students of Daniel Hull, lecturer in CCU’s Department of Music, present a concert showcasing their mastery of the instrument. This concert will feature music from the Baroque period through the 21st century and include solos, duets and a performance from the CCU Guitar Ensemble with selections by Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Andrew York, among others.

Edwards Recital Hall
Admission: $7

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Flute Music by African-American Composers

Sunday, Oct. 14, 4 p.m.

Flutist and visiting artist James Miller gives an afternoon concert of selections by African-American composers including Valerie Coleman, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Adolphus Hailstork. Miller currently serves as a flutist in The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” in Washington, D.C.

Miller is an active soloist, chamber musician and clinician in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., and has performed internationally as a soloist and chamber musician in England and South Korea. He earned his Bachelor of Music from the University of South Carolina, his Master of Music from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his artist diploma from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts; he is a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

Edwards Recital Hall
Admission: $17

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South Carolina Guitar Quartet

Monday, Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m.

Specializing in the performance of jazz standards and original compositions exclusively written for four guitars, the South Carolina Guitar Quartet is comprised of music educators from across the state, including Tim Fischer, assistant professor in CCU’s Department of Music, and guest artists Bert Ligon of the University of South Carolina, Monty Craig of Clemson University and Jim Mings, formerly of the University of South Carolina. The group’s repertoire balances notated music alongside fiery improvisations. The group will be supported by Jesse Willis, percussionist and associate professor in CCU’s Department of Music, and Stevie Martinez on bass.

Edwards Recital Hall
Admission: $7

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Something Cool: Low Brass and Horn Ensembles

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m.

Tonya Propst, associate professor music, and Chris Connolly, lecturer of music, direct the CCU Horn and Low Brass Ensembles comprised of students and faculty in the Department of Music. The program features music from the Renaissance to the 21st century, with a special tribute to Leonard Bernstein in honor of the 100th anniversary of his birth in 1918.

Edwards Recital Hall
Admission: $7

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The Stars are Out on Broadway 

Friday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. (Trinity Church)
Saturday, Oct. 27, 4 p.m. (Trinity United Methodist Church)
Sunday, Oct. 28, 4 p.m. (Trinity Church)

Tim Koch, conductor of the Carolina Master Chorale (CMC) and lecturer in CCU’s Department of Music, leads the chorale in a performance of Broadway favorites, accompanied by pianist Daniel Francis, teaching associate in the Department of Music. The performance features six CCU student winners of the third annual CMC/CCU Vocal Competition.

The choir will sing a suite from South Pacific and other collections from familiar shows, from musicals from the Golden Age through present day, along with highlights from popular operatic works.

Trinity Church, 3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach
Trinity United Methodist Church, 706 14th Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach
Admission: $22 adult, $17 senior citizens and veterans; and $5 students.

For tickets, call the Carolina Master Chorale at 843-444-5774 or visit


CCU Jazz Ensemble with Jerald Shynett

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 5:30-7 p.m.

Under the direction of Matthew White, CCU associate professor in the Department of Music, the CCU Jazz Ensemble presents a concert of original music featuring trombonist, composer and arranger Jerald Shynett.

Shynett is associate professor of music at UNC-Wilmington and has performed with Ray Charles, Chick Corea, Ira Sullivan, and KC and the Sunshine Band. He is also an award-winning composer and member of the Grammy Award-nominated group Chuck Owen and the Jazz Surge.

Lib Jackson Student Union Courtyard - Weather permitting
Free and open to the public

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