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Columbia Baroque Concert: “Home for the Holidays”

Columbia Baroque presents "Home for the Holidays" - Peter Hoyt will host this program featuring French solo works for harpsichord and viola da gamba, an Italian lute solo, a Christmas lullaby for voice and lute, recorder variations on a Dutch nativity tune, and a special duo performance by Mary Hostetler Hoyt, violin and Cecilia Hoyt, cello of a Sonata by French-Guadalupan composer Joseph Boulogne de Saint-Georges. Performers for the evening are Brittnee Siemon, mezzo-soprano; Jean Hein, baroque recorder; Mary Hostetler Hoyt, baroque violin; Hazel Ketchum, lute and baroque guitar; Gail Ann Schroeder, viola da gamba; Cecilia Hoyt, cello; and Jerry Curry, harpsichord.

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Cola Concerts Presents Wynonna Judd in Cayce

Respected by the millions of fans who are drawn to her music and undeniable talent, Wynonna Judd's rich and commanding voice has sold over 30-million albums worldwide spanning her remarkable 34-year career. Cola Concerts welcomes her to the stage at the Columbia Speedway Entertainment Center, December 10. Cola Concerts is committed to keeping all guests, artists & staff safe. 4 people per Seating Cove; limited Coves for 2 or 3 people available. Full safety procedures at colaconcerts.com/safety .

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Call for Applications: SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities

The SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities is now accepting applications for summer programs and the tuition-free, residential high school. All South Carolina residents in grades 6-11 are eligible to apply online at SCGSAH.org for the 2021-2022 school year. Located in downtown Greenville, the Governor’s School offers pre-professional training in creative writing, dance, drama, music, and visual arts. Students attend from all over the state to learn from established, practicing artists in an environment that provides the resources needed to hone their artistic abilities including specialized arts studios, state-of-the-art performance halls, dedicated rehearsal spaces and a world-class library. Application deadlines vary by program. Apply by Nov. 30 to receive an application fee waiver.

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2021 North Charleston Arts Fest Participation Opportunities

Regional and local artists and performers in the areas of music, dance, theatre, visual arts, media arts, and literature are invited to apply to perform or present during 2021 North Charleston Arts Fest, April 28-May 2. The five-day celebration of the arts offers an array of events and activities including concerts, theatre presentations, exhibitions and installations, children’s programs, workshops, and demonstrations, throughout the City of North Charleston. The review panel will select applicants from all art disciplines to create a mix of free and ticketed events that are geared to meet the interests of a cross-section of ages, cultures, and backgrounds. Deadline for submission of artist applications: Tuesday, December 15, 2020

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“Sensational Sigal Exhibition” of Musical Instruments

The Sigal Music Foundation is celebrating their renaming with the Sensational Sigal Exhibit, featuring highlights from the musical instrument collection of Marlowe A. Sigal while exploring the life of the man behind the gift. The exhibition features a broad range of objects including a robust display of keyboard and wind instruments. On view September 25th through December 31st at Carolina Music Museum in Greenville.

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(Virtual) Chamber Music on Main – Season Opener

The Columbia Museum of Art presents a virtual season-opening concert of Chamber Music on Main, when artistic director and pianist Andrew Armstrong welcomes Anthony McGill, principal clarinetist for the New York Philharmonic, and perennial fan-favorite violinist Jennifer Frautschi. Recorded at a surprise location in Massachusetts, this show includes a piece from composer Lili Boulanger, whose work Nocturne et Cortege was a hit with the CMA audience last year. The concert is October 5th. Purchase tickets in advance; a Vimeo link will be emailed to all ticket holders just prior to the show.

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Development Insiders: From Landing an Agent to Landing Distribution

Indie Grants invites you to Development Insiders: From Landing an Agent to Landing Distribution, a free virtual workshop presented by Steve Muller and Kip Konwiser. "Super Agent" Muller, who has worked with Innovative Artists Agency and is head of Talent & Comedy, kicks off the workshop sharing his experience as a working agent, with insights on how talent is discovered, packaged and marketed. Primetime-Emmy-Award-winning producer Kip Konwiser will then illuminate the process of development, financing, production and distribution of today’s movies, television and live events. This Zoom webinar is November 7th, starting at 11 a.m. and lasting approximately four hours. Registration is required.

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Tunes in Town: Traveler’s Rest

Greenville Jazz Collective & Fine Arts Center have partnered to present Tunes in Town, inviting you to take an evening stroll down Main Street in Travelers Rest as Upstate jazz musicians perform, the second and last Fridays of the Month through November.

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Queen of Soul: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin

Charleston Music Hall continues its series of socially-distanced outdoor concerts with Queen of Soul: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin, featuring Charleston native Christian “Black Diamond” Smalls and her 9-piece band. You're invited to take a trip down memory lane with this soulful experience under the stars, October 16th at The Bend in North Charleston. Seating starts at 5 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m.

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Jazz Centennials: Bird and Peggy Lee

Greenville jazz musicians Tish Oney and Matt Olson pay homage to legendary jazz musicians Peggy Lee and Charlie Parker, performing two sets of music alongside members of the Greenville Jazz Collective, September 30th at 7:30 p.m. at Centre Stage in Greenville. The event will have outside patio seating for 40 people, weather permitting, with social distancing and safety precautions.