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Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra

The University of South Carolina School of Music presents Maestro Portnoy & Friends at the Koger Center for the Arts in Columbia January 17th at 7:30 p.m. A celebration of Maestro Donald Portnoy’s 31 years of conducting and music making, the concert includes Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra by R.E.M.’s Mike Mills for Grammy-nominated violinist Robert McDuffie. The concerto, with orchestration, features McDuffie and a four-member rock band led by Mills (performing on the bass and keyboard) with two electric guitarists, a drummer, and string orchestra. Tickets $8-$30.