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March 2019

South Carolina Chamber Music Festival

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March 1 @ 7:30 pm

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Blackbox, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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The South Carolina Chamber Music Festival will host a series of chamber recitals to showcase the artists participating in workshops and masterclasses taking place throughout the week with Dr. Paolo André Gualdi as the artistic director. THe Festival's final day will bring a performance of Woman to Woman , a selection of works by women composers, performed by Eureka Duo Qiao Chen Solomon (violin) and Hyunjung Rachel Chung (piano). RESERVATIONS: Reservations may be made by calling the FMU Performing Arts Center at 843-661-4444 between 12:00…

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FMU String Ensemble

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March 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Blackbox, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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Open to all university students and faculty interested in learning and performing chamber music directed by Terry Roberts, the University String Ensemble members meet for weekly rehearsals during Fall and Spring academic semesters, giving public recitals and accompanying other campus ensembles. RESERVATIONS: Reservations may be made by calling the FMU Performing Arts Center at 843-661-4444 between 12:00 and 5:00 pm.

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FMU Concert Band

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March 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Mainstage, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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The Francis Marion University Concert Band will be performing its fall concert of the 2018-19 season at the FMU Performing Arts Center in downtown Florence conducted by Terry Roberts. The Francis Marion University Concert Band is composed of FMU students as well as community members from the Pee Dee region. Community members include professional area music educators, band directors, choir directors, ministers of music, and FMU music faculty members.  Membership is open to all FMU students and area residents who…

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Joe Bergamini, drums

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March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Blackbox, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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Joe Bergamini maintains a diverse career as a drummer, educator, author and publisher. Most well-known for his original progressive rock playing, Joe is the drummer in the bands 4Front and Happy the Man. He also works extensively on Broadway, on shows such as Movin’ Out, Jersey Boys, The Lion King, Rock of Ages, In the Heights, and Million Dollar Quartet. Joe is the author of six popular drum books, Senior Drum Editor for Hudson Music, co-owner (with Dom Famularo) of Wizdom Media LLC, and…

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South Carolina Dance Theatre: To the Pointe!

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March 16 @ 7:30 pm

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Mainstage, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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Signature favorites from the Company’s repertoire and the classical "Paquita" make for an exciting blend of dance for the South Carolina Dance Theatre’s spring show "To the Pointe!" The depth and versatility of the Company’s repertoire and dancers are brought to the stage with energetic, lyrical, and classical ballet. Fast paced and energetic, "Branche," opens the program with a rapid pace, head swinging, psychedelic ballet. The mood lightens with "Palladio" and then moves to Roumanian folk dances with "Carnival of…

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South Carolina Dance Theatre: To the Pointe!

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March 17 @ 3:00 pm

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Mainstage, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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Signature favorites from the Company’s repertoire and the classical "Paquita" make for an exciting blend of dance for the South Carolina Dance Theatre’s spring show "To the Pointe!" The depth and versatility of the Company’s repertoire and dancers are brought to the stage with energetic, lyrical, and classical ballet. Fast paced and energetic, "Branche," opens the program with a rapid pace, head swinging, psychedelic ballet. The mood lightens with "Palladio" and then moves to Roumanian folk dances with "Carnival of…

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Willy Pete Band

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March 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Mainstage, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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Willy Pete is a network of musicians, artists, teachers and songwriters committed to sharing their talent and skills to encourage, equip and entertain the American military community. Willy Pete members lay down their egos and self-promotion in order to honor the selfless lifestyle of the American warrior. Musicians residing in nine major U.S. cities provide live performances, music lessons and recording opportunities for troops and veterans in an effort to serve this important community and recognize their sacrifice for our freedoms.…

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April 2019

FMU Faculty Recital with Shane Reeves

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April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Blackbox, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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Shane Reeves, a native of Birmingham, Alabama, completed his DMA in Percussion Performance at the University of South Carolina with a minor in music theory. He also holds a Master of Music degree in Percussion Performance from the University of Florida and a Bachelors of Science in Music Education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. His primary teachers include Eric Hollenbeck, Gene Fambrough, Ken Broadway, Scott Herring, and Jim Hall. In addition, Shane has studied drum set and hand…

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FMU University Choir & Voice Collective

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April 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Blackbox, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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Open to all university students, the University Concert Choir has an average enrollment of between 35 and 45 students. This group has sung in numerous area churches and has also performed with the Florence Symphony Orchestra. They have performed such major choral works as the “Polovetzian Dance and Chorus” of Alexander Borodin, the “Schicksalslied” of Johannes Brahms, and the Ninth Symphony of Ludwig van Beethoven. Recently their concerts have included selections accompanied by the newly formed Francis Marion string ensemble.…

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FMU Chamber Jazz Ensemble

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April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Blackbox, 201 S Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506 United States

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The FMU Chamber Jazz Ensemble allows students in a small group setting to learn and hone improvisational skills within the the jazz idiom and directed by Terry Roberts. Recently, works have been selected from music by Metheny, Corea, Ritenour, Jobim and others. RESERVATIONS: Reservations may be made by calling the FMU Performing Arts Center at 843-661-4444 between 12:00 and 5:00 pm.

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