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Cornelia Freeman Concert Series

Cornelia Freeman Concert Series

Featuring the university’s esteemed music faculty performing a diverse repertoire, this popular chamber music series has been raising scholarship money for more than 20 years and takes place each fall on Sunday afternoons.

Formerly called the September Concert Series, the series now bears the name of philanthropist Cornelia Freeman. She is a beloved supporter of the USC School of Music because of her unwavering devotion to preserving the power of music to improve and enrich lives. Many gifted students have benefited from her support of music scholarship programs.

All concerts are held in the beautiful USC School of Music Recital Hall on Sunday afternoons at 3:00 p.m.

Ticket information

Single concerts: $12 adults; $10 seniors citizens, USC faculty and staff; $5 students.

Series tickets: $50 adults; $40 seniors citizens, USC faculty and staff. Reserved seating for this popular concert series is an additional $100 per series.

Purchase tickets

To buy tickets Friday through Sunday for each Sunday concert, purchase at the door beginning at 2:00 p.m.

  • Koger Box Office, corner of Greene and Park Streets, Columbia, SC 29201, Mon. – Fri. from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • By phone at (803) 251-2222, Mon. – Fri. from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Online at www.capitoltickets.com. Please note that added fees apply.
  • At the School of Music one hour prior to the performance.

Fall 2013 Cornelia Freeman Concert dates

Sunday, September 8

Sunday, September 15

Sunday, September 22

Sunday, September 29

Sunday, October 6