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Tickets on sale for the Freeman Sundays @3 Series

Enjoy your Sunday afternoons with superb musical experiences

Purchase your tickets here.

You can enjoy concerts by USC’s renowned music faculty throughout the academic year. Named “Freeman Sundays @3,” the series features Carolina’s music faculty in fresh and vibrant chamber music programs that pair established masterpieces alongside brand new works.

Named for philanthropist Cornelia Freeman, in addition to bringing the community Sunday afternoons of outstanding musical experiences, the concerts also raise scholarship money for gifted music students.

The five concerts take place from September to March and the first of the series takes place on September 9. All concerts are held in the USC School of Music Recital Hall (813 Assembly St., Columbia, SC) on Sunday afternoons at 3:00 p.m.

September 9, 2018, 3:00 p.m.

Duo for Alto Saxophone and Bass Trombone - Carter Pann (b. 1972)
Clifford Leaman, alto saxophone, and Michael Wilkinson, bass trombone

Three Lieder - Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Donald Gray, baritone, and Sharon Rattray, piano    

Suite for Solo Viola in G minor, No. 1 - Max Reger (1873-1916)
Daniel Sweaney, viola      

Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet and Piano - Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Ari Streisfeld, violin; Joseph Eller, clarinet; and Phillip Bush, piano

October 14, 2018, 3:00 p.m.

Five Songs on Poems of Anne Bronte - Kevin Scott (b. 1956)
Janet Hopkins, mezzo-soprano, and Armen Shaomian, piano

There Will Never Be Another You - Warren & Gordon
Open Secret - Bert Ligon
Bookends - Bert Ligon
Love is Here to Stay - Gershwin & Gershwin
Carry On - Bert Ligon
SC Guitar Ensemble: Monty Craig (Clemson), Timothy Fischer (Coastal Carolina), Bert Ligon (USC), and Jim Mings (USC), guitars; Craig Butterfield (USC), bass; Brendan Bull (USC), drums

December 2, 2018, 3:00 p.m.

Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Piano, Op. 83 - Max Bruch (1851-1931)
Joseph Eller, clarinet; Daniel Sweaney, viola; and Lynn Kompass, piano

Chanson Perpétuelle, Op. 37 - Ernest Chausson (1855-99)
Rachel Calloway, mezzo-soprano; William Terwilliger, violin; Ari Streisfeld, violin; Daniel Sweaney, viola; Robert Jesselson, violoncello; and Lynn Kompass, piano

Profile VariationsTayloe Harding   
Jennifer Parker-Harley, flute; Joseph Eller, clarinet; Clifford Leaman, saxophone; Reed Hanna, bassoon; and Daniel Sweaney, viola

February 10, 2019, 3:00 p.m.

Mallorca (Barcarola), Op. 202 - Isaac Albéniz - transcribed by C. Berg (1860-1909)
Celebre Serenata Española (Cadiz), Op. 181 - transcribed by Miguel Llobet
Christopher Berg, guitar

Three Parts upon a Ground, Z. 731 - Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Andrew Waldo, Mary Halverson Waldo, Kunio Hara, recorders; Tim Crenshaw, harpsichord

Les rondes, H. 200 - Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959)
William Terwilliger and Isabel Ong, violins; Rebecca Schalk Nagel, oboe; Michael Harley, bassoon; Joseph Eller, clarinet; James Ackley, trumpet; and Lynn Kompass, piano

Pan trauert um Syrinx - Joseph Marx (1882-1964)
Serena Hill LaRoche, soprano; Jennifer Parker-Harley, flute; and Lynn Kompass, piano

Boop Music - Gordon (Dick) Goodwin (b. 1941)
Jennifer Parker-Harley, flute; Rebecca Schalk Nagel, oboe; Joseph Eller, clarinet; Michael Harley, bassoon; and J.D. Shaw, horn

March 3, 2019, 3:00 p.m.

Astronomically Speaking - Joe W. Moore III (b. 1986)
Clifford Leaman, baritone saxophone, and Scott Herring, percussion   

That Raindrops Have Hastened the Falling Flowers - Fang Man (b. 1977)         
Jennifer Parker-Harley, flute, and Joseph Rackers, piano

Five Hebrew Love Songs - Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)
Tina Milhorn Stallard, soprano; William Terwilliger, violin; and Lynn, Kompass, piano

Soundscapes of the Four Seasons - Fang Man (b. 1977)
Clifford Leaman, alto saxophone, and Scott Herring, marimba

Concertante Allegro - Alexej Lebedjew (1924-1993)
Michael Wilkinson, F contrabass trombone, and Joseph Rackers, piano

Suite for Horn, Tuba, and Piano - Alex Wilder (1907-1980)
J.D. Shaw, horn; Michael Wilkinson, bass trombone; and David Cutler, piano


Single concerts: $15 adults; $10 seniors, USC faculty and staff; $5 students.
Save with the series: $50 adults; $40 seniors, USC faculty and staff. Reserved seating for this popular concert series is an additional $100 per series.
Purchase tickets online, call 803-777-4280, or at the door.

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