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A subscription to the University of South Carolina Symphony or Freeman Sundays @3 Faculty Chamber Music Series guarantees you a seat at the performance and supports tomorrow’s musicians today.

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UofSC Symphony  

Season Subscriptions may be bought online for $150 and you can choose your seats.
Discounts are available for Seniors, USC Faculty/Staff, Military and students but must be purchased in person at the box office.

Subscribers benefits:

• Best seats reserved for season ticket holders 
• Save up to 15% off single-ticket prices. It’s like getting one concert free! 
• Buy your tickets with just one transaction 
• 2019-2020 season ticket holders can renew subscriptions in person or by phone at (803) 251-2222 
• New subscribers can buy season tickets in person or online:


Concerts are at the Koger Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Join us at 6:45 p.m. before each concert for pre-concert talks in the Koger Center lobby with Scott Weiss, Conductor

Sept. 28, 2021 | Hope, Solidarity and The New World

JD Shaw, horn
AUGUSTA READ THOMAS - Fanfare of Hopeand Solidarity
ATTERBERG - Horn Concerto
DVOŘÁK - Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”

Oct. 26, 2021 | Trailblazers 

Tina Milhorn Stallard, soprano 
ROSSINI - The Barber of Seville Overture 
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 4

Nov. 30, 2021 | A Confession of the Soul 

Blair Francis Paponiu, flute 
ADOLPHUS HAILSTORK - Fanfare on Amazing Grace 
MOZART - Flute Concerto No. 1 
SIBELIUS - Symphony No. 2

Feb. 3, 2022 | The Pines of Rome 

Claire Bryant, cello and featuring UofSC Alumni Brass 
HAYDN - Symphony No. 88 
SHOSTAKOVICH - Cello Concerto No. 1 
RESPIGHI - Pines of Rome

March 3, 2022 | Rising Stars 

featuring the winners of the 2021-22 Concerto-Aria Competition 
Repertoire and soloists to be announced

April 21, 2022 | Coronation and Celebration: Masterpieces for Choir and Orchestra 

UofSC Concert Choir and University Chorus
Jabarie Glass, Alicia W. Walker and Scott Weiss, conductors 
HANDEL - Zadok the Priest 
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - Five Mystical Songs DEBUSSY - Nocturnes 
BERNSTEIN - Chichester Psalms

Support the UofSC Symphony Orchestra 

The Orchestra’s long history of excellence is possible, in part, thanks to the annual support from our generous donors. Gifts to the UofSC Symphony Orchestra directly impact our students by providing scholarships, music, masterclasses and by inviting guest artists for residencies and performances. Please make a tax-deductible gift to the orchestra either through the season ticket form or contact our development office 

Sponsor a Concert! 

You or your business can support the education of the next generation of music leaders by sponsoring one of our 2021-2022 concerts. Benefits include recognition from the stage and in the printed program. Contact our development office for more information.

Freeman Sundays @3 Concert Series

Support student scholarships by purchasing a subscription

Freeman Sunday Concerts feature the university’s renowned music faculty in fresh and vibrant chamber music programs that pair canonic masterpieces alongside brand-new works. Named for philanthropist Cornelia Freeman, the concerts raise scholarship money for gifted music students. The concerts take place at 3 p.m. in the School of Music Recital Hall (813 Assembly St., Columbia, SC).


Sept. 26, 2021 at 3 p.m.

Asunder by John Fitz Rogers
Performed by: Duo Cortona Rachel Calloway, soprano and Ari Streisfeld, viloin 

SEVEN by Andrea Casarrubios 
Performed by: Claire Bryant, cello 

Märchenbilder, four pieces for piano and viola by Robert Schumann 
Performed by: Daniel Sweaney, viola and Lynn Kompass, piano 

Vallée d’Obermann by Franz Liszt 
Performed by: Omar Roy, piano 

October 31, 2021 at 3 p.m.

Concerto for Oboe by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performed by: Hassan Anderson, oboe and Charles Fugo, piano 

Sonata for Viola and Piano by Rebecca Clarke
Performed by: Daniel Sweaney, viola and Lynn Kompass, piano 

Death of a Seaman by Cecil Cohen 
Bayou Home by William Grant Still 
Nunc Dimittis by Eugene Hancock
Performed by: Jacob Will, baritone and Lynn Kompass, piano 

Yiddish Fantasy for Violin and Piano by Meira Warshauer 
Performed by: William Terwilliger, violin and Charles Fugo, piano 

Jan. 23, 2022 at 3 p.m.

Silver Linings by Stacy Garrop 
Performed by: RoseWind Duo - Scott Herring, marimba and Clifford Leaman, saxophone 

Six Studies in English Folk Song by Ralph Vaughan Williams 
Performed by: Craig Butterfield, bass and Sara Ernst, piano 

A Selection of Brazilian Choros by Pixinguinha, Garoto and Azevedo 
Performed by: Bruno Alcalde, guitar, Michael Wilkinson, trombone and Jennifer Parker-Harley, flute 

Love Remained by Ben Moore 
Performed by: Janet Hopkins, mezzo soprano and Armen Shaomian, piano 

Feb. 20, 2022 at 3 p.m.

Songs by Toru Takemitsu 
Performed by: J. Daniel Jenkins, countertenor and Bruno Alcalde, guitar 

Cantelina by Linda Catlin Smith 
Performed by: Greg Stuart, vibraphone and Daniel Sweaney, viola 

Les Nuits d’été by Hector Berlioz 
Performed by: Rachel Calloway, soprano, Jennifer Parker-Harley, flute, Michael Harley, bassoon, Hassan Anderson, oboe, Joseph Eller, clarinet and J. D. Shaw, horn

Koger Center for the Arts Box Office

806 Park Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(Located at the back of the Koger Center on the corner of Greene and Park Streets.)

Phone: 803-777-5112
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


In Person: Tickets may be purchased at the box office during normal box office hours or at the door on the day of the event starting one hour prior to curtain time.

By Phone: 803-251-2222 (Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

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