Charleston Academy of Music

CAM Hosts Delightful Trio

Monday, April 27, 2015
by ChasToday
CAM Hosts Delightful Trio

By Maud and Bob Cox, special to CharlestonToday THE PROSPECT OF A CONCERT on Friday, April 14 in the beautiful performance room at 14 George Street, home of Spoleto Festival USA, was enticing. But who could have imagined the cascade of delight that entranced the audience? In what was the last of the Charleston Academy... Read »

Katherine Clarkson Sparkles at CAM

Sunday, November 9, 2014
by Carol Furtwangler
Katherine Clarkson Sparkles at CAM

FRIDAY AFTERNOON, the Charleston Academy of Music afforded our community a welcome opportunity to enjoy classical music, featuring the sparkling young soprano Katherine M. Clarkson. Part of CAM’s “Rush Hour Mini Concert” series, the concert took place in the Academy’s Recital Hall, a small but acoustically live room that seats about 35, so the... Read »

Musical Fare by CAM Faculty

Sunday, October 19, 2014
by Peter Ingle
Musical Fare by CAM Faculty

NINE WORKS by five composers played by six musicians in one hour. What a wonderful idea. Such was the recent concert by faculty members of the Charleston Academy of Music (CAM) as part of its ongoing series of free concerts. The players included Dr. Irina Pevzner, piano; Terry Muir, cello; Katherine Clarkson, soprano; Christine... Read »

CAM Showcases Two Rising Talents

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
by Peter Ingle
CAM Showcases Two Rising Talents

THE CHARLESTON ACADEMY OF MUSIC (CAM) is a jewel whose luster keeps shining, as evidenced at their recent free (yes, free) concert on September 12 featuring pianist Micah McLaurin and violinist Victor Li. Micah, as many people know, is a Charleston native who studied at CAM with Enrique Graf and who is now at the... Read »

Micah Comes Home

Friday, May 23, 2014
by Lindsay Koob
Micah Comes Home

THE PAST EIGHT YEARS in Charleston have witnessed the emergence of perhaps the most notable and exciting musical prodigy in our fair city’s history: Micah McLaurin—and I’ve followed almost his entire artistic journey right from the start. After all, it was in my classical room at the much-missed Millennium Music store that I hosted his... Read »

Young CAM Musicians at MUSC on May 1

Thursday, April 24, 2014
by ChasToday
Young CAM Musicians at MUSC on May 1

The Charleston Academy of Music (CAM), sponsored by MUSC, will present a concert at noon on Thursday, May 1 at the Hollings Cancer Center, 86 Jonathan Lucas Street downtown. Three outstanding young musicians will be featured: Benjamin Halford (violin), Erick Won (violin), and Caleb Borick (piano)—pictured top-to-bottom. This is the third year CAM has... Read »

Sasha Starcevich Performs at CAM

Thursday, March 27, 2014
by Peter Ingle
Sasha Starcevich Performs at CAM

CHARLESTON ACADEMY OF MUSIC (CAM) is venturing beyond its studio on Rutledge Avenue to wonderful effect. Tuesday night—the time usually reserved for CAM’s Rush-Hour Mini Concerts—guest pianist Sasha Starcevich performed at the Library Society on King Street, playing works of Schubert and Chopin. Interestingly, as Library Society Director Anne Cleveland pointed out, the library... Read »

Sean Kennard Plays all-Chopin Program

Friday, December 6, 2013
by Peter Ingle
Sean Kennard Plays all-Chopin Program

SEAN KENNARD and Frederic Chopin are a perfect combination. So much so that it was hard to distinguish between them last Tuesday night in an all-Chopin program at the Charleston Library Society, as part of the Guest Artist Series of the Charleston Academy of Music (CAM). Chopin, whose style is so recognizable, overflowed with... Read »

Amy Tan Featured at CAM “Mini” Concert

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
by Peter Ingle
Amy Tan Featured at CAM “Mini” Concert

IN THE MODEST Charleston Academy of Music (CAM) recital room on the second floor of 189 Rutledge Avenue, the “Rush Hour Mini Concerts”—purposely designed as 30-minute performances between work and dinner time—are typically packed. CAM, led by the indefatigable Eunjoo Yun, is a classical music school for children and teens, but it is their... Read »

Rush-Hour Mini Concert is a Hit

Thursday, October 10, 2013
by Peter Ingle
Rush-Hour Mini Concert is a Hit

THE CHARLESTON ACADEMY OF MUSIC (CAM) opened its new series of “Rush-Hour Mini Concerts” this past Tuesday with two Mozart flute quartets performed by faculty members, and the place was packed—the place being being the recital library in CAM’s suite of rooms on Rutledge Avenue where at least two concerts per month are planned.... Read »

CAM is Coming On Strong

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
by Peter Ingle
CAM is Coming On Strong

The CHARLESTON ACADEMY of MUSIC (CAM) is shifting gears in a serious way. Now in its tenth year, CAM will be offering two different series of FREE CONCERTS by international guest artists, CAM faculty members, and honors students. The “Guest Artists Series” will include hour-long concerts by professionals from around the world, some of... Read »

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