2021 Festival of Lessons and Carols

    Twichell Auditorium 580 Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    The Spartanburg community is invited to join us on December 2 at 8:00 p.m. to enjoy the annual Festival of Lessons and Carols in Twichell Auditorium. Festival of Lessons and Carols celebrates the Christmas season with traditional carols and hymns, along with student-led scripture readings. Spartanburg Festival Chorus, Converse Wind Ensemble and Converse Chorale will […]

    An Evening of Stories and Songs

    Converse College 580 E Main S, Spartanburg

    Spartanburg favorite, Marshall Chapman presents the best of Nashville – WILL KIMBROUGH and Tommy Womack Music for an evening of songs and stories on stage in the historic Twichell Auditorium at Converse University. “Tommy and Will are as brilliant as it gets as far as present-day Nashville.” Marshall says. “This will be my favorite show […]

    $40 – $60

    Arts on Tap

    Ciclops Cydery and Brewery 197 East St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC

    The Petrie School of Music and Converse School of the Arts have partnered with the Ciclops Cyderi & Brewery to provide a performance series at the brewery! This series is a free and family-friendly way to offer high-quality music in a relaxed atmosphere. Featured musicians will perform in a range of genres and styles including […]

    Converse Chorale: Perseverance and Hope

    Daniel Recital Hall at Converse 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg

    The Petrie School of Music presents “Perseverance and Hope,” a concert by The Converse Chorale. Featuring works from the late 20th century and early 21st-century by Kelly Vaneman, Susan LaBarr, Z. Randall Stroope, B. E. Boykin, Elaine Hagenberg, Scott Farthing, Gwyneth Walker, Andrea Ramsey, Craig Carnelia, and Andre Thomas. This event is free and open […]

    Epic – Spartanburg Philharmonic Zimmerli Series

    Daniel Recital Hall at Converse 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg

    Mahler himself once wrote that “A symphony must be like the world. It must contain everything” and his first is truly a titan of EPIC proportions. Like much of his music, Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 tells us a story, one that has you sweeping from a delighted feeling of playfulness through the shadow of loss, […]

    $12.50 – $45

    2022 Spartanburg Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

    Converse College 580 E Main S, Spartanburg

    Our Spartanburg Philharmonic student musicians have dedicated themselves to expanding their skills and broadening their repertoire this season. Now, we invite you to join us for our final concert this season in celebration of their success. The Spartanburg Philharmonic Youth Orchestra programs provide beginning and advanced musical training for instrumental students in Spartanburg, SC and […]

    $5 – $10

    Ukrainian Worldwide Play Reading Series

    Converse College 580 E Main S, Spartanburg

    Join us for an evening of impactful work by Ukrainian playwrights translated into English and performed as a benefit for humanitarian aid. 100% of the proceeds go directly to funding emergency relief efforts in Ukraine. If you can’t attend, please give a donation. See the Ukrainian Humanitarian Aid donation button on the Converse ticketing home page. […]

    $13

    Tasha Layton At Converse University

    Converse College 580 E Main S, Spartanburg

    One of Christian music’s leading new female voices, Tasha Layton was among the genre’s Top 5 female vocalists of 2020 according to Billboard. Her powerful anthem “Into The Sea (It’s Gonna Be OK)” became one of Christian radio’s biggest songs last year, garnering more than 10 million streams. Her latest single, “Look What You’ve Done,” is currently […]

    $15

    Spartanburg Festival Chorus: Jubilate Deo

    Converse College 580 E Main S, Spartanburg

    The Petrie School of Music and the Spartanburg Festival Chorus present Jubilate Deo, a celebration of the music of Greenville composer Dan Forrest. It will open with a beautiful a cappella setting of the Latin text Non Nobis, Domine and will follow with the featured work Jubilate Deo a 50-minute piece for chorus and instrumental chamber ensemble. This work brings to life […]

    Converse Opera Theatre: Classics & Favorites

    Daniel Recital Hall at Converse 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg

    The Petrie School of Music and Converse Opera Theatre present Classics & Favorites, a concert of scenes from beloved operas and Broadway musicals. Works by W.A. Mozart, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, and more. This event is free and open to the public. Kindly note this event’s COVID protocols: Optional masking; limited seating to support […]

    Recurring

    Violins of Hope Exhibition

    Blackman Music Building 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Over the course of this semester, students in Dr. Angela Esco Elder’s Public History course are visiting a variety of Spartanburg history sites, museums, and exhibits, drawing inspiration and wisdom from local history experts and professionals. Students will then turn to research in oral histories, with connections to South Carolina, available through the United States […]

    Recurring

    Violins of Hope Exhibition

    Blackman Music Building 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Over the course of this semester, students in Dr. Angela Esco Elder’s Public History course are visiting a variety of Spartanburg history sites, museums, and exhibits, drawing inspiration and wisdom from local history experts and professionals. Students will then turn to research in oral histories, with connections to South Carolina, available through the United States […]

    Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra: 2022 Spring Concert

    Twichell Auditorium 580 Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    The Petrie School of Music presents a Spring Concert by the Converse Wind Ensemble and Converse Symphony Orchestra. Featuring guest soloist Allyss Beek Haecker, ’01 and the 2022 Concerto Competition Winners. This event is free and open to the public. Kindly note this event’s COVID protocols: Optional masking; limited seating to support physical distancing. Streaming […]

    Recurring

    Violins of Hope Exhibition

    Blackman Music Building 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Over the course of this semester, students in Dr. Angela Esco Elder’s Public History course are visiting a variety of Spartanburg history sites, museums, and exhibits, drawing inspiration and wisdom from local history experts and professionals. Students will then turn to research in oral histories, with connections to South Carolina, available through the United States […]

    Recurring

    Violins of Hope Exhibition

    Blackman Music Building 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Over the course of this semester, students in Dr. Angela Esco Elder’s Public History course are visiting a variety of Spartanburg history sites, museums, and exhibits, drawing inspiration and wisdom from local history experts and professionals. Students will then turn to research in oral histories, with connections to South Carolina, available through the United States […]

    The Converse Trio: Works by Pärt, Shostakovich, and Rachmaninoff

    Daniel Recital Hall at Converse 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg

    Join us for a concert by The Converse Trio, performing works by Arvo Pärt, Dmitri Shostakovich and Sergei Rachmaninoff. Featuring professors Courtney Elise LeBauer, violin; Kathy Foster, cello; and Steven Graff, piano. Sunday, May 8 at 4:00PM in Daniel Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public. Kindly note this event’s COVID […]

    Recurring

    Violins of Hope Exhibition

    Blackman Music Building 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Over the course of this semester, students in Dr. Angela Esco Elder’s Public History course are visiting a variety of Spartanburg history sites, museums, and exhibits, drawing inspiration and wisdom from local history experts and professionals. Students will then turn to research in oral histories, with connections to South Carolina, available through the United States […]

    Recurring

    Violins of Hope Exhibition

    Blackman Music Building 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Over the course of this semester, students in Dr. Angela Esco Elder’s Public History course are visiting a variety of Spartanburg history sites, museums, and exhibits, drawing inspiration and wisdom from local history experts and professionals. Students will then turn to research in oral histories, with connections to South Carolina, available through the United States […]

    Recurring

    Violins of Hope Exhibition

    Blackman Music Building 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Over the course of this semester, students in Dr. Angela Esco Elder’s Public History course are visiting a variety of Spartanburg history sites, museums, and exhibits, drawing inspiration and wisdom from local history experts and professionals. Students will then turn to research in oral histories, with connections to South Carolina, available through the United States […]

    Recurring

    Violins of Hope Exhibition

    Blackman Music Building 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Over the course of this semester, students in Dr. Angela Esco Elder’s Public History course are visiting a variety of Spartanburg history sites, museums, and exhibits, drawing inspiration and wisdom from local history experts and professionals. Students will then turn to research in oral histories, with connections to South Carolina, available through the United States […]

    Recurring

    Violins of Hope Exhibition

    Blackman Music Building 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Over the course of this semester, students in Dr. Angela Esco Elder’s Public History course are visiting a variety of Spartanburg history sites, museums, and exhibits, drawing inspiration and wisdom from local history experts and professionals. Students will then turn to research in oral histories, with connections to South Carolina, available through the United States […]

    Recurring

    Violins of Hope Exhibition

    Blackman Music Building 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Over the course of this semester, students in Dr. Angela Esco Elder’s Public History course are visiting a variety of Spartanburg history sites, museums, and exhibits, drawing inspiration and wisdom from local history experts and professionals. Students will then turn to research in oral histories, with connections to South Carolina, available through the United States […]

    Recurring

    Violins of Hope Exhibition

    Blackman Music Building 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Over the course of this semester, students in Dr. Angela Esco Elder’s Public History course are visiting a variety of Spartanburg history sites, museums, and exhibits, drawing inspiration and wisdom from local history experts and professionals. Students will then turn to research in oral histories, with connections to South Carolina, available through the United States […]

    Recurring

    Violins of Hope Exhibition

    Blackman Music Building 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Over the course of this semester, students in Dr. Angela Esco Elder’s Public History course are visiting a variety of Spartanburg history sites, museums, and exhibits, drawing inspiration and wisdom from local history experts and professionals. Students will then turn to research in oral histories, with connections to South Carolina, available through the United States […]

    Recurring

    Violins of Hope Exhibition

    Blackman Music Building 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Over the course of this semester, students in Dr. Angela Esco Elder’s Public History course are visiting a variety of Spartanburg history sites, museums, and exhibits, drawing inspiration and wisdom from local history experts and professionals. Students will then turn to research in oral histories, with connections to South Carolina, available through the United States […]

    2022 Masterworks Festival: String Intensive Studies Recital

    Daniel Recital Hall at Converse 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg

    The Masterworks Festival presents a String Intensive Studies Program Recital. Saturday, July 2 at 2:00PM in Daniel Recital Hall, this event is free and open to the public.

    Masterworks Festival: 2022 Festival Orchestra Concert

    Twichell Auditorium 580 Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    The Masterworks Festival presents a Festival Orchestra Concert with David Gier, conductor and featuring Stephen Tavani, violin. Works include the Brahms Violin Concerto and Symphony No. 5 by Dmitri Shostakovich. Saturday, July 2, 2022 at 7:30PM in Twichell Auditorium, this event is free and open to the public.

    2022 Masterworks Festival: Piano Recital

    Daniel Recital Hall at Converse 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg

    The Masterworks Festival presents a piano recital by Daniel Paul Horn and Heidi Louise Williams on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 3:30PM in Daniel Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

    2022 Masterworks Festival: Brass Masterclass

    Mayfarth Rehearsal Hall 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    The Masterworks Festival presents a Brass Masterclass on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 2:00PM in Mayfarth Rehearsal Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

    2022 Masterworks Festival: Piano Program Recital

    Daniel Recital Hall at Converse 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg

    The Masterworks Festival presents a Piano Program Student Recital on Thursday, July 7, 2022, at 3:30PM in Daniel Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

    2022 Masterworks Festival: Student Solo Honors Recital

    Daniel Recital Hall at Converse 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg

    The Masterworks Festival presents a student solo honors recital on Thursday, July 7, 2022, at 8:15PM in Daniel Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

    Masterworks Festival: Sean Kennard Masterclass

    Daniel Recital Hall at Converse 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg

    The Masterworks Festival presents a masterclass by Sean Kennard, Assistant Professor of Piano at Stetson University. Friday, July 8, 2022, at 2:00PM in Daniel Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

    2022 Masterworks Festival: Faculty Recital

    Daniel Recital Hall at Converse 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg

    The Masterworks Festival presents a Faculty Recital on Friday, July 8 at 7:30PM in Daniel Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

    2022 Masterworks Festival: Festival Orchestra Concert

    Twichell Auditorium 580 Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    The Masterworks Festival presents a Festival Orchestra Concert with Miriam Burns and featuring Sean Kennard, piano. The program includes Festive Overture by Dmitri Shostakovich, Piano Concerto No. 2 by Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. Saturday, July 9 at 7:30PM in Twichell Auditorium, this event is free and open to the public.

    2022 Masterworks Festival: Brass Masterclass

    Mayfarth Rehearsal Hall 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    The Masterworks Festival presents a brass masterclass on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 2:00PM in Mayfarth Rehearsal Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

    2022 Masterworks Festival: July Piano Recital

    Daniel Recital Hall at Converse 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg

    The Masterworks Festival presents a piano recital by Sean Kennard and Heidi Louise Williams. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 3:30PM in Daniel Recital Hall, this event is free and open to the public.

    Masterworks Festival 2022: Student Honors Chamber Recital

    Daniel Recital Hall at Converse 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg

    The Masterworks Festival presents a Student Honors Chamber Recital on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 8:15PM in Daniel Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

    2022 Masterworks Festival: Raymond Competition Finals

    Twichell Auditorium 580 Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    The Masterworks Festival presents the Raymond Piano Competition Finals on Thursday, July 14 at 8:15PM in Twichell Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.

    2022 Masterworks Festival: Student Potpourri Recital

    Daniel Recital Hall 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    The Masterworks Festival presents a Student Potpourri Recital on Friday, July 15 at 3:30PM in Daniel Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

    2022 Masterworks Festival: Faculty Recital

    Daniel Recital Hall at Converse 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg

    The Masterworks Festival presents a Faculty Recital on Friday, July 15, 2022 at 7:30PM in Daniel Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.