Columbia, S.C. — Capital City/Lake Murray Country (CCLMC) is excited to announce the first member of the esteemed judging panel for the Southeastern BBQ Showdown (SEBBQSD). Mark Henry, famously known as “The World’s Strongest Man,” will bring his expertise and charisma as a judge at the inaugural event on JuneContinue Reading

Get ready for a week filled with the enchanting sounds of music as Music in My Neighborhood, a new community program by the South Carolina Philharmonic, kicks off on April 8th. This exciting initiative brings a series of free ensemble performances, educational programs, and unique collaborations to different neighborhoods inContinue Reading

Columbia, S.C. – The South Carolina Arts Commission has announced that the South Carolina Philharmonic is the recipient of the 2024 Governor’s Award for the Arts in the Organization category. The award recognizes outstanding achievement and contributions to the arts in South Carolina and is the state’s highest honor inContinue Reading

The South Carolina Philharmonic is set to present “American Rhapsody” on February 24 at 7:30 pm at the Koger Center for the Arts. The program, featuring internationally acclaimed pianist Lara Downes, will showcase a blend of musical masterpieces, including Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” and the South Carolina premiere of “AContinue Reading

By Nicholle Burroughs, Chair of Greater Chapin Community Foundation The Annual Groundhog Ball Fundraiser, hosted by the Greater Chapin Community Foundation, promises an enchanting evening that goes beyond glamour – it embodies the strength and unity of the Chapin community. Taking place on February 2 at the Cotton Press inContinue Reading

The South Carolina Philharmonic presents Rachmaninoff 150 on Friday, November 17, 2023 at 7:30 PM at the Koger Center for the Arts under the baton of Music Director Morihiko Nakahara. The SC Phil joins orchestras all over the world to celebrate Sergei Rachmaninoff’s 150th birthday. This second Masterworks Series concert of the seasonContinue Reading