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DJJ Juveniles Conduct the Phil

by Rhonda P. Hunsinger With the support of Central Carolina Community Foundation, the SC Phil is able to take the orchestra out into the community and give everyone a chance to experience symphonic music from the podium. You might visit Soda City Market, … Continue reading

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A few cents on scents

Communications & Audience Services Director Jason Rapp dishes on the most common audience complaint he receives. Anybody who’s been in a position, line of work in similar positions, or just been involved with something (anything) for a period of years … Continue reading

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30,000 Reasons to Love the Symphony League

by Rhonda P. Hunsinger Yesterday afternoon several members of the Symphony League came by the office to present another check to us. I write that as if it is something we take for granted. “Oh yes, the League came by again … Continue reading

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Remember the SC Phil on May 5 Through Midlands Gives!

The South Carolina Philharmonic is excited to take part in the second annual all day fundraising marathon that is Midlands Gives! Q. What is Midlands Gives? A. Midlands Gives is a local 24-hour online giving challenge, presented by Central Carolina … Continue reading

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A Look at Link Up – a Carnegie Hall Weill Institute Partnership

We sat down with new Education Director, Patrick O’Connor, for a more in depth look at the upcoming Young People’s Concert, The Orchestra Rocks. Q What were you doing before you came to the SC Philharmonic? A Before joining the SC … Continue reading

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SC Phil Extends Morihiko’s Contract for Four More Years!

by Rhonda P. Hunsinger I am beyond delighted that the SC Philharmonic Board and Morihiko have agreed to a four-year extension of his contract. The relationship between an orchestra executive director and a music director can be tricky. Music directors … Continue reading

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Not every rectangle is a square

Veteran S.C. Phil horn player Cyndi Williams answers the ages-old question: “So, what’s a  philharmonic?” As a member of the South Carolina Philharmonic, invariably, I am asked to explain the difference between a “symphony orchestra” and a “philharmonic orchestra.” I … Continue reading

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