Musical Narrative

Featuring The Carolina Master Chorale: Jeffrey Jones, baritone Symphonic music’s inherent descriptive power is able not only to portray emotions and paint pictures, but even tell a story. Hear some of the most powerful and famous narrative masterpieces in the orchestral repertory, from a great Shakespeare drama to an epic biblical tale, a journey down […]

Glitz and Glamour Tea

The Long Bay Symphony Guild presents a Glitz and Glamour Tea- Remembering the Glamour Days of Hollywood.  Glamour Make Over by Clinique of Belks, surprise Fashion Show, and fabulous Gift Baskets of the Stars. Sunday, January 12, 2014 – 1:30-4pm Pawleys Plantation, Pawleys Island $35 per person Reservations:  843-448-8379 Purchase Tickets

The German Romantic Spirit

Featuring Madalyn and Cicely Parnas, violin and cello Inspired by Beethoven’s dramatic intensity and technical innovation, German Romantic composers developed a highly personal, emotional style within the framework of traditional Classical forms. Hear Carl Maria von Weber’s operatic portrayal of the supernatural, Robert Schumann’s Beethoven-like rhythmic drive and symphonic grandeur, and the sophisticated, engaging manner […]

Let's Be Sharp# – Fashions for Fall, Halloween and Beyond

The Long Bay Symphony Guild presents Let’s Be Sharp#, a fashion show and luncheon.  This event includes a three-course luncheon, music by members of the Long Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra, and the “LBS” Fashion Show.  Fall fashions are from the Dress Barn and Fancy Frocks of Murrells Inlet.  Don’t miss this opportunity for a frightfully […]

Chris Mann in Concert

With a voice rich in tone and soulfulness, Chris Mann performs each song in a way that can be appreciated by music lovers of all generations. He has the astounding capability to make timeworn standards fresh, while taking a modern pop song and performing it with classical elegance. Mann also introduces new and original music, […]

Long Bay Symphony Begins 26th Season

Conductor Charles Evans and the Long Bay Symphony Orchestra began the 26th season of this remarkable orchestra Sunday September 29.  In the program, Evans pointed out that this season’s “Music that Inspires” will actually include three series – “…Classical, Chamber Orchestra, and, now, Pops…” Sunday’s  “Made in America” was the first of the classical series, […]

Season Opening Reception

Come celebrate the beginning of our 26th Symphony Series Season. Ticket price includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, dessert, coffee and a glass of wine. The event will take place at the Pine Lakes Country Club immediately following the Made in America concert on Sunday, September 29 until 8:30pm. $45 for single tickets, $80 per couple. Click here to purchase tickets!

Made in America, featuring Philip Powell, piano

Program Notes Experience the wide spectrum of style within the distinctive American musical character, from the popular, folk-based idiom of Aaron Copland to the lush Romantic spirit of Samuel Barber, the irreverent modernism of Charles Ives, the bold, unbridled energy (here in homage to Colonial American composer William Billings) of William Schuman and the jazz/Broadway-infused […]