Sumter South Carolina Music
Known for some form of music collaboration with regionally and nationally acclaimed bluegrass artists, music lovers from across the country can travel to this multi-day festival, which will take place May 3-5 at Riverfront Park in Charleston, South Carolina, featuring live music, food and beverages from local restaurants, breweries and breweries while mixing delicious food, drinks and music from the South. Rock, country, Americana and jam bands will be featured at this May event at River Front Park. Originally founded as the Blue Grass Festival, the April event now features a variety of acoustic music including blues, folk, rock, jazz, soul, hip-hop and more.
This May and June there are a variety of jazz events, including Afro-Cuban and Gullah-inspired groups. This outdoor entertainment venue features an eclectic mix of well-known artists from South Carolina and around the world. This renowned chamber music festival was founded in the 1970s and features live music from local and national artists as well as local bands from across the state.
The collection was partly donated to the University of South Carolina by the late James Pritchard Sr. and presents more than 1,000 pieces of music from the United States and other countries.
Pritchard was director of the Music School at the University of South Carolina from 1974 to 1976, during which time he focused on teaching music education as an associate professor in the university's Department of Music. Copenhaver was appointed director of B-bands in 1976 and taught at South Carolina College from 1976 until his graduation in 1979.
In high school, she studied violin and participated in Charlotte's youth symphonies and played with Mrs. Key. After graduation, Ms. Diehn moved to Asheville, N.C., where she taught for two years, and then to Charlotte.
In late 1978 and early 1979, the band performed at Charleston College shows, and the guitar was filled by Bill Earl of St. George, SC. The band was back on the road, playing club gigs throughout the Southeast, opening for the likes of the Grateful Dead, Elvis Presley, John Prine and many others. Ozmantis continued to play the South Carolina club scene until 1985, with Bill and Earl on guitar. Columbia, S.C., and she continued to play in clubs with her husband Bill and other local bands.
After school, Brice was invited to go on to Clemson and played there for a year before injury forced him to leave. The lure of Nashville suppressed the Gridiron dream, but he managed to get back in time to meet his bride, whom he met at a concert in Nashville, Tennessee, on the eve of his freshman year.
He currently performs with an urban ensemble in Asheville, NC, and has performed with the Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra and the South Carolina Symphony Orchestra, as well as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During his stay in Spartansburg, he performed with the Spartanberg Philarmonic Orchestra, was a member of the Spartanburg Chamber Orchestra and the South Carolina Chamber Music Orchestra, and also played in a number of local orchestras, including Asheville and Greenville.
Her professional connections include appearances with the South Carolina Symphony Orchestra, the Spartanburg Philarmonic Orchestra and the Dorman Symphony. Her performance group has received outstanding reviews at the South Carolina Concert Festival each year and she has performed with some of the best groups. Ms. Baier has performed with the D Norman Symphony at various conferences, served on the board of directors of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Department of Music, and attended various conferences. She is an active member of her local chamber music association, serves as a board member and chairwoman of the board, appears at various conferences and presents sessions.
She was named South Carolins Conductor of the Year in 2007 and received the American Chamber Music Association's South Caroliners for Excellence in Music Award.
She grew up in a family of musicians and therefore began to play piano and Suzuki violin, and married a double bass / cellist who taught orchestra. After her marriage, she moved to Texas and taught the Katy Independent School District's middle school orchestra, where she won numerous awards for her performances with the group. In this direction, the Carolina Band grew to its largest membership and gained national attention. She moved with her band to the newly named School of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010 and moved to a new home in Greenville County, South Carolina, in 2011.
The Tri-M Music Honor Society honors students for their musical achievements, and students participate in numerous awards, receive numerous medals, and are honored by the Tri-M Music Honors Society. Sumter School Districts 2 - 17 have been merged into the newly consolidated Sumters South Carolina Music District. The area is served by two schools, Sumster High School and Sumer Middle School. Last is the only high school (without explanation) located on the southwest side of Sumber, in the southeast corner of Greenville County, south of the intersection of I-85 and US 40.