2014 Performance Program

Schedule of Events

A Community-Wide Choral Celebration

February 8, 2014 – A gathering of the choirs of Aiken County for a day of learning under the baton of renowned conductor Gary Thor Wedow, followed by a free public concert at 7:30 pm. St. John Methodist Church, Aiken.

March 13, 2014 – An Advanced Choral Workshop for local choral directors and serious singers under the baton of Julian Wachner, director of Trinity Wall Street Choir. St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church from 1 pm to 4 pm.

The Festival Concerts

March 11, 2014 – The Chase Series Concert for the residents of Brandon Wilde, a senior living center in Augusta, Georgia. The Juilliard School Precollege Ensemble will perform at this private event.

March 12, 2014 – Banksia Tea, a performance by the Juilliard415 historical instruments ensemble with lecture by Ben Sosland, administrative director of the Juilliard415 Ensemble. 2:30 pm, tickets are $20 and seating is limited to 100.

March 12, 2014 – The popular Triptych Percussion Ensemble returns to Aiken for a performance at the Etherredge Center, 7:30 pm. Open to the public. Tickets are $15 per person ($5 for students).

March 13, 2014 – A concert of Midday Music at First Presbyterian Church in Aiken by an ensemble of Juilliard415 performing on historical instruments. Free and open to the public. Contact the church for details (803) 648-2662.

March 13, 2014 – Trinity Wall Street Choir, one of the mostly highly-acclaimed professional vocal ensembles in the country, performs in concert at St. John Methodist Church in Aiken at 8 pm. Open to the public. Tickets are $20 per person ($10 for students).

March 14, 2014 – Juilliard in Aiken presents a new, historically-accurate production of J.S. Bach’s monumental Saint Matthew Passion, featuring the famous Trinity Wall Street Choir in performance with Juilliard musicians and vocalists and a children’s choir selected from among Aiken’s most talented young singers. First Baptist Church, 7 pm. Tickets are $30 per person ($15 for students).

Education Outreach Activities Throughout the Festival

March 10, 2014 – For the High Schools of Aiken County. The Juilliard School’s Precollege students will perform at the URS Center in downtown Aiken. 1 pm..

March 11, 2014 – For the 7th and 8th graders of Aiken County. Young People’s Concert by the Precollege ensemble at the Etherredge Center on the campus of USC-Aiken. 10:30 am.

March 12, 2014 – A special outreach to Oakwood-Windsor Elementary School at the URS Center by the Precollege Ensemble. 10 am.

March 12, 2014 – Kidz Bop Concert for Elementary Grades 3-5, Aiken and Allendale Counties and for Tri-Development Center. The Triptych Percussion Ensemble will perform at the Etherredge Center. 10:30 am.

March 12, 2014 – Piano Master Class at the Aiken Center for the Arts for local piano students and students from the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts. 12:30 pm.

March 13, 2014 – Vocal Master Class at the Aiken Center for the Arts for local voice students. This special event honors Juilliard in Aiken’s past President, Dr. Sandra Field. 10 am.

March 13, 2014 – Juilliard415 Concert for 6th graders at the URS Center. 10 am.

March 13, 2014 – Kidz Bop Concert for Elementary Grades 3-5, Aiken County. The Triptych Percussion Ensemble will perform at the Etherredge Center. 10:30 am.

March 13, 2014 – Percussion Jam for High School students of Aiken County at the Etherredge Center. 1 pm.

Limited seating is available for the public Outreach events. Please call the venue Box Office to register.

Special Events by Invitation Only for our Donors

Evening events are held throughout the Festival for our donors at the $1,000 level and above. For more information, please speak to a member of our Board of Trustees or our Executive Director at (803) 226-0016.