A Place Apart! Speakers 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Lunch 12 p.m., ($10). Environmental Activities 1-4 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Pkwy. Todd Ballantine, Emmett McCracken & Friends. There is a unique richness to life in the Lowcountry and the barrier islands of South Carolina. Environmental expert Todd Ballantine and friends will address our Lowcountry… […]

December 2:The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra presents “Joy To The World” John Morris Russell, Conductor. Eric Tsai, violin, 2013 HHSO Youth Concerto Competition Winner Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra Chorus Tim Reynolds, Chorus Master. The Lowcountry’s most glorious holiday tradition with works from Handel’s Messiah, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker and the beloved seasonal favorites for which Maestro Russell… […]

December 13:The Hilton Head Choral Society presents their 38th annual The Sounds of Christmas Concert, 8 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway. Concert tickets are $30 for preferred seating (available on-line only) and $25 for general admission. Tickets may be ordered on line at hiltonheadchoralsociety.org or purchased at these local businesses: Burke’s […]

January 19 & 20:The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra presents “The Jazz Age,” John Morris Russell, conductor, Corey Dundee, alto sax at First Presbyterian Church, Sunday, 4 p.m. and Monday, 8 p.m. Stravinsky – Pulcinella Suite. Glazunov – Concerto for Alto Sax and Orchestra. Debussy – Rhapsody for Alto Sax and Orchestra. Gershwin – An American… […]

January 19 & 20:The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra presents “The Jazz Age,” John Morris Russell, conductor, Corey Dundee, alto sax at First Presbyterian Church, Sunday, 4 p.m. and Monday, 8 p.m. Stravinsky – Pulcinella Suite. Glazunov – Concerto for Alto Sax and Orchestra. Debussy – Rhapsody for Alto Sax and Orchestra. Gershwin – An American… […]

February 23: February’s Lowcountry Celebration features the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra in a way most people have never heard — from film soundtracks to spirituals, jazz, blues, opera and rock n’roll. Jazz pianist Lavon Stevens; the premier singer of Gullah traditions, Marlena Smalls; the remarkable Hilton Head Dance Theatre; and eight young violin virtuosos in […]

February 24: February’s Lowcountry Celebration features the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra in a way most people have never heard — from film soundtracks to spirituals, jazz, blues, opera and rock n’roll. Jazz pianist Lavon Stevens; the premier singer of Gullah traditions, Marlena Smalls; the remarkable Hilton Head Dance Theatre; and eight young violin virtuosos in […]

March 21: Hilton Head Choral Society’s Music From the Stage – Choral Classics! Join the Hilton Head Choral Society, Orchestra and Soloists for an eclectic evening of gems from the musical theater and opera stages. 8-9 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Pkwy. $25 general admission, $30 preferred seating. (843) 341-3818 or hiltonheadchoralsociety.org.

March 31: Music Director and Conductor John Morris Russell will lead the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra in two ebullient settings of the “Gloria”—by Vivaldi and Poulenc– and two of Verdi’s most cherished operatic overtures, those from “La Forza del Destino” and “La Traviata”. The orchestra will be joined by the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra Chorus […]