February 18, 2011
New season to be announced on "Selection Monday"
On Monday, March 14 – a day Americans will fixate on filling out basketball tournament brackets – the South Carolina Philharmonic will fill out its 2011/2012 season during “Philhar-madness” on SCPhilharmonic.com.
Beginning at 9 a.m., the SCP plans to announce four “selections” of musical works or guest artists from the new season every hour, on the hour through 4 p.m.
Music Director Morihiko Nakahara
, “chairman of the selection committee,” will offer insight during each of eight rounds that will reveal the 22 musical works and 10 guest artists that comprise the 2011/2012 season. A round-by-round announcement will be visible on SCPhilharmonic.com/philharmadness
, and site visitors can click over to a season schedule to be filled in as the works and guest artists are announced that shows how the season comes together.
Music critic David Lowry
, who often reviews the SCP in the Free Times
, has been recruited to critique the selection committee after the final round of Selection Monday at 4 p.m.
Jason Rapp, Communications Director
South Carolina Philharmonic
721 Lady Street, Suite B, Columbia SC 29201
(P) 803.771.7937 (F) 803.771.0268
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