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Music by the Lake
Summer Concert Series

Lakeside Amphitheater or McAlister Auditorium, 7:30 pm
Join the Lakeside Concert Band to celebrate the Sounds of Summer, Thursday evenings at twilight. Relax at our spacious amphitheater by the Furman University Lake and enjoy a cross-section of Big Band, Jazz, Bluegrass, Contemporary, Marches, and Orchestral favorites. Thanks to our sponsors, all concerts are FREE!


Are you a musician interested in joining the Lakeside Concert Band?  Complete the Lakeside Band Application to receive member information.

Schedule 2019

May 23   “Marches from Around the World"
Lakeside Concert Band: Leslie W. Hicken, director 
(No rain location.)

May 30   Spartanburg Jazz Ensemble: Tom Wright, director 
(No rain location.)

June 6   “Go West, Young Man!”
Carolina Youth Symphony: Leslie W. Hicken, director
(Rain location: McAlister Auditorium)

June 13  "The Greatest Generation"
Poinsett Wind Symphony*: Leslie W. Hicken and Jay Bocook, directors
Concert will be held in McAlister Auditorium 

June 20  Rhapsody in Blue: Derek Parsons, piano soloist
Lakeside Concert Band: Leslie W. Hicken, director
 Concert will be held in McAlister Auditorium 

June 27  O Beautiful, for Spacious Skies: A Patriotic Celebration
The Greenville Chorale: Bingham Vick, director
Lakeside Concert Band: Leslie W. Hicken, director
(Rain location: McAlister Auditorium)

July 11  The Matt Olson Quintet: Matt Olson, director
(Rain location: McAlister Auditorium) 

July 18  “An Evening at the Pops”
Lakeside Concert Band: Leslie W. Hicken, director
(Rain location: McAlister Auditorium) 

July 25  “The Phantom of the Opera”
Lisa Barksdale, Bruce Schoonmaker, Grant Knox, vocal soloists
Lakeside Concert Band: Leslie W. Hicken, director
(Rain location: McAlister Auditorium)

August 1  Latin Jazz: The Patrick Lopez Experience
(Rain location: McAlister Auditorium)​

Series Sponsored by:

Bank of Travelers Rest​
George Coleman Ford
Publix Supermarkets Charities
Greenville News 
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Individual Concerts Sponsored by:
Pecknel Music Company
Prisma Health
(formerly Greenville Health Syst
em) ​
Steve Borklund State Farm
Villas at The Woodlands at Furman
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Community support is always appreciated!  Designate your donation to Music by the Lake:  https://alumni.furman.edu/donate

ABOUT: Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. at the amphitheater on the Furman University Campus. One lucky person at each Thursday night performance will receive a concert picnic basket filled with goodies.

For concert questions: 864-294-2086
For parking questions: 864-294-2111    Bus parking is available.
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