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Nov 27, 2023

LBYS Alumni Spotlight: Pathways Toward a Music-Fueled Career

The Long Bay Youth Symphony (LBYS) and Long Bay Youth String Ensemble (LBYSE) are easily considered two of the Symphony’s greatest accomplishments in our…

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Oct 16, 2023

Meet the Guest Artist: Tom Becker

Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr., otherwise known as John Denver, moved to Los Angeles in 1963 to start his career in music at the age…

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Sep 18, 2023

When Art Meets Music

Any opportunity where the cultural arts can join forces to give our community a well-rounded, artistic experience is something we want to be a…

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Sep 13, 2023

Writing Home: Composition by LBYS Alumnus Featured in MW1

Our first Masterworks concert will take place on September 24th to kick off the 2023-2024 season, A Symphony for All. The title piece is Sergei…

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Apr 3, 2023

The Inspiration of Nature in Dr. Donald Sloan's Red Sky at Morning

Hints of nature have a way of showing up in the music we listen to as it’s often a form of inspiration that many…

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Feb 1, 2023

Reviewed: Storytellers: Preserving Traditions

We hope you enjoyed our third Masterworks concert on January 29th! Continue reading below for William (Bill) Hamilton's review, which will be posted in…

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Jan 16, 2023

The Inside Scoop: Cold Mountain Suite & Ahavah (Love)

Our next Masterworks concert is right around the corner, so we wanted to share with you all some tidbits of deeper insight into two…

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Nov 9, 2022

A Salute to Our Veterans: Songs of War & Peace Concert Series

2022 will be the third year of putting on our Veterans Weekend concert, War & Peace. According to statistics for the years 2016-2020 provided…

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Nov 6, 2022

The Connection of Music - A Conversation with Guest Conductor, Dr. David Rudge

As you all now know, our 35th Anniversary season is titled “The Universal Language.” We are hoping our performances throughout this season speak to…

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Oct 31, 2022

Q&A with Dr. Philip Powell - Guest Artist for Native Voices

Dr. Philip Powell is a professional pianist, a Professor of Music at Coastal Carolina University since 1988, and our guest artist for the second…

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About Our Schedule

Long Bay Symphony hosts a variety of events, including our annual Masterworks concert series which begins in the fall and includes several performances each season. We also produce special events throughout the year such as symphonic pops concerts, youth orchestra showcases, Offstage Series events, fundraisers and community gatherings.

Masterworks Series

The Masterworks Series at Long Bay Symphony features a wide range of selections from the standard and contemporary repertoire. Concerts include national and local artists and appeal to both seasoned ticket holders and new audiences alike.

Special Events

Partnering with the Myrtle Beach Rotary Club, Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and other local organizations allows the Long Bay Symphony to bring the community a number of special musical events throughout the year including the long-running Broadway Concert, a celebration of the biggest hits of the stage!

Youth Showcases

The Long Bay Youth Symphony is comprised of over 50 talented young musicians from the region. The students receive outstanding professional training and performance opportunities through weekly rehearsals and three concerts per year.

Offstage Series

Our Offstage Series features small Long Bay Symphony ensembles performing around the Grand Strand and engaging with the community in new and unique ways. These events have included appearances at local restaurants, breweries, yoga studios and more!

Fundraisers & Events

The Long Bay Symphony has volunteers who help provide support for our mission by raising funds throughout the year with annual fundraising events such as the Fiddler on the Green Golf Tournament, Fall Fashion Show, and the Spring Tea.

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