CONWAY, SC (11/13/2017)-- Koren Levey, a music major from Voorhees, NJ, recently performed in Coastal Carolina University's Percussion Ensemble during its fall concert on Nov. 7 at Wheelwright Auditorium. The 16 student musicians in the ensemble showcased a wide variety of music composed specifically for percussion instruments under the direction of Jesse Willis, associate professor of music. The group's repertoire includes 20th-century works by composers including John Cage, Edgard Varese and Steve Reich as well as recent composers such as David Gillingham, Bob Becker and John Psathas. The ensemble also performed pieces composed by CCU faculty, students and local composers.
Coastal Carolina University is a dynamic, public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, just minutes from the resort area of Myrtle Beach, S.C.
CCU offers baccalaureate degrees in 73 major fields of study. Among CCU's 21 graduate-level programs are 18 master's degrees, two educational specialist degrees, and the Ph.D. in marine science: coastal and marine systems science. The most popular undergraduate majors are marine science, management, exercise and sport science, communication and psychology.
More than 10,000 students from across the country and the world interact with a world-class faculty, and enjoy a nationally competitive NCAA I athletic program, an inspiring cultural calendar, and a tradition of community interaction that is fueled by more than 180 student clubs and organizations.
Coastal Carolina University was founded in 1954 as Coastal Carolina Junior College and became an independent state university in 1993.
Learn more: https://www.coastal.edu/