Do you hear that? It’s the sound of Muzika! The Grand Strand Music Festival coming to the beach this summer from July 1 through August 3! More than 30 world-class performances will take place at a full lineup of venues. Expect to be blown away by fully stage operas, musical theater and choral-orchestral productions, Broadway anthems, voice recitals, and more.

We’ve gathered the details on each of these performances in chronological order … You just need to pick the ones you plan to attend, buy tickets, and put it on your calendar!

July 6, 7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, Myrtle Beach

The Master Artists Concert Series

Featuring Metropolitan Opera Artist Billy Hunter on trumpet and Anna Stotcheva on piano, who will be performing works by Haydn, Hindemith, Enescu, and more. Purchase Tickets. 

July 9, 11 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Conway

The Master Artists Concert Series

Featuring Stephanie Meyers, violin; Brandon Ironside, violin; Rachel Loseke, viola; Vanessa Mulvey, flute; and Alex Lefevre, piano, playing works by Shostakovich, Handel, Dvorak, and others. Purchase Tickets. 

July 10, 4 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Myrtle Beach

The Master Artists Concert Series

Featuring Metropolitan Opera Singer Amy Shoremount-Obra, soprano, and Christopher Dooley, piano, performing the works of Debussy, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninoff, Duke, and more. Purchase Tickets.

July 11, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Myrtle Beach | July 12, 7 p.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Murrells Inlet

“Stabat Mater,” by Rossini

The operatic work will be conducted by Maestro Gregory Buchalter of The Metropolitan Opera. Purchase Tickets for July 11 or July 12. 

July 15, 7 p.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Murrells Inlet

The Master Artists Concert Series

Works by Beethoven, Bolling, Haydn, and Morricone will be performed by Michael Emery & Evie Chen, violins; Stephani Emery, viola; André O’Neil, cello; Joy Zalkind, flute; Holly Patterson, oboe and English horn; Ian Narlock, bass; and Damion Frigillana, drum. Purchase Tickets. 

July 17, 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Conway

“Celebration of Wind Chamber Music”

This concert will feature Joy Zalkind, flute; Holly Patterson, oboe and English horn; Vanguel Tangarov, clarinet; Cara Luffey, bassoon; Kimberly Beasley, French horn; James Martin, trombone; and Ian Narlock, bass. Purchase Tickets.

July 17, 6 p.m., Surfside Presbyterian Church, Surfside Beach

“La Scala to Broadway”

As part of The Master Artists Concert Series, this performance will showcase arias and duets from beloved operas, operettas, and musicals, featuring Serena Hill-LaRoche, soprano; Adam Holcomb, tenor; Jeffrey Jones, bass-baritone; and Catherine Garner, piano. Purchase Tickets. 

July 20-22, Myrtle Beach High School Music and Arts Center

“Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi,” by Puccini

These three fully stage orchestral performances will be conducted by Maestro Gregory Buchalter of The Metropolitan Opera. Stage director is Dale Morehouse of the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Purchase Tickets for July 20, July 21, or July 22

July 25, 7 p.m., Belin Memorial United Methodist Church, Murrells Inlet

The Master Artists Concert Series

Metropolitan Opera Artist Pedro Diaz, oboe and English horn; Vanguel Tangarov, clarinet; and Ekaterina Tangarova, piano, will play works by Hindemith, Schumann, and Destenay. Purchase Tickets. 

July 25, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Methodist Church, North Myrtle Beach

String Quartet Concert

As part of The Master Artists Concert Series, works by Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, and others will be performed by Ryo Usami, violin; Miroslav Hristov, violin; and Kellen Degnan, cello. Purchase Tickets.

July 26, 7 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church, Pawleys Island

The Master Artists Concert Series

Featuring Vanguel Tangarov, clarinet; Mirsolav Hristov, violin; and Ekaterina Tangarova, piano, who will play works by Debussy, Bartok, Vladigerov, Bassi, and Menotti. Purchase Tickets. 

July 27-29, 7 p.m., Myrtle Beach High School Music and Arts Center

“Carmen,” by Bizet

These fully staged orchestral performances will be conducted by Maestro Gregory Buchalter of The Metropolitan Opera and stage directed by Kathryn Frady of Marble City Opera. Purchase Tickets for July 27, July 28, or July 29

Youth Performances

July 7, 5 p.m. Recital Hall at Coastal Carolina University

Liederabend Voice Recital

The young artists of Varna International Music Academy, with pianist Catherine Garner, will present songs by German composers. Admission is free.

July 8, 5 p.m. Recital Hall at Coastal Carolina University

Young Artist Showcase

This Varna International Young Artists Showcase will feature an Instrumental Chamber Program. Admission is free.

July 14, 5 p.m., Recital Hall at Coastal Carolina University

Serenata Italiana Voice Recital

The young artists of Varna International Music Academy will present songs by Italian composers. Admission is free.

July 22, 5 p.m., Recital Hall at Coastal Carolina University

Young Artist Showcase

This Varna International Young Artists Showcase will feature an Instrumental Chamber Program. Admission is free.

July 23, 7:30 p.m., Horry County Museum, Conway

“Mediterranean Breeze”

As part of The Master Artists Concert Series, this will be an afternoon of the sumptuous strains of Canteloube, Saint-Saëns, de Falla and more. Musicians are Yura Choi, mezzo-soprano; Michael Emery, violin; John Wickey, harp; and Rita Dunn, harp. Admission is free.

July 29, 2 p.m., Recital Hall, Coastal Carolina University

Young Artist Showcase

This Varna International Young Artists Showcase will feature an Instrumental Chamber Program. Admission is free.