Long Bay Symphony

  • 950 48th Avenue North #202,
  • Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
The Long Bay Symphony, conducted by Dr. Charles Jones Evans, has been bringing musical excellence to the Myrtle Beach area for more than 30 years. The area's premier professional symphony orchestra has more than 70 members spanning a wide range of instruments and also includes a Youth Symphony. They host several events and performances throughout the season which begins in September.

Events at Long Bay Symphony

  • Date: December 31, 2022
  • Venue: Kingston Plantation - Palisades Ballroom
  • Address: 9800 Queensway Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM
  • Phone: (843) 448-8379

The Long Bay Symphony presents an elegant evening of dinner, drinks, and dancing, featuring the Strauss on the Strand concert you know and love! Dress to the nines in your black tie attire, and get ready for a New Year’s Eve to remember! Hotel rooms will be available to gala attendees. Itinerary: 6-7PM Cocktail Hour (complementary beer & wine) 7-8PM Strauss on the Strand concert (first half) 8-9PM Intermission with plated dinner (complementary beer & wine) 9-10PM Strauss on the Strand concert (second half with dancing) 10PM-12AM: Midnight Soiree featuring LBS jazz ensemble (cash bar) Admission: $150 or $200 VIP.

  • Date: December 31, 2022
  • Venue: First Presbyterian Church
  • Address: 3810 Robert Grissom Pkwy., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
  • Time: 2:30 PM
  • Phone: (843) 448-8379

Ring in the New Year in the classic Viennese musical tradition! The Long Bay Symphony presents Strauss on the Strand, a concert of familiar waltzes, polkas and other dances by the legendary Johann Strauss family. This charming program will have you tapping your toes and humming along, helping in your resolution to enjoy 2023!

  • Date: January 29, 2023
  • Venue: MBHS Music & Arts Center
  • Address: 3302 Robert Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
  • Time: 4:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 448-8379

Featuring mezzo-soprano Jennifer Luiken, Carolina Master Chorale & Coastal Carolina University Concert Choir. Music often takes on a narrative role, telling stories that illuminate, and help preserve, traditions. Enjoy this concert featuring composers such as Stravinsky, Wagner, and Jennifer Higdon.

  • Date: February 25, 2023
  • Venue: MBHS Music & Arts Center
  • Address: 3302 Robert M Grissom Pkwy., Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 448-8379

A Myrtle Beach Tradition! Come enjoy an evening of the music of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, while helping support the Myrtle Beach Rotary Club – featuring artists from the Broadway stage, Scarlett Strallen, Hugh Panaro, & welcoming Broadway star, Ben Davis.

  • Date: March 25, 2023
  • Venue: MBHS Music & Arts Center
  • Address: 3302 Robert M Grissom Pkwy., Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 448-8379

After last season’s stellar presentation of One Vision – The Music of Queen, the Jeans ‘n Classics rock band and vocalists once again join the Long Bay Symphony to bring you the iconic songs of ABBA in all their pop, rock, dance and evocative ballad glory ... Mamma Mia!

  • Date: April 16, 2023
  • Venue: MBHS Music & Arts Center
  • Address: 3302 Robert M Grissom Pkwy., Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Time: 4:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 448-8379

Featuring cellist William Laney. 20th century English composer Gustav Holst’s iconic musical depiction of our solar system, The Planets, is one of the most universally-popular works in the orchestral repertoire. The symphonic portrayals of each planet in Holst’s masterpiece will be augmented with projections of still shots from space, creating a multi-sensory experience! The Long Bay Symphony also presents a world premiere by area composer and Coastal Carolina University music professor Donald Sloan. His Red Sky at Morning depicts the clash of different aspects of nature: the ocean and storms amidst the backdrop of the rising sun. Plus, outstanding young cellist and Long Bay Youth Symphony alumnus, William Laney, returns home to perform a classic Romantic concerto, Camille Saint-Saëns's  Cello Concerto No. 2.

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