St. John the Beloved Catholic Church in Summerville presents The Lorna Roberts Band as part of the seventh annual St. John the Beloved Concert Series.
The concert is 4 p.m. today at the church, 28 Sumter Ave.
The concert is free with a suggested donation of $10.
Lorna Roberts has performed in the Charleston area for more than 30 years, playing in various rock-and-roll, Top 40 and jazz bands, as well as in churches, restaurants and private events.
Her latest CD is called “Life is Good,” a compilation of nine original songs and two covers.
The 2015-16 concert season features classical choral and chamber ensembles, jazz and blues bands, spiritual ensembles and a steel drum band. Events are at 4 p.m. on the first Sunday of most every month.
Korean-American pianist Soyeon Kate Lee will close the 2015-16 season of the International Piano Series at the College of Charleston with a 7:30 p.m. recital April 19 at the Sottile Theatre, 44 George. St.
Lee will perform music by Chopin, Debussy, Shostakovich and Scriabin. She will also present selections from 24 Preludes for Piano by contemporary Russian composer Lera Auerbach.
Tickets are $20; admission is free for patrons under 18 and for students with valid ID. Go to music.cofc.edu/concerts/international-piano-series/.
Lee won first prize in the 2010 Naumburg International Piano Competition and the 2004 Concert Artist Guild International Competition. She has appeared as a guest soloist with numerous orchestras, including the Cleveland Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, San Diego Symphony, Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra (South Korea) and Naples Philharmonic. An active chamber musician, she frequently participates in festivals throughout the U.S.
Lee has recorded works by Scarlatti, Liszt and Scriabin for Naxos records. A Juilliard School graduate, she has studied with Richard Goode, Robert McDonald, Ursula Oppens and Jerome Lowenthal.
Lee is co-founder and artistic director of Music by the Glass, a concert series dedicated to bringing together young professionals in New York City. She teaches at the Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music.
For more on Lee, go to www.soyeonkatelee.com.
Piccolo Spoleto Festival calls for entries in the 2016 Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibition, sponsored by the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs. The exhibition is open to all South Carolina residents.
Awards include $100 each for Best Photography, Best Printmaking, Best Sculpture, Best Painting and Best Drawing. The award for Best in Show is $500.
This year’s juror is artist and curator Greg Colleton. The Juried Art Exhibition will be held May 27-June 12 at the City Gallery at Waterfront Park. The art delivery date is May 13.
Submitted work must have been completed within the last two years. Work exhibited in the 2014 or 2015 show, in the 2014 or 2015 MOJA Arts Festival, at the City Gallery at any time or in the 2016 ArtFields event, as well as work that will be entered in the 2016 North Charleston Judged Art Exhibition, will not be considered.
Craftwork or jewelry is ineligible. Two-dimensional fine artwork in all media is eligible. Traditional oil, watercolor, acrylics, etchings and pastels, as well as fiber art, collage and other media are acceptable.
For more details about eligibility and the juried show, and to apply, go to https://cgwp.slideroom.com/#/permalink/program/30288. The submission deadline is April 25. The application fee is $20.