Jill Brantley to Perform Senior Voice Recital at Coker College

For more information, contact Barb Steadman - 843.857.4199

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Feb. 13, 2013 – Jill Brantley, a senior from Blythewood, S.C., will perform in a recital, assisted by pianist Ronda McElveen, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24 in the Hannah Lide Coker Recital Hall.

A mezzo soprano, Brantley is a music major with a concentration in musical theater Coker College.  She played roles in musical productions, such as “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” and “Urinetown.”  Brantley was also responsible for stage management in “The Laramie Project.”

“I am excited about my recital,” said Brantley. “I’m performing many pieces including German selections by Felix Mendelssohn, several Chinese mother goose rhymes and musical theatre songs.  I plan to continue performing after I graduate.”

“The audience members will probably not know how hard Jill has worked over the last year to prepare for this monumental challenge,” said Serena Hill-LaRoche, assistant professor of music. “They will be too busy enjoying the experience! Jill has a sparkle when she performs. One can't help but be drawn in to her!”

Coker College offers a major in Coker College offers majors in music education as well as music with concentrations in voice, piano and musical theater. Coker also offers a major in theater with concentrations in performance or technical theater, and a major in dance with concentrations in performance/choreography and movement analysis/therapies.

This concert is free and open to the public.  For more information about performing arts programs at Coker College, contact Wes Atkinson at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (843) 383-8050.




Coker College readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, S.C., Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.



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