by Tiffany Robinson
Dawn Neely sings as Carol Gingerich accompanies her on the piano.
The UWG Faculty Concert was held on Monday, October 21, in the Townsend Center for the Performing Arts. Members of the music faculty performed a variety of selections.
Daniel Bakos, UWG professor of music and director of jazz studies, performed Grand Duo sur des motifs de Guillaume Tell de G. Rossini on the piano and was accompanied by Cale Self, UWG assistant director of bands, on the euphonium. The UWG Jazz Ensemble also played a trio of jazz favorites such as “Round Midnight,” “Caravan” and “All Things You Are.”
Dawn Neely, UWG instructor of voice, director of opera workshop and a soprano, performed Clair de Lune. Carol Gingerich, UWG associate professor of music, accompanied Dawn on the piano. Harry Nelson, UWG Business Operations Specialist in the College of Arts and Humanities, performed Vals Venezolano on the guitar. Julie Lowry, UWG instructor of voice and a soprano, performed Chi il bel sogno di Doretta, with accompaniment on the piano by Wayne Gilreath. The Bleuel Duo, with John Bleuel, UWG professor of music, on saxophone and Linda Li-Bleuel on piano, performed Pequena Czarda. Josh Byrd, UWG director of Bands, and Katie Byrd, UWG instructor of percussion, also performed a duo on percussion.
For more information on these and other music department events, please visit www.westga.edu/music/.