Faculty Recitals & Concerts

In addition to holding advanced degrees in their fields and accruing impressive teaching accomplishments, the faculty members in the Music Department at Davidson are active and internationally recognized performance artists. Join us as they share their immense talent with the Davidson community in each of these intimate faculty recitals in Tyler-Talllman Hall of the Sloan Music Center.

Upcoming Events 2015-16

overhead shot of Cynthia Lawing playing the piano

Piano Recital: Music of Brazil

Tuesday, Nov. 17  •  7:30 p.m.

This performance from Artist Associate in piano Cynthia Lawing will highlight the music of Brazil and Brazilian composers.

David Gilliland and Ilana Lubitsch photos for "An Evening of Love Songs"

An Evening of Love Songs: Ilana Lubitsch, soprano & David Gilliland, piano

Saturday, Feb. 6  •  7:30 p.m.

Join adjunct instructor Ilana Lubitsch and artist associate in accompanying David Gilliland for a romantic evening of love songs and arias. Lubitsch joined the Davidson faculty in January 2015, sharing her brilliant voice with our students and community. Her powerful and versatile soprano has earned her many prominent operatic and musical theatre roles, while also establishing her as an accomplished soloist and chamber musician.

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Variation: William Fried, piano

Thursday, March 24  •  7:30 p.m.

Three musical characters create a rich mosaic in Variation, by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Roger Reynolds. Additional music by J.S. Bach, Gabriel Fauré, Elainie Lillios and Paul Elwood.

photos of Cynthia Lawing, Joseph Meyer and Janna Lower

Violin & Piano Faculty Recital: Cynthia Lawing, piano, Janna Lower & Joseph Meyer, violin

Monday, April 4, 2016   •  7:30 p.m.

Guest violinist Janna Lower joins artist associate in piano Cynthia Lawing and artist associate in violin Joseph Meyer for a fabulous evening of chamber music, highlighted by the crowd-pleasing Moszkowski Suite and the world premiere of composer Mary Armistead-Jones's Three Pieces for Violin and Piano."
Lower is a highly accomplished violinist including performing a year at the helm of the Charlotte Symphony.

photo of Joseph Meyer holding his violin

Bach and Beyond: Joseph Meyer, violin

Monday, April 18  •  7:30 p.m.

Artist Associate in Violin and Associate Concertmaster of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Joseph Meyer will perform a solo recital including sonatas from Bach, Bartók, and Ysaye.


Voice Faculty Recital

Voice faculty teamed up for a dynamic launch of this season's faculty recitals. Sopranos Jacquelyn Culpepper and Ilana Lubitsch, along with pianist David Gilliland, collaborated on duets from Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro and Strauss's Arabella, as well as sang solo works such as Whitacre's Goodnight Moon. In addition, Director of Choral Activities Christopher Gilliam and new adjunct faculty performed stunning vocal repertoire.