Faculty Recitals & Concerts

Concerts presented by faculty members of the Davidson College Music Department. Unless otherwise noted, all performances are in the Tyler-Tallman Hall of the Sloan Music Center and are free and open to the public.

Past Events (2013-14)

Do You Love Me? Culpepper and Boye photo

"Do You Love Me?"

Jacquelyn Culpepper, soprano & Dan Boye, baritone

Saturday, September 7, 2013  •  Duke Family Performance Hall

Songs from the stages of ages of love and accompanied by a jazz trio featuring Drina Keen at the piano, artist associate in Voice for the Music Department Jacquelyn Culpepper and professor of Physics at Davidson College Dan Boye have been performing with one another for the past 30 years. Their performance this season will build upon their profesional experiences and longstanding friendship as they join together on stage to perform songs that chart the lifecycle of romance–from those first smitten moments through loss and finally reconciliation.

Tyler-Tallman Hall photo

Collaborative Faculty Recital

Tuesday, September 24, 2013  •  7:30 p.m.

This program will feature diverse performances from several Music department faculty members, including Frank Porton, french horn; Jacquelyn Culpepper, soprano; Michael Rowland, piano; Christopher Gilliam, bass; Patrick Brown, saxophone; Diane Thornton, mezzo-soprano; Rosemary Furniss, violin; Christine Van Arsdale, harp and Amy Orsinger-Whitehead, flute.

Diane Thornton pic

Songs of the Divine: Diane Thornton, mezzo-soprano

Tuesday, November 5, 2013  •  7:30 p.m.

Artist Associate in Voice Diane Thornton, mezzo-soprano, will be joined by Michael Rowland on both organ and piano in a program of all sacred music including works by Bach, Mahler, Barber and more.


Piano Recital: Cynthia Lawing

January 21, 2014 • 7:30 p.m.

Artist Associate in Piano Cynthia Lawing will present a lush program.


Trumpet Recital: Bill Lawing

February 11, 2014 • 7:30 p.m.

J. Estes Millner Professor of Music and trumpet instructor Bill Lawing will present a program of canonical works from classical trumpet repertoire. Artist Associate in Piano Cynthia Lawing to accompany.


Contemporary Piano Recital: Will Fried

March 13, 2014 • 7:30 p.m.

Davidson's new artist associate in piano Will Fried will present an innovative program of contemporary works inspired by Beethoven's Diabelli Variations, including Veränderungen by French electronic music pioneer Philippe Manoury and The People United Will Never Be Defeated! by American pianist-composer and activist Frederick Rzewski.