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.

Please visit this page in August 2015 for 2015-16 Faculty Recitals.

Past Events 2014-15

Cynthia Lawing, piano

This performance from Artist Associate in Piano Cynthia Lawing featured etudes from beloved Russian composers Alexander Scriabin and Sergei Rachmaninoff.

Richard Strauss & Jean Sibelius 150th Anniversary Concert

In honor of the 150th anniversary of the birth of composers Jean Sibelius and Richard Strauss, the Music Department offered a faculty recital of chamber music and solo works by both composers and their contemporaries. Associate Professor Tara Villa Keith provided a brief overview of the lives and work of Strauss and Sibelius; performers included Artist Associates in Voice Jacquelyn Culpepper and Diane Thornton, Artist Associate in Piano Cynthia Lawing, Director of Choral Activities Christopher Gilliam, Professor of Music Bill Lawing on trumpet and more.

William Fried, piano

Immersive audio environments for piano, percussion and electronics, with Davidson Artist Associate in Piano William Fried joined by percussionist and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Professor of Music Scott Deal. The program features Four Thousand Holes by 2014 Pulitzer laureate John Luther Adams, as well as music by Scott Deal, Elainie Lillios and Tristan

Bill Lawing, trumpet, Tara Keith, percussion & John Sadak, clarinet

Join us for a special event highlighting J. Estes Millner Professor of Music Bill Lawing on trumpet, adjunct instructor John Sadak on clarinet and Associate Professor Tara Villa Keith on percussion for an afternoon of chamber music unlike anything you've heard before!