July 23, 2017

Gately Performs with the National Symphony Orchestra

Doug Gately performed with a parade of superstars on July 4 with the National Symphony Orchestra. The concert,  A Capital Fourth, was televised live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

Gately Performs with the Sophisticated Ladies

Doug Gately performed with the National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Steven Reinke, on March 24 and 25 at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.  The program, Sophisticated Ladies: 100 Years of Ella & Company featured singers Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins, and Montego Glover celebrating the legendary music of the First Lady of Song, plus favorites made famous by Sarah Vaughn, Billie Holiday and Dinah Washington.

Gately Performs with NSO & Patti Labelle

Doug Gately performed with the National Symphony Orchestra Pops, conducted by Steven Reineke at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Feb 14. The performance featured legendary singer Patti Labelle. Labelle is a multiple Grammy winner, has received numerous awards, and has sold more than 50 million records. Rolling Stone has put her on their list of 100 Greatest Singers.

Gately Performs with National Symphony Orchestra

Doug Gately performed with the National Symphony Orchestra on Aug. 6 at Wolf Trap in Vienna, Va. The performance featured Seth McFarlane singing songs with Sinatra-styled arrangements that have become romantic standards. Seth McFarlane–the “Family Guy” creator- -is an actor, animator, comedian, director and screenwriter. As a singer, his debut albums have earned him two Grammy nominations.

Gately and Rawlins on New Album

Music Department faculty members Doug Gately and Paul Rawlins can be found on the new Patrick Green and the Blues Buckets album, Out Too Late. Doug is on tenor saxophone and Paul is on trombone. This real, authentic blues album is now being distributed through most recording venues.

 

UMW Jazz in the Community

Music Department Faculty members Doug Gately and Paul Rawlins recently performed for the Marine Corp Marathon Reception. Here they are posing with the Marine Corp Marathon Mascot at the Snowden House, Fredericksburg. UMW Jazz in the Community continues to be an important component in the Music Department’s commitment to supporting community events.

UMW Jazz in the Community

UMW Jazz in the Community

Gately Serves as Music Adjudicator and Clinician in Norfolk

Doug Gately recently participated in the Festivals of Music at Norfolk State University as an adjudicator and clinician for visiting high school bands and orchestras. Young musicians from New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia were represented. A goal is to help in the recruiting efforts for the Music Department of the University of Mary Washington.

Music Faculty Volunteer in the Community

Music Department Faculty members Doug Gately and Paul Rawlins recently performed for Garden Week in the courtyard of the Fredericksburg Visitor Center as part of the department’s community outreach program.

Gately Performs Composition in World Premiere

Doug Gately performed with the Mid-Atlantic Wind Symphony on Jan. 31, 2016. The program, Muy Caliente, featured Doug as a flute soloist performing his compositions Escapade of the Mind and the world premiere of Margaritas, a composition for flute and Wind Symphony.

 

Doug Gately Performs with the National Symphony

Doug Gately, senior lecturer in the Department of Music, performed with the The National Symphony Orchestra Pops, conducted by Steven Reineke at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Fantasia was the featured guest. The soulful songstress and American Idol winner performed timeless standards and favorites from her Broadway turns in The Color Purple and After Midnight. Doug also recently performed with the Piedmont Symphony presenting Respighi’s The Pines of Rome.