January 28, 2023

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.

Gately Performs with Family Guy Creator

Doug Gately, senior lecturer in the Department of Music, recently  performed with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in a special Valentine’s Day concert. The performance featured Seth McFarlane singing songs that have become romantic standards. Seth McFarlane-Family Guy creator- is an actor, animator, comedian, director, and screenwriter. As a singer, his debut  albums have earned him two Grammy nominations.

Gately Performs with National Symphony Orchestra

Doug Gately, senior lecturer in the UMW Department of Music, performed with the the National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Steven Reineke at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The National Symphony Orchestra celebrates the beginning of the 2014–2015 season with its annual Labor Day Capitol Concert. The program featured Emmy Award winning actress and singer Nicole Parker currently in the national tour of Wicked and Broadway and opera sensation Christopher Johnstone, in the national tour of Evita.

Doug Gately Performs with Glee’s TV Star, Matthew Morrison

Doug Gately, senior lecturer in music, recently performed with the National Symphony Orchestra featuring vocalists Matthew Morrison and Tony Award winning Laura Benanti.  Morrison performs on Broadway and is the star of the hit television show, Glee. The NSO concert, conducted by Steven Reineke, was held at Wolf Trap.

Gately Performs with National Symphony Orchestra

Doug Gately performed with the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Emil De Cou at Wolf Trap on June 20.  The program, “Pixar in Concert,”  featured 14 films that Pixar Animation Studios has produced. Collectively, this music has won three Academy Awards, 10 Oscar nominations, and 10 Grammy Awards. The music with film included Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Ratatuoille, A Bugs Life, Wall-E, Cars, Up, The Incredibles, Brave, Monsters Inc. and Monsters University.

Gately Performs with National Symphony Orchestra

Doug Gately recently performed with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. The program was presented as NEW MOVES: symphony + dance: Thomas Wilkins, conductor; New Ballet Ensemble / From Gershwin to Ellington. The program featured Gershwin selections from Porgy and Bess, Samuel Barber’s Souvenirs, Op. 28, Oliverio’s Timpani Concerto No. 1, and Ellington’s Giggling Rapids, The King of the Magi, Martin Luther King, and Harlem.

UMW Jazz Festival

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Students perform at the UMW Jazz Festival.

The UMW Jazz Ensemble, directed by Doug Gately, participated in the annual UMW Jazz Festival held on April 6.  In addition to performing their own program, they also worked with guest jazz artists, Jeff Antoniuk and Wade Beach, from the group “Jazz Update.”