January 22, 2019

Gately performs with National Symphony Orchestra

Doug Gately recently performed with the National Symphony Orchestra for their televised A Capital Fourth concert on July 4 that featured The Temptations, Jimmy Buffet, Beach Boys, Rene Fleming, Joshua Bell, and more.  He is also performing with NSO for the Bernstein at 100, A Celebration concert, July 27 at Wolftrap.

Gately Featured in SBO magazine

Doug Gately, director of the UMW Jazz Ensemble, was highlighted in the May issue of “SBO” (School, Band, & Orchestra) magazine for his educational work as an adjudicator and clinician at the 2018 Festivals of Music, Virginia Beach. The event was held April 27 and 28 at the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center at Norfolk State University. The article can be found at http://sbomagazine.com/featured/6178-festivals-of-music-virginia-beach-2018.html and http://digitaleditiononline.com/publication/index.php?i=496795&m=&l=&p=1&pre=&ver=html5#{%22page%22:0,%22issue_id%22:496795}

Gately Performs with the NSO & Ledisi at Kennedy Center

Doug Gately performed with the NSO and American R&B and jazz recording artist Ledisi at two performances at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall on Feb. 24  and 25. Both concerts were sold out.

Ledisi has been nominated for nine Grammy Awards and is a mainstay on Billboard‘s R&B charts. Also on the concert was the legendary pianist and composer Patrice Rushen.

Gately and Rushen

Doug Gately and Patrice Rushen.