Gee-Mackey Duo to Perform at Concord University Thursday, September 20

For Immediate Release: 
Aug 29 2007

CONTACT: Anita Moody, Director, Public Relations/Marketing

Gee-Mackey Duo to Perform at Concord University Thursday, September 20

Athens, W.Va. – Cellist David Gee and award winning pianist, Lynne Mackey, will premier an original piece written by Concord University Professor of Music Dr. Timothy Mainland during their performance Thursday, September 20, 2007, at 8 p.m. in the main auditorium of the Alexander Fine Arts Center.

Gee is principal cellist for the Augusta, Georgia, Symphony. He has also performed as a soloist and chamber musician in America, Europe and Africa and has given broadcasts on National Public Radio and Spanish National Radio. He has taught at Yale University, the University of North Carolina, Coastal Carolina University and the University of Memphis.

Mackey has performed in solo and chamber music settings in the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, and she is currently on the tour roster of the Virginia Commission for the Arts. This will be her second performance at Concord University.

Mackey is a graduate of the Juilliard School with a doctorate from the Eastman School of Music. She has taught at James Madison University, Hollins University, the University of Virginia and Bluefield College, where she held the title of Associate Professor and served as Chair of the music department. She currently teaches at the University of Mary Washington and Mary Baldwin College in Virginia.

The Gee-Mackey Duo was formed in 2004. The duo recently completed a tour of several Palm Beach venues including Palm Beach University and the Palm Beach International Recital Series. Upcoming performances include a tour of Southern Spain in late January 2008.

Admission for this performance is $5 for adults, $4 senior citizens (55 and older) and $2 for non-Concord students.

For more information on this or other events taking place in the Alexander Fine Arts Center contact the box office at 1-304-384-5101 or by e-mail at


CONCORD UNIVERSITY NOTES: Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison at1-304-384-6086 if special assistance or help is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.

Courtney Hoover a student in Concord University’s Communication Arts Department wrote this press release. Her hometown is Clarksburg.