BOONE—The Gee-Mackey Duo will present a recital Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free and the public is invited.
Cellist Gee and pianist Mackey began performing as a duo in 2004. They have performed in venues in Florida, New York, West Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Europe and Africa.
Gee has performed as soloist, quartet member and orchestral cellist and given radio broadcasts on National Public Radio and Spanish National Radio. He has taught at the University of North Carolina, the University of Memphis, Yale University and Coastal Carolina University.
Mackey is director of the Virginia Baroque Performance Academy and tours with the Virginia Commission for the Arts. She has given concerts and master classes with the chamber ensemble Musica Harmonia in Brazil, and was awarded a four-month solo residency in Paris at the Cité des Arts in January 2014.
The duo will perform works by Camille Saint-Saëns, Nadia Boulanger, Claude Debussy, Enrique Granados and Frédéric Chopin.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier, public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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