Robert McDuffie, World Renowned Violinist – February 20
Georgia Military College Steinway Society Concert Series presents, Robert McDuffie, World Renowned Violinist, on Friday, February 20, 2009, 7:00 p.m., in the Goldstein Center for the Performing Arts. The concert will be followed by a wine and cheese reception with the artist. General Admission – $10, students will ID – no charge. For more information, contact GMC Office of Advancement, 478-445-2692.
Robert McDuffie has appeared as soloist with most of the major orchestras of the world, including the New York and Los Angeles Philharmonics, the Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Houston, Utah, St. Louis, Montreal, and Toronto Symphonies, the Philadelphia, Cleveland, Minnesota Orchestras, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the North German Radio Orchestra, the Frankfurt Radio Orchestra, the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Santa Cecilia Orchestra of Rome, Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Mexico, and all of the major orchestras of Australia.
Recent appearances abroad have been at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, in France with the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquetaine, at the Philharmonie in Cologne with the Bochum Symphoniker, in Seoul with the KBS Symphony, in Taipei with the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan, in Hamburg with the Hamburg Symphony followed by a 22 city US tour, and with the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra. He returns to Rome each June as the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of The Rome Chamber Music Festival (www. romechamberfestival.org). The Mayor of Rome has recently awarded Robert McDuffie the prestigious Premio Simpatia in honor of his contribution to the cultural life of that city.
Besides the Rome Chamber Music Festival, Robert McDuffie returns to the Aspen Music Festival and he will take part in the Brevard Music Festival, the Amelia Island Festival, play the Tchaikovsky Concerto with the Atlanta Symphony in Encore Park and perform with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Mineria in Mexico City.
His 2008-2009 season is highlighted by performances of Miklos Rozsa’s Concerto and Leonard Bernstein’s Serenade with the Jerusalem Symphony in Israel and on a 16 city US tour. Future engagements include the premiere of The American Four Seasons, a new work by Philip Glass written for Mr. McDuffie – the North American premiere with the Toronto Symphony, the European premiere with the London Philharmonic, and the festival premiere in Aspen. He will tour Europe, North America, and Asia with the Amsterdam Sinfonietta, pairing it with the Vivaldi Four Seasons. He will record both works for Telarc.
McDuffie is a Grammy nominated artist whose acclaimed Telarc recordings include the violin concertos of Mendelssohn, Bruch, Adams, Glass, Barber, and Rozsa, and Viennese favorites. He plays a 1735 Guarneri del Gesu violin, known as the “Ladenburg.” He has been profiledon NBC’s “Today,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” PBS’s “Charlie Rose,” A&E’s “Breakfast with the Arts,” and in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Robert McDuffie is a Distinguished University Professor of Music at Mercer University in his hometown of Macon, Georgia. The Robert McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University had its official opening at the beginning of the 2007-2008 academic year (www.mercer.edu/ mcduffie). He lives in New York with his wife and two children.
Georgia Military College Global Online Leadership College Ranked #4 Most Affordable Online School for Business Degrees in 2023
Georgia Military College Global Online Leadership College Ranked #4 Most Affordable Online School for Business Degrees in 2023 Georgia Military College was recently ranked #4 Most Affordable Online Schools for Business Degrees in the nation by Best-Universities.net. “It is an honor to be among the most affordable online colleges for a business degree as GMC […]
Georgia Military College and Georgia College & State University Sign Articulation Agreement for Post-Bachelor-Level Degree Programs
Georgia Military College and Georgia College & State University Sign Articulation Agreement for Post-Bachelor-Level Degree Programs Georgia Military College (GMC) and Georgia College & State University (GCSU), in the spirit of academic cooperation, signed an Articulation Agreement today that will facilitate the admission of GMC Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) graduates to GCSU graduate programs […]
Georgia Military College Corps of Cadets Wins Two-Year Intercollegiate National Ethics Bowl Competition
Georgia Military College Corps of Cadets Wins Two-Year Intercollegiate National Ethics Bowl Competition Georgia Military College is proud to announce that the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) Two-Year National Ethics Bowl Champion is team GMC-Milledgeville! Georgia Military College hosted the national competition on GMC’s Main Campus in Milledgeville over the weekend. On Saturday, […]
Georgia Military College honored victims of September 11, 2001 and subsequent Global War on Terror
Georgia Military College honored victims of September 11, 2001 and subsequent Global War on Terror Twenty-one years ago on September 11, 2001, the unimaginable happened. Our country was the target of a terrorist attack that claimed the lives of 3,024 people who died that day, and nearly 7,000 service members who died in the subsequent […]
GMC JC Football to be Featured on ESPN+
GMC JC Football to be Featured on ESPN+ Georgia Military College is thrilled to announce that ESPN+ will broadcast our Junior College football away game against Snow College on October 1st at 3:00 p.m. The GMC vs. Snow College game has been selected as the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Game of the Week. Viewers will […]
Georgia’s Lieutenant Governor Appoints Advisory Member to Georgia Military College Board of Trustees
Georgia’s Lieutenant Governor Appoints Advisory Member to Georgia Military College Board of Trustees Georgia’s Lieutenant Governor, Geoff Duncan, appointed Floor Leader and Senator Russ Goodman as an advisory member to the Georgia Military College Board of Trustees. Designated as a public authority in the state of Georgia, GMC has served Georgia as a unique educational […]
70 Years of Commissioning Leaders
70 Years of Commissioning Leaders In May, 29 Georgia Military College graduates took their oath to serve in the United States Army after completing GMC’s Early Commissioning Army ROTC Program. These 29 2LTs are now a part of GMC’s history as the year 2022 marked the 70th year of Commissioning Officers into the United States […]
GMC Proudly Serves as a U.S. Military Service Academy Preparatory School
GMC Proudly Serves as a U.S. Military Service Academy Preparatory School Georgia Military College is committed to providing character development, leadership skills, rigorous academic courses, and a strict physical fitness program to best prepare students for a service academy through our Corps of Cadets Service Academy Preparatory Program. Led by our President, Lieutenant General William […]
Georgia Military College Earns 2022-2023 Military Friendly ® School Designation
Georgia Military College Earns 2022-2023 Military Friendly ® School Designation Georgia Military College announced today that it has earned the 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2022-2023 survey with […]