MOWBRAY WEBBER DUO
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Fleurette Africaine - by Candice Mowbray, Danny Webber, and Darroch Greer
Australian Mood by Anita Thomas
Menuet 1 by Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre
Influenced by modern jazz greats such as Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell and Jakob Bro in addition to his background in rock and classical music, guitarist Danny Webber places equal emphasis on melody, evocation and groove. Danny has performed in venues such as An Die Musik in Baltimore, Best of Hub City stage at Imagine Hagerstown Arts Festival, Shippensburg University, art galleries, and numerous wineries and clubs. A versatile musician, Danny has also performed for musical theater and opera productions playing acoustic, electric and classical guitars as well as mandolin. In 2016, he appeared with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra for their special Country Legends concert. Danny earned graduate degrees in the Humanities and Classical Guitar Performance from Frostburg State University in Maryland and Shenandoah Conservatory in Virginia. He is Associate Professor of Music and Humanities and Music Department Coordinator at Hagerstown Community College, where he has taught for more than two decades.
Appearing as a soloist, chamber musician and guest lecturer, guitarist Candice Mowbray has been a featured artist for festivals and concert series in Philadelphia, Toronto, Washington DC, Baltimore and Los Angeles. She is a recipient of the Maryland State Art Council’s 2020 Independent Artist Award and has performed with ensembles such as Washington National Opera at the Kennedy Center, Maryland Symphony Orchestra, Wolf Trap Opera, Satori and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Greater Washington. Her CD, Reverie, has been featured on radio shows such as In Tune (BBC Radio 3) and G-Strings with Tom Cole (Washington DC), and Blair Jackson of Classical Guitar Magazine called the release “A revelation!” Additionally, Candice is active in music research. Her writings have been published in Soundboard, the journal of the Guitar Foundation of America, and her talks have been repeatedly commended for being engaging and insightful. Candice earned the Doctorate of Musical Arts in Classical Guitar Performance from Shenandoah Conservatory in Virginia.