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News about the McDuffie Center

Praise from the Wall Street Journal on the new Mills-McDuffie CD:

“The disc is a calling card for the McDuffie Center for Strings, Mr. McDuffie’s training institute at the Townsend School of Music at Mercer University in Macon, Ga. Both the Mills and one of the two companion works, Philip Glass’s Symphony No. 3 (1995), are given impeccably polished, shapely readings by the MCS Ensemble, led by Ward Stare, the music director of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Between the orchestral works, Mr. McDuffie and the pianist Elizabeth Pridgen collaborate on an alternately humorous and soulful account of John Adams’s Road Movies (1995).” — Allan Kozinn, The Wall Street Journal (10/24/2016)

September 2016

Mike Mills and Robert McDuffie Discuss New Musical Collaboration
Georgia Public Broadcasting, September 17, 2016

November 2014

American Public Television program Music Voyager films at the Bell House
Macon Telegraph, November 19, 2014

November 2013

Center sophomore wins international cello competition
Macon Telegraph, November 30, 2013

August 2014

Center moves into its new home, the Bell House
Macon Telegraph, August 16, 2014

July 2014

Ward Stare named Music Director of Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Democrat & Chronicle, July 29, 2014

April 2014

Recording featuring Center Director Moretti wins Juno Award
Macon Telegraph, April 1, 2014

June 2013

Mercer’s McDuffie Center Puts Macon on the Map
State of the Arts, Volume 1 Edition 2 Summer 2013 (c)ArtsGeorgia2013