"Gary Miles Stegall and Friends: Celebrating a Century of
a concert of 20th century jazz and classical music will be held at
Coastal Carolina University Saturday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in
Wheelwright Auditorium on the Coastal campus. The concert is free and
open to the public.
The concert will feature music by Alban Berg, George Gershwin,
Joseph Jongen and Claude Bolling.
Stegall will be joined by Amy Tully on flute, Steve Kirkman on
drums, and Gary Craddock on string bass.
Stegall, assistant professor of piano and music history at
Coastal, has performed throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico and
Egypt. He recently completed a concert tour of London, Paris and Cairo.
Stegall spends his summers as a member of the faculty of the Font-Neuve
School of Music in Montauroux, France. He earned a bachelor's degree
from the North Carolina School of the Arts, a master's degree from the
University of South Carolina, a doctoral degree from the University of
Maryland, and the Diplome/1st prize with grand distinction from the
l'Academie de musique de Boitsfort in Brussels, Belgium.
Tully, an adjunct instructor of flute at Coastal, is a member of
the Long Bay Symphony and is a frequent freelance performer throughout
the Grand Strand. Her past performance experience includes the
Wilmington Sea Flutes, Wilmington Symphony Orchestra, Opera House
Theatre Company (Wilmington, N.C.), and the Northwestern University
Early Music Ensemble. She earned a bachelor's degree in flute
performance from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a
master of music in musicology from Northwestern University.
Kirkman is the percussion instructor at Coastal and principal
timpanist with the Long Bay Symphony. His professional experience
during the past 20 years includes performances with symphony
orchestras, chamber groups, Broadway show tours, and concerts backing
popular entertainers. He earned bachelor of music and master of music
degrees from the North Carolina School of the Arts, where he studied
with J. Massie Johnson.
Craddock has performed with numerous big bands, ensembles, and
combos throughout the Southeast, and in sessions with such jazz
luminaries as Marvin Stamm and Bill Mays. He has also performed in all
of the Calvin Gilmore Productions in the Strand area. A fixture on the
area music scene, he was bassist with the house band of the Crook and
For more information, contact the Wheelwright Box Office at 349-