CSM Faculty String Recital: Emily Doveala, Cello and Paul Bagley, Violin

February 03, 2024
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
La Plata Campus, Brad and Linda Gottfried Theater; Hank Willoughby Foundation Center for the Arts

CSM Faculty String Recital

February 3  |  3 p.m.

cellist emily doveala

Dr. Emily Doveala began studying the cello at age nine. She started her formal musical training at Mannes Prep, studying with Dorothy Lawson of the ETHEL Quartet. She went on to receive her bachelor’s degree in music/cello performance from Ithaca College, where she studied with Elizabeth Simkin.

Dr. Doveala holds a master’s degree in cello performance from Stony Brook University, where she studied with British cellist Colin Carr. In the fall of 2019, Dr. Doveala began her doctor of musical arts at the University of Maryland, studying with Dr. Eric Kutz.

In addition to her studies, she is currently an active freelance musician and teaches a large roster of private cello students in the Washington, D.C., area. 

Dr. Doveala has participated in the National Orchestral Institute, Domaine Forget International Music Academy, Silk Road Ensemble Workshop, The Next Festival of Emerging Artists, New Directions Cello Festival, and the Garth Newel Emerging Artist Fellowship. She has performed in famous venues such as Carnegie Hall, Symphony Space, Alice Tully Hall, the Mozarteum “Great Hall” in Salzburg, and National Sawdust. Dr. Doveala is in her second year as a cello and music appreciation instructor at the College of Southern Maryland.


Dr. Paul Bagley is a freelance violinist and violist based in College Park, Maryland. He performs with a wide variety of groups in the greater Washington, D.C., area and beyond, including as concertmaster and soloist.

Regular engagements include the Annapolis Symphony, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Annapolis Chamber Players, and, in the summer, the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra. 

violinst paul bagley

Outside of the classical scene, you might see Dr. Bagley popping up in the Peacherine Ragtime Orchestra or playing electric violin with a jazz band. He has also appeared on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series with British indie band Alt-J as well as with Billy Corgan, former leader of the Smashing Pumpkins. 

Originally from Duluth, Minn., Dr. Bagley received a bachelor’s in music/violin from the University of Wisconsin-Superior, and his master’s in music from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He holds a doctorate from the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Bagley joined the College of Southern Maryland music faculty as a violin instructor in the Fall 2022 Semester.


Free Admission, all ages

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