Dawson Hull to Perform at 2016 Gala

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Dawson Hull

Dawson Hull

Dawson Hull graduated from the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore where he earned his Master’s Degree in Piano Performance. Prior to Peabody, he graduated from Samford University in Birmingham, AL where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Piano and Theory/Composition. He has studied piano with Alice Adams Jackson, Dr. Betty Sue Shepherd, Dr. Thomas Hecht, Marian Hahn. He was the 2003 recipient of the Betty H. Miller/Betty Sue Shepherd Scholarship.

Dawson has appeared as soloist with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra, Delta Symphony Orchestra, Jackson Symphony Orchestra, Samford University Orchestra, Southeastern Chamber Orchestra, and the Omulgee Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed for the Warner Robins Concert Association.

As a composer, he has written orchestral, chamber, choral, and solo works under Dr. Ronald Boud, Dr. James Jensen, and Bob Burroughs. Choirs of Samford and other professional chamber ensembles have premiered his compositions. Dawson frequently performs solo and chamber recitals throughout the mid-south and has most recently appeared in master classes with Leon Fleisher, Awadagin Pratt, Enid Katahn, Santiago Rodriguez, and Yakov Kasman.

During his time at Peabody, he was a Music Theory Graduate Assistant, Minister of Music at The Church on Warren Avenue and Artistic Director of the Warren Fine Arts Academy of Music. Dawson was the Minister of Instrumental Music and Director of the Conservatory of Music at The Second Baptist Church in Warner Robins, GA until he recently moved to Germantown, TN where he serves as Pastor of Instrumental Worship Arts at Germantown Baptist Church and will also begin work on his Doctorate Degree in Piano at the University of Memphis.

Dawson and his wife, Taneea, who is also a graduate of Peabody, have 2 children, daughter, Brylee, and son, Brayden Amadeus, who was born on Mozart’s birthday.

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