For the 2007-2008 season Mr. Gee directed the Choir in its inaugural Holiday Concert on December 16, 2007, in the presitigious, 700-seat Scott Concert Hall of The Porter Center in Brevard NC, with full Baroque orchestra and the renowned Pastyme, an a cappella octet from Asheville.
is recognized as one of the leading choral musicians in the
He is currently in his eleventh year as Artistic Director and Conductor of the Carolina Concert Choir and is also the Director of Music and Organist at St. James Episcopal Church in Hendersonville, NC where he conducts the Parish Choir, plays the organ for services, and oversees a multi-faceted music program.
leadership the Carolina Concert Choir
has grown into an exceptional, auditioned-only choir of 40 voices.
The choir has sung at the prestigious Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC and thrills audiences with their diverse repertoire, command of foreign languages, and warmth and beauty of their choral sound.
Classical Voice of North Carolina said of Mr. Gee
: "... a decidedly superior choral conductor... well known for the efficiency of his
use of rehearsal time as well as his
direction" and, "The choir was technically close to flawless...an exemplar of crispness and precision."
Mr. Gee pursued doctoral studies in choral conducting and organ performance at Indiana University and received his master's degree from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey.
He is a member of Chorus America and the national music honor society Pi Kappa Lambda.