Three 'Con' Men
(that is, three graduates of
Concord University
pulling out all the stops)

 

 

Elliott Bromley

Bromley
A native of Richmond , Virginia , Elliott Bromley graduated from Concord in 1984. While at Concord , Elliott participated in several ensembles, accompanied numerous recitals and played piano for the Concord Commanders.

Following graduation, he taught band and music at Bramwell in Mercer County and taught music theory/composition at the West Virginia Governor's Honors Academy .Elliott spent several summers working as musical director and accompanist for Theatre West Virginia .

He continued theatre work when he moved back to Richmond in 1987, doing shows for several theatre companies including Barksdale Theatre, Swift Creek Mill Theatre and Henrico Theatre Companies. Elliott has also remained active as a recitalist, playing concerts at several venues including West Virginia University , Virginia Commonwealth University and University of Richmond .

Currently, he is the organist at Bon Air Baptist Church in Richmond where he teaches piano, organ and harpsichord at the church's School of the Arts.

Dr. Charles Chandler

Chandler
is Minister of Music at Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church. He is a graduate of Concord University, Marshall University, and Nova Southeastern University. He has also studied French Horn at Radford University.

A former band director and public school administrator, he has served as Superintendent of Schools in districts in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Dr. Chandler has also led music programs at Princeton (WV) Presbyterian Church, Finleyville (PA) Presbyterian Church and Brentwood Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh.

He served as organist of First United Methodist of Buckhannon, WV and Conference Organist for the West Virginia United Methodist Church in 2007.

Timothy H. Waugh

Waugh
Internationally acclaimed conductor, composer, and performance arts educator, Tim Waugh is well known in many performance mediums, including handbell, choral, church music and musical theatre.

Early in his career he became noted for his work in conducting and teaching children and youth, and he is excited to continue those pursuits while working with children of all ages! He is a tireless champion for performance arts in both the classroom and the community.

Recently retiring after a career spanning over thirty years of public school music education in southern West Virginia, Tim has more time to pursue other facets of music-making! When not on the road conducting or teaching at one of over twenty festivals and workshops a year, or composing and writing from his studio, he serves as Artist-in-Residence at Beckley Presbyterian Church. Tim has been associated professionally with church music as a career for over forty years.

His compositions of liturgical, choral, organ and handbell music are published in the US by nine publishers and have been played across the world and in outer space! He is often commissioned to write new compositions for events and festivals. His conducting, workshop and performance travels have taken him to almost every US state and to Canada, England, Ireland and Puerto Rico - and the list continues!