Stanley & Evelyn Yeskel Visiting Artist: Ben Thornewill

Memorial Concert

GWU alumni Ben Thornewill (B.A. Music ’07) returns to GW for a weekend of music, including an open mic night, workshop/masterclass and concert, bringing his knowledge of songwriting, the music industry and performing as well as his background in classical piano and jazz.  The events aim to create a unique experience for music and non-music students alike. The workshop will be open to students from across the university from all Schools and degree programs. A handful of selected students will perform with Thornewill as part of his performance as this semester's Yeskel Visiting Artist.  Students can submit to participate in the workshop and also the final concert by sending an original song (via Soundcloud, Dropbox or other service) to dboyce@gwu.edu BEFORE SEPTEMBER 25th.