Garth Newel Celebrates 50 Years with CD Release and Commissioned Opera

On Wednesday, July 5th, Jeanette Fang was a guest on Allegheny Mountain Radio. She talked about the events surrounding Garth Newel’s 50 year anniversary, a new CD release for the Garth Newel Piano Quartet and a commissioned opera about the scandal that brought the music center into existence. Below is to our conversation. A full list of concerts and events at Garth Newel can be found at


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Danny is the Station Coordinator for WCHG, and the host of our gospel and country hours on Wednesdays 10:00 am to noon. He and his wife Renee Cardwell live with a spoiled dog (Toddie) in Hot Springs. Danny is a Deacon at Piney Grove Baptist Church in Hot Springs. He operates and is a site administrator and featured writer for the website He has been a frequent contributor to The Hal Ginsberg Morning Show, All Politics Are Local, and Politics Done Right. Danny has tutored, lectured, and mentored at risk youth in churches, group homes, and inside the Virginia Department Corrections. He serves on the board of directors for Preservation Bath and chairs the Bath Community Hospital Patient Advisory board.

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