Professor Francis Conlon is on the faculty of the Music Department of GWU. He has performed at colleges and concert halls in the Washington area and in throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, India and Japan and at Carnegie Recital Hall, New York, the Gardner Museum, Boston, the Robin Hood Dell, Philadelphia, the Kennedy Center, Smithsonian Institution, Library of Congress, National Gallery, Phillips Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Pan American Union, and Dumbarton Oaks. He has played concertos with several orchestras, including the Montreal Chamber Orchestra, the Washington Sinfonia, Washington Pro Musica and Washington Chamber Orchestra, the Alexandria Symphony, the Georgetown Symphony, and the Amadeus Orchestra. Prof. Conlon has won the National Society of Arts and Letters and the Jordan Awards Competitions in Washington and the Brewster-Allison Competition, Austin, Texas. He served as official accompanist for the National Symphony Young Soloist Competition, the National Opera Institute Auditions, and the National Federation of Music Clubs Contest. Prof. Conlon accompanies students in departmental recitals, serves as music director for the Department's opera productions and teaches at the Levine School of Music and is director of music at the Church of the Annunciation and at the Temple Rodef Shalom in Falls Church. Prof. Conlon has previously taught at the Catholic University School of Music and the Ellington School of the Arts, and served as artist-in-residence for the DC Public School System.