"Thank you so much for bringing your beautiful compositions to the Red Cloud Opera House during Cather's 150th year! I heard so many lovely remarks from members of the audience--you and David gave us a memorable performance that was the perfect conclusion to the spring conference. " 

The National Willa Cather Center - Rachel Olsen

"Nebraska: Flatwater is an immersive video installation created and produced by Gallery 1516. Using a system of twelve projectors to surround viewers in scenery, the exhibition invited people to experience the natural beauty of Nebraska. The visuals were accompanied with music and dance by Nebraska performers, including original compositions written and performed by David Downing and Darci Griffith Gamerl of Bel Canto Duo. Their unique and emotive sound provided a powerful backdrop to enhance the beauty of the Nebraska landscape."

Sara Bihlmaier, Deputy Director - Gallery 1516

Bel Canto Duo "played for an event that was hosted by one of our special guests at the Durham Museum. They were absolutely wonderful and unbelievably professional! Darci and David were very delightful to converse and work with. Their music added so much more to the event itself--it wouldn't have been the same without them!"

The Durham Museum - Callie Sutton

"Darci and David have done several special events for me at Joslyn Castle. They have an electric chemistry, rich repertoire, and top-notch musicianship. Plus they are really nice people. I will hire them again soon." 

Joslyn Castle - Keith Hart

Bel Canto "played for my mother's 85th birthday, and they were a huge hit! They tailored the concert toward what she wanted, and she was absolutely thrilled. A large percentage of those who attended specifically sought out my mother and told her how much they loved the music. Very professional and gifted musicians. I would hire them again in a heartbeat!"