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March 4, 2008

For Immediate Release

CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TO HOLD ORCHESTRA CONCERT MARCH 9

By Ashley Sidebottom, staff writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – The Campbellsville University orchestra will present the second annual "Concerto Concert" Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel.

The program will include two solo presentations by graduate students and two selections by the full orchestra.

Sung Man Lee, from Busan, Korea, will be the featured soloist for the Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 35, 1st Movement. The conductor of this work will be Wansoo Cho, a graduate conducting student also from Busan.

Denis Santos, from Fortaleza, Brazil, will be the featured soloist for the Chaminade, Concertino for Flute and Orchestra, Opus 107, conducted by Dr. J. Robert Gaddis, dean of the school of music and professor of music.

Members of the University Orchestra include:

Violin I – Jueun Kim, concertmaster, of Korea; Aline Araujo of Brazil; Heidy Ximenes, assistant professor of music, of Brazil; Fabricio Soares of Brazil; and Courtney Gilbert of Hodgensville, Ky;

Violin II – Sun Man Lee of Korea; SaeRom Park of Korea; and David Lee of Monroeville, Ala.; Elizabeth Trieu of Louisville, Ky.; and Elizabeth Lemmon;

Viola – Marcos Silva; Denis Santos of Brazil; Sarah B. Gilbert of Hodgenville, Ky.; Isaac Rodriguez; Roger Noel Davis of Campbellsville; and Wansoo Cho of Korea;

Cello – Felix Borges of Brazil; Saulo DeAlmeida, adjunct faculty member, of Campbellsville; Gabriella Batista of Lebanon, Ky.; Adrienne Gilbert of Hodgenville, Ky; and Seth Johnson of Leitchfield, Ky.;

Double Bass – Julie Caldwell, administrative assistant in purchasing at CU, of Campbellsville; and Jonathan Chaudoin of Louisville;

Flute – Saeromi Kin of Korea; Sung Hye Kim of Korea; and Nell Haydon of Springfield, Ky.;

Oboe – Yoo-Jun Lee of Korea; and Dong Suek Yu of Korea;

Clarinet – Il-Hun Jang of Korea; and Jong-Kwon Lee of Korea;

Bassoon – Hyo-Jin Kim of Korea;

Horn – Megan Lenox of Campbellsville; Bradley Whitehead of Russell Springs, Ky.; Jennifer Lyons of Elizabethtown, Ky.; and Joni Farmer;

Trumpet – John Lenox of Campbellsville; and Daniel Murphy;

Trombone – Steven Smith of Lebanon; Warren Akers of Campbellsville; and Seth Hart of Monticello, Ky.;

Tuba – Al Courington of Campbellsville;

Percussion – Kyle Duke of Russell Springs; Cameron Fletcher of Columbia, Ky.; Jared Clark of Versailles, Ky.; and Kris Decker;

Piano – Eun-Hye Lee of Korea.

Also included in the program will be the Czech Suite by Antonin Dvorak, conducted by Gaddis and Hungarian Dances No. 5 and 6 by Johannes Brahms, conducted by Cho.

Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 2,405 students who represent 98 Kentucky counties, 25 states and 29 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report's 2008 "America's Best Colleges," CU is ranked 22nd in "Best Baccalaureate Colleges" in the South and eighth in the South for "Great Schools, Great Prices." CU has been ranked 15 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America's Best Christian Colleges®. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his ninth year as president.