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March 4, 2009

For Immediate Release

CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY CONCERT BAND AND TAYLOR COUNTY CONCERT BAND TO PERFORM

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – The Campbellsville University Concert Band will be performing its annual winter concert Tuesday, March 10 at 8 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel.

Joining the CU Concert Band as special guests for this program will be the Taylor County High School Concert Band. Conductor of the Taylor County High School Concert Band is Stephen Bishop, a 2004 graduate of Campbellsville University.

Taylor County will be featuring their KMEA Festival Selections during their portion of the program.

The CU Concert Band will conclude the concert with some classic literature by “well-known wind band composers as well as some contemporary composers of this genre,” said Jennifer Tinnell, director of bands and instructor of music.

“We hope you will be able to join us for this night of beautiful music,” Dr. Scott Bersaglia, assistant director of bands and assistant professor of music, said.

“You won’t want to miss hearing these talented young musicians from our community,” Bersaglia said.

Also directing the CU band will be Nell Chaudoin, a CU graduate student in music.

Members of the CU Concert Band include the following: Flute/Piccolo -- Carla Edmondson, Independence, Ky.; Abby Lanham, Lebanon, Ky.; Kati Hamilton, Springfield, Ky.; Stephanie Noland, Campbellsville; Rachel Cain, Corbin, Ky.; Mackenzie Roberson, Clarksville, Tenn.; Lindsey Harrod, Springfield; Amanda Kerr, Elizabethtown, Ky.; Jenny Roy, Russell Springs, Ky.; Tiffany Trent, Webster, Ky.; Nakisha Stargel, Campbellsville; Tosha Russell, Somerset, Ky.; Jesse West, Monticello, Ky.; Meghan Rowland, Wickliffe, Ky.; Amanda Duvall, Franklin; and Ashton Rebstock, East Sparta, Ohio;

Oboe -- Yoo-Jin Lee, Seoul, South Korea; Bassoon -- Hai Jin Kim, Seoul, South Korea;

Clarinet -- Brittany Judd, Campbellsville; Jamie Evans, Lebanon, Ky.; Nicole Murphy, Bloomfield, Ky.; Amber Jinnett, Hodgenville; Bailey Schrupp, Elizabethtown; Lisa Lash, Zeeland, Mich.; and Linda Brashear, Georgetown, Ky.;

           

Bass clarinet -- James Nutter, Lebanon; and Sidney Coffey, Campbellsville;

           

Alto sax -- Austin Gilliatt, Scottsville, Ky.; Matt Sudduth, Lawrenceburg, Ky.;

Carolyn Bedford, Lawrenceburg; Aaron Hutchinson, Dry Ridge, Ky.; and Alex Peake, Lebanon;

           

Tenor sax -- DeMarcus Compton, Greensburg; and Sarah Boggs, Madison, Ohio;

           

Baritone sax -- Tonya Hoagland, Campbellsville;

Trumpet -- Daniel Murphy, Bloomfield, Ky.; Tim Howe, Dry Ridge; Brian Riggs, Lawrenceburg; Gayla Tungate, Lebanon; Robert Garrett, Barbourville, Ky.; Danielle Stillwell, Elizabethtown; Brittany Cummings, Burlington, Ky.; Sean Stengl, LaGrange, Ky.; Amanda Mitchell, Edmonton, Ky.; and Chelsea Smith, Elizabethtown;

           

Horn -- Bradley Whitehead, Russell Springs; Bobbie Jo Sturm, Glasgow, Ky.; and

Laura Mann, Mt. Washington;

           

Trombone -- Warren G. Akers, Campbellsville; Seth Hart, Monticello, Ky.; Stephen Coates, Leitchfield, Ky.; J.D. Ragland, Munfordville, Ky.; and Mance Chappell, Dawson Springs, Ky.;

           

Baritone -- Chris Taylor, Madisonville; Jason Tiller, Russell Springs; Josh Carney, Bardstown, Ky.; Matt Cowherd, Campbellsville; and Aaron LaFollette, Hodgenville;

Tuba -- Doug Hurt, Glasgow; Lucas Milby, Leitchfield; Jordan Stockton, Albany, Ky.; Allen Brooks, Bardstown; Stephen Auberry, Bardstown; and Sarah Hubbard, Fairfield, Ohio;

Percussion -- Nathan Wilkerson, Munfordville, Ky.; Mary Gray, Owensboro, Ky.; Daniel Druen, Munfordville; Ricky Gunter, Albany; Jared Clark, Versailles, Ky.; Chris Simpson, Harrodsburg, Ky., and Jasmine Barnett, Greensburg.

          

For more information about the program, contact the School of Music at (270) 789-5237 or music@campbellsville.edu.

           

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 2,601 students who represent 93 Kentucky counties, 27 states and 31 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2009 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 22nd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South for the second consecutive year. CU has been ranked 16 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 tenth year as president.