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April 8, 2009

For Immediate Release

CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TO HOST LAST NOONTIME ORGAN RECITAL FOR SEMESTER

By Hillary C. Wright, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.—Campbellsville University will host the last in the Noontime Organ Recital Series of the semester on Tuesday, April 14 in Ransdell Chapel at 12:20 p.m. The chapel is at 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

The 30-minute program will be devoted to instruments with organ and will feature CU professors: Dr. William Land, who plays the trumpet; Dr. William Budai, who plays the piano; Dr. Mark Bradley, baritone; and Dr. Lisa R. McArthur, who plays the flute; and Dr. Wesley Roberts, organist.

The program will present the music of Martini, Franck, Svendsen and Schocker.

Land is assistant professor of music at CU. He is a graduate of Lenoir Rhyne College. He is also a graduate of the University of Louisville and of the University of Illinois. He is an assistant professor of music/trumpet.

Budai is 1992 graduate of Central Michigan University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in music education. He is also a 1995 graduate of Bowling Green State University, where he received a master of music in piano pedagogy/performance. He is also a 2005 graduate of the University of Oklahoma where he received a doctorate in piano pedagogy. Budai is an assistant professor of piano.

McArthur is 1990 graduate of Suny Potsdam College, where she received a bachelor of music in music education. She is also a 1993 and 1994 graduate of Kent State University, where she received a master of music in performance and a master of arts in music theory. She is also a 1999 graduate of the University of Kentucky, where she received a doctorate in music theory. She is an associate professor of music.

           

Bradley, professor of music, has taught at CU since 1980. He graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1972 and 1974, with a bachelor of music and master of arts, respectively. He received his Ph.D. in 1983 from the University of North Texas.

           

Roberts has been teaching courses in piano and musicology, since he joined Campbellsville University’s faculty in 1982.  He has presented concerts as pianist and organist throughout the United States, in Europe and in Asia, including programs in New York City, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Lyon, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Prague, Zurich and Shanghai. 

For more information on the concert, contact Roberts at (270) 789-5287.

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.