CU, TCHS Concert Bands to perform joint concert

CU, TCHS Concert Bands to perform joint concert

Feb. 15, 2013
For Immediate Release

CU Concert Band members, from left, Gwanhee Park of Busan, Korea; Chasity Ballard of Bardstown, Ky.; and Jenna Embry of Leitchfield, Ky. play clarinet in a concert. (Campbellsville University Photo by Emily Campbell)

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – The Campbellsville University School of Music will host the Taylor County High School Concert Band for a joint concert with the CU Concert Band at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

The public is invited to the free concert.

Under the direction of CU graduate Stephen Bishop, who received a bachelor of music education degree in 2004 and a master of music education in 2009, the Taylor County Concert Band will perform “Incidental Suite” by Claude T. Smith, “Whither Must I Wander” by R. Vaughan Williams and “Jungle Dance” by Brian Balmages.

Conductors for the University Concert Band are Jennifer L. Tinnell, director of bands/instructor in music, and Russell A. Thompson, assistant director of bands and instructor in music. Their repertoire includes: “English Folk Song Suite” by R. Vaughan Williams, “Esprit de Corps” by Robert Jager, “Dusk” by Steven Bryant and “Washington Greys” by Claudio Grafulla.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,600 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is

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