Faculty and Staff

The faculty of the Campbellsville University School of Music is committed to bringing the highest-quality music education to each and every student enrolled in its programs.


Dr. Tony CunhaAlcingstone Cunha, Associate Professor of Music
Dean, School of Music
Email - Vocal Ensembles
Dr. Cunha joined the faculty of Campbellsville University in January 2007. He is the coordinator of the Worship Arts and Church Music programs, directs the University Chorale, and teaches graduate courses in conducting. On January 1, 2013, Cunha was appointed Dean of the School of Music after serving as Associate Dean for three years. 

Cunha holds degrees from Brazilian academic institutions – the Bachelor of Sacred Music from the North Brazil Baptist Theological Seminary, the Bachelor of Arts with Teacher Licensure from the Federal University of Pernambuco, a Post-baccalaureate Certificate in School Administration from the College of Philosophy – and received the Master of Music (Conducting/Church Music) and Doctor of Philosophy (Musicology/Church Music) from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, in Fort Worth, TX.

Before coming to Campbellsville University, Cunha served fourteen years on the music faculty of North Brazil Baptist Theological Seminary where he taught music history, conducting, church music, and directed the Seminary Choir. He also served as director of choral activities (1994-2006) and Dean of the School of Church Music (2003-2006). Cunha maintained an active presence as guest conductor and guest clinician in Brazil. Under his direction, the Seminary Choir made several appearances on regional, national, and international conventions. Cunha is the recipient of the 2006 “Prêmio Arthur Lakschevitz”, awarded by the Baptist Church Music Association, for his outstanding contributions in teaching, scholarship, and church music.

Cunha has been very active since his arrival at Campbellsville University. He has served as an adjudicator for the Choral Festivals, officer in the KY-American Choral Directors Association (Repertoire and Standard Chair for Ethnic/Multicultural Music and Community Choirs), the Kentucky Music Educators Association District 4 College/University Representative, and president of the Central Kentucky Arts Series. Cunha has been guest conductors of various choral groups and is currently the director of the Kentucky Baptist Men’s Chorale.

Dr. Cunha is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, the National Association for Music Education, the Central Kentucky Arts Series, and the Baptist Church Music Conference. He is serving as Music Minister at Burkesville Baptist Church, Burkesville, KY.

 Mr. Corey Bonds

Corey Bonds, Assistant Director of Bands
Email - Instrumental Ensembles
Mr. Corey Bonds has served as the Assistant Director of Bands at Campbellsville University since 2014. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Bonds held the position of Director of Bands in the Glasgow Independent School system in Glasgow, Kentucky. There, under his direction, bands earned numerous distinguished ratings on both the concert stage and the marching field alike, including 3 KMEA State Marching Band Class 2A Championships in 2010, 2012 and 2013. Currently, he teaches courses in instrumental music education and shares responsibilities in conducting the university marching band, concert band, pep band, and jazz band. Mr. Bonds earned his Bachelors of Music in Music Education with a piano emphasis and his Masters of Music in Music Education with a trumpet emphasis, both from Campbellsville University in 2005 and 2007 respectfully.

Mr. Bonds is very active within the Kentucky Music Educators Association organization where he has served as both Band Chairman and District President for the 3rd District. Mr. Bonds was also honored by his colleagues in being named the 2012 High School Music Educator of the Year in KMEA District 3. His professional affiliations include Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA), National Association for Music Education (NAfME), and Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society. Corey and his wife Katherine have 3 children-Paxton, Parker, and Price-and reside in Campbellsville, Kentucky.

Dr. Mark Bradley Dr. Mark Bradley, Professor of Voice
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Dr. Bradley is completing his 34th year of teaching voice, opera, and voice science for Campbellsville University.  Dr. Bradley is a regular performer for operas, oratorios, faculty recitals, the school orchestra and numerous other civic and church special occasions.  He has also been a guest lecturer at  three national conventions and at eight colleges and universities on the subject of Vocal Health and Preservation.  He has been the Minister of Music at his church for 26 years.  For 25 years he has served as the ‘Voice of the Tigers’ for CU Football and men’s and women’s basketball.  He is married to Janet Bradley and has three adult children.

Dr. Bill Budai
Dr. William Budai, Associate Professor of Piano
Email - Keyboard Studio
Dr. William Budai is associate professor of piano at Campbellsville University, where he teaches both undergraduate and graduate piano and piano pedagogy classes, as well as class piano and music literature.  Previously, he taught piano at Indiana University/Purdue University-Indianapolis (IUPUI) and served as the executive director of the IUPUI Music Academy, a community music school affiliated with IUPUI. He holds degrees from Central Michigan University, Bowling Green State University, and University of Oklahoma, where he studied piano with Dr. Edward Gates and piano pedagogy with Dr. Jane Magrath and Dr. Reid Alexander. Dr. Budai remains active in the field of piano pedagogy with presentations and workshops at numerous conferences, including most recently the College Music Society's National Conference, the Kentucky Music Teachers Association State Conference, the Indiana Music Teachers Association State Conference, and the Metropolitan Detroit Musicians League. He is currently president of the Kentucky Music Teachers Association. Dr. Budai performs frequently as a collaborative artist with the faculty of Campbellsville University and serves as music director and pianist for his local church.

Saulo DeAlmeidaSaulo DeAlmeida, Cello & Jazz
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saulo DeAlmeida began his music journey early in life. At seven years old he started on piano and at thirteen on cello. Only eight years later Saulo was playing violoncello at the National Symphony Orchestra in Brazil. Saulo was also highly interested in popular music since very early in his life and growing up in Rio de Janeiro was a great opportunity to listen, to record and to play with some of the finest bossa-nova and samba musicians, as well as with musicians from other Brazilian genres. Saulo came to America to further his studies in cello and earning a masters degree in cello performance from Florida International University under the instruction of professor Keith Robinson, from the famous Miami String Quartet. In 2008 Saulo was awarded a full scholarship  to study jazz at the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Program at the University of Louisville. He completed his second masters degree in jazz bass in the spring of 2010. At UofL, Saulo played with the Mixolegion Jazz Quintet recording a complete album sponsored by the University and performing concerts in America and in Russia. Currently Saulo teaches cello and jazz studies at Campbellsville University and performs around the world with the Almeida Duo.

Dr. Chad Floyd
Dr. Chad Floyd, Associate Professor of Percussion
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Dr. Chad Floyd currently serves as Assistant Professor of Music/Percussion at Campbellsville University. He holds degrees from Campbellsville University (BME), Belmont University (MM), Eastern Kentucky University (MAED), and the University of Kentucky (DMA). He has performed with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Kentucky, Sacred Winds Ensemble, and the Bowling Green Chamber Orchestra. He has also served as drummer for the award winning band, Stoik Oak, served as drummer for the Grammy-nominated members of Sojourn Fare, and has performed internationally as drummer for the Brazilian-based group, Almeida Duo. Dr. Floyd’s original compositions for solo percussion and percussion ensemble are published by Innovative Percussion Inc. and Row-Loff Publications. He is a contributing author to both the Kentucky and New Jersey official music education journals.

Dr. Lisa McArthurDr. Lisa McArthur, Professor of Music Theory & Flute
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Dr. Lisa McArthur teaches flute, music theory, and graduate courses in music history and music education.  She has a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from the Crane  School of Music (SUNY Potsdam College), Masters degrees in Performance and Music Theory from Kent State University, and a Ph.D. in Music Theory from the University of Kentucky.  She performs, teaches, and adjudicates regularly throughout KY and surrounding states and is the director of the award-winning Quarteto Gracioso (flute quartet).  Her arrangements for flute ensemble are published by Falls House Press.

Dr. Anne McNamara

Dr. Anne McNamara, Assistant Professor of Trumpet
Email - (270) 789-5187 (office)
Anne McNamara currently serves as the Assistant Professor of Trumpet at Campbellsville University where she also teaches Understanding Music and Graduate Methods of Research in Music. Prior to her appointment at CU, Dr. McNamara was the primary trumpet instructor at the University of Utah as the first Raymond C. Morales Postdoctoral fellow in the School of Music. Her performance experiences have taken her to various locations in the United States and Europe. Highlights include performing on a live radio broadcast on Utah’s Highway 89 classical station, performing principal trumpet with the Great Noise Ensemble in their performance of Louis Andriessen’s La Commedia in the 2014 Andriessen 75 Festival, performing as a flugelhorn soloist with the JMU Brass Band at the Great American Brass Band Festival, and touring Spain as a participant in the Burgos Summer Chamber Music Festival. She has also been a featured soloist in the St. Louis Church Concert Series located in Clarksville, MD. As part of this series, she was a featured performer of the Hummel Trumpet Concerto, Handel’s Let the Bright Seraphim, and selections from Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. While living in Salt Lake City, Dr. McNamara performed trumpet with the Utah Ceremonial Brass Quintet and soprano cornet with the Utah Premiere Brass Band in addition to freelancing with several groups. She is also an active member of the International Trumpet Guild and a contributing member to its journal and youth website. Dr. McNamara spend the summer of 2016 teaching music theory and performance for the Kentucky Governor's Scholars Program in Morehead, Ky.

Dr. McNamara earned her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and a Jazz Studies minor from James Madison University, her Master’s degree in Trumpet Performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and her Doctorate degree in Trumpet Performance from the University of Maryland. Her primary trumpet teachers include Chris Gekker, Steve Hendrickson, Dr. Michael Ewald, Ronald Romm, Tito Carrillo, and Jim Kluesner. Dr. McNamara is a Yamaha Performing Artist.

Dr. Jim Moore

Dr. Jim Moore, Professor of Music Theory
A native of New Orleans, Dr. Jim Moore earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Mississippi, and a Ph.D. in Music Theory from the Florida State University. He joined the faculty at Campbellsville University in 1980 and serves at the Full Professor rank, teaching music theory and composition. One of his chief contributions has been to lead the music faculty in achieving and retaining membership in the National Association of Schools of Music by serving as the Coordinator/Editor of the NASM Self-Study in 1988, 1994, 1999, and 2010. Honors include: Kentucky Music Educators Association, Fourth District College/University Teacher of the Year, 2007; Kentucky Music Teachers Association, Composer of the Year, 1995; Kentucky Arts Council, Al Smith Fellowship for Musical Composition, 1988; and included in Who's Who in American Education.
Juliana MouraJuliana Moura, Assistant Professor of Voice
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Juliana Moura is assistant professor of voice and assistant director of the Opera Workshop at Campbellsville University where she teaches both undergraduate and graduate voice students. Born Rio de Janeiro, she started her musical studies at a young age playing violin, piano and flute but her great passion was singing. Before coming to Kentucky Moura taught for five years Suzuki violin in Miami, Fla. at the Alexander Montesorri School. She holds a bachelor degree in church music from South Brazil Baptist Seminary in Rio de Janeiro, an MA from Campbellsville University and an MM Performance from University of Louisville. She is currently in doctoral studies at the University of Kentucky. 

Moura had her professional debut as Desdemona in "Otelo" as part of the apprentice artist program at the Kentucky Opera. In that program, she studied under John McMaster, Donnie Ray, and maestro Steven Crawford. Moura has performed operatic roles in Roma Summer 2012 as Countess, First Lady, and scenes as Desdemona, Mimi and Liu. In the United States she performed the roles of Lauretta, The Mother in "Amahl and the Night Visitors", Sister Genevieve, La Ciesca, Despina, Dido, Menotti’s Lucy, Michaela and Frasquita

Moura has participated in master classes given by Mathew Latha as well as the concerts of two major American composers: Jake Heggie and Ben Moore. She has studied with George Darden, Lisa Hasson, Kelly Kuo, Mee Hee Kim and worked with conductors Bob Bernhardt, Joseph Mechavich, Kimcherie Lloyd, Carol Nijes. Directors. She has been under the direction of Garnett Bruce, Thomson Smillie, Michael Ramach, and Kristine McIntyre. Moura received awards as finalist of the famous Fall Island Vocal Arts Seminar, was a  top seven finalist in the Czech Competition –Montreal, Canada, and received the Gail Robinson Musicianship award. Moura remains active in the field of opera and voice recitals.

Dr. Wesley RobertsDr. Wesley Roberts, Professor of Musicology, Piano & Organ
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Wesley Roberts is Professor of Music at Campbellsville University, where he teaches courses in piano, organ, and musicology, and has been a member of the faculty since 1982. His service at the university has included the supervision of nearly one hundred solo undergraduate and graduate recitals, seven master’s theses, establishing and serving as the first director of the University Orchestra, co-founding the institution’s Professional Development program, and service as University Organist. 

Dr. Roberts has presented concerts as pianist and organist throughout the United States, in Europe and in Asia, including premières of works by the Dutch composers Hans Osieck, Johan van Kempen, and Kees Weggelaar, and the American composers Tom Johnson and James W. Moore. He was a guest speaker at the 2002 Conference of the Music Teachers National Association in Cincinnati, where he spoke on the topic "Bridging the Gap: Tools and Incentives for Pianists Turned Organists.” Dr. Roberts is the author of articles and reviews in British, Dutch, and American journals, and co-author with Maurice Hinson of The Piano in Chamber Ensemble, 2nd Edition (2006) and Guide to the Pianist’s Repertoire, 4th Edition (2014).

Dr. Roberts has served as a visiting professor at the French Piano Institute in Paris and at Shanghai Normal University, and as organist at the First Baptist Church in Somerset and Calvin Presbyterian Church in Louisville for nearly a decade each. His interest in music around the world has led him to organize concert tours across Kentucky for international artists from France, Holland, Denmark, England, and China. He has served additionally as President of three professional organizations, including the Kentucky Music Teachers Association, which granted him its’ 2005 Distinguished Service Award and 2012 Distinguished Teaching Award. Dr. Roberts is also the recipient of the 2013 Campbellsville University Distinguished Professor Award.

Dr. April Stephens

Dr. April Sholty, Assistant Professor of Music Education
Dr. April Sholty graduated with a B.M.E. from Oklahoma Christian University in 2004. She spent three years teaching pre-k through 5th grade general music, middle school band and high school choir in San Antonio, TX. She completed her M.M. in music history and literature from Texas State University in 2008 and went on to complete her Ph.D. in Music Education at the University of Arizona (2012). Her research interests include historical research in music education, arts integration, and the use of children’s literature in music education. Currently, Dr. Sholty serves as Assistant Professor of Music Education and Music Education area coordinator at Campbellsville University.

Dr. Bethany Stiles, Assistant Professor of Voice
Bethany Stiles, DMA earned her doctoral degree in Voice Performance and Literature from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, completing a thesis and performance of Peter Lieberson's award-winning orchestrated song cycle Neruda Songs (2005). Stiles' research has focused on United States art song, contemporary chamber music, and American musical theater. A passionate advocate of new music, Dr. Stiles is a frequent collaborator with other musicians in performing contemporary works.  She appeared frequently with the Illinois Modern Music Ensemble, with whom she premiered Kleine Aster (2013).  In championing the music of living composers, she has debuted music in a variety of mediums and genres, including 凉风 (The Southern Breeze) for mezzo-soprano, cello, and harp, and a movement entitled "The Helpless One" from the digital work Dream Sequence.

Dr. Stiles is equally at home performing operatic and musical theatre roles, including: Florencia en el Amazonas (Paula), the world premiere of Paradises Lost (Uma), Le Nozze di Figaro (Marcellina), Die Zauberflöte (Second Lady) (Third Lady) (Third Spirit), Cosí fan tutte (Dorabella), Madama Butterfly (Suzuki), Suor Angelica (La Principessa) (Monitress), La Traviata (Flora), Gianni Schicchi (Zita), Carmen (Carmen), Lakmé (Mallika), The Saint of Bleeker Street (Desideria), Hänsel und Gretel (Hänsel), Beatrice et Bénédict (Ursula), The Consul (The Mother), The Medium (Madame Flora), Street Scene (Emma Jones), Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Leocadia Begbick), A Streetcar Named Desire (Eunice), Les Misérables (Fantine), The Drowsy Chaperone (Drowsy),Children of Eden (Mama Noah/Eve), Love Games (The Chambermaid), and Of Thee I Sing (Emily Benson). Stiles has also appeared professionally as a soloist in Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, Bach's Matthäuspassion and Magnificat in D, Handel's Messiah, Saint-Saëns' Christmas Oratorio, Mendelssohn's Elijah, Mozart's Requiem, Britten's Ceremony of Carols and Canticle II, Verdi's Requiem, and John Corigliano's Fern Hill. Most recently, Dr. Stiles appeared with the symphony orchestras of Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pennsylvania and The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Stiles' awards and recognition include: New York Lyric Opera Theater National Semi-finalist, MacAllister Vocal Competition winner, Metropolitan Opera Council Encouragement award, National Association for Teachers of Singing Competition Finalist, Bomhard New Music debut artist, and numerous summer research grants. She has been a featured artist in master classes with renowned artists Gail Robinson, Denyce Graves, Warren Jones, Martin Katz, Cliff Jackson, Julie Gunn, Nathan Gunn, Daron Hagen, Ben Moore, Lucy Schaufer, and most recently, William Bolcom and Joan Morris. Ms. Stiles has received invitations to perform and lead master classes across the country, including New York City, Baltimore, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Nashville. A native of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, she holds dual Bachelor degrees in Voice Performance and Music Education from The University of Kentucky and a Master of Music degree in Voice Performance from The University of Louisville.

Jennifer TinnellJennifer Tinnell, Director of Bands
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Ms. Tinnell was appointed as assistant director of bands in 2001 after her tenure at Marion County High School.  At Marion County she lead her band to a 1A KMEA state championship and many distinguished ratings with her concert band.  In 2005 she moved to head director of the Campbellsville University Tiger Marching Band, and then took over as Director of Bands in 2008.  Currently, she teaches marching band, jazz ensemble, pep band, concert band, wind ensemble, and applied trombone.  Ms. Tinnell is an alumni of Campbellsville University, earning both her bachelor's and master's degree in music education here.

Adjunct Faculty

Judith Chen DavisJudith Chen Davis, Piano
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Judith Chen Davis is an adjunct instructor of piano and an independent piano teacher. She has been active as both a solo and ensemble pianist, and frequently accompanies both undergraduate and graduate students of Campbellsville University. She holds the Permanent Certified Teacher of Music in Piano certification from the Music Teachers National Association. Prof. Davis's degrees include a Master of Music degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; Honor Certificates from both Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Canada and Royal Schools of Music from London, England. She is currently teaching as an adjunct faculty member in class piano and applied piano at Campbellsville University. Her philosophy of teaching is published in the Kentucky Music Teachers Association journal. In 2011, she gave a presentation at the annual Kentucky Music Teachers Association Conference on a "Comparative Study between Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Canada and Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in London, England

Priscila DicksonPriscila Dickson, Accompanist
Originally from Vitoria, Brazil, Priscila Dickson has served as an accompanist at Campbellsville University since 2001. Prior to coming to the United States, she worked as a music teacher at FAMES for about seven years. She completed her degree in Piano Performance at FAMES in Brazil and Bachelor in Church Music at Theological Baptist Seminary in Vitoria, Brazil. She received a Master of Music Education degree in 2004, Master of Arts in Music and Master in Piano Pedagogy in 2008 from Campbellsville University. She is a member of Lebanon Baptist Church where she serves as Associate Music Minister, leading worship as the pianist and organist.

Joni Farmer

Jonie Farmer, Horn
Joni Farmer serves as Adjunct Professor of Applied Horn at Campbellsville University. Since 1988, she has worked as Middle School Band Director in the Marion County (Kentucky) School System. Prior to this appointment, she served as Assistant Band Director and Middle School Band Director in the Corbin Independent School System for six years. Mrs. Farmer is a 1988 graduate of the University of Kentucky, earning a Bachelor of Music Education degree. In 1995, she received her Master’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University in Secondary Guidance Counseling. In 2004, Mrs. Farmer completed her Rank One degree in Educational Leadership from EKU.

Mrs. Farmer maintains an active Horn Studio, teaching beginning through college level horn performance. She performs with the Campbellsville University Orchestra.

In 1998 and 2002, Mrs. Farmer was honored by being selected as Fourth District Middle School Teacher of the Year. She has served as Conductor and Clinician for various Honor’s Bands around the state. Mrs. Farmer is a member of the Music Educator’s National Conference, Kentucky Music Educator’s Association, International Horn Society, Kentucky Educator’s Association and Phi Beta Mu.

Mr. Todd FarmerTodd Farmer, Saxophone
Todd Farmer has been involved in the field of education since 1985. His career started in Instrumental Music Education, and was a Band Director for 20 years. Mr. Farmer has received many honors and awards in the music field. His musical talents are evident in both his marching and concert bands, and under his direction, his bands have earned numerous state and national recognitions. Currently, Mr. Farmer serves as Principal at Lebanon Middle School in the Marion County School District.

Mr. Farmer received his Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the University of Kentucky, his Master's Degree in Music Education from Western Kentucky University and his Rank I degree in School Administration from Eastern Kentucky University.

Mr. Farmer has served as a clinician and adjudicator throughout the state of Kentucky and is very active with the Kentucky Music Educator's Association. Mr. Farmer was twice selected as Music Teacher of the Year within the Music Educator's Association. He is currently a member of KASA, NMSA, KMEA, MENC, Phi Beta Mu and the International Clarinet Society.

Dr. David Hedrick
Dr. W. David Hedrick, Composer in Residence

Dr. David Hedrick is Composer in Residence at Campbellsville University. From 2005 to 2015, he taught applied graduate and undergraduate voice, was director of the CU Concert Chorus, CU Handbell Choir, and taught choral arranging. He retired from public schools in 2005 after completing 28 years and has been on the CU School of Music faculty since then. He received his BS degree with a music area (K-12 certification) from Campbellsville (College) University, his MME from Eastern Kentucky University, and holds a doctorate in education from the University of Sarasota (FL).

Dr. Hedrick completed his 40th season with “The Stephen Foster Story” in the summer of 2012 where he variously served as assistant conductor, assistant organist, musical director, and music arranger, while playing a major character role for most of those seasons. He is a member of the Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA), National Association for Music Education (NAfME), Music Teacher’s National Association (MTNA), and the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). He received the 2010 and 2011 college/university teacher of the year from the fourth district music association and is in demand as an adjudicator for choral festivals and solo/ensemble events. He was a co-author of the textbook "Humanities for High School Students" and the companion "Teacher's Resource Guide" that was very popular across Kentucky. As an avid composer/arranger, he has been published by Lorenz Music Publishers, sheetmusicplus.com, and MusicaNeo.com, with over forty compositions and arrangements currently available for purchase and download. Dr. Hedrick is a member of ASCAP and his web page may be accessed at www.wdavidhedrick.com

Trevor Johnson, Oboe
Trevor Johnson, Instructor of Oboe, has served as Assistant Principal Oboe with the Louisville Orchestra since 1995, and is an active participant in the Louisville area music scene. He also serves as Principal Oboe with Orchestra Kentucky (Bowling Green), and the Ceruti Chamber Players. Mr. Johnson has been soloist with the Emerson String Quartet, the Louisville Bach Society, Orchestra Kentucky, the Fort Dodge (Iowa) Symphony Orchestra, and was a featured guest artist at two OctOBOEfest conventions. He has performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Indianapolis Symphony, the Nashville Symphony, the Jacksonville Symphony, and the Palm Beach Opera Orchestra. Mr. Johnson has served on the faculties of the University of Louisville, Indiana University Southeast, and Florida State University. He has also performed in such varied venues as International Double Reed Society conferences, the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, the Des Moines Metro Opera, the Ohio Light Opera, the Fort Lee (New Jersey) Chamber Music series, and on stage at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. Mr. Johnson holds the Master of Music degree from The Hartt School, where he was a student of Humbert Lucarelli, the Bachelor of Music degree with Highest Distinction from the University of Iowa, where he was a student of Mark Weiger, and has completed one year of doctoral work at Florida State University, as a student of Dr. Eric Ohlsson.

Andrea Levine
Andrea Levine, Clarinet
A native of New York City, Andrea Levine was appointed Principal Clarinet of the Louisville Orchestra in 2003, and has been on the adjunct faculty of Campbellsville University since 2005. Prior to coming to Louisville, she spent a year as a member of the New World Symphony in Miami, Florida. Before joining New World, Andrea held the position of Interim Principal Clarinet of the Akron Symphony, while completing graduate studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music. She completed her undergraduate degree at the Eastman School of Music, and joined the Eastman Wind Ensemble as principal on its 1998 tour of Japan.  Andrea also played principal clarinet of the Eastman Philharmonia during two summer residencies in Heidelberg, Germany, and was featured as a soloist of that ensemble. She served as interim assistant principal/eflat clarinet of the Colorado Symphony for the 2011-12 season. She also won the position of interim second clarinet for the Cleveland Orchestra for the 2007-08 season, and joined them on two European tours. Music festivals in which she has participated include Tanglewood, Sarasota, Kent-Blossom, and Chatauqua. She has been featured as a soloist with the Louisville Orchestra on several occasions, performing  the works of Mozart, Rossini, Debussy, and Weber.

Dong-Yun Shankle

Dong-Yun Kwon Shankle, Bassoon
Dong-Yun Shankle is the Bassoon Instructor at Campbellsville University. She is also teaching at Belmont, Trevecca Universities. She has also taught at Western Kentucky University.  She is the principal bassoonist in the Paducah Symphony Orchestra, and Parthenon Chamber Orchestra.

Dong-Yun has had a distinguished career as a symphony bassoonist, recording artist, chamber musician, and soloist with orchestras in Asia, Europe, Russia and America.
She worked in the Seoul KBS Symphony Orchestra in Korea for twelve years. She also served as principal bassoon in Busan Philharmonic Orchestra for seven years. During that time Dong-Yun was also the principal bassoonist of the Asian Six Nations Orchestra in Fukuoka, Japan for four years.

She has appeared as a soloist with the Russia St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra, Bulgaria Sofia Chamber Orchestra, Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra, Paducah Symphony Orchestra and many other orchestras all over Asia and Europe. Dong-Yun had the honor of playing principal bassoon in some of the world's greatest concert halls such as: Carnegie Hall in New York, Kennedy Hall in Washington DC, Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Esplanade Concert Hall in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur Hall in Malaysian. Also, she performed recitals with internationally known performers such as Emmanuel Abbuel (Oboist/London Philharmonic), Kirill Sokolov (St. Petersburg Philharmonic), Otto Eifert (Cincinnati Symphony), Valeri Popov (Moscow Symphony), and many more.

Dong-Yun graduated from Daegu Catholic University, where she received a Bachelors and Master’s Degree in Bassoon Performance and Music Education. After that, she studied in Holland for a Performance Soloist Degree from the Rotterdam Conservatorium. While in school she won the prestigious Seoul Dong-A International Music Competition. Dong-Yun has 3 solo CDs on the Sung-Eum label. Her CD’s have received favorable reviews from Ron Klimko of the IDRS.


Anne Gibbs, Secretary

Anne Gibbs, Secretary

Larry Cundiff, Piano Tuner

Larry Cundiff, Piano Tuner