CU School of Music and CKAS to present 'Messiah'

CU School of Music and CKAS to present 'Messiah'

Nov. 11, 2013
For Immediate Release

By Samantha Stevenson, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. -- The Campbellsville University School of Music will combine with the efforts of the Central Kentucky Arts Series to perform Handel’s “Messiah” at Campbellsville Baptist Church on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. The church is located at 420 N. Central Ave., Campbellsville.

Under the direction of Dr. Tony Cunha, dean of the School of Music, the program will consist of the most well known and loved airs, and choruses of “Messiah,” including the famous “Hallelujah” Chorus. The public is invited to the free concert.

Members of the Campbellsville University Choir are:

Sopranos -- Colleen Ames of Elizabethtown, Ky.; Eunkyung Bae of Busan; Abby Caudell of Frankfort, Ky.; Amelia Chase of Frankfort, Ky.; Marshae Davis of Somerset, Ky.; Connie Gough of La Ceiba, Atlanrida; Khadijah Gray of Fort Knox, Ky.; Carri Hunt of Mount Vernon, Ky.; Kaitlyn King of Campbellsville, Ky.;

Mary Kutter of Lebanon, Ky.; Bethany Lester of Danville, Ky.; Lidiane Macedo of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Ginna Marsh of Cynthiana, Ky.; Ellen Merrick of Marion, Ky.; Coreena Mucci of Somerset, Ky.; Chelsey Robinson of Taylorsville, Ky.; Fern Thomas of Madisonville, Ky.; Amelia Weber of Campbellsville, Ky.; and Mary Kate Young of Paris, Ky.;

Alto -- Erika Avery of Albany, Ky.; Jessica Blakeman of Campbellsville, Ky.; Katie Coomer of Somerset, Ky.; Priscila Dickson of Lebanon, Ky.; Alyssa Gnadinger of Munfordville, Ky.; Sarah Harrison of Winchester, Ky.; Saori Kataoka of Tokushima-shi, Tokushima, Japan; Hannah Lewis of Springfield, Ky.; Holli Lindsey of Scottsville, Ky.; Rebecca Oliver of Campbellsville, Ky.; Kathey Reuter of Campbellsville, Ky.; Rachel Sasko of Williamsburg, Ky.; and Haley Welles of Campellsville, Ky.;

Tenor -- Jeremy Bell of Harlan, Ky. ; Andrew Butler of Vine Grove, Ky.; Michael Clark of Louisville, Ky.; Jim Davis of Campbellsville, Ky.; Jarrod Fenwick of Lebanon, Ky.; Jericho McCoy of Campbellsville, Ky.; Drew O’Neal of Louisville, Ky.; E.J. Pavy of Campbellsville, Ky.; Cody Szymanel of Lorain, Ky.; Jian Jia Wang of Campbellsville, Ky.; Troy Wethington of Campbellsville, Ky.; and Jim Winfrey;

Bass -- Daniel Beams of Campbellsville, Ky.; Clayton Brooks of Bardstown, Ky.; Tyler Fenwick of Lebanon, Ky.; Ian McGuffin of Bardstown, Ky.; Maxwell Themer of Frankfort, Ky.; James Weber of Campbellsville, Ky.; Joe Weber of Campbellsville, Ky; Blake Whitlock of Hodgenville, Ky.; and Chris Wright of Williamsburg, Ky.

Chamber Orchestra members are as follows:

Concertmaster – Guang Jin of Yanji, China;

Violin -- Maria Constanza Boso Galli of Salta, Argentina; Courtney Gilbert of Hodgenville, Ky.; Saelim Henderson of Busan; Paola Manrique-Land of Guayaquil, Equador; Ching-Hao Lin of Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Eunsil Park of Busan; Keila Coomer of Somerset, Ky.; Junjie Piao of Yanji, China; and Zhihuan An of Shanghai, China;

Viola -- Leonardo Barros of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Roger Noel Davis of Campbellsville; Sarah Gilbert of Hodgenville, Ky.; and Denis Santos, adjunct instructor in music;

Cello -- Gabriella Batista of Vitoria; Saulo DeAlmeida, instructor in music at CU; and Danielle Batista of West Hartford, Conn.;

Double bass -- Julie Caldwell, secretary for special projects at CU; and Andrey Junca Gonçalves of Vitoria, Brazil;

Oboe -- Lorinda Jones and Katherine Alberts; Bassoon -- Pei-Ju Lai of Nantou, Taiwan; Scott Caffee of Munfordville, Ky.; Trumpet -- Blake Herron of Campbellsville, Ky. and Dr. Reese Land, associate professor of music/trumpet at CU, of Louisville, Ky.;

Timpani -- Cory Barnes of Elizabethtown, Ky.; harpsichord, Dr. Bill Budai, associate professor of piano at CU, and Organ – Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music at CU.

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 campbellsville.edu.

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