American Landscapes—A Musical Journey


By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University’s Concert Band will present its final program of the 2009 season Tuesday, April 28 titled “American Landscapes – A Musical Journey” at 8 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

The program, according to Jennifer Tinnell, director of bands/instructor in music, who conducts the band, will feature music accompanied by a multi-media presentation which leads the audience on a journey through some beautiful American landscape.

She said there will be a wide variety of musical styles presented and including a “breath-taking” arrangement of “Shenandoah” by Frank Ticheli, “St. Louis Blues” by W.C. Handy, the “stately and patriotic” “National Emblem March” by E.E. Bagley and the “rich and dramatic” “From Every Horizon” by Norman Dello Joio.

“There will be a few more that you do not want to miss,” she said.

“We promise an evening filled with great music and picturesque landscapes,” Tinnell said.

“Gather your family and friends, enjoy a good dinner together and then join us at 8 p.m. at Ransdell Chapel for this wonderful program,” she said.

The event is free and open to the public.

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.

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