Campbellsville University to host Inaugural Brass Festival

Campbellsville University to host Inaugural Brass Festival

By Josh Christian, student news writer, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — Campbellsville University will host an Inaugural Brass Festival on Saturday, April 7 in the Gosser Fine Arts Center, 210 University Drive, Campbellsville, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Brass students from across Kentucky will have the opportunity to experience live brass performances and participate in brass master classes given by the Campbellsville University faculty and students, according to the Campbellsville University School of Music.

Two special guest artists, Mary Bowden, trumpeter of Seraph Brass, and Donna Parkes, trombonist of Seraph Brass, will also teach master classes.

High school brass students will also have the opportunity to rehearse and perform in a large brass ensemble during the Seraph Brass recital.

Two brass concerts will be at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at The Gheens Recital Hall. The admission fee is $5 which includes access to all activities and an entry into drawings for several door prizes.

Registration deadline for the Brass Festival is April 1. Contact Dr. Anne McNamara, Campbellsville University professor of music, trumpet, for more information at or (270) 789-5187.

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