Campbellsville University Jazz Band to Perform at Chapel Service

By Heather Campbell, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – The Campbellsville University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Jennifer Tinnell, director of marching band and instructor of music, will perform at chapel/convocation Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. in the Powell Athletic Center on campus.

Chapel/convocation is free and open to the public.

Selections to be performed include “Dance to the Music,” by Sylvester Stewart, “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes,” arranged by Roger Holmes, “Strike Up the Band” and “Fascinating Rhythm,” both written by Ira and George Gershwin and arranged by Sammy Nestico, and Benny Goodman and Lionel Hampton’s “Flying Home,” arranged by Dave Bardhun.

Members of the CU Jazz Ensemble are saxophones: David Sublett of Campbellsville, Ky., Patrick Brady of Springfield, Ky., Mark Whitaker of Bowling Green, Ky., Josh Wheatley of Louisville, Ky., Daniel Barrett of Harrodsburg, Ky., Heather Campbell of Graysville, Penn.;

Trombones: David Reid of Paducah, Ky., Zach Shelton of Burkesville, Ky., Warren Akers of Campbellsville, Ky., Al Courington of Campbellsville, Ky.;

Trumpets: Daniel Curry of Louisville, Ky., Daniel Murphy of Bloomfield, Ky., Matt Bristow of Owensboro, Ky., Cameron Raulston of LaGrange, Ky.;

Rhythm: Matt Hodge of Louisville, Ky., Jon Chaudoin of Louisville, Ky., Jeremy Emerson of Russell Springs, Ky., Adam Hopper of Russell Springs, Ky., Kyle Duke of Russell Springs, Ky.,;

And vocalist Rachael Hurt of Shepherdsville, Ky.

The University Jazz Ensemble will also participate in their annual fall recruitment tour Nov. 13-16, performing for high schools across the state. They will complete their tour with a home concert Thursday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church. The concert is free and open to the public.

For more information about the University Jazz Ensemble or the School of Music, call (270) 789-5237.

Campbellsville University, now celebrating her Centennial year, 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 over 2,300 students who represent 95 Kentucky counties, 27 states and 34 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” 14 consecutive years as one of the leading Southern master’s colleges and universities, Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his eighth year as president.

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