Campbellsville University String Ensemble to Perform Dec. 4

By Joan C. McKinney, director of university communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – The Campbellsville University String Chamber Ensemble, conducted by Dr. J .Robert Gaddis, dean of the School of Music, will present its annual Fall Concert Monday, Dec. 4 at The Gheens Recital Hall.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, will feature music of varied styles and musical periods. It is at 8 p.m.

The program repertoire includes: “Fantasy on a Hymn Tune of Justin Morgan” by Thomas Canning; “Serenade for Strings” by Edward Elgar; “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” by Wolfgang Mozart; “Nocturne for String Orchestra” (from Quartet #2) by Alexander Borodin; “Cycle Journey” by Diogo Pimentel, a Campbellsville University student; and “All Creatures” by Jezimar Norberto, adjunct music faculty at Campbellsville University.

Members of the ensemble include: Violin I – Sung Joo Lee of Republic of South Korea; Aline Araujo of Brazil; Sung Man Lee of the Republic of South Korea; Diogo Pimentel of Brazil; and Ju eun Kim of South Korea;

Violin II – Wan Soo Cho of the Republic of South Korea, Fabricio Soares of Brazil, Li-Hao Chiang of Taiwan, Ben Probus of Lebanon, Ky.; and Juliana Moura of Brazil;

Viola – Nilzeth Santos of Brazil, Denis Santos of Brazil; Sarah Rangel of Brazil and Roger Davis of Campbellsville;

Cello – Nilson Santos of Brazil, Felix Borges of Brazil, RebeccaKiekenapp of Lexington, Ky., and Saulo Almeida of Brazil; and

Bass – Jonathan Chaudoin of Louisville, Ky., and Jezimar Norberto of Brazil.

The Campbellsville University String Chamber Ensemble was recently invited to perform for the Kentucky Music Educators Association In-Service Conference in February 2007 at the Commonwealth International Convention Center in Louisville.

For more information about the concert, contact the School of Music at (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 2,310 students who represent 100 Kentucky counties, 32 states and 28 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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