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Campbellsville University to hold 12th Annual Noon Organ Recital Series 2019-20

Campbellsville University to hold 12th Annual Noon Organ Recital Series 2019-20
Dr. Wesley Roberts plays the organ at Our lady of Perpetual Help Church. (CU photo Joshua Williams)

By Joan C. McKinney, director, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University will hold six 2019-20 organ recitals for the 20th Annual Noon Organ Recital Series at Campbellsville University’s Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, with one at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church at 213 University Drive, Campbellsville, Ky.

All series begin at 12:20 p.m. and run to 12:50 p.m. in time for those attending to have lunch and return to work. The recitals are free and open to the public.

The Ransdell Chapel organ is an 1894 Farrand and Votey Organ enlarged to 51 ranks by Moeller, Pilcher and Milnar Organ Companies.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church’s organ is an 1875 Pomplitz Organ restored to its original condition of 10 ranks by B. Rule Organ Company.

The schedule for the organ recital series is as follows:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 – James Sperry, professor emeritus of organ, from Greensburg, Ky., Ransdell Chapel.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 – Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music at Campbellsville University, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 – Steven Adams, organist, St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral and Bardstown United Methodist Church, Bardstown, Ky., Ransdell Chapel.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 – Josh Duncan, organist/choirmaster, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Louisville, Ky., Ransdell Chapel.
  • Tuesday, March 17, 2020 – Ted Gentry, organist and handbell director, Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church, Lexington, Ky., Ransdell Chapel.
  • Tuesday, April 7, 2020 – Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music at Campbellsville University, with faculty from Campbellsville University’s School of Music, Ransdell Chapel.

For more information, contact Roberts at or (270) 789-5287.

Campbellsville University is a widely-acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 12,000 students offering over 100 programs of study including Ph.D., master, baccalaureate, associate, pre-professional and certification programs. The university has Kentucky based off-campus centers in Louisville, Harrodsburg, Somerset, Hodgenville and Liberty with instructional sites in Elizabethtown, Owensboro and Summersville. Out-of-state centers include two in California at Los Angeles and Lathrop, located in the San Francisco Bay region.  The website for complete information is

Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.