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Campbellsville University to host Kentucky Flute Festival March 15-16

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

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — Campbellsville University’s School of Music will host the 2019 Kentucky Flute Festival in the Gosser Fine Arts Center, 210 University Drive, Campbellsville, on March 15-16.

Flutists from all around Kentucky and the United States will be present to participate in five different competitions and a masterclass, as well as attend several educational clinics, a variety of concerts and make connections for future musical collaborations.

There will also be several national vendors of flutes and flute-related items for purchase at the festival.  Everyone is welcome to attend the concerts, all of which will be in The Gheens Recital Hall.

The schedule is: Friday, March 15 — 7 p.m., opening concert; Saturday, March 16 – 11 a.m. , Guest Artist recital (Alice Dade, soloist); 1 p.m., competition winners recital; 3:30 p.m., Chamber Music concert and 5:30 p.m., closing concert with a reception to follow.

Each concert will feature at least one CU faculty, staff or student performer.

CU students can receive recital attendance for the guest artist concert on Saturday at 11 a.m.

Everyone is welcome to attend the concerts.

This will be the 20th Kentucky Flute Festival and the seventh to be held on the campus of Campbellsville University.

The Flute Society of Kentucky, sponsor of the festival, was founded on Jan. 14, 2000 on the campus of CU. In the past 20 years, CU students and faculty have been actively involved in the organization and all of the festivals.

Over the 20 years, CU faculty and alumni have been Flute Society of Kentucky Board members:  Christina Bishop, Todd Farmer, Dr. Robert Gaddis, Jenna Haynes, Dr. Lisa McArthur, Jacquie Miller and Denis Santos. The full festival schedule can be viewed on the website:

For more information, contact Miller at or (270) 789-5237.

Campbellsville University is a widely-acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 13,000 students offering more than 90 programs of study including Ph.D., master, baccalaureate, associate, pre-professional and certification programs. The university has off-campus centers in Kentucky cities Louisville, Harrodsburg, Somerset, Hodgenville and Liberty with Kentucky instructional sites in Elizabethtown, Owensboro and Summersville. The university also has a full complement of online programs. 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.