Nov. 23, 2016
For Immediate Release
By Joan C. McKinney, coordinating director
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University will host her 12th annual Tapestry Concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 in Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, Ky. Everyone is invited to the free concert.
“This concert is considered a ‘Gift to the Community,’” according to Dr. Tony Cunha, dean of the School of Music at Campbellsville University.
“We are thankful for all of the support we receive throughout the year, through concert attendance, community participation in ensembles, local ensembles performing on our campus, donations to the Friends of Music, etc.,” Cunha said.
“The School of Music and Campbellsville University sincerely appreciate all of this support and hope that the gift of this concert will be well received. We also hope that it will open the door for more people to visit our campus and attend events,” he said.
Vocal ensembles including the University Chorale, New Doxology, Men’s Choral Ensemble, Women’s Choral Ensemble, and a Faculty Ensemble will perform during the Tapestry.
Instrumental ensembles performing are the University Concert Band, Campbellsville Youth Orchestra, University Brass Ensemble, University Flute Ensemble, Jazz Combo and String Ensemble and Trumpet Ensemble.
The Steel Bits and Steel Appeal Jrs. will perform in the chapel lobby before the Tapestry as people enter the chapel.
The School of Music students and faculty will also perform a concert for 500 plus school children in Taylor and surrounding counties Dec. 2 in the chapel.
A Christmas tree lighting ceremony will be at 6 p.m. before the Tapestry. At 4 p.m., Santa Claus and other Christmas-themed events will take place on Ransdell Chapel lawn.
The Music Event Calendar and more information about the School of Music can be found https://www.campbellsville.edu/music/calendar/.
“We hope the Christmas Tapestry will help to focus everyone’s heart as we approach the Christmas season – focus on God and the greatest gift of all – His son,” Cunha said.
Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 4,500 students offering over 80 programs of study including 19 master’s degrees, six postgraduate areas and seven pre-professional programs. The university has off-campus centers in Louisville, Harrodsburg, Somerset and Hodgenville with instructional sites in Elizabethtown, Owensboro and Summersville and a full complement of online programs. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.