Campbellsville University’s Annual Christmas Tapestry will be Friday, November 30 in the Ransdell Chapel

By Ashley Sidebottom, staff writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University’s School of Music will ring in the Christmas season with its fourth annual “Christmas Tapestry” concert on Friday, Nov. 30. The program will begin at 7 p.m., and, for the first time ever, will be held on the university’s campus in the new Ransdell Chapel.

The concert will feature a wide variety of the school’s ensembles performing secular and sacred music of the season.

The Jazz Ensemble, the University Orchestra, the Chamber Choir, and the School of Music Festival Choir will be featured, as well as several other smaller ensembles.

The concert will also include several sing-a-long carols for the audience.

“This event is a favorite for many in the community and attendance has been quite high in the past, so plan to arrive early,” said Dr. Freida Gebert, associate professor of music at CU’s School of Music.

“Admission is free, so bring the whole family and get in the Christmas spirit!” Gebert said.

For more information about the School of Music or the Christmas Tapestry program, call (270) 789-5237 or e-mail

Campbellsville University 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 2,405 students who represent 98 Kentucky counties, 25 states and 29 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2008 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 22nd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South and eighth in the South for “Great Schools, Great Prices.” CU has been ranked 15 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges®. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his ninth year as president.

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