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Concert Chorus to present ‘Elijah’ Nov. 27 at Campbellsville Baptist

Nov. 19, 2012
For Immediate Release

By Samantha Stevenson, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.– The Campbellsville University Concert Chorus will present part one of Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. in the sanctuary of Campbellsville Baptist Church, located at 530 North Central Avenue, Campbellsville Ky.

Elijah” is a major oratorio by Mendelssohn that tells the story of the biblical character, Elijah, in various historical settings.

Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music, will accompany the 50-voice chorus. Singing the role of “Elijah” is baritone Dr. Mark Bradley, professor of music. The soprano soloist is Juliana Moura, instructor of voice and mezzo-soprano. Margareth Miguel, a graduate church music major is mezzo-soprano and is a student of Dr. David Hedrick, assistant professor of music. Singing the tenor role is JianJia Wang, a graduate vocal performance major from Hedrick’s voice studio.

The concert chorus is directed by Hedrick, assistant professor of music in the CU School of Music. He is in his seventh year at CU where he teaches graduate and undergraduate voice, Concert Chorus and the CU Handbell Choir.

The program is free and open to the public.

Concert Chorus members include: Colleen Ames, a freshman of Elizabethtown, soprano; Eunkyung ‘Grace’ Bae ofBusan, Korea, soprano; Amelia Chase, a freshman of Frankfort, Ky., soprano; Connie Gough, a freshman of LaCeiba, Honduras, soprano;

Heather Heim, a graduate student of Big Clifty, Ky., soprano; Carrie Hunt,a senior of Mt. Vernon, Ky., soprano; Mary Kutter, a junior of Lebanon, Ky., soprano;

Haleigh Lanham, a freshman of Danville, Ky., soprano; Virginia Marsh, a sophomore of Cynthiana, Ky., soprano; Chelsey Robinson, a freshman of Taylorsville, Ky., soprano; Fern Thomas, a junior of Madisonville, Ky., soprano; Amelia Weber, a junior of Elizabethtown, Ky., soprano; Mary Kate Young, a sophomore of Paris, Ky., soprano;

Claudiane Barros, a graduate of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, alto; Jessica Blakeman, a freshman of Campbellsville, Ky., alto; Meagan Chaney, a freshman of Somerset, Ky., alto; Allie Comley, a freshman of Nicholasville, Ky., Megan Dudley, a senior of Campbellsville, Ky., alto; Alyssa Gnadinger, a junior of Munfordville, Ky., alto; Catherin Gray, a freshman of Campbellsville, Ky., also; Felicia Gray, a freshman of Magnolia, Ky., alto;

Sarah Harrison, a sophomore of Winchester, Ky., alto; Sarah Haven, a senior of Shelbyville, Ky., alto; Caitlin Moffitt, a freshman of Scottsville, Margareth Miguel, a graduate of Saõ Paulo, Brazil, alto; Hannah Nunn, a senior of Radcliff, Ky., alto; Rebecca Oliver, a senior of Scottsville, Ky., alto; Michaela Parker, a sophomore of Oak Grove, Ky., alto; Kathy Rueterof Campbellsville, Ky., alto; and April Stephens of Campbellsville, Ky., alto;

Michael Clark, a junior of Louisville, Ky., tenor; John Collins of Campbellsville, Ky., tenor; JimDavis, a graduate of Paducah, Ky., tenor; Jericho McCoy, a senior of Campbellsville, Ky., tenor; Justin Newcomb, a freshman of Cynthia, Ky., tenor;

Eric Scott, a senior of Campbellsville, tenor Cody Szymanel, a senior of Lorain, Ohio, tenor; Samson Tarpeh, a freshman of Monrovia, Liberia Wash., tenor; LincolnThompson of Campbellsville, Ky., tenor; JianJiaWang, of Beijing, China, tenor; Chris Williams, a senior of Columbia, Tenn., tenor;

ClaytonBrooks, a freshman of Bardstown, Ky., bass; Seth Johnson, a graduate of Leitchfield, Ky., bass; Jonathan McCoy, senior of Flaherty, Ky., bass; Ian McGuffin, a sophomore of Bardstown, Ky., bass; Isaac Petty, a freshman of Oak Grove, Ky., bass; Maxwell Themer, a freshman of Frankfort, Ky., bass;

Joe Weber, a junior of McKinney, Texas., bass; Blake Whitlock, a senior of Hodgenville, Ky., bass and Chris Wright, a sophomore of Williamsburg, Ky., bass.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,600 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is