CU Concert Band members, from left, Gwanhee Park of Busan, Korea; Chasity Ballard of Bardstown, Ky.; and Jenna Embry of Leitchfield, Ky. play clarinet in a concert. (Campbellsville University Photo by Emily Campbell)
By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – The Campbellsville University School of Music will host the Taylor County High School Concert Band for a joint concert with the CU Concert Band at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.
The public is invited to the free concert.
Under the direction of CU graduate Stephen Bishop, who received a bachelor of music education degree in 2004 and a master of music education in 2009, the Taylor County Concert Band will perform “Incidental Suite” by Claude T. Smith, “Whither Must I Wander” by R. Vaughan Williams and “Jungle Dance” by Brian Balmages.
Conductors for the University Concert Band are Jennifer L. Tinnell, director of bands/instructor in music, and Russell A. Thompson, assistant director of bands and instructor in music. Their repertoire includes: “English Folk Song Suite” by R. Vaughan Williams, “Esprit de Corps” by Robert Jager, “Dusk” by Steven Bryant and “Washington Greys” by Claudio Grafulla.
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 campbellsville.edu.