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Steel Bands to perform fall concert Nov. 9

Steel Bands to perform fall concert Nov. 9
The Campbellsville University Steel Band performs in February 2020 at The Gheens Recital Hall. (Campbellsville University Photo)

By Gerard Flanagan, news writer/photographer/social media, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.—Campbellsville University’s Steel Band will perform its fall concert at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 9, in The Gheens Recital Hall, 210 University Drive, Campbellsville, Ky.

The program will feature guest artist Tyler Swick from Las Vegas, Nev. Swick is a nationally acclaimed music educator and performer. He has earned the prestigious Heart of Education Award and was recently selected for Yamaha’s inaugural class of 40 Under 40 Music Educators.

The program will also feature the first Campbellsville University Honors Steel Band, which is comprised of 13 all-star high school percussionists from around the Commonwealth. The Honors Steel Band will be featured as an independent ensemble before combining with the Campbellsville University Steel Band to conclude the concert.

Dr. Chad Floyd, associate professor of percussion, is the director of the steel bands.

At this time, masks are required for all in-person gatherings on the Campbellsville University campus. The university follows the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Commonwealth of Kentucky guidelines on best practices.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 12,000 students offering over 100 programs of study including Ph.D., master, baccalaureate, associate, pre-professional and certification programs. The website for complete information is www.campbellsville.edu.