February 3, 2012
For Immediate Release
By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – The Campbellsville University Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. J. Robert Gaddis, dean of the School of Music, and Wansoo Cho, instructor in music, will present a concert featuring Campbellsville University faculty and graduate students on Tuesday, Feb.14 at 8 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.
The program includes George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” with faculty soloist Dr. William Budai, assistant professor of piano. Also featured will be Juliana Moura, instructor in voice, singing Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “Chanson Georgienne, Si, Mi Chiamano Mimi” by Puccini, and “O, Mio Babbino Caro” by Puccini.
Dr. Mark Bradley, professor of music, will join Moura in singing “Bess, You is My Woman Now,” also written by Gershwin. Dr. Reese Land, associate professor of music/trumpet, will be featured in the “Concerto for Trumpet” written by famous jazz era trumpeter Harry James.
Sunghye Kim, a graduate flute student of Dr. Lisa McArthur, professor of music, will be soloist for “A Carmen Fantasy” by Francois Borne, taken from the opera “Carmen” written by Bizet.
“This is a wonderful variety of familiar music that will cap off a great Valentine’s evening,” Gaddis said. “Come and share in the great music and wonderful talent. The program is free and open to the public.”
Members of the orchestra include: Leonardo Barros of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, bass; Julie Caldwell of Campbellsville, bass; James Nutter of Lebanon, Ky., bass clarinet; Madeline Hahn of Cox’s Creek, Ky., bassoon; Pei-Ju Lai of Nantou, Taiwan, bassoon; Saulo De Almeida of Rio de Janiero, Brazil, cello; Adrienne Gilbert of Hodgenville, Ky., cello; Seth Johnson of Leitchfield, Ky., cello; Seungbin Hwang of Seoul, Korea, clarinet; Gwanhee Park of Busan, Korea, clarinet;
Sunghye Kim of Busan, Korea, flute; Abby Lanham of Lebanon, flute; Minkyu Seo of South Korea, flute; Cristina Soares of Rio de Janiero, Brazil, flute; Woo Young Choi of Busan, South Korea, horn;
Tyler Fenwick of Lebanon, horn; Jarrod Fenwick of Lebanon, horn; Bobbie Jo Strum of Glasgow, Ky., horn; Carrie Wohlschlegel of Shepherdsville, oboe; Dongseok Yu of Busan, South Korea, oboe;
Mary Gray of Owensboro, Ky., percussion; Jordan Hines of Hartford, Ky., percussion; Byeonggwan Kim of Ulsan, South Korea, percussion; Ryan-Evan Tade of Elizabethtown, percussion;
Mina An of South Korea, piano; Jeremy Bell of Harlan, Ky., trombone; J.D. Ragland of Munfordville, Ky., trombone; Curtis Bennett of Hodgenville, Ky., trumpet; Blake Herron of Campbellsville, trumpet; Jacie Thompson of Lexington, Ky., trumpet;
Zach Cox of Campbellsville, tuba; Roger Noel Davis of Campbellsville, viola; Sarah Gilbert of Hodgenville, Ky., viola; Katie Johnson of Leitchfield, viola; Denis Santos of Ceara, Brazil, viola;
Maria Constanza Boso Galli of Salta, Argentina, violin; Taylor Campbell of Hodgenville, violin; Chloe Cheng of Columbia, Ky., violin; Madeira Curry of Greensburg, Ky., violin; Mary Tress Eastham of Greensburg, violin;
Courtney Gilbert of Hodgenville, violin; Seunghwa Han of Busan, South Korea, violin; Saelim Henderson of Seoul, Korea, violin; Carri Hunt of Mt. Vernon, violin;
Guang Jin of YanJi, China, violin; Garth Kauffman of Campbellsville, violin; and Ching-Hao Lin of Kaohsing, Taiwan, violin; Hannah Thompson of Cincinnati, Ohio, violin; and Caitlin Watson of Campbellsville, violin.
Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,500 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.