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CU music professors to perform at National Flute Convention

July 28, 2014
For Immediate Release

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Three Campbellsville University music faculty members have been invited to perform at the National Flute Convention Aug. 7-10 in Chicago, Ill.

Dr. Lisa McArthur, professor of music, will play flute; Dr. William Budai, associate professor of piano, will play piano; and Saulo DeAlmeida, instructor in music, will perform on the cello.

They will perform “Trio, opus 86” by Nikolai Kapustin at 8:30 a.m. CDT Friday, Aug. 8 in Chicago.

The music professors were invited to perform based on an audio recording they submitted. Approximately 3,000 flutists will attend the convention from all over the world. McArthur said the convention is the largest gathering of flutists in the world.

This is the 42nd annual convention; its theme is “Perform, Inspire, Educate!” For more information about the convention, go to

She invited the public to attend a “send-off” concert on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 5 p.m. in room 210 (the Choral/Handbell Room) in the Gosser Fine Arts Center. The concert is free.

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