CU Percussion Instructor to Give Recital

Feb. 18, 2010

For Immediate Release


By Christina Miller, student news writer

Chad FloydCAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Chad Floyd, instructor of percussion at Campbellsville University, will present a faculty lecture recital on drum set Monday, February 22 at 8 p.m. in Gheens Recital Hall.

            The recital is free and open to the public.

            The topic of the recital is the performance style of Dave Weckl, world-renowned fusion drummer who is best known for his association with the Chick Corea Electric Band. The recital will feature performances from the Dave Weckl Band including analysis and performances of some of Weckl’s solos.

            Floyd received a master of arts degree in educational leadership from Eastern Kentucky University. He received a master of music in percussion performance from Belmont University, and a bachelor of music in music education from Campbellsville University.

            Floyd also serves as assistant marching band director at Campbellsville University.

            Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 3,006 students who represent 97 Kentucky counties, 30 states and 37 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2010 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 23rd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South, tied for fifth in “most international students” and fourth in “up-and-coming” schools in baccalaureate colleges in the South. CU has been ranked 17 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges® and to G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his 11th year as president.   


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