October 2013
CKAS and CU team up to present Handel's 'Messiah' 
Campbellsville University's School of Music, in conjunction with the Central Kentucky Arts Series, will present the time-honored oratorio
Messiah by G.F. Handel on Sunday, Nov. 17 at Campbellsville Baptist Church, 530 N. Central Ave., Campbellsville, beginning at 6 p.m.

The program combines the CU choirs and members of the University Orchestra to bring to life the most beloved of Handel's works.

The event is free of charge.

Klobnak, Vasconcelos to present guest recitals 


Zach Klobnak, professor from Centre College, will be giving a guest organ recital on Monday, Oct. 21 in Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, beginning at 8 p.m.
He will be performing works by Fanny Mendelssohn, J.S Bach, and Charles-Marie Widor. Everyone is welcomed to attend this event free of charge.

Campbellsville University's School of Music will host CU alumnus Rodrigo Vasconcelos in a recital Thursday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall in the Gosser Fine Arts Center, 210 University Drive, Campbellsville, Ky. 
Vasconcelos will be performing works by J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt and Prokofiev. The public is invited to the free concert.
Spotlight on Faculty

Dr. April Stephens, assistant professor of music education, has been selected as the Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) 4th District University Teacher of the Year.
Stephens completed her master of music in music history and literature from Texas State University in 2008 and went on to complete her Ph.D. in music education at the University of Arizona (2012). Her research interests include historical research in music education, arts integration, and the use of children's literature in music education.  
Chad Floyd
Members of the Campbellsville University Steelpan Combo were featured during the opening ceremonies of the new INFAC factory in Campbellsville on Sept. 27.  Following their performance, the combo was recognized by Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young during his address to the factory employees, city officials, and residents in attendance.  The members of the combo are Andrey Junca, Jordan Hines, Michael Mather and Dr. Chad Floyd.

Calendar of Events
All events are free of charge and occur in The Gheens Recital Hall in the Gosser Fine Arts Center unless otherwise indicated. For information, contact the School of Music at (270) 789-5237.


Since the schedule may change, please check the School of Music website for up-to-date information.
Oct. 21: Guest Recital: Zach Klobnak, organ, 8 p.m., Ransdell Chapel
Oct. 25: Masterclass: Rodrigo Vasconcelos, piano, 10 a.m.
Oct. 29: Music Since 1900 (Class Recital), 8 p.m. 
Nov. 5: Faculty Recital: Chad Floyd, percussion, 8 p.m.
Nov. 7: Piano Ensemble, 8 p.m.
Nov. 8: Jazz Ensemble, 8 p.m.
Nov. 9: String Ensemble & Chamber Choir, 7 p.m.
Nov. 12: Flute Ensemble, 8 p.m.
Nov. 13: Instrumental All-State Help Session, 6 p.m.
Nov. 17: Handel's Messiah, 6 p.m., Campbellsville Baptist Church
Nov. 21: University Orchestra, 8 p.m., Campbellsville Baptist Church
Nov. 23: CKMTA Keyboard Festival, 9 a.m.
Nov. 23: Opera Workshop: Strauss' Die Fledermaus, 8 p.m.
Nov. 24: Opera Workshop: Strauss' Die Fledermaus, 3 p.m.
Nov. 25: Opera Workshop: Strauss' Die Fledermaus, 8 p.m.
Dec. 6: Christmas Tapestry, 7 p.m., Ransdell Chapel
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