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University Band and Symphonic Winds Present Concert


Williamsburg, Ky. - On Sunday, April 7th, the University of the Cumberlands’ (UC) University Band and Symphonic Winds presented a concert in the Gatliff Chapel on the UC campus.

Directed by Stephen Sudduth and guest conductor David Threlkeld, the groups prepared and performed amazing pieces of music.

The University Band kicked off the concert with “Inglesina ‘The Little English Girl’” by David Delle Cese. They also performed pieces such as “Suite in E-flat” by Gustov Holst, “An American Elegy” by Frank Ticheli, and “A Galop to End All Galops” by Warren Barker.

Later, the Symphonic Winds began their performance with “Folk Dances” by Dimitri Shostakovich. These outstanding and talented UC students ended the concert with two musical pieces titled, “Chorale and Shaker Dance” by John Zdechlik, and “Pines of the Appian Way” by Ottorino Respighi.

The University Band is open to all students who are interested in playing and the Symphonic Winds group is an auditioned/select group of students who excel in music performance.

Anyone interested can find out more information about the University of the Cumberlands music department on their Facebook page, “University of the Cumberlands Music Department.”

Located in Williamsburg, KY, University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; nine pre-professional programs; nine graduate degrees, including two doctorates, a specialist, and six master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs.