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04-20-2006


American Retrospective Theme for Upcoming Band and Chorale Concert

Williamsburg, Ky. - University of the Cumberlands closes its spring semester with an American retrospective theme for the band and chorale concert at 7:30 p.m. on April 28 in the campus' Kohn Theatre.

The chorale features Aaron Copland's selections from "Old American Songs," such as "Simple Gifts," "Zion's Walls," and "At the River." Henry Fillmore's "Americans We" march and Jonathan Elkus' arrangement of Charles Ives' pieces compiled for the Old Home Days portion of the program will also be presented by the UC Symphonic Band. The band and chorale are comprised of students from all disciplines of study and are led by music faculty Dr. David Etter and Mr. Todd Hill.

Admission is free. For more information, contact the UC Music Department at 606-539-4332.

University of the Cumberlands, located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, is a private liberal arts college in its 117th year of operation. UC offers four undergraduate degrees in 37 major fields of study, 30 minors and 9 pre-professional programs, as well as online and accelerated, non-traditional programs for adults.