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09-09-2008


16th Annual Phyllis Richardson Wood Music Scholarship Benefit Concert at University of the Cumberlands

 


The University of the Cumberlands Music Department faculty for 2008-09: Seated, L to R is Mrs. Kay Dawn McFarland, Dr. Jeff Smoak, and Mrs. Gayle Majors. Standing L to R is Dr. David Etter, Dr. Steve Sudduth, Dr. Patrick Tuck, Mr. Jim Corcoran and Mr. David Threlkeld.

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. — The faculty and staff of the University of the Cumberlands Music Department will present the 16th annual Phyllis Richardson Wood Music Scholarship Benefit Concert on Tuesday, September 16, 2008. This music scholarship fund provides financial assistance each year to one or more students who major in music at University of the Cumberlands. The family of Phyllis Richardson Wood, long-time resident of Williamsburg, established the scholarship in her memory and in honor of her ardent support of the arts.

The music faculty includes Jeff Smoak, Gayle Majors, David Etter, David Threlkeld, Patrick Tuck, Jim Corcoran, Steve Sudduth, Kay Dawn McFarland and Jackie Rees Melton. Each of the faculty members will perform on his/her principle instrument. Student Greg Bruce, this year’s Phyllis Richardson Wood Scholarship recipient, will also sing Finishing the Hat by Stephen Sondheim.

The concert will be presented in the Nell Moore Recital Hall of the Grace Crum Rollins Fine Arts Center on the campus of University of the Cumberlands at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 16. The concert is open to the public for donations of $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students. All proceeds will go to the Phyllis Richardson Wood Scholarship Fund.

For more information, please contact University of the Cumberlands Music Department at (606) 539-4332 or send an e-mail to crobinso@ucumberlands.edu.

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