Concert to Feature GWU Trumpet Professor

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Tim Hudson to Perform Distinguished Faculty Show

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. — The Gardner-Webb University School of Performing and Visual Arts will present a distinguished faculty concert, featuring trumpeter Tim Hudson, on Thursday, Oct. 23.

Hudson, a full-time faculty professor at Gardner-Webb, will perform with Ronnie Ingle, associate professor of trumpet at the University of North Dakota, and Cindy Swicegood, pianist and distinguished accompanist.

Music begins at 8 p.m. in Blanton Auditorium, inside Hamrick Hall on the GWU campus.  The concert is free and open to the public.

A graduate of Indiana University, New England Conservatory and UNC Greensboro, Hudson led the GWU Trumpet Ensemble earlier this year to the semifinals of the National Trumpet Competition.  During his career, he has performed alongside artists that include Ray Charles, The Temptations, Tony Bennett, Mannheim Steamroller, Kenny Rogers, Chuck Mangione, and Dizzy Gillespie.

For more information on the concert, contact Dr. Patricia Sparti, chair of the music department and professor of music, at 704-466-4710.

Auxiliary aids will be made available to persons with disabilities upon request 48 hours prior to the event.  Call 704-406-4264 or email with your request.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University offers a comprehensive academic experience that introduces students to the diverse world of ideas and to the people who think them, preparing them for professional success and for productive citizenship.