For Immediate Release: April 5, 2012
Contact: Annette Barnette
Public Relations & Marketing Director
Glenville State College
Glenville, WV – Glenville State College Senior Music Education major Courtney Clevenger from Weston, West Virginia (Lewis County) will be performing in her Senior Trumpet Recital on April 21st at 3:00 p.m. in the GSC Fine Arts Center Auditorium. She will be performing multiple solos, duets, and ensemble pieces that will include members from the GSC Brass Ensemble and GSC Trumpet Ensemble.
“I am excited to have the honor and privilege of representing the GSC Fine Arts Department in my senior recital. This is my opportunity to showcase the hard work and dedication of my professors as they have prepared me for my future career. I am very grateful to them,” said Clevenger.
Clevenger, who is the daughter of James David and Terri Clevenger, has attended GSC on many GSC Fine Arts scholarships along with the Paige T. Armentrout Scholarship. While at GSC, she has been part of many music ensembles including: Brass Ensemble, Trumpet Ensemble, Marching Band, Concert Band, Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, and Percussion Ensemble. During the 2010 and 2011 marching band seasons, she served as GSC Field Commander. She has also been very active in MENC (Music Educators National Conference) and ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) holding several offices in both.
In the spring of 2011, Clevenger was selected as one of eight female scholarship candidates for the Women Band Directors International Organization. She was recognized for this honor at the 2011 Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, Illinois.
During the 2012 GSC Honor Band Concert, set for April 20th, Clevenger will be the feature solo performance for all high school students participating in the performance.
Admission to Clevenger’s senior recital is free and a reception will be held following the event. For more information, contact GSC Fine Arts Department Assistant Sheri Skidmore at firstname.lastname@example.org or (304) 462-6340.