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King University Music Department Presents Fall Convocation Nov. 17

BRISTOL, Tenn., Nov. 10, 2015 – The Applied Music students of King University will perform their Fall Convocation on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in King University’s Memorial Chapel on the main campus in Bristol, Tenn.

King’s Music Department will be performing in a lecture-recital about Music of Impressionism. Composers represented in the concert will be Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, and Henri Duparc.

“Impressionism is often considered the first “modern music” having its origins in France in the late 19th century and by association with the painting style of the same name,” says W. Patrick Flannagan, professor of Music and director of choral activities at King University.

Some of the King students featured in the convocation will be sophomore Lauren Castor of Brentwood, Tenn., junior Nathan Jones of Norton, Va., senior Guilherme Muller from Bristol, Tenn., and senior Rebekah Triska from Bristol, Tenn.

The Fall Convocation is open to the public and free of charge. For additional information, contact W. Patrick Flannagan at or 423.652.4846 or Shea A. Clay at or 423.652.4831.


King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Founded in 1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information about King University, visit King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information on SCHEV certification, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.