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Cunha to speak for CU International Education chapel service

By Scarlett Birge

Campbellsville, KY - Dr. Tony Cunha, dean and professor of music and chair for art and design, will speak at Campbellsville University's chapel service at 9amCT/10amET on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 in Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, to promote International Education Week arranged by the Center for Global Engagement.

The theme of the chapel address and International Education Week is "Go Global."

Cunha has been a faculty member at Campbellsville University since 2007. He previously served as a faculty member at the North Brazil Baptist Theological Seminary for 14 years.

He received his Bachelor of sacred music degree from the North Brazil Baptist Theological Seminary. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from the Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil. Cunha earned his Master of Music and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

Cunha has served as a guest conductor on several occasions, including for the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), Baptist Church Music Conference, National Association for Music Education and College Music Society. He is the chair of Community Choirs for the Kentucky ACDA chapter, and the director of the Kentucky Baptist Men's Chorale.

He is married to Raquel Cunha, director of English as a Second Language at Campbellsville University, and they have three children: Emilly, Raphael and Gabriel.

At this time, masks are required for all in-person gatherings on the Campbellsville University campus. The university follows the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Commonwealth of Kentucky guidelines on best practices.

All chapel services are free of charge and are televised live on WLCU (Comcast Cable channel 10 and digital channel 15.1) and streamed live on the internet at and All chapel services can be found archived on the Campbellsville University Chapel YouTube channel at

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2021-10-18 - Campbellsville, KY - Photo by Whitley Howlett.
Dr. Tony Cunha, dean of the School of Music and chair for art and design, looks at artwork by Josh Pickens, a newly employed associate professor of art at Campbellsville University.

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