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Together We Rise

April 29, 2023 @ 7:30 pm

Together We Rise is the album release concert for Campbell’s exciting new album that fuses solo piano with synthesizers and electronics. It’s 44 minutes of epic, virtuosic tracks and quiet music for inner growth. Bringing together aspects of his well known film scores and his solo piano music, Campbell weaves these parts together in a unique musical experience. “This music was inspired by my hope that we can all work for the common good and justice for everyone within our society. It’s a concept album about an individual finding their personal strength to move forward in confidence, rising up and lifting up others.” Join us at the Galvin Fine Arts Center for this engaging experience!

Together We Rise
7:30pm, April 29, 2023
Galvin Fine Arts Center
St. Ambrose University
Tickets: $30 general admission

William Campbell is a pianist and award-winning composer for film, dance, theatre, orchestra, choir, chamber ensembles, and soloists. Campbell creates clearly evocative musical soundscapes that communicate emotions from broodingly dark to exuberantly joyful. His music for films includes work nominated for two Oscars (Academy Awards) in 2021 and 2019, a regional Emmy nomination in 2020, and earned him the award for best film score in 2020 by the Iowa Motion Pictures Association, and best original score at the 2021 Luminous Frames Festival. Additional awards include those from ASCAP, Kennedy Center American Collegiate Theater Festival, Penfield Music Commission, Waging Peace, and multiple teaching institutions. His solo piano album, All In Due Time, was released in September, 2021, and may be streamed on all major sources. Upcoming projects include two film scores and a new album of piano+electronics due out in spring, 2023.
As a performer, he’s led multiple new music groups, was the keyboard player for the Sonoran Consort, and played with orchestras and as a soloist in North and South America. Dr. Campbell is Professor of Music at St. Ambrose University and Director of Contemporary Music at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Davenport, Iowa.
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April 29, 2023
7:30 pm


St. Ambrose University Music Department
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