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CU adjunct faculty member and CU student premiere new film.

12/31/2013
Practice Personalities: What's Your Type?

HENDERSONVILLE AUTHOR AND AWARD WINNING SONGWRITER, THORNTON TO PREMIER NEW FILM "PRACTICE PERSONALITIES" AT COLLEGIATE NAFME STATE CONFERENCE SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 12 NOON AT CUMBERLAND UNIVERSITY, LEBANON, TENNESSEE

FREE WORKSHOP FROM 1:30-2:45 AT TOPPER MUSIC, LEBANON - SEPTEMBER 21

September 10, 2013--Nashville, TN--The statewide music educator’s conference of Tennessee music universities (NAfMe) will showcase Thornton Cline’s new 60 minute full featured film, Practice Personalities at a premiere showing on Saturday, September 21 at noon at Cumberland University located in Lebanon, Tennessee. The Hal Leonard film was shot in the middle Tennessee area and features interviews with master music teachers and music students about effective and efficient ways to practice a musical instrument based on personality. Cumberland University junior, Josh McCausland of B Man Productions produced and directed the film for Centerstream Music and Hal Leonard.

Songwriter of the Year (1987 and 1988) and Grammy nominated songwriter, author and teacher, Thornton Cline will be a featured speaker from 11 am to 12 noon on his new book, Practice Personalites: What’s Your Type?

Cline will present a free workshop for parents, teachers and students, Practice Personalities: Effective and efficient ways to practice according to your personality. The workshop will be held on Saturday, September 21 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Topper Music located at 102 North Greenwood in Lebanon, Tennessee. There will be live performances by area students on various instruments.

Cline was twice awarded “Songwriter of the Year” by the Tennessee Songwriter’s Association for his hit song, Love is the Reason recorded by multi-platinum, King of Romance artist, Engelbert Humperdinck and pop diva, Gloria Gaynor. Thornton Cline has been nominated for Dove and Grammy awards for his performances and songs .In April of this year, Thornton Cline was nominated for the first ever Grammy Music Educators Award. Cline is author of three published books and has had over 150 of his songs recorded by major and independent artists such as Engelbert Humperdinck, Gloria Gaynor, Mark Chestnut, Tammy Trent, Billy and Sarah Gaines, Ray Peterson, Tim Murphy and the Manhattans. Cline is on the music faculty of Cumberland University.

For more information, please contact Susan Oliver with Roaring Brook Productions at 944-8082.