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Former Faculty Don Rankin Booksigning
October 16, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Harry's

Come support a new scholarship in honor of Mary Ann Culotta and purchase Don's Rankin's just released special edition of Back Roads and Memories.

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Steven and Gena Brown Vinyard Choral Series presents Combined Choirs Concert
October 17, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Reid Chapel

Join the School of the Arts choirs for a special evening of music in Reid Chapel.

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Glenn Packiam
October 22, 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Location: Lunch + Conversation, Samford University Howard Room

Glenn Packiam is one of the associate senior pastors at New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and the lead pastor of New Life Downtown, a congregation of New Life Church. He is the author of many books, including Discover the Mystery of Faith (2013) and Blessed Broken Given (2019). Registration opens October 1, 2019.

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Davis Architects Guest Artist Series presents Chanticleer
October 22, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Brock Recital Hall

Co-presented by Birmingham Chamber Music Society. Founded in San Francisco in 1978, Chanticleer is known around the world as "an orchestra of voices" for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from countertenor to bass and its original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz, and from gospel to venturesome new music.

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U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors
October 23, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Brock Recital Hall

Samford School of the Arts welcomes the United States Jazz Ambassadors to Brock Recital Hall. Known as America’s Big Band, the Jazz Ambassadors are the premier touring jazz orchestra of the United States Army. Formed in 1969, this 19-piece ensemble has received critical acclaim throughout the United States and abroad performing America’s original art form, jazz. Free admission.

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Samford Jazz Band
October 24, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Brock Recital Hall

Join the Samford Jazz Band for a fun evening of jazz favorites.

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Michael J. and Mary Anne Freeman Theatre and Dance Series presents Sylvia
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Location: Bolding Studio

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Christopher Houlihan Organ Recital
October 27, 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Reid Chapel

The organist Christopher Houlihan has established an international reputation as an "intelligently virtuoso musician” (Gramophone), hailed for his "glowing, miraculously life-affirming performances" (Los Angeles Times). Join Samford's School of the Arts for the special free concert.

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Faculty Recital Brian Walden, trumpet
October 29, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Brock Recital Hall

Join Captain Brian O. Walden for an evening of all things trumpet. Along with performing on six different trumpets, he will share a repertoire of music from the 1600s to today including an original piece "Improvisations on Electronic Manipulations." He will also be joined by Mark Lackey, Grant Dalton, Joel Davis, Michael Saddekni and Laurie Middaugh.

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Choral Vespers with A Cappella Choir
November 1, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Hodges Chapel

Join our award winning A Cappella Choir for their monthly choral vespers service in Hodges Chapel.

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Dr. Chandler and Jane Paris Smith Opera Workshop
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Location: Bolding Studio

Samford Opera performs a variety of opera vignettes.

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Worship Arts Ensemble Fall Concert
November 5, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Reid Chapel

Join the Worship Arts Ensemble (WAE) for an evening of music and worship. Thanks to Bobby and Lynda Little for making these concerts possible.

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Faculty Recital featuring Jason Terry, Piano and Angela Yoon, Soprano
November 14, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Bolding Studio

Meet two of Samford's newest faculty members Angela Yoon and Jason Terry. They joined Samford this fall. Jason is the director of our keyboard area and Angela joined the voice faculty.

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Alabama Symphony Orchestra presents Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio
November 19, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Brock Recital Hall

Don’t miss one of Tchaikovsky’s beloved chamber pieces, as Yakov Kasman joins ASO musicians for a rousing performance. Part of the ASO Concertmaster and Friends Series.

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Michael J. and Mary Anne Freeman Theatre and Dance Series presents 1776, the musical
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Location: Harrison Theatre

History and musical fans will enjoy this production dramatizing the events surrounding the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

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Celebrate Christmas with Samford Arts
December 6, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Wright Center

Join Samford's School of the Arts for a Christmas celebration featuring student ensembles and holiday favorites. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served in the lobby area starting at 6:30 along with some pre-event entertainment.

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Davis Architects Guest Artist Series presents Pianist Gabriela Montero
February 4, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Brock Recital Hall

Gabriela Montero’s visionary interpretations and unique improvisational gifts have won her a devoted following around the world. Anthony Tommasini remarked in The New York Times, “Montero’s playing has everything: crackling rhythmic brio, subtle shadings, steely power in climactic moments, soulful lyricism in ruminative passages and, best of all, unsentimental expressivity.” Co-presented by the Birmingham Chamber Music Society.

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Liz Vice
Liz Vice
February 18, 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Location: Lunch + Conversation, Samford University Howard Room

Liz Vice is a musician best known for her Gospel, soul, and R-and-B-infused album entitled, “There’s A Light”. Raised in Portland, Oregon and a recent resident of Brooklyn, NY. Ms. Vice has performed and/ or shared the stage with artist such as Cody Chesnutt, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, The Temptations, Lecrae, Eric Early of (Blitzen Trapper), Josh Garrels, The Wood Brothers, Tunde Baiyewu (Lighthouse Family), Luz Mendoza (Y La Bamba), Eshon Burgundy (Humble Beast), and more. Registration opens January 28, 2020.

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Alabama Symphony Orchestra presents Woodwind Reveries
February 18, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Brock Recital Hall

Hear the many sounds and colors of woodwinds in a delightful lineup including Barber, Piazzolla, Strauss, and more! Part of the ASO Concertmasters and Friends Series.

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Morris Piano Competition at Samford University
February 19, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Brock Recital Hall

Established by Fletcher and Nell Morris to encourage high levels of achievement in piano performance, winners of the competition receive scholarship awards to study music at Samford. The competition will take place on Feb. 19 with guest judge Marina Lomazov of Eastman School of Music. A masterclass is planned for Feb. 20 at 10:30 a.m. and a concert featuring Marina Lomazov will follow that evening at 7:30 in Brock Recital Hall. All events are open and free to the public.

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Morris Piano Competition Guest Recital, Marina Lomazov
February 20, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Brock Recital Hall

Praised by critics as “a diva of the piano” (The Salt Lake City Tribune), “a mesmerizing risk-taker” (The Plain Dealer, Cleveland), and “simply spectacular” (Chicago International Music Foundation) Ukrainian-American pianist Marina Lomazov has established herself as one of the most passionate and charismatic performers on the concert scene today. Ms. Lomazov is a Professor of Piano at the Eastman School of Music. She is currently serving as a chair for National Panelist for Young Arts, the only organization in the US that nominates U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts.

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Davis Architects Guest Artist Series presents Invoke
March 24, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Brock Recital Hall

Invoke continues to successfully dodge even the most valiant attempts at genre classification. The multi-instrumental quartet is fueled by their passion for storytelling and their music is infused with traditions from across America, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz and minimalism. Invoke weaves all of these styles together to form a unique contemporary repertoire, featuring original works composed by and for the group. Guest residency will include Monday Coffee House Composition Competition and Tuesday public recital. Concert is co-presented by Birmingham Chamber Music Society.

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Alabama Symphony Orchestra presents Schubert's Trout Quintet
May 19, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Brock Recital Hall

Enjoy Schubert’s iconic Trout Quintet, as Concertmaster Daniel Szasz, and other talented musicians from the Orchestra are joined by pianist Joyce Yang.

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