The Samford Orchestra will have a joint concert with the Alabama School of Fine Arts Orchestra. Make plans to attend this special free event.
Samford will begin the Christmas season with its holiday tradition of Hanging of the Green and Lighting of the Way. Come to the campus to enjoy a candlelit walk, beautiful seasonal decorations, a worship service celebrating the birth of Christ led by a group of selected senior class honorees and the Worship Arts Ensemble and the official lighting of the campus Christmas tree during Lighting of the Way.
Cost: Free Admission
Join the School of the Arts for a special Christmas celebration in the Wright Center featuring our talented ensembles, theatre and dance students, and collaboration with our Division of Art and Design. Make plans to arrive early for Christmas music and refreshments in the Wright Center Lobby at 6:30. Thanks to Steven and Gina Vinyard for their support of this event.
Celebrate the season with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Tickets at alabamasymphony.org.
Alabama Ballet is proud to present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® as one of only eight companies in the world licensed by The Balanchine Trust to perform this holiday masterpiece. Tchaikovsky’s beloved melodies transport the young and young at heart to a magical world where mischievous mice besiege a battalion of toy soldiers, and an onstage blizzard leads to an enchanted Land of Sweets.
Enjoy New York's foremost Latin jazz ensemble, in concert with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.
Rev. Dr. Constance Cherry is Professor of Worship and Pastoral Ministry at Indiana Wesleyan University where she directs three distinct programs in Christian worship. She is also a founding faculty member of The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies. Her first book, The Worship Architect: A Blueprint for Designing Culturally Relevant and Biblically Faithful Services is used as a required text at more than 140 institutions of higher education worldwide and is available in four languages. Constance maintains an extensive schedule of speaking and teaching internationally.
SYBARITE5 has taken audiences by storm and forever changed the perception of chamber music performance. This performance is copresented by Birmingham Chamber Music Society.
Celebrated as a leading interpreter of great classical and contemporary works, Rachel Barton Pine combines her innate gift for emotional communication with scholarly historical research. She dazzles audiences with her infectious talent. Her performance is copresented with the Birmingham Chamber Music Society.
The Midtown Men reunite stars from The Original Cast of Broadway's Jersey Boys, making them the first vocal group ever formed by the principal cast of a high-profile Broadway show.
Michael and Linda Adler have ministered together for over three decades in a variety of music ministries including recording group TRUTH, the Oral Roberts Television Ministry, Promise Keepers and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Michael has been a director, clinician, producer and a multiplier as he has followed God’s call on his life as a worship leader, also serving as a part time worship leader staffing and coaching associate with SlingshotGroup. Linda is the mother of their four sons, booking and operations manager of their venue, The Barn at Shady Lane, and also pours her life into the many voice students she teaches each week. Michael and Linda currently serve at Shades Mountain Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL.