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Samford Arts Professor Selected for International Composer Festival
Mark Lackey was one of only 30 composers selected to participate in the São Paulo Contemporary Composers Festival in Brazil this October.  
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Samford Holiday Celebration Schedule Announced
Samford will welcome hundreds to campus for the university’s beloved traditions celebrating Christmas through fellowship, and culture. 
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A Cappella Choir Celebrates 80th Anniversary
Alumni and directors from multiple eras of the Samford A Cappella Choir recently returned to Samford to celebrate the remarkable ensemble’s 80th anniversary.  
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Declaration of Independence Musical, 1776, to Feature Nontraditional Casting
The musical, which runs Nov. 21-24 at Harrison Theatre, tells the story of the Continental Congress and the signing of the Declaration of Independence.  
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Performances in London, Aspen Enhance Diamond’s Teaching Role
Brad Diamond's performance opportunities expand horizons for students as well. 
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Arts Dedicates New Theatre in Hazel P. Boren Courtyard
Samford University’s School of the Arts dedicated the new stage in the Hazel P. Boren Courtyard on Friday, Oct. 25. The celebration included Russell Boren, Hazel’s husband, Boren family members, University President Andrew Westmoreland, Dean of the School of the Arts Joseph Hopkins and other Samford leadership.  
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School of the Arts Catalyst Program Sparks Interest Nationally and Internationally
Catalyst is the new core curriculum at the heart of the School of the Arts education, preparing students with more professional skills, entrepreneurial insights and awareness of arts in society.