Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2002-03-14
The Samford University Wind Ensemble will present a concert of "Americana" music Thursday (March 21) at 7:30 p.m. in Wright Center Concert Hall. The public is invited free of charge.
The program will include "American Overture for Band" by Joseph Wilcox Jenkins; "Americans We" by Henry Fillmore; "Third Suite" by Barry Kopetz; "Angel Band" by Walter Hartley; "Shenandoah" by Frank Ticheli; "Blue Bells of Scotland," arranged by Arthur Pryor; and "New England Triptych" by William Shumann.
Dr. Jon Remley directs the 38-member concert band.
About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.