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.


Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.