Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2006-09-26

Patricia Linhart, who teaches musical theatre at University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music, will perform at Samford University Friday, Oct. 6, and lead a Master Class with Samford students on Saturday, Oct. 7. The public is invited to both events.

The Friday performance will be at 7:30 p.m. in Harrison Theatre. The program will include The Girl in 14G, four pieces from the musical play The Seven Deadly Sins, and other selections.

The Master Class at 10 a.m. on Saturday will feature Samford musical theatre and vocal performance majors who will sing literature from contemporary American musicals and modern American art songs. The session will be in Harrison Theatre.

Linhart is co-founding director of Carnegie Opera Theatre and a resident actor with Human Race Theatre Company in Dayton, Ohio. A veteran performer in opera, oratorio, musical theater, dramas and industrial films, Linhart has sung with Cincinnati Symphony, Dayton Symphony, the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops.

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.