Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2007-03-01

Samford University is hosting about 1,000 middle school and high school vocalists during the Alabama Vocal Association's All- State Choral Festival through Saturday (March 3).

Choirs and soloists from schools throughout the state are involved in the three-day event (March 1-3).

The Festival will include a middle school concert Friday at 7 p.m. and a high school concert Saturday at 2 p.m., both in Samford's Wright Center Concert Hall. The public is invited.

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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.