Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2007-04-27

The Samford University Orchestra and Combined Choirs will present a concert Tuesday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Wright Center Concert Hall. The public is invited free of charge.

Dr. Milburn S. Price will conduct, with Kathryn Fouse, pianist. Singers will be members of Samford's 54-member A Cappella Choir and 45-member University Chorale.

The program will include Jean Sibelius' Karelia Suite, Op. 11; Pietro Mascagni's Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana, Engelbert Humperdinck's (German composer 1854-1921) Overture to Hansel and Gretel, and Beethoven's Fantasia for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra in C Minor, Op. 80.

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.