Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2007-11-15

The Samford University Percussion Ensemble will present its fall concert Saturday, Nov. 16, at 2:30 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall. The public is invited free of charge.

The six-member group will use a variety of percussion instruments, including drums, symbols and marimba. The program will include classical and popular chamber ensemble music.

Samford School of Performing Arts music instructor Grant Dalton is conductor.

 
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. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 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 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.