Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2007-03-23
Preparatory music department faculty of Samford University's School of Performing Arts will present a recital Sunday, April 15, at 3 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall. The public is invited free of charge.
Performers are Karen Appleby, Amy Boyd, Jan King, Melodie King, Carrie Larson, Connie Macon, Casey O'Dell and Wendy Shaw. They will perform piano and vocal selections. Student music teachers Emily Snider, Jessica Terry and Jeremy West will assist.
The program will feature works by Liszt, Sousa, Gillock, Gershwin and Strauss, with a premier performance of "Phoenix Blues" by David Karp.
The performers teach piano and voice to children and adults through Samford's preparatory music department.
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.