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.

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.