Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2007-05-29

The Samford University A Cappella Choir will leave Sunday (May 27) for a 10-day performance tour of the United Kingdom.

The choir will be the resident choir for three Evensong services at London's Southwark Cathedral and will be featured in concerts in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle and at the Temple Church on the North Bank.

The choir, directed by Dr. Timothy Banks, will sing twice at the Harlaxton International Chamber Music Festival. The performance tour will end with a joint Evensong service with the renowned European collegiate ensemble, the choir of Clare College, in Cambridge on June 5.

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.