Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-03-13

More than 1,000 middle school and high school choir members are participating in the Alabama Vocal Association's All-State Choral Festival at Samford University March 13-15.

Visiting clinicians will work with the singers during the annual spring event, which includes outstanding school choirs and soloists from throughout the state.

The All-State middle school choir and the show choir will present a concert Friday at 7 p.m. The All-State high school choir will perform Saturday at 2 p.m. Both concerts will be in Wright Center Concert Hall. The public is invited.

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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.