All-State Choral Festival At Samford This Week

Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2009-02-25

Middle school and high school choir members from throughout the state are participating in the Alabama Vocal Association's All-State Choral Festival at Samford University Feb. 26-28.

Visiting clinicians will work with the choirs and soloists during the event.

The All-State middle school choir and show choir will perform in concert Friday at 7 p.m. The All-State high school choir will perform Saturday at 2 p.m.

Both performances will be in Wright Center Concert Hall. The public is invited free of charge.

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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 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 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.