Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2009-04-29
The Samford University Gospel Choir will present a spirit-filled concert Monday, May 4, at 7 p.m. in Reid Chapel. The public is invited free of charge.
The program will feature a variety of gospel songs, including Sanctuary, Spirit and Truth, God is Worthy, We are One, and many others.
DeWayne Davis directs the 20-member choir. Ramzi Abbassi is the piano accompanist.
In addition to presenting one major concert on campus each semester, the choir gives performances at area churches and community venues.
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.