Posted by Sean Flynt on 2009-10-16

The student musicians of Samford University's Wind Ensemble will perform with special guest Mike Roylance of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a concert Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall.

Roylance is the principal tubist for the Boston Symphony Orchestra and a veteran performer and educator. In addition to his teaching career he has performed internationally and played with Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, and Seattle Symphony Orchestra.

The concert is free-of-charge and open to the public.


 
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.