Wind Ensemble Concert To Feature Boston Symphony's Roylance

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.


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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.