Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2010-10-25

Samford University’s Live at the Library series will present “Talkin’ and Playin’ with Bobby Horton” during Homecoming activities at the school Saturday, Nov 6.

The multi-instrumentalist, composer and Samford graduate will discuss his musical career journey at the 9:30 a.m. program on the second floor of the library. Horton will detail how his academic background at Samford, where he majored in business, has contributed to his success in the music industry.

A performer for 35 years with the popular musical-comedy trio, Three on a String, Horton has produced and performed scores for 13 PBS films, including Ken Burns’ “The Civil War” and “Baseball,” and many others for the A&E Network and National Park Service.

His Live at the Library talk and performance is presented as part of Samford’s 2010 Homecoming weekend schedule. 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 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.