Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2009-12-07

Samford University’s School of the Arts Preparatory Department is accepting students for the spring semester. Classes begin January 4

The Samford preparatory department offers music education and performance opportunities for all ages. Classes are available for school-age and adult voice and piano students, and pre-school Merry Music Makers. Lessons are scheduled mornings and afternoons, Monday through Friday.

For information, contact preparatory department director Connie Macon at (205) 726-2810 or email

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 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.