Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-10-03
The Samford University Orchestra will present its fall concert Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital hall.
Dr. Milburn Price will conduct the orchestra of Samford student and faculty musicians.
The program will include two pieces by Handel: "Concerto Grosso in G" for string orchestra, and "Piangero" from Julius Caesar. The latter will feature soprano soloist Sharon L. Lawhon.
Lawhon will also sing with the orchestra on Puccini's "Quando me'n vo" (Musetta's Waltz) from La Boheme.
The program will conclude with Beethoven's "Symphony No. 1 in C Major."
The public is invited free of charge.
About Samford University—Samford is a premier nationally ranked Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts and a distinct blend of 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 12th nationally for student engagement and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks Samford 34th among private universities in the U.S. for value and affordability. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states and 30 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.