Posted by Sean Flynt on 2011-03-21Junior Samford University music major Josh Bullock won first-place in the upper division of an organ performance competition sponsored by the Birmingham chapter of the American Guild of Organists March 12. The Anniston, Ala., native is working on a Bachelor of Music degree in organ at Samford. He studies with James Dorroh, Director of Music and Organist at Saint Luke's Episcopal Church in Birmingham.
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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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.