Posted by Sean Flynt on 2011-03-07

Samford's School of the Arts will present its annual Concerto-Aria concert Tuesday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Wright Center Concert Hall.

The concert will bring together five student musicians selected during a university-wide competition in December.

Selections and performers will include:

  • Kabalevsky's Overture to Colas Breugnon, played by full orchestra
  • Ponchielli's "Voce di donna" from La Gioconda, sung by Amberlyn Richardson
  • Mozart's aria from The Abduction from the Seraglio, sung by Alan Taylor
  • Rosauro's Concerto for Marimba and String Orchestra (three movements), played by Evelyn Stagnaro
  • Muczhinsky's Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (lst movement), played by Becca Frees
  • Bruch's Violin Concerto (3rd movement), played by Hannah Frees
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.