Posted by Sean Flynt on 2011-09-27


Michael J. Freeman will sponsor the St. Lawrence Quartet at Samford Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall as part of the university's Davis Architects Guest Artist Series. The sponsorship celebrates Mary Anne Freeman's 55th birthday, as will a reception sponsored by friends.

Established in 1989, the St. Lawrence String Quartet has developed an undisputed reputation as a world-class chamber ensemble. The quartet is Ensemble in Residence at Stanford University but performs more than 120 concerts annually worldwide. Their recordings have been honored with the coveted German Critic’s award, Canada’s Juno and two Grammy nominations.

Tickets are $20 (adult,) $15 (55+) and $10 (student/child). Purchase by phone (205) 726-2853 or online at


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.