Posted by Sean Flynt on 2011-01-04Hundreds of middle school and high school music students from throughout the region will participate in the Fifth Annual Samford University Honor Band program Jan. 6-8.
Approximately 600 students from Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee and Florida were selected to attend the intensive three-day program of auditions, rehearsals, masterclasses and performances.
The Honor Band program will conclude with a concert in Samford's Wright Center Concert Hall at 2:30 p.m. Saturday Jan. 8.
The concert is free of charge and open to the public.
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.