Posted by Sean Flynt on 2011-10-21


Samford's School of the Arts will present four music events Homecoming week, beginning with a concert by guest organist and Juilliard professor Paul Jacobs, performing on the newly-dedicated  Hardenburgh Organ in Reid Chapel at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 23.

A Division of Music faculty recital Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall will feature Angela Flaniken, viola, Jeffrey Flaniken, violin, and Donald Sanders, piano.

Samford's Wind Ensemble will perform Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall.

Samford's newest music series will continue with a Homecoming Vespers service featuring A Cappella Choir and University Chorale Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in Reid Chapel.

All of the events are 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. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 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.