Published on October 24, 2012 by Sean Flynt  
Christian Lane
Samford’s School of the Arts will present celebrated organist Christian Lane in performance and master class Oct. 27-28. Lane won the prestigious Canadian International Organ Competition in 2011 and currently is Associate University Choirmaster and Organist at Harvard University.

Lane will present a free public master class Saturday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. in Reid Chapel. He will present a recital on Samford’s Hardenbergh Organ Sunday, Oct. 28 at 2:30 p.m. in the same venue.

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 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 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 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.