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. 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.