Posted by Sean Flynt on 2012-02-13

 

Samford will present another week packed with public music events Feb. 20-24.

School of the Arts dean Joseph Hopkins, baritone, will present a dramatic, costumed faculty recital as "Figaro," Beaumarchais' most famous character, at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall Tuesday, Feb. 21. The recital is sponsored by Patty McDonald.

Guest composer Matthew Kajcienski will present "From Concert to Commercial/Telivision Music" at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall Thursday, Feb. 23.

Samford's Choral Vespers series, featuring the A Cappella Choir, will continue Friday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Hodges Chapel.

All 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 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.