Posted by Sean Flynt on 2012-03-01
Samford University's School of the Arts will present its annual Concerto-Aria concert Tuesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Wright Center Concert Hall.
The concert will feature the Samford University Orchestra and four student musicians--Andrew Adair, Garret Brown, Leah Doss and John Robertson--selected during a university-wide competition in December, 2011.
Carmen Suite no. 1 (Bizet): Samford University Orchestra, Brian Viliunas, conducting
Un bocconcin d’amante (Salieri): Leah Doss, soprano
Sugaria Concerto for Marimba (Sammut): Garrett Brown, marimba
Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra (Hummel): Andrew Adair, trumpet
Piano Concerto no. 2 op. 22 in g minor (Saint-Saens): John Robertson, piano
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.