Posted by Sean Flynt on 2012-03-06

Samford's School of the Arts will host the 2012 Alabama All-State Choral Festival March 7-10.

Approximately 1,200 middle school and high school students, along with parents and teachers, will arrive at Samford on Wednesday, March 7, for the four-day Alabama Vocal Association event.

The students will immediately begin an intense schedule of competitions and rehearsals in preparation for a pair of free public concerts later in the week.

The Middle School Concert will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 9. The High School Concert will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10. Both concerts will be in Wright Center Concert Hall.

A complete festival schedule is available at