Published on January 9, 2012 by Brad Radice
The Samford Honor Band gathered on campus this past Thursday, Friday, and Saturday for three days of fun and music.
Jim Smisek, Director of band and instrumental studies, invited 600 middle and high school students to participate in this year’s program. The event has shown incredible growth over the years—they started with 52 student musicians six years ago.
About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.