Published on April 24, 2013 by Sean Flynt  
a cappella choir 2013

There’s still time to join in the fun of The Pajama Game, starting this Thursday.

Get your Pajama Game tickets here!

On Tuesday, April 30, enjoy Melissa Carson’s Junior Voice Recital at 5:30 p.m. in Bolding Studio.

The Jazz Ensemble will conclude its season April 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall

We will present a choral performance May 3, 7:30 p.m. in Reid Chapel.

Our opera work continues to impress, both on campus and in the larger Birmingham arts community. Music professor Christina Villaverde will sing the lead role of Hanna in the Birmingham Music Club production of The Merry WidowMay 3 and 5. She will be joined in the production by eight other School of the Arts faculty, students and alumni including:
• Theatre and dance student Brianne Bailey (DoDo)
• Theatre and dance student Mary Brzezinski (LoLo)
• Music professor Kristin Kenning (Valencienne)
• Theatre and dance student Carin Lagerberg (JouJou)
• Theatre and dance student Elizabeth Ann Naro (CloClo)
• Graduate piano alumna and School of the Arts accompanist Diana Preoteasa (rehearsal pianist and orchestra member)
• Piano graduate student John Robertson (Camille)
• Preparatory music voice instructor Rebecca Worthington (Olga)

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.