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November 12, 2012
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Huntingdon College
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Huntingdon Department of Music offers two events this week

Montgomery, Ala.—The Huntingdon College Department of Music will present two events featuring members of the music faculty and guest artists this week.  The College's Elizabeth Belcher Cheek Concert Series, Tuesday, November 13, will feature pianist Vadim Serebryany, assistant professor of music at Huntingdon, in an all-Beethoven program at 7:30 p.m. in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall.  Thursday, November 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall, organist and adjunct music instructor James Conely will perform a "Feasts of Fall" concert with the COR Trumpet Trio, comprised of Huntingdon Professor of Music Dennis Herrick and Alabama State University's Carly Johnson, associate professor of music, and Bryan Reeves, instructor of music and director of the the university's wind ensemble and symphonic band.  The organ concert is part of Huntingdon's Harald Rohlig Organ Recital Series.  Both events are free and open to the public.  

The Cheek Concert Series is endowed by Mr. Ben F. Cheek III and family in memory of his first wife, a Huntingdon music alumna.

The Harald Rohlig Organ Recital Series is named in honor of the long-time professor of music and renowned organist, now professor of music emeritus, who has been a part of the Huntingdon music program since 1955. 

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. The Huntingdon Department of Music offers a degree in music with P–12 teacher certification or concentrations in voice, piano, instrumental music, or worship leadership.  The department offers a number of performing ensembles for students, including the Marching Scarlet and Grey, Concert Choir, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Huntingdon Harmony (jazz/show choir), Percussion Ensemble, and Barbershop. 

Huntingdon's Cultural and Community Events Series is sponsored by Baptist Health.  Events are free and open to the public. For a complete list of Huntingdon's Cultural and Community Events for the the 2012–2013 academic year, visit:


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