Huntingdon News

February 12, 2013
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Huntingdon bands host Symphonic Honor Band

Montgomery, Ala.—The Huntingdon College Band program will host a Symphonic Honor Band for Alabama high school students Friday–Saturday, April 5–6, 2013, at the College.  The opportunity to participate is free and open to students in grades 9–12.  Participants will perform with some of the area's best band students; attend a concert by the Huntingdon symphonic band, the Huntingdon Winds, Friday, April 5; and receive a T-shirt and pin. Applications must be received by March 7.  A list of those who have been accepted to attend and an itinerary will be posted on the band's Web site March 8.  To apply, visit http://music.huntingdon.edu/honorbands.htm.

Huntingdon's bands are part of the College's Music program, which offers majors in music and music education and a concentration in worship leadership within the music major.  Performing ensembles include the Concert Choir, Huntingdon Harmony jazz/show choir, B Natural Barbershop ensemble, the Marching Scarlet & Grey, Huntingdon Winds symphonic band, jazz ensemble, Basketball Pep Band, and various small ensembles.

Huntingdon's Cultural and Community Events Series, including the Huntingdon Winds performance Friday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall, are free and open to the public and are co-sponsored by Baptist Health. 

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. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college. The College motto, "Enter to grow in wisdom; go forth to apply wisdom in service," is inscribed in stone above the front door of John Jefferson Flowers Hall.  Ranked in the top tier of regional colleges by U.S. News and World Report and consistently listed in the Princeton Review's "The Best Colleges: Region by Region," Huntingdon has for two years been recognized on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Washington Monthly, which ranks colleges on the basis of their contributions to the public good, places Huntingdon in the top 20% of 352 baccalaureate colleges. 

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