Huntingdon News

April 11, 2013
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Three Huntingdon concerts wrap up the academic year

Montgomery, Ala.—The Huntingdon College music program will close the academic year with three concerts in choral music, classical piano, and Pops tunes, respectively, next week.  All concerts are free and open to the public. 

To begin, the Huntingdon Concert Choir  and choral ensembles will offer their annual Spring Choral Concert, Monday, April 15, at 7:00 p.m. in Huntingdon's Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall (this represents a time and date change from previous announcements).  The choirs' spring program will include selections from "The Pirates of Penzance."  Huntingdon choirs are directed by Gene Davis and Dr. Jennifer Canfield.

The final 2012–2013 concert of Huntingdon's Elizabeth Belcher Cheek Concert Series will feature Huntingdon music professor and pianist Dr. Vadim Serebryany and friends from the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, Tuesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall.  The concert will feature the Mozart g minor piano quartet, the Saint-Saens septet, and the Brahms piano quintet.  Serebryany will be joined by Montgomery Symphony concert master Robin Scott (violin), Peter Povey, Lucy Duke, Tom Boyd, Katarina Jurovska, and Huntingdon professor of music Dr. Dennis Herrick. Serebryany's performances have won critical acclaim throughout North America, Europe, Canada, South America, Australia, and Japan, where he has performed for numerous recital tours. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Juilliard School and a Doctorate in Musical Arts from Yale University. 

Finally, Huntingdon's symphonic band, the Huntingdon Winds, will perform an outdoor Pops Concert, Thursday, April 18, at 6:00 p.m. on the Huntingdon Green (this represents a time change from previous announcements).  Guests may bring portable lawn chairs or picnic blankets to enjoy the show.  The band will perform on Top Stage.

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 choir), Percussion Ensemble, and Barbershop. 

For a complete list of Huntingdon's Cultural and Community Events for the the 2012–2013 academic year, visit:  http://www.huntingdon.edu/about.aspx?id=6258.

Huntingdon's community and cultural events are sponsored by Baptist Health.

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