Posted by Sean Flynt on 2009-10-16

The student musicians of Samford University's Wind Ensemble will perform with special guest Mike Roylance of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a concert Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall.

Roylance is the principal tubist for the Boston Symphony Orchestra and a veteran performer and educator. In addition to his teaching career he has performed internationally and played with Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, and Seattle Symphony Orchestra.

The concert is free-of-charge and open to the public.

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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.