Huntingdon bands host Symphonic Honor Band
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.