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Awards Convocation

Friday, April 20, 11:45 a.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall

Community and Cultural Events, 2017–2018

Events listed in chronological order. Check back! This list is updated frequently. For other dates and events see: Academic Calendar; Composite Athletics Schedule; College Facilities Calendar

Fall 2017

HONOR AT HUNTINGDON, Sunday, August 20, 7:00 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall

PRESIDENTIAL CONVOCATION, Wednesday, September 6, 11:45 a.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall

Homecoming mum

Homecoming and Family Weekend, October 6–7, 2017

HUNTINGDON MARCHING SCARLET AND GREY MARCHING HONOR BAND, Saturday, September 16; all day; bands will perform during the Huntingdon Hawks football game at 1:00 p.m, W. James Samford Jr. Stadium.

HARALD ROHLIG ORGAN RECITAL SERIES presents DR. JAMES CONELY, “Majestic Organ,” Tuesday, September 19, 7:00 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall; Music by Claude Murphree, Felix Mendelssohn, Albert Alain, Camille Saint-Saens, and Noel Goemanne will be included.

HOMECOMING and FAMILY WEEKEND 2017, Friday-Saturday, October 6–7

PREVIEW DAY: Saturday, October 7, 9:00–noon; hosted by the Office of Admission, Preview Days provide time for prospective students and families to tour the campus, talk with students, eat in the dining hall, meet the faculty and staff, and learn about financial aid and scholarships.  Free for prospective students and their families. Visitors may stay for the Homecoming football game, which begins at 1:00 p.m. For reservations, complete registration online or contact the Office of Admission at (334) 833-4497 or admiss@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

HAWKS MINI CHEER CAMP, Saturday, October 14, 8:00–10:00 a.m., James W. Wilson Jr. Gymnasium, Will and Kelly Wilson Community and Athletic Building, Cloverdale Campus. To sign up, contact Coach Stephanie Hicks at stephanie.hicks@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

PREVIEW DAY: Saturday, November 4, 9:00–noon; hosted by the Office of Admission, Preview Days provide time for prospective students and families to tour the campus, talk with students, eat in the dining hall, meet the faculty and staff, and learn about financial aid and scholarships.  Free for prospective students and their families. Visitors may stay for the Homecoming football game, which begins at 1:00 p.m. For reservations, complete registration online or contact the Office of Admission at (334) 833-4497 or admiss@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

FALL DEBATE, Wednesday, November 8, 7:00 p.m., Delchamps Recital Hall, Smith Music Building

Flowers Hall decorated for ChristmasHUNTINGDON COLLEGE CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION, Thursday, November 30:

Spring 2018

BLOUNT-SLAWSON YOUNG ARTISTS COMPETITION (January 26–28), final round public concert, Sunday, January 28, 1:00 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. The Blount-Slawson competition, a program of the Montgomery Symphony League, is sponsored by the Blount Foundation and the Guice Slawson family.

ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH ART EXHIBIT, featuring the art of Cleve Webber and the music of guitarist Emery Kidd, presented by the Black Student Union, Thursday, February 8, 7:00–9:30 p.m., Leo J. Drum Jr. Theater, Cloverdale Campus

DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC FACULTY CONCERT: Curtis Hollinger, Clarinet, with Haein Kim, piano, Tuesday, February 13, 6:30 p.m., Smith Music Building’s Delchamps Recital Hall. The duo will perform a program of music by Geral Finzi, Johannes Brahms, and Carl Maria von Weber.

Frank X. WalkerRHODA COLEMAN ELLISON WRITERS FESTIVAL GUEST LECTURE, FRANK X. WALKER, Thursday, February 22 (this represents a date change), 7:30 p.m., Delchamps Recital Hall, Smith Music Building; Walker is a founding member of the Affrilachian Poets Movement and is the author of Ink Stains and Watermarks: New and Uncollected Poems; About Flight; Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers; and Isaac Murphy: I Dedicate This Ride.

HUNTINGDON COLLEGE STATE HONOR BAND FESTIVAL, Friday and Saturday, February 23–24

OPERATIC TENOR DAVID CANGELOSI IN CONCERT, Sunday, February 25, 4:00 p.m., Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church, 2061 Kentucky Avenue, Vestavia Hills, Alabama; free and open to the public. Mr. Cangelosi appears in his role as the Glenn and Betty Seymour Perdue Distinguished Artist in Residence at Huntingdon College. He has performed with opera companies and symphonies around the world, including the Metropolitan Opera, the Lyric Opera, the Boston Symphony, and the Paris Opera. He serves as artistic director, program director, and lead faculty for the Montgomery Symphony’s Vann Vocal Institute, hosted by Huntingdon College.

AISA HONOR BAND, Friday, February 23, 3:00–9:00 p.m.; Saturday, February 24, 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

PREVIEW DAY, Saturday, March 3, 9:00 a.m.–noon; sponsored by the Office of Admission, Preview Days provide time for prospective students and families to tour the campus, talk with students, eat in the dining hall, meet the faculty and staff, and learn about financial aid and scholarships.  Free for prospective students and their families.  For reservations, register online or contact the Office of Admission at (334) 833-4497 or admiss@huntingdon.edu.

2017 Vann Vocal celebrity recital

Vann Vocal Institute Celebrity Recital

VANN VOCAL INSTITUTE CELEBRITY RECITAL, Thursday, March 8, 7:00 p.m., featuring performances by international opera great David Cangelosi and fellow operatic artists, Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall; offered in partnership with the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra.

11th ANNIVERSARY: VANN VOCAL INSTITUTE, Thursday–Saturday, March 8–10, Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall, and Smith Music Building’s Delchamps Recital Hall. This special event, offered in partnership with the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, brings young singers from high schools and colleges across the region to Huntingdon for master class training with prominent international opera stars. A Celebrity Recital (see above) and Emerging Artists Recital (see below) are part of the events. Master classes are open to the public, as are both recitals.

VANN VOCAL INSTITUTE EMERGING ARTISTS RECITAL, Saturday, March 10, 5:00 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall; free and open to the public; performers are those selected by the master class teachers after completion of the VVI Master Class.

THE MISS HUNTINGDON PAGEANT, Saturday, March 17, 7:00 p.m., Leo J. Drum Jr. Theater, Cloverdale Campus

HUNTINGDON WINDS SYMPHONIC HONOR BAND, Friday–Saturday, April 13–14, Roland Arena and other locations on campus

HUNTINGDON WINDS AND JAZZ OUTDOOR CONCERT, Friday, April 13, 6:30 p.m., Top Stage on The Green, Huntingdon College Campus

BACCALAUREATE, (Traditional Day Program) Friday, May 4, 5:00 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall

2018 COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES, Saturday, May 5, The Green

  • TRADITIONAL DAY PROGRAM:  9:00 a.m.
  • EVENING BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAM:  6:00 p.m.

This list is current as of March 15, 2018, but events are subject to change and new events are added frequently. To verify event information or to be placed on an e-mail mailing list for Cultural Events, contact Su Ofe in the Office of Communications at ofe@hawks.huntingdon.edu or (334) 833-4515.

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