This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

BBVA Compass Sponsors Alabama Symphony Orchestra's 'Symphony In The Summer'

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass will sponsor the Alabama Symphony Orchestra's third annual "Symphony in the Summer at Railroad Park" outdoor concert series, bringing classic works and family-friendly events to the park.

The free outdoor concert series will be held in the park, known as " Birmingham's Living Room," from June 7-9. During the three-day series, the symphony will play classical masterpieces by composers such as Beethoven and Aaron Copland, among others.

"'Symphony in the Summer' is becoming a tradition in Birmingham, and we're excited to bring the community together to experience classical music in our own back yard," said BBVA Compass Birmingham City President Alan Register. "Whether you're a classical music fan or just want to get the family outdoors, the event offers something for everyone."

The bank is a longtime supporter of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, through the BBVA Compass Foundation's support of the Alabama Youth Symphony Orchestra. The ensemble is dedicated to giving young musicians the opportunity to learn and grow by rehearsing and performing great orchestral music in a professional setting.

"The Alabama Symphony Orchestra looks forward to 'Symphony in the Summer' each year," said ASO Executive Director Curt Long. "Playing great music in the beautiful setting of Railroad Park with Birmingham's skyline stretched out before a packed crowd has really become one of the highlights of our season. We are grateful to BBVA Compass and to all those who join us in the audience for helping to make Railroad Park our summer home for a few exciting days."

Concerts will begin at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, conducted by Resident Conductor and Principal Pops Conductor Chris Confessore and Assistant Conductor Roderick Cox, respectively. On Sunday, a variety of children's activities will kick off at 5 p.m., with a closing performance at 6 p.m. conducted by Confessore.

BBVA Compass sponsors the arts across its footprint. Most recently in Birmingham, the bank announced its sponsorship of the BBVA Compass Concert for Human Rights. The event will be held Sept. 14 and will support 50 Years Forward, the city's year-long celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of what many see as the turning point in the civil rights movement.

About BBVA GroupBBVA Compass is a subsidiary of BBVA Compass Bancshares Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of BBVA (NYSE: BBVA) (MAD: BBVA). BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a solid position in Spain, is the largest financial institution in Mexico, and has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt region of the United States. Its diversified business is geared toward hi     gh-growth markets and relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. Corporate responsibility is at the core of its business model. BBVA fosters financial education and inclusion, and supports scientific research and culture. It operates with the highest integrity, a long-term vision and applies best practices. More information about the BBVA Group can be found at

About BBVA CompassBBVA Compass is a Sunbelt-based financial institution that operates 708 branches, including 367 in Texas, 93 in Alabama, 79 in Arizona, 65 in California, 45 in Florida, 38 in Colorado and 21 in New Mexico. BBVA Compass ranks among the top 20 largest U.S. commercial banks based on deposit market share and ranks among the largest banks in Alabama (2nd), Texas (4th) and Arizona (5th). BBVA Compass has been recognized as one of the leading Small Business Administration lenders and ranked third in American Banker's 2012 reputation study of the leading 30 banks in the U.S. Additional information about BBVA Compass can be found at

Editor's Note: BBVA Compass is a trade name of Compass Bank.


Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $93.74 0.00%
FB $117.58 0.00%
GOOG $693.01 0.00%
TSLA $240.76 0.00%
YHOO $36.60 0.00%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,773.64 -57.12 -0.32%
S&P 500 2,065.30 -10.51 -0.51%
NASDAQ 4,775.3580 -29.9330 -0.62%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs