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Calendar of Events: UAB Department of Music

August


August 2013

Fri 23   Marching Blazers Band Camp Show. 7:30 p.m., Campus Green. Free

September


SEPTEMBER 2013

Fri 13     Faculty Concert featuring Denise Gainey, clarinet, and James Zingara, trumpet, with guest pianist Dale Williams. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free


Sat 14     Iron Giant Percussion Ensemble. 7:30 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Sirote Theatre. Free

Tue 24    Arie Antiche, a faculty concert of early Italian arias featuring Won Cho, Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk, and Paul Mosteller. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Sat 28    "The Blues" and Bill Sims, Martin Scorsese's 2003 blues documentary film (6:30 PM), followed by a music performance by America blues musician Bill Sims (8:00 PM), ASC Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. Free

October


October 2013

Tue 1      Faculty Recital featuring James Zingara, trumpet. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free


Wed 2    UAB Department of Music Faculty Potpourri Recital. 12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Sun 6     Piano Series concert featuring Aviram Reichert. 4:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. $15 General Admission and $5 for UAB Students. Call 205-975-2787 for tickets.

Tue 8      Voice Studio Recital featuring students of Won Cho, Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk, and Paul Mosteller. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Thu 17    UAB Choirs conducted by Brian Kittredge. 7:00 p.m., Southside Baptist Church, 11th Ave. South at 19th Street. $8 general admission and $5 for all students. Call 205-975-2599 for ticket information.

Tue 22    Wind Symphony and Symphony Band, conducted by Sue Samuels. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall.

Sun 27    Faculty Recital featuring Won Cho, bass, and Chris Steele, pianist. 4:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. Free

November


November 2013

Wed 6     E. Michael Harrington - Guest Presentation - "Fair Use and Copyright Abuse: How Business and Litigation Are Changing Music Copyright Law and Business Practices." 12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Thu 7      Brass Chamber Ensembles. Concert will feature Blazer Trumpets, Trombone Choir, Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble, and other brass ensembles. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Sun 10    Senior Trumpet recital by Chris Jones. 2:00 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Mon 11    Percussion Ensemble directed by Gene Fambrough. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. Free

Thu 14    Faculty Recital featuring Denise Gainey, clarinet, and Yakov Kasman, pianist. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. Free


Fri 15     Jazz Combos directed by Eric Essix and Steve Roberts. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Sat 16     Computer Music Ensemble directed by Scott Phillips. New works of electro-acoustic music and multimedia by student composers. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free


Mon 18    UAB Gospel Choir directed by Kevin P. Turner: 18th Anniversary Fall Concert. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 each for groups of 20 or more (advance purchase required). Call 205-975-2787 for ticket information.

Tue 19    Piano Studio Recital featuring students of Yakov Kasman, and Piano Ensembles directed by Tatiana Kasman. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Thu 21 and Fri 22     UAB Opera presents La Finta semplice by Mozart, directed by Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk. 7:30 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Sirote Theatre. Tickets are $10, $15 and $20, with $5 tickets available for any college student with an ID or anyone under 18. Call 205-975-2787 for ticket information.


December


December 2013

Mon 2    Christmas at the Alys. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. Call 205-975-2787 for tickets.


Tue 3      Graduate Oboe recital by Bill Somerall. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Wed 4    UAB Woodwind Ensembles in concert.  12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Thu 5      Guitar Ensemble directed by Carlos Pino. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Sat 7       Middle School Honor Bands Concert. 3:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. Free

Sat 14     High School Honor Bands Concert. 3:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. Free

January


January 2014


Thu 9  “American Vernacular,” a recital presented by Guest Artist Nicholas Phillips, pianist. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Sun 12  Piano Series concert featuring Valery Kuleshov. 4:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. $15 General Admission and $5 for UAB Students. Call 205-975-2787 for tickets. 

Sat 18  UAB Honor Choir Concert. 3:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. $8 general admission, $5 for all students and seniors.

Tue 21  Eric Rieger, tenor, in Guest Artist Recital. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Wed 22  Eric Rieger Master Class. 12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Wed 29  UAB Department of Music Faculty Potpourri Recital. 12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

February


February 2014

Fri 7  Yakov and Aleksandra Kasman, pianists, in a “four hands” concert of music by Rachmaninov. 8:00 p.m., Jemison Concert Hall. An Alys Stephens Center event. For more information, please visit their website: http://www.alysstephens.org

Sun 9 Sharpe-Zohn Guitar Duo. Guest Artist Concert featuring duo-guitarists Robert Sharpe and Andrew Zohn. 3:00 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free


Thu-Sat 13-15 Department of Music presents the 3rd Annual Brass Symposium. Hulsey Recital Hall and other venues. Call 205-934-2265 for more information.

Fri 14 UAB Faculty Brass Quintet. 8:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. Free

Sat 15 Festival of Brass Concert. This program will feature the UAB Brass Choir under the direction of Dr. James Zingara, ensembles and several honors brass ensembles made up of area high school students. The event will conclude with a spectacular mass finale comprised of more than one hundred performers. 3:00 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free admission, limited seating. Get there early!

Thu 27 Guest Artist Vocal Recital featuring Evan Jones, baritone. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Fri 28 Evan Jones Master Class. 12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

March


March 2014


Sat-Sun 1-2 Department of Music presents the 12th Annual Clarinet Symposium. Hulsey Recital Hall and other venues. Call 205-975-0558 for more information.

Sat 1  Clarinet Symposium concert. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. Free

Sun 2  Clarinet Symposium final concert. 2:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Morris K. Sirote Theatre. Free

Tue 4  Faculty Recital featuring Paul Mosteller, baritone, and Yakov Kasman, pianist. Concert includes Beethoven’s Adelaide, songs with Shakespeare texts by Schubert and Finzi, selected songs by Richard Strauss and Ned Rorem, and Don Quichotte à Dulcinée by Ravel. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. Free

Fri 7  Voice Studio Recital featuring students of Won Cho, Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk, and Paul Mosteller. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Sun 9  Piano Series concert featuring Robert Henry. 4:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. $15 General Admission and $5 for UAB Students. Call 205-975-2787 for tickets. 

Sun 9  Faculty Recital featuring Anne Donaldson, violin. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Tue 11  UAB Choirs conducted by Brian Kittredge. Jointly sponsored by the UAB Department of Music and the Birmingham Art Music Alliance. 7:00 p.m., Southside Baptist Church, 11th Ave. South at 19th Street. $8 general admission and $5 for all students. Call 205-975-2599 for ticket information.

Sun 16  UAB Department of Music Extravaganza, featuring UAB Bands, Choirs, Ensembles, and Soloists. Funds raised support a UAB Department of Music International Initiative. 4:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. Tickets $50, 25, and $10. Call 205-975-2787 for tickets.

Tue 18   “With Love from Germany,” faculty recital featuring soprano Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk, pianist Yakov Kasman, and harpsichordist Chris Steele. All German repertoire, including several Handel arias (with harpsichord, cello, and violin), Schumann’s Frauenliebe und -leben,and songs by Richard Strauss. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. Free

Wed 19  UAB Woodwind Ensembles in concert.  12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free 

Wed 19  Jazz Ensemble directed by Steve Roberts. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. Free

Thu 20  Jazz Combos directed by Carlos Pino and Steve Roberts. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

April


April 2014


Thu 3  Faculty Recital featuring Gene Fambrough, percussion. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Tue 8  UAB Choirs conducted by Brian Kittredge. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. $8 general admission and $5 for all students. Call 205-975-2787 for tickets.

Wed 9  Trombone Choir directed by Jeff Koonce. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Thu 10 through Sat 12  Jazz Summit. Events occur Thursday through Sunday in several venues. Call 934-7568 for more information.

Fri 11 and Sat 12  Computer Music Ensemble directed by Scott Phillips.  New works of electro-acoustic music and multimedia by student composers.  7:30 p.m., Odess Theatre. Tickets are $5.


Fri 11 Steel Band directed by Gene Fambrough. 5:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Sun 13  Wind Symphony and Symphony Band conducted by Sue Samuels, with Guest High School Band. 3:00 p.m. Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. Free 

Sun 13  Piano Studio Recital featuring students of Yakov Kasman, and Piano Ensembles directed by Tatiana Kasman. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Mon 14  UAB Gospel Choir presents Gospel Anthology III: Evolution, directed by Kevin P. Turner. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. This is third and final installment of the Anthology series from the UAB Gospel Choir. It's history set to music and dance, with spot-on reenactments, audience participation, and a stage set-up that mirrors the style of the popular Bill Gaither Homecoming TV show - with the piano and Hammond organ front and center at this event. Local and regional musical icons will join the choir on stage as they perform music from American Gospel Eras to include Jubilee/Spirituals, the Golden Age, Freedom Songs, Contemporary & Cross-Over, to today’s genres and sub-genres. It’s going to be just as enjoyable as it is educational. Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 each for groups of 20 or more (advance purchase required). Call 205-975-2787 for ticket information.

Tue 15  Honors Recital featuring winners of the 2014 Honors Recital Competition. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. Free 

Wed 16  Faculty Recital of premieres, featuring James Zingara, trumpet. Concert will feature a new chamber work by theory/composition professor William Price, and a multi-media work by American composer Jeffrey Boehm. 12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free 

Wed 16 Brass Chamber Ensembles. Concert will feature Blazer Trumpets, Trombone Choir, Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble, and other brass ensembles. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Thu 17  Percussion Ensemble directed by Gene Fambrough. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. Free

Fri 18  UAB Opera Scenes, directed by Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free