JANUARY 2015

Tue 13     Faculty Recital featuring Anne Donaldson, violin, with guest artists. Concert will include works by Bach, Brahms, and Milhaud. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Wed 14     Songs of Gabriel Fauré: A Lecture Recital by pianist Chris Steele, with soprano Kathleen Farrar Buccleugh and baritone Paul Mosteller. 12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Sat 17     UAB Honor Choir Concert. 3:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. Free

Wed 21     UAB Department of Music Faculty Potpourri Recital. 12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Sun 25     Piano Series concert featuring Pavel Nersessian. 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 27     Percussion Studio Recital, featuring students of Gene Fambrough. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Wed 28     Faculty Recital featuring Martin Cochran, euphonium, Andy Miller, tuba, and Chris Steele, pianist. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Thu 29     Guest Artist Recital featuring Jeanie Darnell, soprano. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

FEBRUARY 2015

Mon 2 through Tue 3     Department of Music presents the annual Jazz Summit. Jemison Concert Hall, Hulsey Recital Hall, and other venues. Call 205-934-6154 for more information.

Wed 4     Student Recital featuring advanced students in the Department of Music, with Chris Steele, pianist. 12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Fri 6     Concert of song cycles by Gabriel Fauré, featuring pianist Chris Steele, with soprano Kathleen Farrar Buccleugh and baritone Paul Mosteller. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Fri-Sat 13-14     Department of Music presents the 4th Annual Brass Symposium. Hulsey Recital Hall and other venues. Call 205-934-2265 for more information.  

Sat 14     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. 2:00 p.m., Jemison Concert Hall.

Sun 15     Alabama Sings!, a benefit concert featuring singers from throughout Alabama, including voice professors from UAB, Samford, and Birmingham-Southern. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Wed 18     Student Recital featuring advanced students in the Department of Music, with Chris Steele, pianist. 12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Sat-Sun 21-22     Department of Music presents the 13th Annual Clarinet Symposium, in conjunction with regional ClarFest events of the International Clarinet Association. Hulsey Recital Hall and other venues. Call 205-975-0558 for more information.

Tue 24     Wind Symphony and Symphony Band, conducted by Sue Samuels. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. Free

MARCH 2015

Wed 4     Guest Artist Recital featuring Dr. Anthony Kirkland, trumpet, and Dr. Jason Baker, percussion, from Mississippi State University. 12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Fri 6     Voice Studio Recital featuring students of Won Cho, Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk, and Paul Mosteller. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Wed 11     Student Recital featuring advanced students in the Department of Music, with Chris Steele, pianist. 12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Mon 16     Faculty Chamber Recital of trios by Stravinsky, Steele, Martinu, and Webster. Performers are violinist Julianne Odahowski Steele, clarinetist Denise Gainey, flutist Lisa Wienhold, trumpeter James Zingara, and pianist Chris Steele. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. Free

Tue 17     Jazz Ensemble directed by Steve Roberts. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. Free Wed 18 Senior Recital featuring Emily Milan, flute. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Thu 19     Jazz Combos directed by Carlos Pino and Steve Roberts. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Sat 21     Piano Series concert by Nikolai Lugansky. 4:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. Call 205-975-2787 for tickets.

APRIL 2015

Wed 1     Percussion Ensemble directed by Gene Fambrough. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. Free

Wed 8     Student Recital featuring advanced students in the Department of Music, with Chris Steele, pianist. 12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Fri 10     Steel Band directed by Gene Fambrough. 6:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. $5 general admission, $3 students. Sun 12 Wind Symphony and Symphony Band conducted by Sue Samuels, with Guest High School Bands. 3:00 p.m. Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. Free

Sun 12     Piano Studio Recital featuring students of Yakov Kasman, and Piano Ensembles directed by Tatiana Kasman. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Mon 13     UAB Gospel Choir directed by Kevin P. Turner. 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 14     Honors Recital featuring winners of the 2015 Honors Recital Competition. 7:00 p.m., Alys Stephens Center, Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. Free

Wed 15     UAB Jazz Faculty in concert. 12:20 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

Wed 15     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 16     Guest Artist Concert featuring the Thelema Trio from Belgium (Peter Verdonck, saxophone, Marco A.Mazzini, clarinet, and Ward De Vleeschhouwer, piano). This concert of new works by European and American composers will include a composition by UAB faculty member William Price. Sponsored by the Jemison Visiting Professorship in the Humanities. 7:30 p.m., Hulsey Recital Hall. Free

This is a partial list. More events will be scheduled.