Clarinetists of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the 14th annual Clarinet Symposium, presented by the UAB Department of Music, February 27-28, 2016.

Associate Professor of Clarinet and Music Education, Denise Gainey, DMA, leads the symposium, which will offer workshops, master classes, clarinet choirs, recitals, and clinics by some of the nation’s finest clarinetists.

Special guest artists include John Cipolla, Lori Ardovino, Osiris Molina, Kip Franklin, Meghan Merciers, Kip Franklin, London Silas Shavers, Robert Janssen, and Ford Fourqurean. Backun Musical Services and Art’s Music Shop will provide participants with instruments, mouthpieces, barrels, reeds, music and more.

Participants will enjoy performances and master classes throughout the weekend by Gainey and all of our guest artists, ending with a final concert featuring all participants at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center for the Performing Arts.

For more information, please contact Dr. Denise Gainey,, (205) 975-0558.
Are you looking for the best music on the UAB Campus? Look no further than the Department of Music. You'll find choir concerts, visiting peformers, faculty and student recitals, ensemble performances, and much more.

Below you'll find upcoming events for the next few weeks. You can also check out the event calendar to see what will be coming up this year.

Upcoming Events

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