An annual tradition since 2001, the concert features hundreds of singers as the UAB choirs and Trumpet Ensemble are joined by area high school choirs and the Steel City Men’s Chorus.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Gospel Choir will present its 22nd anniversary concert, and bid farewell to founding director Kevin P. Turner, on Monday, Nov. 13.

Performers will “Sound the Trumpets” for a light-hearted romp through the history of the trumpet at the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Sunday, Nov. 12.

Peace scholars, educators, and activists from around the world will gather at the University of Alabama at Birmingham from Oct. 25-28 for the 2017 Peace and Justice Studies Association Annual Meeting.

This fall, new faculty members join the Department of Communication Studies, the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Criminal Justice, the Department of English, the Department of Music, the Department of Philosophy, the Department of Social Work, the Department of Sociology, and the Department of Theatre.

October 17, 2017

Strike Up the Band!

Under the leadership of new director of bands Dr. Sean Murray, the marching blazers are ready to retake the field this fall.

Hailed by critics as “an extraordinary pianist who promises to become a legend in this new century,” American pianist Rachel Kudo will perform Sunday, Sept. 24, for the University of Alabama at Birmingham Piano Series.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham will celebrate Homecoming 2017 from Oct. 1-7, with the Gurney Derby Competition, Hoops After Dark, a parade through Southside and UAB Football vs. Louisiana Tech at Legion Field.
The Southeastern Electro-Acoustic Composers Collective will present a concert of new electronic music and video art by its members at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Free recitals by talented students and world-renowned faculty and guest artists will be presented this fall by the University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music.
The UAB Summer Band will perform a collection of popular and patriotic songs, in a new location, on the Green between The Commons and Blazer Hall.
Faculty and staff from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History, Department of Music, and Department of Theatre explore their skills locally and abroad.
Students, faculty, and alumni from the College of Arts and Sciences make a strong showing at the ADDY Awards.
A senior in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music and the Honors College’s University Honors Program, Kasman, pianist, will graduate April 29, then embark on a tour and graduate school.
Sean Murray will begin his role leading the UAB Marching Blazers in May. He comes to UAB from Florida Atlantic University.
Tours like this are transformative experiences, says Director Brian Kittredge. The choir is requesting donations to help make the trip a reality for as many students as possible.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Gospel Choir will present its annual spring concert at the historic 16th Street Baptist Church on Palm Sunday, April 9.
Hear chamber music and experience the graphic, large-scale installation created by Colombian-born artist Jessica Angel at Chamber Music @ AEIVA, Friday, April 7.
For the final performance of the 2016-2017 UAB Piano Series, Esther Park will perform a program of works by Beethoven, Schubert, Debussy and Messiaen.
The Grammy Award-winning band, among the pioneers of contemporary jazz groups, will also lead a clinic with UAB Department of Music students, and member Bob Mintzer will perform for schoolchildren with the UAB Jazz Ensemble
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