Kasman will join ASO members for “Quintessential Quintets” to perform two great piano quintets, one from the 19th century by Robert Schumann and one from the 20th century by Dmitry Shostakovich.
The Department of Music presents this annual favorite, featuring UAB Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, the UAB Trumpet Ensemble, choirs and ensembles from area high schools, and the Steel City Men’s Chorus
Olatuja and her band will open the concert, and the UAB Gospel Choir will then join her in performing holiday-inspired songs. Olatuja also will conduct a private vocal master class with students in the choir.
Tour the exhibition, enjoy refreshments, and hear music by Dmitri Shostakovich and Kurt Weill in this free collaboration by the Department of Music and the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
More than 35 music students and guest performers will tell the story of shepherd boy Amahl, who sees an enormous star and is met with regal visitors bearing gifts. The production features a full set, orchestra, costumes and more.
For the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Human Rights Award celebration, Henry Panion III designed a showcase of Alabama artists and the legacy of the civil rights movement. Central to the production are selections and performing artists from guitarist Eric Essix’s new recording “This Train: The Gospel Sessions.”
Senior music major Aleksandra Kasman will represent Alabama in the MTNA Southern Division competition in January in Columbia, South Carolina.
For “The Classics,” the UAB Gospel Choir will perform songs that have stood the test of time from artists Aretha Franklin, The Beautiful Zion Choir, Milton Brunson & The Thompson Community Singers, and more.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Bands to begin May or June 2017.
The UAB Concert Choir, Opera and Chamber Singers will perform a program of choral works by American and English composers and a preview of the upcoming Department of Music production “Amahl and the Night Visitors.”
For the first time, former students of Professor of Piano Yakov Kasman will join world-class pianists for this series, bookended by Eric Zuber and Esther Park.
Department of Music composer William Price wrote two works on the program. The UAB Chamber Trio featuring faculty Denise Gainey, James Zingara and Christopher Steele will perform one piece.
The Saratov Philharmonic Orchestra has invited Yakov Kasman to perform Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 as a soloist to open its 70th concert season.
The UAB Department of Music presents student and faculty performances, the UAB Piano Series with Eric Zuber, UAB Gospel Choir, Chamber Music @ AEIVA, UAB Opera and more.
The 200-member-strong band is rehearsing its show of hit soundtrack tunes, “Hollywood,” for performances at UAB football games, exhibitions and parades. 
Performance videos and photos from the UAB Department of Music are captured in the department's new "Music that will change your world" video.
Arts faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences are taking time this summer to practice their art forms and share their skills with students and audiences here and around the globe.
April 25, 2016

Showcase

The UAB Departments of Theatre, Art and Art History and Music are just a few areas creating learning experiences for students that go far beyond the classroom.  And the community is benefiting as well.
Jones, of Prattville, graduates April 30 with a dual degree in music and theater with honors and heads to the University of Illinois for a Master of Music degree this fall.
Presented by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Collat School of Business, the series will bring music business professionals to speak and work with students, faculty and the community.
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