Featured will be the UAB Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, the UAB Trumpet Ensemble, and choir students from John Carroll, Calera, Thompson and Hueytown high schools.
Sophomore Eamon Griffith of Birmingham won first place in the Young Artist category, while junior Aleksandra Kasman of Vestavia Hills was named the alternate winner.
Guests and patients at UAB Hospital can enjoy performances and more each week with a new season of free “Thursday Arts Experiences,” a noon performance series.
“Chamber Music @ AEIVA” will begin at 5 p.m. and offer gallery viewing and a reception followed by a 30-minute concert at 5:30 featuring student and faculty performers.
The UAB Gospel Choir will celebrate its 20th anniversary in concert on Sunday, Nov. 15, with a reunion choir, a seven-piece band and horn section, steppers, and dance and mime teams.
Pianist Norman Krieger is set to perform Sunday, Oct. 25, to kick off the UAB Piano Series for 2015-2016.
Department of Theatre Chair Kelly Dean AllisonDepartment of Music Chair Patrick Evans, and Department of Art and Art History Chair Lauren Lake have been chosen as fellows for the International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD).
The UAB Hospital Auxiliary, in partnership with the UAB Institute for Arts in Medicine, presents the series, which will take place in UAB Hospital’s North Pavilion.
African-American Studies Program and Department of Music instructor Kevin P. Turner will present a lecture by George W. Stewart on “The Jefferson County Sound: Birmingham and Bessemer, Alabama, Home of the Black Gospel Quartet” on Thursday, Sept. 24.
A new season of performances by talented students, accomplished faculty, local talent and impressive guest artists has been announced for fall 2015 by the Department of Music.
Out of a talented international pool of 33 pianists, junior Aleksandra Kasman took the top prize at the 2015 International Keyboard Institute and Festival in New York City on Aug. 2.
Halli Williamson of Oneonta, a business and music student, is working with children in need and their families as an intern with Sozo Children this summer.
Rising UAB senior and music and theatre major Nole Jones will compete at the National Association of Teachers of Singing National Student Auditions in Greensboro, North Carolina, on July 7.
University of Alabama at Birmingham student Aleksandra Kasman won the inaugural High Point University 2015 Piano Competition on Saturday, June 6.
Summer events presented by the Department of Music include the UAB Summer Band Independence Day concert, the summer music camp final concert, the Marching Blazers Band Camp show, and the UAB Gospel Choir's summer concert.
The Boston Pops will perform four orchestral arrangements by University of Alabama at Birmingham University Professor Henry Panion III, Ph.D., for a show with the Blind Boys of Alabama on Saturday, June 6, at Symphony Hall in Boston.
Department of Music professor of piano and artist-in-residence Yakov Kasman, DMA, will perform as a soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine in the rarely performed Nikolay Medtner Piano Concerto No. 3 on Wednesday, May 20, in the National Philharmonia Hall of Kyiv, Ukraine.
Eight music technology students at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have successfully passed the AVID Pro Tools certification exam.
Aleksandra Kasman is a winner in the National Federation of Music Clubs Student/Collegiate Auditions. Kasman, of Vestavia Hills, is a junior at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is majoring in music in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music and is in the UAB Honors College’s University Honors Program.
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