February 12, 2015
The salute is part of a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” the Selma-to-Montgomery march, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Kasman’s prize includes a prestigious opportunity to perform with the symphony in March and a $1,500 cash prize.
Coming up for the Marching Blazers in 2015 are performances on the USS Missouri at Pearl Harbor and elsewhere in Honolulu from March 21-28.
January 29, 2015
The Gospel Choir will perform and Womack will lecture with her paintings and poetry for this special event, set for Feb. 23 in the Hulsey Recital Hall.
January 21, 2015
Clarinetists of all ages and abilities are invited to gather for the International Clarinet Association's Southeastern Festival in conjunction with the 13th annual UAB Clarinet Symposium.
January 07, 2015
Enjoy the sweet sounds of free musical performances with the UAB Department of Music’s full schedule for winter and spring.
Nersessian will perform Jan. 25, 2015, and Lugansky will perform March 21. Both are sought-after artists of the highest caliber, says UAB’s Yakov Kasman.
November 12, 2014
Featuring UAB Concert and Chamber choirs and Brass Ensembles with area high school choirs, the performance will include traditional holiday favorites.
November 07, 2014
This contemporary take on Donizetti’s tale of romance and reversal of fortune features award-winning student performers from an array of majors.
November 06, 2014
Come early to grab a seat for this free concert, which will feature 13 all-new, original student compositions with video and video games.
November 05, 2014
Kasman will face eight other competitors in the MTNA Southern Division auditions in Tennessee in January, and the winner will go to nationals.
October 30, 2014
Choir favorites old and new will be performed at the show, along with two new scholarship announcements, one in memory of G. Labron Smith.
October 24, 2014
The student group will perform a work commemorating D-Day as well as contemporary selections and a ragtime encore.
October 16, 2014
Price’s work “Triptych: Three Studies in Gesture and Noise” will be presented at the Atlanta conference Nov. 13-14.
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Mash will speak at the department’s Music Convocation on Oct. 8. The midday lecture is open to the public.
October 01, 2014
UAB’s Yakov Kasman will perform the Tchaikovsky Trio as part of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s “Concertmaster and Friends” series Oct. 14.
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September 19, 2014
George Stewart’s Oct. 9 lunchtime lecture will focus on the music and history of the black gospel quartet and its influence on other genres.
September 18, 2014
Lu is set to perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, in UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. The series is presented by the Department of Music.
September 04, 2014
Hosted by UAB Artist-in-Residence Eric Essix, “The Essentials” combines education and entertainment in one stage show that spotlights an internationally acclaimed jazz artist alongside Birmingham’s talented jazz musicians.
The lute songs of John Dowland are famous, but the texts are rarely understood. This multimedia lecture recital will explore the intrigue surrounding the songs.