Shannon Thomason

Shannon Thomason

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Arts events, art and art history, music, student life, theatre
The Department of Music’s annual Trumpet Symposium will feature two free concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, and 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Hulsey Recital Hall.
From the UAB Piano Series and Chamber Music @ AEIVA to dozens of free concerts and recitals by students and faculty, the UAB Department of Music offers a new season of outstanding performances.

 

VOCALOSITY features some of today’s chart-topping hits in brand-new arrangements; but no genre of music is off limits, from doo-wop to Bruno Mars. One lucky a cappella group can perform as the opening act and receive complimentary tickets.
Commissioned by the BMA, the to-scale replica of its newly remodeled galleries is a tool to help curators plan exhibitions and more. It was used for the upcoming Jan. 28 exhibition “Third Space /shifting conversations about contemporary art.”
Metheny is one of the most accomplished jazz artists in history, and his versatility is nearly without peer on any instrument. He has won 20 Grammy awards in a variety of categories, and in 2015 was inducted into the Downbeat Hall of Fame.
Clarinetists of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the symposium; registration includes a ticket to see guest artist and Grammy winner Richard Stoltzman perform with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.
The UAB Collegiate Recovery Community will host an open house from 4-6 p.m. Jan. 12, and a Recovery Conference from noon-10 p.m. Feb. 11.

Angel will take over a small gallery as workspace to create the large lobby installation “Facing the Hyperstructure” in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, with assistance from AEIVA staff and Department of Art and Art History students.

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by Wynton Marsalis, features 15 of the best soloists, ensemble players and arrangers in jazz music today. The Alys Stephens Center will also offer a special pre-performance dinner and A-level seating ticket package.
A free opening reception is planned for 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20. In addition to his exhibition, Nader will meet with UAB photography students for a group critique that will be followed by a free, public gallery talk, scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, March 3.
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