Registration is open now for ArtPlay’s fall session, with a variety of arts education classes for all ages set to begin Sept. 2.
July 18, 2014
With the audience seated within a 3-D “ambisonic” sound system, EarFilms creates a playground for the human imagination; each audience member is blindfolded to eliminate visual stimuli and focus the senses.
The nearly 60-strong UAB Concert Choir will represent the USA in the “Olympics of choirs,” the World Choir Games in Latvia.
Each season, the Alys Stephens Center searches for innovative artists, curates unique events and enlists talented musicians to create memorable experiences for Birmingham audiences.
This season see Lalah Hathaway and Ruben Studdard, Boz Scaggs, Duquette Johnston, the Hendrix Experience, Keb’ Mo’, Mary Mary, Trombone Shorty, Kirk Whalum, Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge, and more.
The free, family-friendly festival will showcase the best of Birmingham music, merchants and vendors from 5-10 p.m. outdoors at the ASC.
Published in Service to Community
May 01, 2014
Hear burgeoning musicians, catch the spirit, say goodbye and good luck and celebrate July 4, all with the UAB Department of Music this summer.
UAB Jazz Ensemble named Most Outstanding College Band; Kameron Dickerson wins Most Outstanding College Soloist at the 12th annual Hall of Fame competition.
April 18, 2014
Enticed to UAB by a Computer Music Ensemble concert, Birmingham’s Kevin Peek is graduating with a music technology degree and an array of skills to make it in the music business.
April 09, 2014
Blazer fans can enjoy a free lunch with a side of spirit when the National Alumni Society presents the Spring Game Spirit Luncheon on April 17.
Published in Service to Community
March 28, 2014
A faculty recital, steel bands in concert and the fourth annual Percussion Festival with guest artist Mark Ford are keeping UAB Music hopping.
This Computer Music Ensemble spring show is focused on the “Odyssey” theme, and each student-composer created music that invokes the feelings and emotions of an epic quest.
March 21, 2014
The UAB Gospel Choir keeps a busy performance schedule, with annual spring, fall and summer concerts.
The Essentials is a new, innovative Alys Stephens Center series devoted to honoring the rich history of jazz music and bringing the best artists in contemporary jazz to Birmingham.
The concert at Southside Baptist Church will feature music from a variety of styles and time periods, including works by Mendelssohn, Gretchaninoff, Mawby, Hogan and more.
March 07, 2014
Las Vegas audiences will be treated to music from the UAB Gospel Choir’s “Nu-Soul City” CD from March 26-30, when the choir performs at Hard Rock Hotel and area churches.
February 21, 2014
While at UAB to accept the prize, Botstein will conduct a special performance of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, free and open to the public, March 13 at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.
February 10, 2014
The UAB Music student and faculty show will offer performances in classical, jazz, gospel and pop, and represent musical heritages from Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas.
An interdisciplinary collaboration at UAB recently established a research method that has expanded the institution’s capacity to expand initiatives addressing diseases including cancer, autoimmune diseases and degenerative diseases.
Published in Innovation & Development
January 22, 2014
Songwriters are invited to help the Alys Stephens Center celebrate The Magic City with ASC Commissions Birmingham, a contest looking for original songs about Birmingham.