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Assistant Director of Bands
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239 Hulsey Center
(205) 996-5827

Research and Teaching Interests: Instrumental Music Education, Beginning Brass Playing, Singing and Instrumental Performance

Office Hours: By appointment

  • BM, University of Miami, Music Education
  • MM, University of Georgia, Music Education
  • EdD, University of Georgia

Cara Morantz joined the faculty at UAB as Assistant Director of Bands in the fall of 2014. She is a part of the instructional team for the Marching Blazers, the Wind Symphony, the Symphony Band, and the Blazer Bands. In addition, she provides instruction in music classes including courses in music education.

Prior to her arrival at UAB, Ms. Morantz spent nine years in the public schools of Cobb County, Georgia, where she taught at both the middle school and high school levels. From 2005-2007, she served as assistant director of bands at Lassiter High School, and she has also served on the faculty at Cooper Middle School from 2007-2012, and Durham Middle School from 2012-2014. Ms. Morantz continues to play trumpet actively, and while in Cobb County she also thoroughly enjoyed being a member of the Cobb Wind Symphony.