Displaying items by tag: Department of Music

As Associate Dean, Dr. Hurst-Wajszczuk will help lead the teaching and engagement mission of the UAB Honors College and facilitate the recruitment and academic success of a diverse student body.

Five UAB students majoring in music technology have successfully passed the Avid Pro Tools certification exam.

Flutist and singer Marta Piroșcă has been awarded a full-tuition scholarship to Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London.

Dr. Yakov Kasman, Professor and Artist-in Residence in the Department of Music, has been named a Distinguished Professor by the Board of Trustees.

"Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini" is one of the works most beloved by audiences around the globe.
October 17, 2017

Strike Up the Band!

Under the leadership of new director of bands Dr. Sean Murray, the marching blazers are ready to retake the field this fall.

Faculty and staff from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History, Department of Music, and Department of Theatre explore their skills locally and abroad.
Students, faculty, and alumni from the College of Arts and Sciences make a strong showing at the ADDY Awards.
A senior in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music and the Honors College’s University Honors Program, Kasman, pianist, will graduate April 29, then embark on a tour and graduate school.
Sean Murray will begin his role leading the UAB Marching Blazers in May. He comes to UAB from Florida Atlantic University.
Tours like this are transformative experiences, says Director Brian Kittredge. The choir is requesting donations to help make the trip a reality for as many students as possible.
Adjunct Professor Matthew Bryant will perform at the Root Signals Electronic Music Festival, and music technology senior Drew Romanowski’s piece “Eatit-n-Leave” was accepted and will be presented at the National Student Electronic Music Event.
“Remembrance II” for alto saxophone and piano will be performed in Athens on Dec. 20, while “Sonata: Folie à Deux” will be performed at the International Saxophone Symposium on Jan. 6.
Kasman will join ASO members for “Quintessential Quintets” to perform two great piano quintets, one from the 19th century by Robert Schumann and one from the 20th century by Dmitry Shostakovich.
Senior music major Aleksandra Kasman will represent Alabama in the MTNA Southern Division competition in January in Columbia, South Carolina.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Bands to begin May or June 2017.
Performance videos and photos from the UAB Department of Music are captured in the department's new "Music that will change your world" video.
April 25, 2016

Showcase

The UAB Departments of Theatre, Art and Art History and Music are just a few areas creating learning experiences for students that go far beyond the classroom.  And the community is benefiting as well.
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