Displaying items by tag: Department of Music

The sister of Dr. Edward L. Wills chose to celebrate her brother’s career in physics and his lifetime of trumpet-playing.

The foundation aims to advance the field of medicine and broaden the arts by providing scholarships to qualifying juniors and seniors at universities in the South.

The College of Arts and Sciences and UAB community are heartbroken that our beloved Department of Music Professor and the Founding Director of the UAB Gospel Choir Kevin P. Turner died on Monday, March 1, 2021, after an extended illness.

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.
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