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

In the college piano competition, junior Zoe Willis won the upper division and sophomore Mira Walker won the lower division.
Flutist and singer Marta Piroșcă has been awarded a full-tuition scholarship to Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London.
Hear two world premieres by composers Matthew Scott Phillips and Tom Reiner, and see works by photographer David Levinthal.
Clarinetists of all ages are invited March 3-4 to participate in the 16th annual UAB Clarinet Symposium.
Hear the world premiere of "The Beautiful Confusion" by Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche, commissioned by the Alys Stephens Center.

New performances have been announced for spring 2018 by the University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music.

An annual tradition since 2001, the concert features hundreds of singers as the UAB choirs and Trumpet Ensemble are joined by area high school choirs and the Steel City Men’s Chorus.
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.
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.
The Grammy Award-winning band, among the pioneers of contemporary jazz groups, will also lead a clinic with UAB Department of Music students, and member Bob Mintzer will perform for schoolchildren with the UAB Jazz Ensemble
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.
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.
A group of 65 students and three faculty members will travel to Milan, Pisa, Florence and Rome, where they will tour the cities and march in the parade, which draws tens of thousands to celebrate and receive the Pope’s New Year’s Day blessing.
Olatuja and her band will open the concert, and the UAB Gospel Choir will then join her in performing holiday-inspired songs. Olatuja also will conduct a private vocal master class with students in the choir.
More than 35 music students and guest performers will tell the story of shepherd boy Amahl, who sees an enormous star and is met with regal visitors bearing gifts. The production features a full set, orchestra, costumes and more.
Senior music major Aleksandra Kasman will represent Alabama in the MTNA Southern Division competition in January in Columbia, South Carolina.
For “The Classics,” the UAB Gospel Choir will perform songs that have stood the test of time from artists Aretha Franklin, The Beautiful Zion Choir, Milton Brunson & The Thompson Community Singers, and more.
The UAB Concert Choir, Opera and Chamber Singers will perform a program of choral works by American and English composers and a preview of the upcoming Department of Music production “Amahl and the Night Visitors.”
The UAB Department of Music presents student and faculty performances, the UAB Piano Series with Eric Zuber, UAB Gospel Choir, Chamber Music @ AEIVA, UAB Opera and more.
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