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  • Catch the holiday spirit with Christmas at the Alys on Nov. 28
    In this annual celebration of the season, local high school choirs join UAB choirs for a festive performance of traditional holiday favorites and standard choral classics.
  • UAB’s Henry Panion III will direct “A Gospel Symphony Celebration” with Donald Lawrence on Nov. 12
    Panion will lead gospel artist Donald Lawrence, the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Vox Fortura and the combined Miles College and UAB Gospel choirs in this concert, which will be recorded for nationwide broadcast by PBS.
  • Pianist José Ramón Mendez to perform Oct. 29 for UAB Piano Series
    Described as “the Spanish pianist of his generation,” Mendez will perform works by Chopin, then dedicate the second half to music by Spanish composers Soler, Granados and Albeniz.
  • UAB Department of Music announces fall 2023 concerts
    The Department of Music presents recitals and concerts each fall and spring semester — and many of the performances are free and open to the public.
  • New CD of Korean art songs by UAB professor recognized with Global Music Award
    “Korean Tapestry: Korean Art Songs by Leading Korean Women Composers” features Won Cho, DMA, his wife, internationally acclaimed soprano Kyoung Cho, DMA, and pianist Eun-Hee Park, DMA.
  • Birmingham students get a crash course in preparing for music career
    The Berklee College of Music, UAB and Audiostate 55 will host a workshop for high school students on college and career preparation in music and the music industry Aug. 16.
  • UAB music students perform internationally during summer tours
    From singing in Welsh to teaching jazz to Colombian students, students in the UAB Department of Music got the opportunity to learn and explore the world as part of their education.
  • UAB to honor summer graduates with two ceremonies Friday, Aug. 11
    This summer, 1,775 students will graduate and nearly 1,000 will walk in two commencement exercises in UAB’s Bartow Arena, which will be streamed online.
  • 9 faculty elevated to Distinguished, University professorships
    The UA System Board of Trustees awarded the rank of Distinguished Professor to Ravi Bhatia, Heith Copes, Craig Elmets, Denise A. Gainey, Jeffrey D. Kerby, Farah D. Lubin, Jean-François Pittet and Martin E. Young and the rank of University Professor to Peter S. Hendricks during its meetings in April and June 2023.
  • UAB Summer Band presents free Fourth of July concert outside Bartow Arena
    Bring blankets and picnics to enjoy the concert of traditional and popular patriotic songs at 7 p.m., then watch the fireworks show from atop Red Mountain at 9 p.m.
  • Yakov Kasman, DMA, named 2023 Teacher of the Year by the Alabama Music Teachers Association
    This is one of the highest professional recognitions possible, Kasman says.
  • Panion’s work for The World Games 2022 lands 19 wins in 44th annual Telly Awards
    Music from The World Games 2022, including the theme song “Hope of Alabama” and other orchestral works written, arranged and produced by UAB University Professor of Music Henry Panion III, Ph.D., was recognized for excellence in video and television.
  • UAB piano student Mary Elisa Wagner wins at AMTA State Concerto auditions
    The Alabama Music Teachers Association named Wagner the winner in the prestigious College Concerto category, and she will now perform at the AMTA state conference.
  • In April, explore UAB’s academic arts performances
    For “April is for the Arts,” the UAB College of Arts and Sciences highlights the extraordinary talent from across the college’s fine art academic units for a month of events.
  • UAB Department of Music presents PRISM concert March 27
    The all-department concert will feature faculty and student performances, including solo and ensemble, choral, symphonic, piano, voice, percussion, chamber music, gospel, and more.
  • Cameron Rodgers-Johnson wins statewide recognition, blending passion for music and social justice advocacy
    Rodgers-Johnson attains success in his music journey through his drive, passion for social justice issues and faculty mentorship.
  • UAB Music students win at state singing competition
    Music majors Austin Green and Reagan Martin and physics major Jackson Hanle won top prizes in the Alabama State Auditions of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
  • UAB 2023 Summer Camps are here
    As summer approaches, registration for many UAB summer camps is now available.
  • UAB Piano Series presents Rachel Breen on March 26
    Breen’s performances have been described as “truly show-stopping” by Gramophone UK. She will perform works by Bach, Medtner, Schoenberg and Mozart.
  • March 9, join UAB’s Chamber Music @ AEIVA, inspired by “Black is Beautiful”
    UAB graduate and award-winning composer Eric Mobley and Gospel Choir Director Reginald Jackson, Ph.D., will perform works in response to Kwame Brathwaite’s photography exhibition at UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.

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