March performances presented by UAB Music

Classical opera, trombone choirs, a clarinet retreat and much more from the UAB Department of Music.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

UAB Symphony Band in concert, 7 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Free admission. Conducted by Jeff Reynolds, Gene Fambrough and Marc Reed. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.music.uab.edu.

 

Thursday, March 3, 2011

UAB Faculty Recital, 7:30 p.m., UAB Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South. "Friend, Foes, and Allies," featuring Marc Reed, trumpet; Dale Reynolds, piano; Jeffrey Flaniken, violin; Laura Noah, percussion; and Denise Gainey, clarinet. The recital comprises chamber works utilizing trumpet, including selections by Ewazen, Kraft and Surinach. Free admission. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.music.uab.edu.

 

Saturday, March 5-Sunday, March 6, 2011

UAB Department of Music presents the ninth annual UAB Clarinet Retreat, UAB Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South. The retreat is open to students and clarinetists of all ages and abilities for discussion of topics concerning clarinetists and performance in a large clarinet choir. Clinics will range from instrument maintenance and developing a beautiful tone to literature and contemporary techniques for today's clarinetists. Call 205-975-0558 for more information. Visit online at www.music.uab.edu.

 

UAB Opera Burning Fiery Furnace
UAB Opera's production of "The Burning Fiery Furnace" is part of a double bill with "Dido and Aeneas" on March 11 and 12.

Friday, March 11, 2011

UAB Opera, 7:30 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Directed by Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk with Les Fillmer conducting. UAB Opera presents a double bill of Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" and Britten's "The Burning Fiery Furnace." Purcell and Britten are often paired as the two most important British composers, even though their work was more than three centuries apart. "Dido and Aeneas" tells the story of the Queen of Carthage, and will be staged with traditional Baroque gestures and dances. "The Burning Fiery Furnace" has a nearly all-male cast and recounts the story from the Hebrew Scriptures of Nebuchadnezzar and the three Israelites. Call 205-975-2787 for ticket information. Visit online at www.music.uab.edu.

 

Saturday, March 12, 2011

UAB Opera, 7:30 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Directed by Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk with Les Fillmer conducting. UAB Opera presents a double bill of Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" and Britten's "The Burning Fiery Furnace." Purcell and Britten are often paired as the two most important British composers, even though their work was more than three centuries apart. "Dido and Aeneas" tells the story of the Queen of Carthage, and will be staged with traditional Baroque gestures and dances. "The Burning Fiery Furnace" has a nearly all-male cast and recounts the story from the Hebrew Scriptures of Nebuchadnezzar and the three Israelites. Call 205-975-2787 for ticket information. Visit online at www.music.uab.edu.

 

CANCELLED
Thursday, March 24, 2011

Pershing's Own Army Brass Quintet, 7:30 p.m., UAB Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South. Free admission. Since its inception in 1972, The United States Army Brass Quintet has performed for a wide variety of audiences and dignitaries in 39 states and 12 foreign countries. An element of The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" in Washington, D.C., The U.S. Army Brass Quintet performs at the White House and at such televised national events as presidential inaugurations and official state ceremonies in the nation's capitol. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.music.uab.edu.

 

Saturday, March 26, 2011

UAB Trombone Choir in concert, 7:30 p.m., UAB Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South. Directed by Jeff Koonce. Free admission. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.music.uab.edu.

 

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

UAB Percussion Ensemble in concert, 7 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Free admission. Directed by Gene Fambrough. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.music.uab.edu.

 

Thursday, March 31, 2011

UAB Woodwind Chamber Ensembles in concert, 7:30 p.m., UAB Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South. Free admission. Featuring the Flute Choir, Clarinet Choir and other woodwind ensembles. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.music.uab.edu.

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