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Kirkman, 20, a UAB junior from Florence, Alabama, studying musical theater, was awarded the Chip Hand Prize for Vocal Excellence in the NextGen National contest presented by the American Pops Orchestra.
Four new pieces of music were written for the UAB Wind Symphony to perform; three will have their world premieres at a free preview concert Feb. 25.
Choose from student recitals, guest artists and faculty performances, including Yakov Kasman, DMA, with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, plus Amadeae Duo and the fifth annual PRISM Concert.
Grammy- and Emmy-winner Panion arranged and orchestrated the Blind Boys’ classic hits for this performance, featuring members of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and a 300-person combined college choir.
Wallick will perform his diverse program “The Virtuosic Fugue,” culminating with one of Beethoven’s most important piano sonatas, which has never been performed in the UAB Piano Series’ history.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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.

The all-department concert will feature faculty and student performances, including solo and ensemble, choral, symphonic, piano, voice, percussion, chamber music, gospel, and more.

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