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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.

Rodgers-Johnson attains success in his music journey through his drive, passion for social justice issues and faculty mentorship.

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.
Breen’s performances have been described as “truly show-stopping” by Gramophone UK. She will perform works by Bach, Medtner, Schoenberg and Mozart.

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.

Panion, a UAB University Professor of music, will join other music luminaries including Nat “King” Cole, Hank Williams, Lionel Richie, Emmylou Harris and others.
The MUSE Conference, created by jazz guitarist Eric Essix and UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, features music industry professionals who will provide musicians with the tools to succeed.
In 2022, American pianist Clayton Stephenson became the first Black finalist at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
On the schedule are pianists Clayton Stephenson and Rachel Breen, guest artists, plus a variety of faculty recitals featuring art songs, chamber works and more.
Students from local high school choirs will join UAB choirs in this festive annual performance filled with traditional holiday favorites and standard choral classics.
A producer, composer, arranger, orchestrator, conductor and educator, Panion was invited to join the elite honor society for dedicating at least 25 years to television excellence.
Nurse Laura Melton studied classical music repertoire at UAB while earning her degree and performed in Italy this summer after missing out on the trip due to the pandemic.
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