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UAB Jazz Ensemble named Most Outstanding College Band; Kameron Dickerson wins Most Outstanding College Soloist at the 12th annual Hall of Fame competition.
Enticed to UAB by a Computer Music Ensemble concert, Birmingham’s Kevin Peek is graduating with a music technology degree and an array of skills to make it in the music business.
Blazer fans can enjoy a free lunch with a side of spirit when the National Alumni Society presents the Spring Game Spirit Luncheon on April 17.
A faculty recital, steel bands in concert and the fourth annual Percussion Festival with guest artist Mark Ford are keeping UAB Music hopping.
This Computer Music Ensemble spring show is focused on the “Odyssey” theme, and each student-composer created music that invokes the feelings and emotions of an epic quest.
The UAB Gospel Choir keeps a busy performance schedule, with annual spring, fall and summer concerts.
The Essentials is a new, innovative Alys Stephens Center series devoted to honoring the rich history of jazz music and bringing the best artists in contemporary jazz to Birmingham.
The concert at Southside Baptist Church will feature music from a variety of styles and time periods, including works by Mendelssohn, Gretchaninoff, Mawby, Hogan and more.
Las Vegas audiences will be treated to music from the UAB Gospel Choir’s “Nu-Soul City” CD from March 26-30, when the choir performs at Hard Rock Hotel and area churches.
While at UAB to accept the prize, Botstein will conduct a special performance of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, free and open to the public, March 13 at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.
The UAB Music student and faculty show will offer performances in classical, jazz, gospel and pop, and represent musical heritages from Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas.
An interdisciplinary collaboration at UAB recently established a research method that has expanded the institution’s capacity to expand initiatives addressing diseases including cancer, autoimmune diseases and degenerative diseases.
Songwriters are invited to help the Alys Stephens Center celebrate The Magic City with ASC Commissions Birmingham, a contest looking for original songs about Birmingham.
The new CD, available Jan. 28, will help the Concert Choir raise money for its July trip to the eighth World Choir Games in Latvia.
The Birmingham Art Music Alliance will present the free concert at Samford University, with a program of original works by composers with Alabama ties.
From free student and faculty recitals and performances to guest artist recitals, master classes, symposiums and more, UAB Music has much to offer the community.
Phillips will perform “A Southern Prelude,” an original work for solo piano by UAB Associate Professor William Price in a free concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 9.
As artist-in-residence, he will continue to represent UAB as an ambassador for the arts and serve as a mentor to young people who have an interest in the arts.
New this season: Robert Cray, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Taj Mahal, Ailey II, John Prine, Light Dreams II and Steve Martin with Edie Brickell.
UAB Concert and Chamber choirs and Brass Ensembles will perform with the Magic City Choral Society and Calera, Gardendale, Ramsay and White Plains high school choirs.
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