December 16, 2010

Yeol Eum Son performing Jan. 23, 2011.

Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011

UAB Honor Choir Concert, 3 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Free admission. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.uab.edu/cas/music.

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011

Birmingham Art Music Alliance (BAMA) Concert, 7:30 p.m., UAB Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South. Admission is $6; $3 for students. Featuring new works of music by Birmingham-area composers and artists. Call 205-934-8056 for ticket information.

Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011

UAB Piano Series featuring Yeol Eum Son, 4 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. The UAB Piano Series presents the world's finest pianists. Pianist Son (her name is pronounced Your-arm Son) was awarded the Silver Medal in the 13th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2009. She performed Brahms' Piano Quintet with the Tak√°cs Quartet during the Cliburn's semifinal round, which earned her the Steven De Groote Memorial Award for the Best Performance of Chamber Music. Call 205-975-2787 for tickets.

Einav Yardern performing Feb. 20, 2011.

Sunday, Feb. 6

Tirk Duo trumpet/clarinet duo guest recital, 3 p.m., UAB Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 900 13th St. South. Free admission. Concert will include traditional band music and chamber music for winds. Conducted by Gene Fambrough, Marc Reed and Bill Somerall. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.uab.edu/cas/music.

Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011

UAB Wind Symphony in concert, 3 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Free admission. Conducted by Sue Samuels. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.uab.edu/cas/music.

Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011

UAB Faculty Recital, 7 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Featuring Paul Mosteller, baritone and Yakov Kasman, piano. Free admission. Songs of Love, Loss and Redemption. Works by Alexander Zemlinsky, Henri Duparc, Mikhail Glinka and Charles Ives.  Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.uab.edu/cas/music.

Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011

UAB Piano Series featuring Einav Yarden, 4 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. The UAB Piano Series presents the world's finest pianists. Israeli pianist Yarden studied with renowned pianist Leon Fleisher at the Peabody Conservatory and in 2005 earned her master's of music and graduate performance diploma. She has performed as a soloist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Minnesota Symphony, Beethoven Orchester Bonn, Calgary Philharmonic, Jerusalem Symphony, Plovdiv Philharmonic, The Israel Symphony, The Spirit of Europe Symphony, under Sir Neville Marriner, Aldo Ceccato, Leon Botstein, Mark Russell Smith, Mendi Rodan and others. She recently won third prize at the prestigious International Beethoven Piano Competition in Bonn, where she also performed with cellist Mischa Maisky. Call 205-975-2787 for tickets. Visit online at www.uab.edu/cas/music.

Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011

UAB Faculty Recital, 7:30 p.m., UAB Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South. Featuring Jeremy Grall, guitar. Free admission. The recital, "Places, Night and Day," will feature works by Benjamin Britten, Toru Takemitsu, Isaac Albeniz, Benjamin Verdery and Ethan Wickman. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.uab.edu/cas/music.

Friday, Feb. 25-Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011

UAB Department of Music presents the annual UAB Jazz Summit, UAB Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South. Students in grades 9-12 are encouraged to apply for the UAB Jazz Summit. Participants will be placed in classes and ensembles on a variety of levels determined by audition and band director recommendation. Students will be placed in big bands and combos according to their skill and experience and will be mixed in with UAB jazz students in their various ensembles. Clinicians will include some of the top jazz musicians in the area, and master classes will be given on every major instrument. Students get to rehearse with a big band or combo, master classes on their instrument, two meals and a T-shirt. Call 205-934-6154 for registration and more information. Visit the department online at www.uab.edu/cas/music.

Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011

UAB Department of Music presents the Jazz Summit Final Concert, 3 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Free admission. Directed by Steve Roberts.  Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.uab.edu/cas/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.uab.edu/cas/music.

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.uab.edu/cas/music.

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.uab.edu/cas/music.

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.uab.edu/cas/music.

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.uab.edu/cas/music.

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.uab.edu/cas/music.

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.uab.edu/cas/music.

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.uab.edu/cas/music.

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.uab.edu/cas/music.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

UAB Voice Studio Recital, 3 p.m., UAB Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South. Free admission. Featuring the students of Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk, Darla Brooks Mosteller and Paul Mosteller. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.uab.edu/cas/music.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

UAB Faculty Recital, 7 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Free admission. Featuring Yakov Kasman, piano and guest violinist, Julia Sakharova. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.uab.edu/cas/music.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

UAB Piano Studio and Piano Ensembles Recital, 7:30 p.m., UAB Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South. Free admission. Featuring the students of Yakov Kasman and Tatiana Kasman. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.music.uab.edu.

Friday, April 8, 2011

UAB Steel Drum Band in concert, 5:30 p.m., UAB Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South. Free admission. Directed by Gene Fambrough. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.music.uab.edu.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

UAB Guitar Ensembles in concert, 5:30 p.m., UAB Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South. Free admission. Directed by Jeremy Grall. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.music.uab.edu.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

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

Sunday, April 10, 2011

UAB Choirs Spring Concert, 3 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Free admission. Directed by Brian Kittredge. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.music.uab.edu.

Monday, April 11, 2011

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

Thursday, April 14, 2011

UAB Faculty Recital, 7 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Free admission. Featuring Kristine Hurst, soprano and Yakov Kasman, piano. Works by Barber, Prokofiev, Schumann, Poulenc and Obradors. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.music.uab.edu.

Friday, April 15, 2011

UAB Computer Music Ensemble in concert, 7:30 p.m., UAB Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South. Free admission. Featuring new works of electro-acoustic music and multimedia by UAB student composers. Conducted by Scott Phillips. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.music.uab.edu.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

UAB Honors Recital, 7 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Free admission. Featuring winners from the 2011 Honors Recital Competition. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.music.uab.edu.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

UAB Wind Symphony and Symphony Band in concert, 3 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Free admission. Conducted by Sue Samuels. Concert includes traditional band music and performances by student concerto competition winners. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.music.uab.edu.

Monday, April 25, 2011

UAB Gospel Choir Spring Concert, 7 p.m., UAB's Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Conducted by Kevin Turner. Call 205-975-2787 for ticket information. The UAB Gospel Choir recordings will be available for purchase. Visit online at www.music.uab.edu.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

UAB Brass Chamber Ensembles in concert, 7:30 p.m., UAB Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South. Free admission. Featuring the Blazer Trumpets, Trombone Choir, Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble and other brass ensembles. Call 205-934-7376 or visit www.music.uab.edu.

About the UAB Department of Music

UAB is the first all-Steinway piano school in Alabama. The UAB Department of Music presents more than 150 concerts, recitals, master classes, and lectures each year - many of them free - for more than 400,000 people throughout the region. The department features 17 ensembles. It is part of the UAB College of Arts and Sciences, home to academic disciplines that include the arts, humanities, sciences and the School of Education.