Alumni Spotlight: Jill Pocius (BM, Music Therapy, 2017)

“I am working in Dallas, Texas as a board certified music therapist at Children’s Health. I am humbled every day to walk alongside these children and families as they navigate illness, loss and healing. Being able to use music to help kids express themselves, cope better and get stronger is such a privilege! I’m forever […]

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“Big Band of Brothers: A Jazz Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band” | Available November 22nd via New West Records

BIG BAND OF BROTHERS: A JAZZ CELEBRATION OF THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND TO BE RELEASED BY NEW WEST RECORDS NOVEMBER 22nd, 2019 FEATURING APPEARANCES BY MARC BROUSSARD, RUTHIE FOSTER, JACK PEARSON, AND WYCLIFFE GORDON RELIX MAGAZINE PREMIERES “WHIPPING POST” FEATURING MARK BROUSSARD PLUS “HOT ‘LANTA” TODAY New West Records will release Big Band of Brothers: A […]

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Alumni News: UA Grad Making Headlines in the Smooth Jazz Charts

Kimberly Strickland, aka Kim Scott in the Jazz World, is a terrific flutist and is making great strides in the smooth jazz category. She graduated with her Bachelor of Music at the University of Alabama. Strickland is an active classical and jazz performer, teacher, and is currently the Director of Student Support Services at Alabama School of […]

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Alumni News: From the University of Alabama to the Alabama Symphony Orchestra

Ansley Frachiseur graduated in Spring 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Administration with a minor in General Business. She is currently working as the Individual Giving Manager for the Alabama Symphony Orchestra where she is in charge of fundraising campaigns, donor acquisition and retention, email/print marketing, and running social media. Ansley credits her […]

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Alumni News: Amaro Dubois, Awarded as Iris Artist Fellow

Congrats to 2019 Masters of Music graduate and Huxford Symphony Orchestra member Amaro Dubois on his current position as an artist fellow with the IRIS orchestra in Memphis! According to their website, the “The Iris Artist Fellowship residency program offers emerging musicians from historically underrepresented populations in classical music a year of outstanding performance experience with […]

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Alumni News: Jenney Merritt

Congratulations to Jenney Merritt! She was named Secondary School Teacher of the Year for Madison City Schools! Jenney earned an undergraduate Music Education degree from UA in 2010! […]

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