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Huxford Symphony Orchestra High School String Orchestra Workshop

The University of Alabama School of Music is pleased to announce the inaugural Huxford Symphony Orchestra High School String Orchestra Workshop. This event will take place over Zoom October 22-24. This event is open to all high school music string students and presents the opportunity to work with University of Alabama faculty in a series […]

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2020-2021 Huxford Symphony Orchestra Concerto-Aria Competition

 The Huxford Symphony Orchestra Concerto-Aria Competition will be held in November 2020. Prize winners will be given the opportunity to perform as soloist with the Huxford Symphony Orchestra during the Spring 2021 semester, or at a later date subject to scheduling and availability.  Regulations  The Huxford Symphony Concerto-Aria Competition is open to all University of […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Whitney O’Neal Promoted to Assistant Chair in Music at UNA

Congratulations to Dr. Whitney O’Neal on being promoted to Assistant Chair in Music at the University of North Alabama! O’Neal is currently Assistant Professor of Flute at UNA and principal flute of the Shoals Symphony. She earned her M.M. and D.M.A degrees in Flute Performance with a secondary emphasis in musicology from the University of […]

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Faculty News: Professor Skip Snead Awarded UA Alumni Association Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award

Professor of Horn and School of Music Director, Skip Snead was selected as one of four honorees for this year’s University of Alabama Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards (OCTA) given annually by the National Alumni Association. We are so thankful for Professor Snead’s leadership! Congratulations! […]

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UA Percussion Ensemble Named the 2020 Percussive Arts Society International Percussion Ensemble Competition Winner

We are so excited to announce that the UA Percussion Ensemble was named a WINNER of the 2020 PAS International Percussion Ensemble Competition! This is one of the pinnacle achievements of a percussion studio, and we have been invited to perform a Showcase Concert at PASIC in November of 2020. Roll Tide! […]

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UA School of Music Establishes “IDEA” Committee

Professor and Director, Skip Snead, has established a new standing committee that will exist (ongoing) in our School of Music. It is named the “IDEA” committee; the “Inclusion”, “Diversity”, “Equity”, and “Access” committee. This committee will have an open charge to discuss, assess, and take action as they see necessary in order to ensure that […]

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Professor Randall Coleman Elected 1st Vice-President (President-Elect) of the National Band Association

Professor Randall Coleman, Associate Director of Bands and Professor of Conducting at the University of Alabama, has recently been elected 1st Vice-President (President-Elect) of the National Band Association. Professor Coleman will serve at two-year term as 1st Vice-President, then assume the role of President in June 2022. Professor Coleman is the conductor of the Alabama Symphonic Band […]

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