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2020 Huxford Symphony Concerto-Aria Competition Results

Congratulations to our 1st Prize winners, Timothy Berry and Matt Meadows, who will perform as soloists with the Huxford Symphony at a future date to be announced. Undergraduate Division 1st Prize- Timothy Berry, Piano (Chance)                Listz- Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major 2nd Prize- Sean Brown, Violin (Grégoire)                  Wieniawski- Faust Fantasy, Op. 20 3rd Prize- Erin McAfee, Flute

Register for Virtual Voice Day 2021

Join the Alabama voice and choral faculty on Saturday, January 16 for a day of exploration and discovery. The online event will include information sessions for students, master classes, sample voice lessons, and brief introductions to the things music majors study. The day will also include pre-recorded performances by students and faculty, and a special

Salvation is Created – In Memory of Jim Duren

The University of Alabama School of Music mourns the loss of one of our most revered graduates, Jim Duren, class of 1973. In celebration of his life, please enjoy this tribute from the UA Trombone Studio. The Oak Mountain High School Band Facebook account shared this about him. “Mr. Duren was the founding band director

Ensembles Update + Protocols

As promised at the beginning of the semester, we have continued to monitor our overall situation very carefully relative to what experiences we can safely offer and allow. Every decision made by our School of Music (faculty and administration collectively) has been and will be made with our student’s best interests in sharp focus. Our

Select Ensembles to Begin In-Person Rehearsals

Based on the news Friday afternoon from the systems office showing that Covid-19 cases on campus are down to 221 with a positivity rate in Sentinel testing below 1%, we are taking some cautious and careful steps forward relative to small and select ensemble rehearsals beginning this week. At this time, this will be limited

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

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

Large Ensemble Audition Information – Fall 2020

Jazz Ensembles and Combo Audition Information Huxford Symphony Orchestra Audition Information Concert Ensembles Audition Information Choral Ensemble Audition Information

School of Music Ensembles Update – Fall 2020

Returning and New Students: I sincerely hope that all who read this message are well and safe. In response to the number of messages I continue to receive about the ways in which ensembles in the School of Music will operate in the coming weeks, I write to alleviate any lingering confusion, and to confirm