News

New Chamber Group: Musicians’ Collective

Beginning for Spring 2020, students are able to register for Musicians’ Collective (MUA 169-669), A new collaborative chamber group course for performers, improvisers, and composers. Students will be able to determine programming and are encouraged to blend/create new musical styles with unique instrumental groupings. This chamber group will provide performance opportunities held both on and […]

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Faculty News: Dr. Jeremy Crawford Releases His Second Solo Album, “Hummingbrrd”

Assistant Professor of Tuba & Euphonium and Brass Area Coordinator, Dr. Jeremy Crawford, released his second solo album, “Hummingbird”, earlier this week. The album features works for solo tuba and tape/digital playback. You may listen now on Spotify. Artist Bio Dr. Jeremy Crawford is the Assistant Professor of Tuba & Euphonium at the University of Alabama.  Additional […]

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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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Capstone String Quartet Graduate Assistantships Available for 2020-2021 Academic Year

The University of Alabama School of Music has Graduate Assistantships available in violin, viola, and cello for the 2020-21 academic year. These assistantships are for students pursuing either the MM or the DMA in performance. Each quartet position includes: Full tuition waiver Medical insurance $13,725 stipend Regular performances with the Capstone String Quartet Chamber coachings […]

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UA School of Music Hosts Local Inclusive School Choirs

Every Friday during the Fall and Spring semester, the School of Music hosts Convocation, which is open to all music students, faculty, and staff. Each week is a different topic which can vary from baroque music to ear health to any and everything relevant to life as a musician! This Friday, we will be featuring […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Susan Williams Performed at Electronic Music Midwest Festival

Assistant Professor Holland Hopson’s composition for voice and electronics, “Sudden Swan” was performed by Associate Professor of Voice, Susan Williams, at the Electronic Music Midwest Festival in Kansas City on September 9. They were happy to see two University of Alabama alums at the festival, Filipe Leitão and Thomas Wilson. […]

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Announcement: Festival Preparation Cohort Program

The school year just started, but it is never too early to begin thinking about next year’s summer festivals. The Orchestral Studies Department has started a new program titled the “Festival Preparation Cohort Program.” Starting in October, when most festivals will have posted their audition requirements for the 2020 summer season, the Cohort Program will […]

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