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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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 […]

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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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Thoughts for our School of Music Family

Dear School of Music Family (faculty and students), I hope you’re all doing well! I miss you; each and every one of you. We, collectively, have faced and successfully met a variety of challenges in recent weeks and months. Our School of Music family has stood strong, remained decidedly positive and productive, and demonstrated ourselves […]

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