Steinway & Sons Press Release ASTORIA, NEW YORK (October 28, 2019) – Local piano professor Kevin Chance has been inducted into the Steinway & Sons Teacher Hall of Fame — a prestigious designation recognizing the work of North America’s most committed and passionate piano educators. Kevin T. Chance serves as Assistant Professor of Piano at
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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
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
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
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
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
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
Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Minear, Assistant Professor & Director of Choral Activities, on begin selected to present at the 2020 World Symposium on Choral Music in Auckland, New Zealand. Learn more about this important gathering of choral musicians from around the world.
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.