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Audition for Early Chamber Ensembles

All instrumentalists and singers (preferably music majors, but other experienced performers are welcome) are invited to audition for the UA Early Chamber Ensembles this semester! The Early Chamber Ensembles are small ensembles, coached by Gesa Kordes, exploring early musical styles (medieval through Classical) under the aspect of historically informed performance practice. The school of music

Vuorovesi Trio Had a DINO-mite Performance

A few weeks ago, the Vuorovesi Trio (Diane Boyd Schultz, Flute; Mary Lindsay Bailey, Oboe; and Osiris J. Molina, Clarinet) performed a concert in the Grand Gallery of Smith Hall (Alabama Museum of Natural History). This performance was a preview concert before performances in Tampa, FL, Salt Lake City, UT, and Knoxville, TN. View more photos here.

UA Opera Theatre Named National Finalist

The UA Opera Theatre is pleased to announce that we have been named national finalists in the American Prize competition for Opera Production for Semele and Letters from Quebec to Providence in the Rain from our 2017-2018 season. In addition, Dr. Houghtaling is a national finalist for his work on Semele for the Charles Nelson

Alumni News: Jenney Merritt

Congratulations to Jenney Merritt! She was named Secondary School Teacher of the Year for Madison City Schools! Jenney earned an undergraduate Music Education degree from UA in 2010!

Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Amir Zaheri

Click here to view our interview with Dr. Amir Zaheri. Dr. Zaheri is Assistant Professor of Composition, Director of Undergraduate Studies, and the Assistant Director of the School of Music.  

UA School of Music to Become ‘All Steinway School’

The University of Alabama and piano crafters Steinway & Sons are making beautiful music together. The University’s School of Music is becoming an “All Steinway School,” which will bring the Capstone into some rarefied air. Other “All Steinway” schools include Yale, Juilliard, and the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. “As the University of Alabama School of

UA School of Music Hosts Haunting Halloween Performance

Some songs carry a haunting melody, and the organ studio at The University of Alabama’s School of Music presents a ghostly performance Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Moody Music Concert Hall. The performance will feature some chilling organ pieces, including the widely recognizable Toccata in D Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach, Danse

Renowned Tuba Player to Perform at UA’s Moody Music Hall

Tuba specialist Øystein Baadsvik has traveled the world, but his upcoming performance at The University of Alabama is his first trip to the Yellowhammer State. Baadsvik performs and offers a master’s lecture in the Moody Music concert hall Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $10, senior (55 and over) tickets are $5, and student tickets are $3. Tickets are available