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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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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Announcement: The Camilla Huxford Women Composers’ Initiative

The Huxford Symphony and the School of Music at the University of Alabama announce the creation of the Camilla Huxford Women Composers’ Initiative, an annual program tasked with identifying emerging women composers, workshopping and performing their work, and promoting their work through recordings. Each year, the Initiative will select the work of an early career […]

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Student Spotlight: Matthew Meadows Earned Second Place in the University Division of the International Horn Competition of America

This past weekend five students from the UA horn studio competed in The International Horn Competition of America. This is the largest and most prestigious competition of its kind in the Americas, and one of the most important in the world. Matthew Meadows, a first-year graduate student, won second prize in the university division of […]

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