School of Music

The School of Music has more than 350 music majors and 35 full-time faculty members. The School offers graduate and undergraduate programs in performance, education, composition, theory, history, therapy, jazz studies and more. The School of Music is more than a collection of curricula and facilities; it is a community with a unique culture that has evolved over the past century.

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Programs

Students wishing to study at the School of Music must make a separate application for admission to the School, which is available online at music.ua.edu/undergraduates/auditions.

After successfully auditioning and gaining formal acceptance to the School of Music, students may enroll in one of the following degree programs: the bachelor of music (BM), which is the professional degree, or the bachelor of arts (BA) with a major in music. Students can also earn a BA with an arts administration concentration. The University of Alabama also offers a program in music education. For more information see the College of Education section of this catalog.

Faculty

Chair
  • Snead, Charles
Professors
  • Bridges, Scott.
  • First, Craig
  • Fleming, Susan
  • Freese, Faythe
  • Gille, Tanya L.
  • McCreery, Carlton
  • Ozzello, Kenneth B.
  • Ratledge, John
  • Schultz, Diane
  • Snead, Charles G.
  • Wolfe, Thomas
Associate Professor
  • Biermann, Joanna
  • Caputo, Jennifer
  • Cevasco, Andrea
  • Coleman, Randall
  • Cummins, Linda
  • Dewar, Andrew
  • Hancock, Carl
  • Houghtaling, Paul
  • Johnson, Marvin
  • Kozak, Christopher
  • Latimer, W. Marvin
  • Mann, Jenny
  • McGuire, Kenneth M.
  • Molina, Osiris
  • Myers, Shelly
  • Noffsinger, Jonathan
  • Peles, Stephen V.
  • Robinson, Thomas
  • Sweaney, Daniel
  • Yates, Eric
Instructors
  • Bernstein, Zachary
  • Chance, Kevin
  • Crawford, Jeremy
  • Richman, Wendy
  • Woosley, Kevin
  • Zaheri, Amir
Lecturers
  • Alley, Robert
  • Johnson, Michael
  • Kordes, Gesa
  • Lanter, Mark
  • Latimer, Marion
  • Parrish, Regina
  • Sullivan, Judith
  • Witt, Anne
Assistant Professor
  • Draper, Ellary
  • Fader, Donald
  • Feeney, Timothy
  • Gregoire, Jenny
  • Pappas, Nikos
  • Tayloe, David
  • Whitaker, Jonathan
  • Williams, Susan

Courses

MUS
115
Hours
4
Theory I

Study of the foundations of musical materials through analysis, writing, sight-singing, dictation, and keyboard skills. Offered in the fall semester.

MUS
117
Hours
4
Theory II

Study of the melodic and harmonic materials of the 18th and early 19th centuries through analysis, writing, sight-singing, dictation, and keyboard skills. Offered in the spring semester.

Prerequisite(s): MUS 115 with the grade of C- or better.

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