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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Students wishing to study at the School of Music must make a separate application for admission to the School, which is available online at

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.


  • Snead, Charles
  • First, Craig
  • Fleming, Susan
  • Freese, Faythe
  • Gille, Tanya L.
  • McCreery, Carlton
  • Ozzello, Kenneth B.
  • Schultz, Diane
  • Snead, Charles G.
  • Wolfe, Thomas
Associate Professor
  • Biermann, Joanna
  • Caputo, Jennifer
  • Cevasco-Trotter, Andrea
  • Coleman, Randall
  • Dewar, Andrew
  • Fader, Donald
  • Hancock, Carl
  • Houghtaling, Paul
  • Kozak, Christopher
  • Latimer, W. Marvin
  • Mann, Jenny
  • McGuire, Kenneth M.
  • Molina, Osiris
  • Noffsinger, Jonathan
  • Peles, Stephen V.
  • Robinson, Thomas
  • Whitaker, Jonathan
  • Yates, Eric
  • Crofut, Ben
  • Kordes, Gesa
  • Latimer, Marion
  • Lanter, Mark
  • Mannino, Rose
  • Seaman, Charles
  • Sullivan, Judith
  • Wilk, Michael
  • Witt, Anne
  • Woosley, Kevin
  • Bannerman, Julie
Assistant Professor
  • Adams, Jacob
  • Chance, Kevin
  • Crawford, Jeremy
  • Draper, Ellary
  • Feeney, Timothy
  • Gregoire, Jenny
  • Pappas, Nikos
  • Richardson, Blake
  • Savitski, Edisher
  • Tayloe, David
  • Williams, Susan
  • Zaheri, Amir


Theory I

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

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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