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  • Pictured is the front entry to the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center.

    Laidlaw Cancels Music Events thru May 10
    March 16, 2020

    Dear Friends of USA Music. Hello and good morning. What a different world we're waking up to! We left for Spring Break March 6t ...
  • Pictured at the piano on the Laidlaw Recital Hall stage is Dr. Robert Holm.

    CANCELED - Holm Faculty Piano March 17
    March 4, 2020

    USA Professor and Steinway Artist Dr. Robert Holm will perform a solo piano recital featuring works by Franz Schubert and Franz Li ...
  • USA Symphony Band pictured in rehearsal.

    Symphony Band Concert Mar. 5
    March 1, 2020

    The USA Symphony Band, conducted by Dr. Jason Rinehart, will perform their Winter Concert on Thursday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the ...
  • Pictured on the Laidlaw Recital Hall stage is the USA Concert Choir in a recent performance.

    Concert Choir & Chorale Mar. 2
    February 27, 2020

    The University of South Alabama Concert Choir and University Chorale will present their Winter Choral Concert on Monday, March 2 a ...
  • Pictured on stage performing on the grand piano is Daniel Thomas.

    Thomas Graduate Piano Recital - March 1
    February 24, 2020

    Daniel Thomas will present a Graduate Piano Recital in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at ...
  • Pictured in performance is the USA Wind Ensemble.

    USA Wind Ensemble Feb. 27
    February 23, 2020

    The USA Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. William Petersen, will perform their Winter Concert on Thursday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m. ...
  • Pictured is pianist Dr. Benjamin Warsaw.

    Warsaw Guest Pianist Feb. 20
    February 15, 2020

    Guest faculty pianist Dr. Benjamin Warsaw will perform a solo piano recital featuring works by several Classical music composers t ...
  • Pictured is USA faculty pianist Dr. Scott Schwab.

    Schwab Faculty Piano Feb. 18
    February 11, 2020

    On Tuesday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m., USA faculty pianist Scott Schwab will play a solo piano recital of varied repertoire that pl ...
  • Pictured is guest faculty clarinetist Shawn Copeland.

    Copeland Guest Clarinet February 15
    February 5, 2020

    Clarinetist Shawn Copeland will present a clarinet recital as the capstone event to USA Clarinet Day 2020 on Saturday, February 15 ...
  • Pictured in her garden surrounded by many types of double reed instruments is Dr. Rebecca Mindock.

    Mindock - English Horn Feb 11
    February 4, 2020

    The University of South Alabama Department of Music will present a faculty English horn recital featuring Rebecca Mindock in colla ...
  • Pictured is an artistic rendition of a flute on a blue background.

    Flute Studio Recital Feb. 5
    January 30, 2020

    On Wednesday, February 5 at 7:30 p.m., you're invited to come hear students of the USA Flute Studio present a variety of colorful ...
  • Pictured is flutist Danielle Breisach.

    Breisach Guest Flutist Feb 4
    January 27, 2020

    On Tuesday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m., Dr. Danielle Breisach, Associate Lecturer of Flute at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Poi ...
  • Pictured by the Greek columns on the USA campus is the Trebuchet Wind Trio.

    Trebuchet Trio January 30
    January 23, 2020

    Trebuchet, the USA Faculty Wind Trio - Andra Bohnet (flutes), Rebecca Mindock (double reeds), and Kip Franklin (clarinets) - in th ...
  • USA Wind Ensemble Spring 2019

    Spring 2020 Concert Band and Orchestra Results
    January 14, 2020

    Concert Band and Orchestra results for Spring 2020. The USA Wind Ensemble is under the direction of Dr. William H. Petersen. The ...
  • Pictured is the front entrance to the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center.

    Faculty & Friends Winds January 28
    December 17, 2019

    Join us for a musical evening featuring the USA Wind Faculty and guest colleagues as they present works for chamber winds. The pro ...
  • Pictured is faculty tenor Dr. Thomas Rowell.

    Rowell Faculty Voice January 23
    December 16, 2019

    Thomas L. Rowell, Associate Professor of Music and Director of USA Opera Theatre, will present his annual faculty voice recital on ...
  • Pictured is trumpeter Kyle Brookins.

    Brookins Trumpet Recital December 8 (7:30)
    December 6, 2019

    Kyle Brookins will present his Senior Trumpet Recital in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall on Sunday, December 8, 20 ...
  • Pictured with his tuba is senior tubist Dalton Horne.

    Horne Tuba Recital December 8 (3:00)
    December 5, 2019

    Dalton Horne will present his Senior Tuba Recital in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall on Sunday, December 8, 2019 a ...
  • Pictured artistically in her back yard in front of a fence, holding her flute, is Hanna Ardrey.

    Ardrey Flute Recital Dec. 7
    December 4, 2019

    Hanna Ardrey will present her Senior Flute Recital in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall on Saturday, December 7, 201 ...
  • Pictured on the Laidlaw Recital Hall stage are members of the USA Trumpet Studio at a 2018 performance.

    Trumpet Studio Recital Dec 7
    December 3, 2019

    Trumpet players at the University of South Alabama will perform their Fall Studio Recital on Saturday, December 7 at 3:00 p.m. in ...
  • Pictured outside the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center is percussionist Trevor Perez.

    Perez Percussion Dec. 4
    December 2, 2019

    Trevor Perez will present his Senior Percussion Recital in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall on Wednesday, December ...
  • Pictured is the USA Concert Choir performing on the stage of the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall.

    Choral Holiday December 3
    November 26, 2019

    The University of South Alabama Concert Choir and University Chorale invite you to the annual Holiday Choral Concert presented on ...
  • Pictured is the poster for USA's Clarinet Studio.

    Clarinet Studio Recital December 2
    November 25, 2019

    Students of Dr. Kip Franklin will present a fall clarinet studio recital in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center on Monday, December ...
  • Pictured is vocalist Victoria Goodwin.

    Goodwin Voice Recital Nov 26
    November 23, 2019

    Victoria Goodwin will present her Senior Voice Recital in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall on Tuesday, November 26, ...
  • Pictured performing on stage is a portion of the USA Symphony Band.

    Symphony Band Concert November 25
    November 22, 2019

    The USA Symphony Band, conducted by Dr. Jason Rinehart, will perform their Fall Concert on Monday, November 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the ...
  • Pictured in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Green Room is hornist Emma Brown.

    Emma Brown Horn Nov. 24
    November 21, 2019

    Emma Brown will present her Senior Horn Recital in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at ...
  • Percussionist Christian Mixson is pictured.

    Mixson Percussion Nov. 23
    November 18, 2019

    Christian Mixson will present his Senior Percussion Recital in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall on Saturday, Novemb ...
  • USA Wind Ensemble pictured onstage during a recent performance.

    Wind Ensemble Concert November 21
    November 17, 2019

    The USA Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. William Petersen, will perform their Fall Concert on Thursday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m. in ...
  • Pictured are members of USA Opera Theatre after a performance of the opera The Gondoliers.

    Opera Theatre Nov. 15 & 17
    November 9, 2019

    USA Opera Theatre, under the direction of Thomas L. Rowell, will present their annual scenes program on Friday, November 15 at 7:3 ...
  • Pictured is an overhead shot of flutes placed artistically on the floor of the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center lobby.

    Flute Choir/Celtic Crúe Nov 14
    November 8, 2019

    On Thursday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m., come hear the USA Flute Choir perform a varied program of both classical and contemporary ...
  • Pictured is violinist Jenny Gregoire.

    Gregoire & Holm Duo Nov. 8
    November 4, 2019

    Mobile Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Jenny Gregoire and Dr. Robert Holm will perform a program of famous French Sonatas by Clau ...
  • Pictured on the entry steps inside the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Lobby are members of USA's Woodwind Ensembles.

    Woodwind Ensembles Nov. 7
    November 3, 2019

    The University of South Alabama Woodwind Ensembles will present their Fall Concert on Thursday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lai ...
  • Pictured is the USA Logo on the marble floor of the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Lobby.  Brass instruments are placed strategically and artistically around the logo.

    Brass Ensembles Concert November 5
    November 1, 2019

    Music students at the University of South Alabama will perform a fall concert of music for brass ensembles. The concert will consi ...
  • Members of the USA Percussion Ensemble on stage during a concert in the Laidlaw Recital Hall.

    Percussion Ensemble Nov. 4
    October 30, 2019

    The USA Percussion Ensemble will present their Fall Concert on Monday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Cent ...
  • Pictured outside the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center is soprano Asia Smith.

    Asia Smith Junior Voice Nov. 3
    October 25, 2019

    Asia Smith will present her Junior Voice Recital in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at ...
  • Pictured at the piano keyboard are the hands of the performer only.

    Piano Ensembles October 31
    October 21, 2019

    On Thursday, October 31 at 7:30 p.m., the USA Piano Ensembles will perform their Fall Concert in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Cente ...
  • Pictured on the Laidlaw Recital Hall stage is the USA Jazz Ensemble in a previous concert.

    USA Jazz Ensemble October 22
    October 16, 2019

    The University of South Alabama Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Tracy Heavner, will perform their Fall Concert on Tuesday, October ...
  • Pictured is violist Tyler Sieh.

    Tyler Sieh, Guest Viola Oct 17
    October 9, 2019

    Tyler Sieh will perform a Guest Artist Viola Recital on Thursday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the USA Laidlaw Performing Arts Cente ...
  • Pictured outside the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center holding one of his many trumpets is USA Faculty Dr. Peter Wood.

    Wood, Faculty Trumpet Oct. 15
    October 4, 2019

    On Tuesday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m., Dr. Peter Wood will perform a faculty trumpet recital in the Recital Hall of the Laidlaw Perf ...
  • Pictured on the Laidlaw stage is the USA Concert Choir.

    Fall Choral Concert Oct. 7
    October 3, 2019

    The University of South Alabama Concert Choir and University Chorale will present their Fall Choral Concert on Monday, October 7 a ...
  • Pictured is a section of the USA Symphony Band in rehearsal.

    USA Symphony Band and Wind Ensemble Concert Sep. 26
    September 19, 2019

    The USA Symphony Band, under the direction of Dr. Jason Rinehart, and the USA Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. William Petersen, wi ...
  • Pictured is USA Faculty Clarinetist Dr. Kip Franklin.

    Franklin Faculty Clarinet 9/22
    September 13, 2019

    Kip Franklin will present a faculty recital of music for clarinet and string quartet on Sunday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the L ...
  • Pictured against a brick wall are members of the 2nd Breakfast Celtic Band.

    2nd Breakfast Celtic Band September 19
    September 10, 2019

    Join flutist Andra Bohnet and her newest Celtic ensemble, 2nd Breakfast, in a celebration of the Autumn Equinox! Other members of ...
  • Pictured are members of the Aizuri Quartet.

    Aizuri Quartet September 15
    September 6, 2019

    Mobile Chamber Music presents the Aizuri String Quartet in concert in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall on Sunday, S ...
  • Members of the Archduke Trio posing for a picture on the Mobile Saenger Theatre stage.

    Archduke Trio September 10
    September 4, 2019

    On Tuesday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m., the Archduke Piano Trio will perform the Piano Trio in C minor, op. 1, no. 3 by Ludwig van ...
  • Pictured is guest artist oboist Peter Cooper.

    Cooper Guest Artist Oboe September 5
    August 28, 2019

    Oboist Peter Cooper will present a Guest Artist Recital on Thursday, September 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the USA Laidlaw Performing Arts C ...
  • Pictured sitting in a garden with several types of flutes is Dr. Andra Bohnet.

    Bohnet Faculty Flute Sep. 3
    August 27, 2019

    On Tuesday, September 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center, flutist Andra Bohnet will be joined by her colleagues ...
  • USA Wind Ensemble Spring 2019

    Fall 2019 Concert Band Audition Results
    August 20, 2019

    Fall 2019 Concert Band Results for the University of South Alabama. The USA Wind Ensemble is conducted by Dr. William H. Petersen ...
  • Pictured from left to right are vocalists Richard Sawyer, Jennifer Feinstein, Nicholas Brownlee and Kate Fleming Sawyer

    Brownlee Operatic Quartet 8/10
    July 17, 2019

    Nicholas Brownlee, a home-grown Alabama vocalist and University of South Alabama alumnus turned operatic powerhouse, returns to Mo ...
  • Pictured is the logo for the USA Musical Arts Concert Series 2019-2020.

    2019-2020 Concert Series Announced
    July 1, 2019

    USA's Department of Music is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 Musical Arts Concert Series, featuring faculty recitals and student ...