The 2016-2017 academic year marks the 50th anniversary of UAH's Department of Music. Please join us as we commemorate this landmark occasion with a yearlong Golden Jubilee celebration!

The celebration kicks off with our Golden Jubilee Weekend and continues with the Constellation Concert Series, whose highlights include the family-friendly holiday spectacular Peace on Earth and a very special evening with Broadway star Ivan Rutherford. And throughout the year, you'll also be able to enjoy more than 50 other musical performances and master classes hosted by the Department of Music. 

Golden Jubilee Weekend

Offering an engaging mix of live musical performances and casual social activities, this kickoff weekend is the ideal way for alumni, friends, and members of UAH's music community to reunite in celebration!

Golden Jubilee Weekend Events

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Constellation Concert Series

The hugely popular Constellation series is back! With seven concerts scheduled throughout the academic year, attendees will be treated to a diverse collection of musical styles from renowned vocalists and instrumentalists.

Constellation Concert Series Events

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Menotti's "The Medium"

UAH Opera Workshop (a collaboration between the UAH Department of Music and the UAH Theatre Program) presents Gian Carlo Menotti's, "The Medium." A dark opera in English just in time for Halloween. Madame Flora, with the help of her daughter Monica and Toby, a mute servant, tries to cheat her clients through faked seances. She is touched herself by a hand during one of them, an occurrence she cannot explain and which drives her to insanity and murder. Directed by Karen Young.

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Peace on Earth

Anchoring the Constellation Concert Series is Peace on Earth, UAH's gala celebration of the arts and humanities! This year, we welcome special guest performers Committed, an all-male a capella group best known for appearing on NBC's "The Sing Off." And as always, the show will feature joyous holiday classics performed by members of UAH's wind and jazz ensembles, the UAH concert and chamber choirs, and local vocalists and musicians – not to mention an entertaining rendition of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, a Peace on Earth tradition beloved by young and old alike! All proceeds from Peace on Earth ticket sales will benefit the UAH College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

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About the UAH Department of Music

UAH's Department of Music prepares musicians for careers as performers, educators, composers, church musicians, and music industry professionals. We enable all students, regardless of major, to pursue the art and beauty of music while honing the interpersonal and communication skills vital to every career.

Noted for quality instruction by nationally and internationally renowned faculty, and an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, the Department offers eight music programs, performance ensembles, and over 150 music performances each year.

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Learn more at the UAH Department of Music website.