Woodwind and String Ensembles
Monday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m., in LeBaron Recital Hall
This recital will feature music of many styles from classical to contemporary specifically written for small groups of players such as flute choir, clarinet choir, saxophone quartet and small string ensembles.
Toolbox Talk: What UM Students Want Their Faculty to Know
Wednesday, Nov. 20, at noon, in Wills 200.
The Malone Center’s November Toolbox Talk will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 20. This month’s event is hosted in collaboration with the SGA and the topic is “What UM Students Want Their Faculty to Know.” A panel of UM students will provide insight into their lives by explaining the top 10 things they and their friends wish their professors knew about them. Time will be spent exploring the implications of this knowledge for how we approach teaching.
How to Pay for College Group Discussion
Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 3:30 p.m., in the UM Veterans Center, Global Community Outreach Building
The Falcon Success Center will be teaching a class pertaining to paying for college. This presentation will assist students in becoming proactive in paying for their education by informing them of UM’s scholarship application process and how to search for outside scholarships.
UM’s Veterans Center is located behind Napier Hall and across the street from the Center for the Arts. All UM military-related students are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided and the presentation will last no longer than an hour.
Montevallo Astronomical Society and UM Astronomy Club
Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., at the James Wylie Shepherd Observatory (JWSO)
There will be a meeting of the Montevallo Astronomical Society and the UM Astronomy Club. This is a community event and all visitors are welcome for an evening of celestial observing and good company. This event will be held provided it is not raining or overcast.
For those with GPS navigation systems, the physical address of the JWSO is 1093 Pebble Road, Montevallo, AL, 35115. Gates will be open. Ignore the “No Trespassing” signs.
Directions to the JWSO: Following 119 South through Montevallo, turn right onto 10 West (Middle Street) for 1 mile, bearing right onto 17 North. After 0.3 miles, turn left onto 206 West, and after 0.4 miles, turn right onto Pebble Road, continuing 0.7 miles to the UM Gentry Springs property.
Thanksgiving Lunch in Anna Irvin
Thursday, Nov. 21, from 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Anna Irvin Dining Hall
The annual UM Thanksgiving meal will be served Thursday, Nov. 21. This meal is also a faculty/staff appreciation meal which means anyone with a Montevallo employee/contractor ID badge can eat for $5 plus tax ($5.50).
Korean Voices: Dr. Won Cho, Dr. Kyung Cho and Dr. Eun-Hee Park
Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m., in LeBaron Recital Hall
A lecture-recital on development of Korean art songs with Dr. Won Cho and Dr. Kyung Cho, voice, and Dr. Eun-Hee Park, piano. Korean art songs juxtapose traditional Korean musical elements within the structure of Western music, making them a unique, exemplary musical tradition. As a result, this body of work demonstrates a cultural and musical hybridity and makes a unique contribution to the field of ethno music, ethnomusicology and vocal music. Acclaimed leading scholars and performers of Korean art song, Kyoung Cho and Won Cho will present a lecture-recital with Park featuring Korean art songs and folk songs of historic and artistic significance with an overview of Korean history, culture and music.
Senior Recital: Aaron Saxon, Trumpet
Friday, Nov. 22, at 4 p.m., in LeBaron Recital Hall
This senior recital is a capstone performance that captures the high degree of performance ability and musical understanding obtained by the music student and serves as preparation for a career in music. This recital is presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Bachelor of Music in instrumental music education degree, and features works by Torelli, Ketting and Hummell. Saxon is from the studio of Dr. Joe Ardovino.
Friday, Nov. 22, and Saturday, Nov. 23, at 7:30 p.m., in LeBaron Recital Hall
The Opera Ensemble performs an evening of scenes from operas composed by the world’s greatest composers. A variety of scenes are performed from operas past and present.
Joint Senior Recital: Meagan Gamble, Clarinet; Amy Summersett, Trumpet
Saturday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m., in LeBaron Recital Hall
This joint senior recital is a capstone performance that captures the high degree of performance ability and musical understanding obtained by the music student and serves as preparation for a career in music. This recital is presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Bachelor of Music in instrumental music education degree. Gamble is from the studio of Dr. Lori Ardovino, and Summersett is from the studio of Dr. Joe Ardovino.
December Professional Photo Days
Tuesday, Dec. 3, and Wednesday, Dec. 4, between 8 and 11 a.m. (by appointment), in Peterson House
University Marketing & Communications is pleased to offer Professional Photo Days. Each month, the university photographer will have two designated mornings available for professional headshots. Anyone on campus is welcome to participate (faculty, staff or student). There is no charge. Next month’s Professional Photo Days are Tuesday, Dec. 3, and Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 8 to 11 a.m. Please contact Alyssa Green to reserve a time slot.