Alabama School of the Arts Presents Joint Recital with ASOTA Faculty and Guest Artists March 2

Maggie JonesNews

MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts at the University of Mobile will host faculty from Kazakh National University of Art, Kazakhstan, and ASOTA piano faculty for a joint recital.

The recital will be held on March 2 at 4:30 p.m. in Moorer Auditorium located in Martin Hall at the University of Mobile, 5735 College Parkway, Mobile, AL 36613. Admission is free.

Featured artists include Batyrzhan Smakov, countertenor; Kapeu Madina Bolatovna, violin; Dr. Kadisha Onalbayeva, piano; and Greg Wiggins, piano.

The recital will include works by Hendel, Mozart, Rossini, Vivaldi, Gluck, Beethoven and Schnittke.

This recital is a part of the annual University of Mobile Piano Festival which includes an upcoming piano ensemble concert, “Carnival from France to Mobile,” on March 21.

The Alabama School of the Arts Piano Festival is under the direction of Steinway Artist Dr. Kadisha Onalbayeva, director of piano studies and professor of music. For more information about the Alabama School of the Arts or upcoming performances in the Performing Arts Series, visit or call 251.442.2222.


About the University of Mobile

The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in over 75 academic programs. Founded in 1961, the University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

For more information about the University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.