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University of Mobile Hosts All-Steinway School Anniversary Concert on Feb. 13

Amber KelleyNews

MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts at the University of Mobile will celebrate its status as an All-Steinway School on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. with an All-Steinway School Anniversary Concert.

The piano concert begins at 7 p.m. in Moorer Auditorium in Martin Hall on the university’s campus, 5735 College Parkway, Mobile, Alabama 36613.

Students in undergraduate and graduate programs will present a night of Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Sibelius, Debussy and Rachmaninov. Admission is free.

Director of piano studies and professor of music, Steinway Artist Dr. Kadisha Onalbayeva, said, “We have been blessed to be able to experience the joy and inspiration of practicing and performing on the best pianos in the world, Steinway.”

The University of Mobile was established as an All-Steinway School in 2016. Onalbayeva and Becky Fox, who taught piano at the University of Mobile for almost 40 years, served as the co-chairs of the “All-Steinway, All Together” campaign that raised funds to make the University of Mobile an All-Steinway School within a year.

For more information about the Alabama School of the Arts, call 251.442.2383 or visit umobile.edu/asota.


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 www.umobile.edu or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

About the Author

Amber Kelley

Amber Kelley is the marketing communications specialist for University of Mobile. Amber received her Bachelor of Science in Communication from UM. As marketing communications specialist, Amber writes press releases and other content for UM. She is passionate about serving in her youth group at Redemption Church. She enjoys spending time outside, reading a good book and watching romantic comedies on Netflix.