University of Mobile Presents ‘Evening of American Music’ Piano Duet Concert on April 6

Zac Douglas Arts, News

MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts at the University of Mobile will present “Evening of American Music” piano duet concert with performances by Dr. Kadisha Onalbayeva and Greg Wiggins on April 6 at 7 p.m.

The concert will take place in Moorer Auditorium on the University of Mobile campus, 5735 College Pkwy, Mobile, Alabama 36613. Seating is capped at 31 seats due to COVID-19 guidelines, and admission is free. For tickets and streaming options, please visit https://www.itickets.com/events/452522.html or call the Alabama School of the Arts Box Office at 251.442.2383.

In accordance with Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, State of Alabama, and Mobile mandates, face masks or face shields will be required. For more information on COVID-19 guidelines, please visit umobile.edu/coronavirus.

Selections from Gershwin, Bernstein and Coleman will be presented by Steinway Artist, Professor of Music and UM Director of Piano Studies Onalbayeva, and UM Piano Instructor and Elite 88 ensemble director Wiggins.

Onalbayeva is the founder and president of the Gulf Coast Steinway Society. She has performed across the globe as a recitalist, chamber musician, composer and orchestral soloist, winning the “Glad Robinson Youse Adult Composer Award” in 2019.

Wiggins has performed in over 85 countries as a pianist, composer, arranger, orchestrator, clinician and vocal coach. He was keyboardist and arranger for the Gospel Hall of Fame group TRUTH, arranging and producing over 20 recordings and three musicals.

For more information on the “Evening of American Music” piano duet concert or other Alabama School of the Arts Performances, please 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

Zac Douglas

Zac Douglas is the marketing communications specialist for the University of Mobile. He graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in integrated marketing and communications. As marketing communications specialist, Zac is responsible for writing and strategizing content about the university, assisting with media relations, and handling other marketing and communications projects. He is an active member at Cottage Hill Baptist Church and enjoys spending his time surfing, skating and climbing.