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University of Mobile Spring Spectacular Showcases Performing Arts Students

The University of Mobile Center for Performing Arts will showcase the talents of its performing arts students at the Spring Spectacular. The concert is the final performance for the 2013-2014 season and will feature students from the university’s 24 performing ensembles.

The Spring Spectacular will be held Sunday, April 27, at 7 p.m. at the Saraland Performing Arts Center at Saraland High School. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased through itickets.com or at the door.

Dr. Al Miller, dean of the UMobile Center for Performing Arts/School of Music and School of Worship Leadership, said the Spring Spectacular started several years ago for students who traveled and performed in the school’s many ensembles to have an opportunity to see other ensembles perform.

“The CPA is home to 24 performing ensembles and, as one can imagine, students don’t have an opportunity to experience each other’s performances since the ensembles are often on the road in churches, schools and at civic events,” Miller said. “Originally, we created this final concert of the season for the students.

“At the request of friends and family, an audience was eventually allowed to come and join in on all the fun and inspiration,” Miller said.

Today, the event attracts an audience who experiences the full range of performance styles taught at the university, from classical to contemporary, from dance to theatre.

For more information, call the UMobile Center for Performing Arts at 251-442-2383 or visit umobile.edu.


About the University of Mobile:
The University of Mobile is a Christian university located in Mobile, Ala., on an 880-acre campus near Gulf Coast beaches. More than 1,600 students are enrolled in more than 40 undergraduate and graduate programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Christian Leadership, School of Business, School of Christian Ministries, School of Education, School of Nursing, School of Worship Leadership, Center for Performing Arts/School of Music and Center for Adult Programs.

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