ABC 33/40 News host Katherine Page, Alabama Symphony Orchestra Music Director Carlos Izcaray, and Assistant Principal Clarinet Brad Whitfield discuss the orchestra’s Momentum Symposium.

In Monday’s (1/29) ABC 33/40 News (Birmingham, Alabama), Katherine Page reports, “The Alabama Symphony Orchestra will host a symposium that is part festival, part lecture, and part networking opportunity for future music professionals. The Momentum Symposium will be February 2nd and 3rd at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.” In the video, Page interviews Alabama Symphony Music Director Carlos Izcaray and Assistant Principal Clarinet Brad Whitfield about the event. The Alabama Symphony says that the event is meant to educate and inspire the next generation of professionals in instrumental music, including performers, music educators, producers, sound engineers, and composers. The symposium offers interactive workshops, keynote presentations, panel discussions, performances, and hands-on sessions focusing on various facets of the music industry. Learn more at