Delores Hodgens Howard and Samuel Howard, - B.M., The Juilliard School, have been Artists-In-Residence at UAB for the past ten years. In addition to private instruction in piano, the Howards are founders and artistic directors of the department's Teaching Outstanding Performers (TOPS) pre-college division. Hodgens and Howard have toured extensively in Switzerland, England, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Holland, and the United States. Listed in the International Who's Who In Music, one of the Howards' most recent honors was their induction into the National Museum of London.