Alan Flowers is well known at UNA as an outstanding teacher in Music Appreciation and Music History. He has been teaching at UNA since 1990. He serves as Organist-Choirmaster at the First Presbyterian Church of Florence and frequently has students perform there. He is the founder and director of the Florence Summer Music Theater, an activity of the Florence Recreation Department, and produces and directs a major musical production each summer. Many students participate in this activity. He is also involved with the Shoals Community Theater and UNA students often participate in productions there.