Lead by Elsten Torres, an eclectic musical pioneer with more than three decades of experience in the music industry, Torres has performed on stages all over the world earning two BMI songwriting awards and six Billboard Top Ten hits along the way. The seminars constructed by Torres have allowed Broward County music creatives to connect with other like-minded individuals and come away with knowledge that applies to any style or genre of music, covering pre-production through to mastering including the use of various creative tools. Featuring special guest artist on the ProPanel Suzie Analogue.
The GroundUP Music Festival, set to take place once again at the historic oceanside North Beach Bandshell in Miami Beach, Florida, May 6-8, 2022, is pleased to announce the impressive lineup of renowned musicians and bands taking the stage for GroundUP’s highly anticipated fifth annual event. Tickets are available now. Joining festival founders and four-time Grammy award-winning collective Snarky Puppy, who will … +
Michael Tilson Thomas Is stepping down as artistic director of the New World Symphony, the Miami Beach based musical academy that he co-founded with cruise magnate and philanthropist Ted Arison. In an open letter, Tilson Thomas revealed, for the first time, details of his previously reported health crisis. Past August, he underwent brain surgery, followed by a regimen of radiation and chemotherapy … +
Music for lovers of the natural world. Dvořák was a gardener, and loved to roam the fields and woods surrounding his home in southern Bohemia. The tone of his Eighth Symphony is one of bucolic euphoria, the sheer joy of being alive in a world of natural wonders, filled with birdcalls and dance tunes. The performance opens with Mozart’s Linz Symphony, widely … +
Passionate music, passionate lives. This concert offers two dramatic works in which each composer poured out his heart and exposed his soul. Tchaikovsky sought refuge in music when his life was in disarray. He entered into a disastrous marriage that only lasted six weeks. Nearly mad with passion, he poured his feelings into his Fourth Symphony, and the act of writing the … +
Twenty-year-old violinist Kevin Zhu is a recipient of the 2021 Avery Fisher Career Grant. He has amassed an outstanding record of concert performances and competition wins since he began playing violin at age three. Praised for his “awesome technical command and maturity” (The Strad) and “absolute virtuosity, almost blinding in its incredible purity” (L’ape musicale), Kevin regularly performs on the world’s largest … +
The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Miami and the Adrienne Arsht Center this January for the 15th year of its residency. Music director Franz Welser-Möst will lead four performances featuring symphonic masterworks by Dvořák, Mozart and Tchaikovsky as well as rarely heard orchestral music of Rodion Shchedrin and George Walker. Praise for The Cleveland Orchestra under the artistic leadership of Welser-Möst has come … +