Events

Cooper’s Musicology Series is Back at Frost School of Music

Thu Sep 5 - Thu Sep 26, 2019

Frank Cooper’s Musicology Series is Back!These presentations focus on the myriad of facts, people, and works that are little known – but which round out the genius that was Beethoven.Musical technicalities are little involved – this is about feelings, motivations, losses, successes. Your friends will enjoy it. Please recommend.I’ve never done anything comparable. 9/5: Beethoven and the Past9/12: Beethoven and His Time9/19: Beethoven and the … +

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Percussion Consort: MIAMI BEATS at New World Symphony

Sat Sep 28, 2019

Percussionists of the Magic City unite! NWS Percussion Fellows are joined by students from the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music for a one-night-only adventure. Together they will perform the world premiere of the Percussion Symphony No. 2 by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Charles Wuorinen, who will be in attendance. Hailed by The New Yorker as “the most original musical thinker of our time,” … +

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Russian and American Works at UM Gusman Concert Hall

Mon Sep 16, 2019

Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Principal Trumpet, Thomas Hooten, and world-renowned collaborative pianist, Rebecca Wilt, present an eclectic program of Russian and American works by Reinhold Glière, Vladimir Peskin, John Williams, and more. Tom Hooten, trumpet Rebecca Wilt, piano

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A Two-Piano Evening at Clarke Recital Hall

Tue Oct 8, 2019

Assistant Professor of Jazz Piano Martin Bejerano is active as bandleader and sideman. His credits include artists such as Roy Haynes, Russell Malone, and Arturo Sandoval. Joining him tonight is Frost alumnus Tal Cohen, whom jazz legend Joe Lovano called “among the best of a very few young inspired pianists I’ve encountered.” Weeks Center for Recording & Performance, Clarke Recital Hall Martin … +

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Beethoven and the Past: Musicology Series at Clarke Recital Hall

Thu Sep 5, 2019

Professor Emeritus Frank Cooper  walks us through the wonders of Ludwig van Beethoven’s life. In this talk, Professor Cooper explores the importance of J.S. Bach, Joseph Haydn, W.A. Mozart, and Antonio Salieri as sources of inspiration for the young Beethoven. Sep 5, 2019, 7:30 PM Frank Cooper, lecturer Clarke Recital Hall

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UM Gusman Concert Hall upcoming free Concerts

Mon Aug 19, 2019 - Thu Oct 3, 2019

A list of upcoming free concerts at UM for the next season. From Jazz Ensembles to a powerful program with Frost School of Music Symphonic Winds. Faculty Jazz Concert Weeks Center for Recording & Performance: An evening of music for small jazz ensemble, featuring Frost Studio Music and Jazz faculty.Aug 19, 2019, 6:30 PMClarke Recital Hall –Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Chamber … +

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Nocturne: The Chopin Festival Finale at Gusman Concert Hall

Jul 2, 2019, 7 PM

In grand style, Frank Cooper moderates the finale of the Chopin Festival, which will re-enact a typical soiree of a 19th century Parisian salon. Specially selected guest artists of the Festival will perform a variety of works in a relaxed setting on stage. Frank Cooper will introduce the performances and read interesting readings and excerpts. Sponsored by the Miami Salon Group Nocturne: … +

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Dina Yoffe in Distinguished Artist Recital at Gusman Concert Hall

Jun 29, 2019, 7PM

Dina Yoffe, top prize winner at the Schumann International competition in Germany and the prestigious Chopin Competition in Warsaw, is the featured performer for this very special evening. She will be joined for the second half by her husband Michael Vaiman on violin, performing his arrangement of the Chopin Cello Sonata for violin and piano. Distinguished Artist Recital: Dina Yoffe Dina Yoffe, … +

Performing Arts

An Evening of Body Language with Comic/Mime Ireneusz Krosny at Frost School of Music

Sun Jun 30, 2019

The second of two concerts showcasing a select group of  talented students of this year’s Chopin’s Academy will follow with an entertaining presentation of comedy featuring Poland’s most famous comic mime performing a series of skits, many of which will appeal to music lovers. Program: Solo Music of Chopin Various skits by Ireneusz Krosny Double Header: Frost Chopin Academy Showcase Concert II … +

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An Evening of Chopin’ Concertos at Frost School of Music

Jun 26, 2019, 7 PM Winners of the Frost Chopin Academy Concerto Audition, the Escher String Quartet, and Grzegorz Fankowski will perform Chopin Piano Concertos arranged for piano and string quintet by Kevin Kenner. Escher String Quartet Adam Barnett-Hart, violin Danbi Um, violin Pierre Lapointe, viola Brook Speltz, cello Gzegorz Fankowski, double bass Frank Cooper, moderator

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Frost Latin Jazz Orchestra

Wed Apr 24, 2019

MacArthur “Genuis” Fellowship winner and two-time Grammy nominee Dafnis Prieto conducts the Downbeat Award winning Frost Latin Jazz Orchestra in music from his outstanding new big band recording, Back to the Sunset. This concert will highlight Prieto’s compositions, including Song for Chico, dedicated to the late Cuban composer Chico O’Farrill, and Una Vez Más, dedicated to Brian Lynch and maestro Eddie Palmieri. Dafnis Prieto, director Wednesday, … +

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Places in the East: Frost Wind Ensemble

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:30 – 8:30pm

The Miami premiere of guest composer Dan Welcher’s 3 Places in the East, inspired by the natural beauty of three national parks, including South Florida’s Everglades. Also featuring Frost lecturer and 2013 Concerto Competition winner Oleksii Ivanchenko on Igor Stravinsky’s epic Concerto for Piano and Winds. The Frost Wind Ensemble at the University of Miami is comprised of  the finest wind and … +

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Frost Anglo-American Roots Ensemble in Concert

Thu Nov 29, 2018

One of several groups inspired by American traditions in the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music Program, the Frost Anglo-American Roots Ensemble features students performing original compositions modeled on soulful Appalachian, old-time, and bluegrass music. Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall Brian Russell, director Free Gusman Concert Hall Frost School of Music 1314 Miller Drive Coral Gables, FL 33146 Ph: … +

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A Night of Jo Lawry: Frost Extensions, Frost Jazz Vocal I, and Frost Jazz Vocal 2

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 7:30 – 9pm

Top student vocal groups, directed by Kate Reid and Charlie Christenson, join songwriter and jazz/pop vocalist Jo Lawry, hailed as a “singer of dazzling self-possession” by The New York Times, on expanded arrangements of original material from her 2017 album The Bathtub and the Sea, as well as other jazz, pop, and rock tunes. Jo Lawry, singer-songwriter Kate Reid, director of Frost … +

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Recital and Masterclass: Ann Shoemaker, bassoon

Mon Oct 29, 2018

A night of Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto in Eb Major No. 27 with guest bassoonist Ann Shoemaker and guest pianist Kae Hosoda-Ayer. Shoemaker will be presenting a short recital for the first half of the night. The night ends with four Frost bassoon students playing on the second half of the program in an intimate master class. Ann Shoemaker, guest bassoon Kae Hosoda-Ayer, guest piano Frost Bassoon Students … +

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The U.S. Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble at Gusman Concert Hall

Mon Nov 12, 2018

The U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble, has played with the likes of Ray Charles and Branford Marsalis. They celebrate their upcoming 50th anniversary by highlighting their legacy of innovation, with music from John Coltrane, Artie Shaw, and Clark Terry, as well as their world-class current repertoire. The U.S. Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble William C. Mulligan, senior chief … +

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Frost School of Music presents MISTER MAESTRO: Leonard Bernstein at ARSHT

Fri Nov 9, 2018

Frost School’s Henry Mancini Orchestra and JAZZ ROOTS present MISTER MAESTRO—Leonard Bernstein, the Renaissance Man of American Music. With Ann Hampton Callaway (voice); Kirk Whalum in saxophone; Shelly Berg in piano and Scott Flavin as Conductor. To rediscover Leonard Bernstein’s powerful scores for iconic American dramas, including West Side Story and On the Waterfront, in new arrangements by Frost students and faculty. … +

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Cheers! Celebrated Opera Scenes on Stage at Gusman Concert Hall

Fri Oct 26, 2018

Frost Opera and choral ensembles join to perform scenes from favorite classical and contemporary operas by Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini, Richard Strauss, Leonard Bernstein, Scott Joplin, and more. Jeffrey Buchman, Corin Overland, and Coreen Duffy, directors Alan Johnson, director Frost Chorale, Frost Symphonic Choir, and Frost Women’s Choir Friday, Oct 26, 2018, 7:30 – 9:30pm UM Gusman Concert Hall Frost Opera Theater Gusman Concert … +

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Holiday on Broadway: Musical Theater Workshop at UM Gusman Concert Hall

Sun Nov 11, 2018

A Celebration of the season with The Musical Theater Workshop. Opportunity to play irresistible holiday tunes from classic and contemporary Broadway musicals, including White Christmas, Mame, Meet Me in St. Louis, Elf, She Loves Me, Caroline and Change, and more. Frank Ragsdale, director UM Gusman Concert Hall Free Gusman Concert Hall Frost School of Music 1314 Miller Drive Coral Gables, FL 33146 … +

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Broadway @ Frost: Joshua Henry and Marcus Lovett at Gusman Concert Hall

Mon Oct 15, 2018

Joshua Henry, 2018 Tony-nominated star of Broadway’s Carousel and lead of the first U.S. tour of Hamilton, returns to Frost to receive the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award. Marcus Lovett, who played Phantom on Broadway and London, joins Henry and Frost stars of tomorrow in an evening of iconic music from “The Great White Way.” Joshua Henry, baritenor Marcus Lovett, baritone … +

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Society of Composers, Inc / Kaleidoscope MusArt in Concert

Fri Oct 12, 2018

Frost student composers collaborate with celebrated performers from Kaleidoscope MusArt, a Miami organization devoted to fostering classical music as a vital contemporary art form by developing new artists and broadening audiences. Find out more at kaleidoscopemusart.com. Chuck Mason, director Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall Free Gusman Concert Hall Frost School of Music 1314 Miller Drive Coral Gables, FL … +

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Old New Borrowed Blue: Frost Symphonic Winds in concert

Thu Oct 4, 2018

Old New Borrowed Blue, the musical that takes on a traditional wedding proverb begins with Steven Bryant’s jubilant Radiant Joy, followed by Gustav Holst’s Second Suite in F, influenced by English folk songs. It culminates in the majestic Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral, transcribed from the wedding scene in Richard Wagner’s opera Lohengrin. Steven Moore, conductor UM Gusman Concert Hall Free Gusman Concert … +

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Gusman Concert Hall: France and her Revolutions/ Lecture: Romanticism’s Explosions

Thu Sep 13, 2018

The 1830’s and 40’s upended the standards for journalists, poets, playwrights, musicians, and artists, forcing innovators to join together while making room for individual genius. The result was a flowering of inspiration not seen in one city since Renaissance Florence: Hugo, de Musset, Courbet, Meyerbeer, Delacroix, Adam, Berlioz, Chopin… Frank Cooper, lecturer Thursday, Sep 13, 2018, 7:30 – 9pm Weeks Center for Recording and … +