Lieder Spirituals Jazz: In Honor of Black History Month at Gusman Concert Hall
Mon Feb 24, 2020

Frost voice faculty artists Jeanette Thompson and Robynne Redmon join Frost pianists Shelly Berg and Alan Johnson in a voice recital, which will include honoring the history and evolution of the Spiritual. A product of the introduction of Christianity into slaves’s lives, Spirituals also became a coded means of communicating resistance and escape. In time, Spirituals became a formative piece in the … +


Frost School & Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra at Gusman Concert Hall

In her concert debut as Artistic Director of the Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, NEA Jazz Master composer, arranger, and bandleader Maria Schneider presents a program featuring Brazilian composer and multi-instrumentalist Egberto Gismonti. Both Schneider, one of the few who has received Grammys in the jazz, classical, and rock genres, and the classically-trained Gismonti, who has explored jazz as well as … +


1959: Frost Studio Jazz Band
Wed Nov 13, 2019

Party as if it’s 1959 as the Frost Studio Jazz Band presents new arrangements of music from some of the greatest recordings released that year. Taking a journey through history-changing albums including Miles Davis’s Kind of Blue, Dave Brubeck’s Time Out, and John Coltrane’s Giant Steps. Stephen Guerra, director Nov 13, 2019, 7:30 PM


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: … +


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 … +


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


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, … +


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 … +


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: … +


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 … +


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 … +


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 … +


Pictures at an Exhibition: Carl St. Clair Conducts Frost Symphony Orchestra
Sat Sep 15, 2018

The Frost Symphony Orchestra with guest conductor Carl St. Clair perform Hector Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9; Maurice Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No.2; and Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Pictures at an Exhibition—Carl St. Clair Conducts Frost Symphony Orchestra Carl St. Clair, guest conductor Alexander Magalong, associate conductor UM Gusman Concert Hall Gusman Concert Hall Frost School of Music … +


Frost Chopin Festival Opening Recital: Dang Thai Son/ Frank Cooper
Sun Jun 24, 2018

1st Prize winner of the Chopin International Competition in Warsaw opens the Frost Chopin Festival with a recital dedicated to the music of Paderewski, Liszt and Chopin, with a special introduction to the program by Miami’s own eminent scholar Dr. Frank Cooper. Dang Thai Son, piano Frank Cooper, moderator UM Gusman Concert Hall Jun 24, 2018, 7:30 – 9pm Gusman Concert Hall Frost School of … +


Frost Symphony Orchestra: Gems from the 20th Century
Fri 6 Oct, 2017

Distinguished alumnus and internationally acclaimed guest conductor Cristian Măcelaru leads the Frost Symphony Orchestra in Bernstein’s Overture to Candide. Thomas Sleeper conducts Bartók’s Miraculous Mandarin Suite and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5. Cristian Măcelaru, guest conductor Thomas Sleeper, conductor NOTE: Patrons who have previously purchased tickets for Monday, September 18 are already registered for this event. No further action is required. Friday, October … +