Composition

  1. Frost Brass Ensemble

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    September 28 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    RICHARD TODD, director

    Trumpets, horns, trombones, and tubas converge for an amazing brass ensemble concert you’ll never forget!

  2. Musicology Lecture Series—Patronage and Commissions In Music & Art

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    September 29 – 7:30 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall
    For this presentation, Professor Emeritus Cooper studies how composers and artists have been brought together over time to further private and public institutional agendas while building their own careers.

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  3. CHORALCOPIA! Featuring Frost Choirs

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    September 30 – 7:30 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Join the Frost Chorale, Symphonic Choir, and Chamber Singers for an early harvest of choir music!

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  4. Elena Blyskal, soprano

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    October 01 – 2:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Doctoral Recital

  5. Javier Nero, jazz trombone

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    October 02 – 5:00 PM
    Foster Bldg. #206

    Doctoral Lecture Recital

  6. Javier Nero, jazz trombone

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    October 04 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Doctoral Recital

  7. Frost Symphonic Winds

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    October 05 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    ROBERT CARNOCHAN, director

    Classic concert band music at its finest! The unique blending of colorful woodwinds with dramatic brass and percussion makes the Frost Symphonic Winds one of our most popular ensembles.

  8. Aaron Ney, trumpet

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    October 06 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master’s Recital

  9. David Woger, trombone

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    October 08 – 1:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master’s Recital

  10. **NEW LOCATION** New Music @ Frost

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    October 10 – 8:00 PM
    NEW LOCATION: UM Gusman Concert Hall

    CHARLES MASON, director

    Concert featuring chamber music by living composers.

    This event has been combined with Music from Yale at UM Gusman Concert Hall on Monday, October 10 at 8 p.m.

  11. Music from Yale

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    October 10 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    CARL DUPONT, bass baritone
    FROST OPERA THEATER
    ALAN JOHNSON, director
    WHITE IBIS NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE
    SHAWN CROUCH, director

    Featuring excerpts from the opera My Friend’s Story by the Frost School of Music distinguished visiting-composer-in-residence Martin Bresnick. Additional music by Jacob Druckman, Michael Torke, and Frost faculty composer Juraj Kojs.

  12. Musicology Lecture Series—Similarities, Cross-Currents, & Analogies Among the Arts

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    October 13 – 7:30 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall
    In the final installment of the musicology series, Professor Emeritus Cooper explains how music, art, dance, and literature relate to each other.

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  13. 49th Annual Frost Honor Choir

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    October 14 – 7:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    The Frost 49th Annual High School Honor Choir event brings over 200 highly select high school students and teachers to campus for a day of workshops and music sharing, culminating in a free concert.

  14. Frost Symphony Orchestra—Crossing Centuries

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    October 15 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Frost Symphony Orchestra presents works from the turn of four centuries.

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  15. Faculty and Guest Artist Recital

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    October 16 – 6:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Bassoon solo & piano

    Gabriel Beavers, director

  16. Laura Bennett Cameron, bassoon

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    October 16 – 6:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Guest Artist Recital

  17. Nicholas Tagab, piano

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    October 17 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master’s Recital

  18. Mexico City Woodwind Quintet

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    October 18 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Lansing McLoskey, director

  19. Frost Studio Jazz Band & JV1 Ensemble—The American Songbook

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    October 18 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Frost Studio Jazz Band and Frost Jazz Vocal I Ensemble present new arrangements by Frost students and faculty of music composed by pianist Bill Evans.

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  20. Frost Concert Jazz Band & Frost Percussion Ensemble—New Works

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    October 19 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Frost Concert Jazz Band joins forces with the Frost Percussion Ensemble to premiere a new commission that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

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  21. Joy Adams, cello

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    October 19 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Doctoral Recital

  22. Stamps String Quartet

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    October 25 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    ROSS HARBAUGH, director

    With the generous scholarship help from the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation, a group of four outstanding young string musicians (violin, violin, viola, cello) take the stage by storm, performing music that will fill your heart with joy. Don’t miss the Stamps String Quartet’s exciting performance!

  23. Carl DuPont, bass baritone and Alan Johnson, piano

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    October 26 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    Guest Artist and Faculty Recital

    Frost Alumnus Carl DuPont returns for a memorable recital program featuring songs by Franz Schubert, Hugo Wolf, Maurice Ravel, John Carter, Jacqueline Hairston, and Hall Johnson.

  24. Frost Wind Ensemble— Donaueschingen Celebration

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    October 27 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Travel back in time to witness the programming of some of the greatest gems from legendary composers, including Hans Gál, Ernst Toch, Ernst Krenek, Ernst Pepping, and Paul Hindemith.

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  25. Scares and Scores

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    October 31 – 8:00 PM
    Cosford Cinema

    KYLE GUFFEY, president

    Enjoy a mesmerizing music showcase where Frost students play in time with the film on screen, ranging from humorous to legitimately terrifying. The night ends with various awards given to participants decided by a panel of faculty judges. You will be in high spirits!

  26. Off the Rach—Santiago Rodriguez, Piano Recital

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    October 31 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    In celebration of Alberto Ginastera’s centennial, Frost piano faculty artist Santiago Rodriguez performs Ginastera’s 12 American Preludes and Piano Sonata No. 2. Take delight in Sergei Rachmaninov’s Piano Sonata No. 2 and eight piano works...

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  27. Frost Chamber Players

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    November 01 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    The Frost School of Music faculty artists perform virtuosic works by celebrated composers.

  28. Priscila Navarro, piano

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    November 02 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master’s Recital

  29. Trudy Kane, flute

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    November 03 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    Faculty Recital

    TRUDY KANE, flute
    RAFAEL PADRON, guitar
    SANTIAGO RODRIGUEZ, piano
    OLEKSII IVANCHENKO, piano

  30. To Larry with Love—A Star-Studded Tribute to Larry Rosen

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    November 04 – 8:00 PM
    Adrienne Arsht Center, Knight Concert Hall

    DAVE GRUSIN, SHELLY BERG, HENRY MANCINI INSTITUTE ORCHESTRA, AND MORE

    Oscar- and 10-time Grammy-winning composer Dave Grusin, the Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, and a star-studded cast pay tribute to the legendary Jazz Roots and GRP Records founder, Larry Rosen. We chronicle Rosen’s amazing life journey, which led him to produce some of the greatest music of the last 35 years.

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  31. White Ibis New Music Ensemble

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    November 06 – 4:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    SHAWN CROUCH, director
    The White Ibis New Music Ensemble presents an evening of cutting-edge music and 20th century masterpieces, including works by Frost faculty composers.   

  32. Frost Flute Studio

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    November 07 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    TRUDY KANE, director
    The Frost Flute Studio performs solo works by American composers.

  33. Frost Saxophone Ensemble

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    November 08 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    DALE UNDERWOOD, director
    From sopranino to bass saxophone, the Frost Saxophone Ensemble showcases a fine concert featuring the premiere of Stephen Guerra, Jr.’s new composition, Liquid, produced by renowned master teacher Dale Underwood.

  34. Frost XJB Big Band

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    November 09 – 7:30 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    CHUCK BERGERON, director
    Frost XJB Big Band presents a swinging concert filled with impressive charts, soloists, and incredible energy. Come on out and see why the Frost School’s jazz department is tops in the nation!

  35. Frost Woodwind Ensemble

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    November 09 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    GABRIEL BEAVERS, director
    Join the Frost Woodwind Ensemble for an evening of colorful music that explores the rich and exotic timbres of the woodwind family flutes, clarinets, oboes, bassoons, and more!

  36. Frost Opera Theater Presents Scenes in Concert

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    November 10 – 7:30 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Frost Opera Theater students present Classical and Bel Canto repertoire, revealing influences that will herald Frost Opera Theater's spring production of Stravinsky's great neoclassical opera The Rake's Progress.

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  37. Carl Ferrari, guitar

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    November 10 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master’s Recital

  38. Lauren Miller, viola

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    November 11 – 7:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Doctoral Recital

  39. Frost Opera Theater Presents Dido and Aeneas

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    November 11 – 7:30 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Henry Purcell's extraordinary opera dating from the mid-1680s is a 50-minute miracle steeped in romance, sorcery, and high tragedy, recognized as the first opera superlatively set in English.

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  40. Wall-to-Wall Opera For All

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    November 12 – 12:00 PM
    Nancy Greene Hall

    ALAN JOHNSON, director

    The public is invited to attend the Frost Opera Theater’s undergraduate and graduate performances, master classes, and more. All events end at 4 p.m.

  41. Zoe Fromer, jazz voice

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    November 12 – 3:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Senior Recital

  42. Matthew Clinkenbeard, guitar

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    November 12 – 5:00 PM
    Fillmore Rehearsal Space

    Elective Recital

  43. Ciro Ferreyra, saxophone

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    November 12 – 6:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Senior Recital

  44. Frost Symphony Orchestra—Brahms Firsts

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    November 12 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Witness the power and beauty of Brahms’s Symphony No. 1 and Piano Concerto No. 1 with guest pianist Simone Dinnerstein, Frost Symphony Orchestra, and conductor Thomas Sleeper.

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  45. Brian Logan, euphonium

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    November 13 – 11:00 AM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Doctoral Recital

  46. Emma Morris, flute

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    November 13 – 2:59 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Senior Recital

  47. Choral Concert—From Bach To Rock

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    November 13 – 4:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    The Frost Symphonic Choir and Chamber Singers join together for an evening of song. Special guest group BisCaydence will join in to add some collegiate a cappella style to this event featuring music from Bach to Rock.

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  48. Phillip Doyle, jazz saxophone

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    November 13 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Doctoral Recital

  49. Jeffrey Stewart, tuba

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    November 14 – 2:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Senior Recital

  50. Frost Clarinet Day Concert

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    November 14 – 7:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    MARGARET DONAGHUE, director

    Hear the artistry of the Frost Clarinet Choir along with Frost Clarinet Day attendees, premiering new arrangements as well as performing clarinet choir classics.

  51. Jazz Vocal I Ensemble and Extensions

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    November 15 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Jazz Vocal I and Extensions share the stage this evening, performing repertoire from the jazz standard book in more traditional swing, ballad, and Latin styles, as well as more modern compositions by some of our favorite current artists.

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  52. Frost Electronic Music Ensemble

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    November 15 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    JURAJ KOJS, director

    The Frost Electronic Music Ensemble (FEME) explores an eclectic array of musical styles and approaches in creating electro-acoustic music and multimedia performances. The ensemble capitalizes on the strengths of its individual members, utilizing their instrumental or vocal specialties. The concert features works that engage everyday objects, toy instruments, and natural forces in live electronic processes.

  53. Frost Concert Jazz Band—With Saxophonist David Liebman

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    November 16 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Jazz icon, saxophonist, and composer David Liebman joins the award-winning Frost Concert Jazz Band in a spectacular night of jazz.

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  54. Stamps Woodwind Quintet

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    November 16 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    ROBERT WEINER, director

    A unique and generous scholarship gift from the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation allows a select group of exceptional young artists to grow artistically through the course of their studies, both as individuals and together as a chamber ensemble. Witness five outstanding musicians (flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon) perform an exhilarating performance that will leave you breathless!

  55. Javier Chacon, viola

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    November 17 – 2:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master’s Recital

  56. Frost Studio Jazz Band—Ellington and Strayhorn

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    November 17 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    The Frost Studio Jazz Band plays the music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn with guest trumpet player Frank David Greene. Selections include UMMG, Ellington Uptown, and their iconic version of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite.

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  57. Frost Brass Ensemble

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    November 18 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    RICHARD TODD, director

    Enjoy the musical power and beauty of brass instruments in special concert curated by Frost horn professor Richard Todd. Repertoire spans musical eras and styles. 

  58. Johann Guzman, piano

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    November 28 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    Senior Recital

  59. CAM FEST—The American Music Ensemble

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    November 28 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    DANIEL STRANGE, director

    Opening night of CAM Fest belongs to its award winning group, the American Music Ensemble (AME), featuring the top songwriters and musicians of the CAM program.

  60. CAM FEST—The Frost Contemporary Keyboard Ensemble and The Frost Contemporary Rock Ensemble

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    November 29 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    DANIEL STRANGE AND BRIAN RUSSELL, directors

    Come out for an evening of keyboard- and guitar-centered sounds.

  61. Lindsay Garritson, piano

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    November 29 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    Doctoral Recital

  62. Frost Symphonic Winds

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    November 30 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    ROBERT CARNOCHAN, conductor

    The gorgeous blend of wind, brass, and percussion instruments is featured in grand style through dramatic works by top composers of today and yesteryear. Exceptional ensemble play and youthful exuberance are characteristics of this fine ensemble led by music director Robert Carnochan.

  63. CAM FEST—The American Musicians Group and Vintage Pop

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    November 30 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    REY SANCHEZ AND RAINA MURNAK, directors

    Don’t miss the CAM program’s freshmen songwriters, along with student modeling of classic pop music styles.

  64. CAM FEST—A Capella and Folk-U

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    December 01 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    CARLOS RIVERA, director

    Enjoy an evening of vocal excitement as well as the celebration of Anglo-American music.

  65. Frost Wind Ensemble—Fanfares, Symphonies, and Drums

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    December 01 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Join Robert Carnochan and the Frost Wind Ensemble as they explore the works of past musical legends such as Aaron Copland and Igor Stravinsky and current legends such as Steven Stucky and Mason Bates.

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  66. Frost Extensions, Jazz Vocal I, And Jazz Vocal II Ensembles

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    December 02 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    KATE REID, director

    Jazz Vocal I and Extensions open this evening’s performance for the headlining ensemble, Jazz Vocal II, as they perform some favorite tunes from the Great American Songbook.

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  67. CAM FEST—Sunshine State: The Frost Country Ensemble and The American Modern Band

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    December 02 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    BRIAN RUSSELL, director

    Country music and student originals share the stage for an energetic Friday evening.

  68. CAM FEST—Star Tribe: Frost Contemporary Strings Ensemble and Frost Laptop Ensemble

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    December 03 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    REY SANCHEZ AND JOE ABBATI, directors

    The closing night of CAM Fest showcases all electronic instruments and is sure to be an exciting evening of technology-centered music.

  69. Frost Saxophone Quartet

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    December 03 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    DALE UNDERWOOD and GARY KELLER, directors

    The Frost Saxophone Quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone) presents an exceptional concert featuring music by David Maslanka.

  70. Winter Wonderful—Frost School of Music Holiday Dinner

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    December 04 – 6:30 PM
    J.W. Marriott Marquis Miami

    Frost School of Music celebrates its annual holiday candlelight dinner featuring carols and holiday favorites performed by over 200 stellar choir and instrumental students. Proceeds benefit music scholarships and the Shalala MusicReach mentoring program. Information at winter-wonderful.com.

  71. New Music Festival

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    December 04 – 7:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    CHARLES MASON, director

    The Frost School of Music and the Music Composition and Theory Department kicks off the Winter Heat New Music Festival with two days of concerts showcasing music by the great composers of our time. Come and enjoy performances by Frost School of Music faculty and students.

  72. New Music Festival

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    December 05 – 7:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    CHARLES MASON, director

    The Frost School of Music and the Music Composition and Theory Department kicks off the Winter Heat New Music Festival with two days of concerts showcasing music by the great composers of our time. Come and enjoy performances by Frost School of Music faculty and students.

  73. Luca Cubisino, piano

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    December 05 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Doctoral Recital

  74. Yueh-Yin Liao, piano

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    December 06 – 2:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Artist Diploma Recital

  75. Frost Trombone Choir

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    December 06 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    TIMOTHY CONNER, director

    Don’t miss this exciting program with the Frost Trombone Choir, under the direction of Tim Conner. Featuring a variety of original new works and transcriptions of beautiful music, the program will be full of character that only the glorious sound of trombones can deliver.

  76. Veronica O’Brien, jazz voice

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    December 06 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Senior Recital

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