Concerts

  1. 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.

    Free

  2. 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.

    Free

  3. Burning Cane: 20th & 21st Century Oboe Sonatas

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    October 14 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Guest Artist Recital: ToniMarie Marchioni, oboe with Jacob Coleman, piano

    Free

  4. 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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  5. 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

    Free

  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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, and Paul Hindemith as we recreate the Donaueschingen Contemporary Music Festival from July, 1926.

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  9. 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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  10. 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!

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  11. 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.

    Free

  12. 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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  13. 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.   

    Free

  14. 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.

    Free

  15. 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.

    Free

  16. 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!

    Free

  17. 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!

    Free

  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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.

    Free

  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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.

    Free

  24. 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.

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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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. 


    Free

  29. 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.

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  30. 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.

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  31. 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.

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  32. 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.

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  33. 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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  34. 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.

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  35. 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.

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  36. 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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  37. 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.

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  38. 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.

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  39. 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.

  40. 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.

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  41. 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.

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  42. 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.

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  43. House of Cards In Concert—Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra

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    January 19 – 8:00 PM
    Knight Concert Hall, Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132
    A live-to-screen concert featuring award-winning music from the Netflix series House of Cards, performed live with the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra and a video montage of scenes projected over the stage.

  44. Tiempo Libre—Seductive Cuban Fusion

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    January 20 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Three-time Grammy-nominated Tiempo Libre is one of the hottest Latin and Afro-Caribbean bands today. This concert presents music from two of their most popular albums Bach in Havana and Panamericano. A night of irresistible Cuban rhythms!

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  45. DJ Mark Farina—Mushroom Jazz 8 Tour

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    January 21 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Voted one of the world’s top DJs, Mark Farina thrills crowds globally, entertaining over one million fans per year. He is known for his distinctive style of mixing jazz, downtempo, and house music, and as the creator of Mushroom Jazz.

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  46. The Pop Ups Live—Rock and Roll Children’s Concert

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    January 22 – 3:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Fresh from headlining the kids stage at Austin City Limits, plus two Grammy nominations, The Pop Ups present The Pop Ups Live, a rock and roll puppet musical featuring fun songs such as “A Fire-Stomping Rhino,” “Costume Party,” and more!

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  47. Frost Flute Ensemble—Festival Premieres

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    January 24 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Prepare to be amazed when flutists from the Frost Flute Ensemble showcase amazing sonority and dexterity through compelling new works by faculty composers Berg, Hindman, Kane, McLoskey, and Sleeper, composed especially for the ensemble.

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  48. Dizzy Gillespie Tribute—Frost Concert Jazz Band

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    January 26 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    An upbeat and star-studded celebration honoring the centennial of the late great jazz icon Dizzy Gillespie, featuring Jon Faddis, Jimmy Heath, Ignacio Berroa, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and with the award-winning Frost Concert Jazz Band.

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  49. La Santa Cecilia—Latin Rock Grammy Winners

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    January 27 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Grammy-winning La Santa Cecilia is a spirited Latin fusion band that is a passionate musical voice for a new generation of Latino Americans. With magnetic singing and stage presence they present an intriguing mix of styles.

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  50. Jazz Goes to the Opera—Alicia Hall Moran

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    January 27 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Mezzo-soprano Alicia Hall Moran and pianist Shelly Berg present a hybrid evening of stellar opera and jazz. Iconic composers from both great art forms will get their due, from the improvisatory nature of arias by Rossini to the drama of Gershwin.

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  51. Roy Rogers and Carlos Reyes—Electrifying Delta Blues

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    January 28 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Roy Rogers is one of the world's premier slide guitarists. The eight-time Grammy nominee delivers his signature slide guitar chops and entertaining songs in an adrenaline-charged duo concert with renowned violinist and stringed harpist Carlos Reyes.

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  52. Steve Reich Masterpieces—Electric Counterpoint

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    January 29 – 6:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    Featuring an All-Star Piano and Percussion Collective

    TIMO ANDRES, piano
    VICKY CHOW, piano
    JI-HYE JUNG, percussion
    IAN DAVID ROSENBAUM, percussion
    SVET STOYANOV, percussion

    Festival Miami brings together a rare collective of international musicians to perform all-time favorite works by Pulitzer Prize-winning minimalist composer Steve Reich. Acclaimed pianists Vicky Chow and Timo Andres, and percussionists Ji-Hye Jung, Ian David Rosenbaum, and Svet…

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  53. Etienne Charles—Creole Soul

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    January 31 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Trinidad-born trumpeter Etienne Charles and his band Creole Soul blend jazz and Afro-Caribbean styles in San Jose Suite.

  54. Quattrosound—Innovative Virtuosity

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    February 01 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Blending Latin, pop, jazz, and classical crossover, they present Popzzical, a musical experience as fun as it is brilliant. They combine violin, cello, guitars, and percussion with sparkling lead vocals and four-part harmonies.

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  55. Emily Estefan— Festival Miami Debut!

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    February 02 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    Unique Spin on Originals and Well-Known Popular Music

    EMILY ESTEFAN, vocals, guitar, drums

    Singer-songwriter Emily Estefan eschews stereotypes and societal expectations through thought-provoking originals, cool harmonies, and world rhythms on her debut album Take Whatever You Want (Alien Shrimp Records/Sony Red). At this concert, check out her unique spin on some well-known popular music and hear selections from her entertaining YouTube Channel. “I want…

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  56. Jon Secada—Sings the Music of Benny Moré

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    February 03 – 8:00 PM
    Enjoy a night of sizzling nostalgia as Jon Secada and the Frost Studio Jazz Band perform the music of iconic Cuban entertainer Benny Moré, an influential singer/songwriter whose extraordinary versatility led the way to today’s modern tropical sounds.

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  57. Pianist Kevin Kenner—Chopin Contemplations

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    February 05 – 4:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Delight in the radiant music of Chopin’s late solo piano works presented by Kevin Kenner. South Florida Classical Review states, “Kenner is a Chopin interpreter of exceptional gifts..."

  58. Frost Wind Ensemble—Points of Light

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    February 06 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Enjoy a stunning wind ensemble program highlighting Leshnoff’s Clarinet Concerto “Nekudim” with soloist Ricardo Morales; a world premiere by Andy Akiho; Copland’s An Outdoor Overture, and Lennon & McCartney’s Blackbird, with Shelly Berg on piano.

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  59. Mau y Ricky—New Sony Music Latin Artists

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    February 07 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Mau y Ricky, songwriters for megastars Thalia, Ricky Martin, and Ricardo Montaner, are now on fire as a hot new singer-songwriter team on the Sony Music label. Enjoy music from their debut album, Arte, including their seductive hit “Voy Que Qu

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  60. Becca Stevens—with Frost Vocal Jazz 1 Ensemble

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    February 08 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    American jazz, pop, folk singer, songwriter and guitarist Becca Stevens joins the Frost Jazz Vocal I Ensemble to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ella Fitzgerald, and perform arrangements of her original compositions.

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  61. The O’Connor Band—Coming Home Tour

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    February 09 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Famed bluegrass, jazz and country violinist, fiddler and composer Mark O’Connor returns with his newly formed O’Connor Band, serving up high-flying selections from their recent Coming Home album release.

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  62. Frost Symphony Orchestra—Firsts!

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    February 10 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    The Frost Symphony Orchestra celebrates historic and new premieres performed for the very first time at the University of Miami.

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  63. Snarky Puppy—Live on Miami Beach

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    February 11 – 8:00 PM
    North Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33141
    Festival Miami co-presents the double Grammy Award-winning, eclectic, unclassifiable jazz/funk/global collective Snarky Puppy in collaboration with the first annual GroundUP Music Festival at the North Beach Band Shell on Miami Beach.

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