Concerts

  1. Frost Opera Theater—Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress

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    March 02 – 7:30 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    ALAN JOHNSON, director
    Frost Opera Theater and Frost Symphony Orchestra present a staged production of Stravinsky’s only full-length opera in English, featuring his most lyrical score. The Rake’s Progress, inspired by the operas of Mozart, is a pastiche of a late 18th century opera with a brilliant verse libretto by poet W.H. Auden. 

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  2. Frost Opera Theater—Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress

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    March 04 – 7:30 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    ALAN JOHNSON, director
    Frost Opera Theater and Frost Symphony Orchestra present a staged production of Stravinsky’s only full-length opera in English, featuring his most lyrical score. The Rake’s Progress, inspired by the operas of Mozart, is a pastiche of a late 18th century opera with a brilliant verse libretto by poet W.H. Auden. 

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  3. Choral Concert—Songs Of The Spirit

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    March 05 – 7:30 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    FROST SYMPHONIC CHOIR
    FROST WOMEN’S CHOIR
    FROST CHORALE
    KAREN KENNEDY, director

    Frost Symphonic Choir, Frost Women’s Choir, and Frost Chorale share the stage once again for an exploration of what makes up the human spirit. Varied repertoire from throughout the choral canon will give an international perspective on the many qualities that unite us as a human family.

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  4. **CANCELLED** Frost Studio Jazz Band—The Kennedy Dream

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    March 07 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    FROST STUDIO JAZZ BAND
    HMI STRING QUARTET
    STAMPS STRING QUARTET
    STEPHEN GUERRA, conductor

    The Frost Studio Jazz Band presents a concert featuring the music of composer and saxophonist Oliver Nelson. The HMI String Quartet, the Stamps String Quartet, and members of the HMI Orchestra join the Frost Studio Jazz Band to perform Nelson’s “The Kennedy Dream” written in 1967 to recognize John F. Kennedy’s support of the arts and civil rights. Taped recordings…

  5. Frost Symphony Orchestra—Respighi, Dorman And More

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    March 08 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    FROST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
    ALEXANDER MAGALONG, associate conductor
    THOMAS SLEEPER, director

    Join the Frost Symphony Orchestra for the passionate and beautiful live performance of Respighi’s Pines of Rome. A work that must be experienced live! Avner Dorman’s exciting percussion concerto Frozen in Time with one of the winners of the Frost Symphony Orchestra’s annual Concerto Competition, Kiril Angelov and the world premiere of a new student composition.

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  6. HMI Chamber Music Showcase

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    March 21 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    STEPHEN GUERRA, JR., director

    Fellows from the Frost School of Music’s Henry Mancini Institute present an eclectic concert of chamber music.
    Free

  7. All Stamps Concert

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    March 23 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    STAMPS BRASS QUINTET
    STAMPS JAZZ QUINTET
    STAMPS STRING QUARTET
    STAMPS WOODWIND QUINTET
    CHUCK BERGERON, director

    Witness an amazing array of chamber music in both classic and modern styles, performed by all four of the stellar Stamps Distinguished Ensembles—comprised of 19 undergraduate students who attend the Frost School of Music on full scholarships, generously funded by the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation. Each ensemble showcases their prodigious…

  8. Frost Studio Jazz Band, Jazz Vocal I And Extensions

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    March 28 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    FROST JAZZ VOCAL I ENSEMBLE
    KATE REID, director
    FROST STUDIO JAZZ BAND
    STEPHEN GUERRA, JR., director
    Enjoy a lively tribute to jazz pianist and composer Bill Evans, featuring Frost Studio Jazz Band as well as Jazz Vocal I and Extensions.

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  9. **CANCELLED** Frost Brass—Pictures At An Exhibition

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    March 29 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    RICHARD TODD, director

    Join the Frost Brass as they take a tour through one of the great masterpieces of art – Mussorgsky’s epic Pictures at an Exhibition.

    This event has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

  10. Frost Winter Heat New Music Festival: Into The Rough

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    March 30 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    CRAIG HULGREN, cello
    DOROTHY HINDMAN, director

    Music Theory and Composition guest artist Craig Hultgren premieres new cello music by Frost faculty composers, and cutting edge works from around the world.
    Free

  11. 35th Annual Honor Band

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    April 01 – 6:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    FESTIVAL WIND ENSEMBLE
    FESTIVAL ORANGE BAND
    FESTIVAL GREEN BAND
    ROBERT CARNOCHAN, festival host, conductor
    JAY REES, conductor
    STEVE RIVERO, conductor

    The Department of Instrumental Performance sponsors the prestigious Frost Honor Bands Festival each year, attracting 200 talented high school instrumentalists from across Florida to the University of Miami campus for two days of rehearsals, master classes and a final concert. The performing groups…

  12. Frost Percussion Ensemble

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    April 03 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    SVET STOYANOV, director

    Witness the musical power and beauty of the Frost Percussion Ensemble.
    Free

  13. Frost Cello Ensemble

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    April 04 – 7:59 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    ROSS HARBAUGH, director

    Enter a world of enchanting music featuring arrangements of works by Brahms, Bach, the Beatles, Leroy Anderson, and a work written specifically for the Frost Cello Ensemble entitled “Suite Concertante” by Alfred Reed.
    Free

  14. Frost Woodwind Ensemble

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

  15. Frost Concert Jazz Band—Cuban Fire!

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    April 05 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    JOHN DAVERSA, director
    The Frost Concert Jazz Band presents Stan Kenton’s 1956 iconic Capitol recording, Cuban Fire!

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  16. Stamps Jazz Quintet And Frost Jazz Sextet

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    April 06 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    STAMPS JAZZ QUINTET
    CHUCK BERGERON, director
    FROST JAZZ SEXTET
    JOHN DAVERSA, director
    Join The Stamps Jazz Quintet for their final performance before graduation, showcasing their four-year evolution as Frost students and Stamps scholars.
    Free

  17. Frost Clarinet Choir

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

    MARGARET DONAGHUE, director
    Hear the artistry of the Frost Clarinet Choir premiering new arrangements as well as performing clarinet choir classics.
    Free

  18. Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra with Jorge Mejia—Preludes For Piano And Orchestra

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    April 08 – 7:59 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    HENRY MANCINI INSTITUTE ORCHESTRA
    SCOTT FLAVIN, conductor
    JORGE MEJIA, guest soloist and composer

    The Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra presents Frost School Alum Jorge Mejia’s 25 Preludes for Piano and Orchestra.

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  19. New Music @ Frost

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    April 09 – 4:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    ENSEMBLE IBIS
    SHAWN CROUCH, director

    Enjoy a performance of works by Frost School of Music’s 2017 distinguished composer-in-residence August Read Thomas as well as the world premiere of a new work for large ensemble by Frost composition faculty Dr. Scott Stinson.
    Free

  20. Frost Chamber Music Concert

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    April 10 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    SVET STOYANOV, director

    Watch musical sparks fly in a night full of mastery and passion.
    Free

  21. Frost Horns & Friends

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    April 11 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    RICHARD TODD, director

    French horn students from the studio of Richard Todd come together to perform a wide range of arrangements and originals especially created for multiple horns.
    Free

  22. Frost Studio Jazz Band—New Works

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    April 12 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    FROST STUDIO JAZZ BAND
    STEPHEN GUERRA, JR., conductor

    The Frost Studio Jazz Band presents a concert featuring new music by Stephen Guerra, Jr., graduate assistant William Longo, and members of the Frost Studio Jazz Band.

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  23. Stamps Woodwind Quintet

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    April 12 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    ROBERT WEINER, director
    The prestigious Stamps Woodwind Quintet presents an evening of woodwind chamber music.
    Free

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

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    April 13 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    FROST EXTENSIONS
    FROST JAZZ VOCAL I ENSEMBLE
    FROST JAZZ VOCAL II ENSEMBLE
    KATE REID, director

    Frost Extensions and Frost Jazz Vocal I headline Frost Jazz Vocal II with Australian jazz singer sensation Michelle Nicolle. This concert features music from the great American songbook arranged by Frost faculty and students as well as current and popular vocal artists in the genre.

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  25. Ira Sullivan And The Legends Of South Florida Jazz

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    April 15 – 4:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    IRA SULLIVAN, trumpet, saxophone
    VINCE MAGGIO, piano
    DON COFFMAN, bass

    Enjoy an afternoon of incredible jazz featuring Ira Sullivan, Vince Maggio, Don Coffman and other Frost faculty artists.

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  26. Frost Brass Choir

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    April 17 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    RICHARD TODD, director

    This elite ensemble—featuring top graduates and undergraduates—performs an amazing repertoire that expands your musical horizons.
    Free

  27. CAM Fest: The American Musicians Group (Amg) And The Modern Pop Ensemble

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

    REY SANCHEZ AND RAINA MURNAK, directors

    Opening night of CAM Fest features the CAM program’s freshmen songwriters along with student modeling of current pop music styles.
    Free

  28. CAM Fest: The Frost Contemporary Keyboard Ensemble and The Frost Contemporary Rock Ensemble

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    April 18 – 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.
    Free

  29. Frost Chamber Players

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    April 19 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    ROSS HARBAUGH, director

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

  30. CAM Fest: A Capella And The African-American Ensemble

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

    WILLY PEREZ-FERIA AND CARLOS RIVERA, directors

    Enjoy an evening of vocal excitement as well as the celebration of American roots music.
    Free

  31. Frost Salsa Orchestra

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    April 20 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    DAFNIS PRIETO, drums
    ALAIN GARCIA, vocals
    FROST SALSA ORCHESTRA
    ALBERTO DE LA REGUERA, director

    Now in its 25th anniversary season, the three-time Downbeat Collegiate Award-winning Frost Salsa Orchestra along with singer Alain Garcia share the program with Grammy-nominated faculty artist Dafnis Prieto including five big band compositions from his upcoming album as well as works from Alberto de la Reguera.

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  32. CAM Fest: The Frost Country Ensemble And The American Modern Band (Amb)

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    April 20 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    BRIAN RUSSELL, STEVE RUCKER, AND JUSTINA SHANDLER, directors

    Country music and student originals share the stage for an energetic evening!
    Free

  33. Auf Wiedersehen! Frost Chorale European Tour Sendoff Concert

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    April 21 – 7:30 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    FROST CHORALE
    KAREN KENNEDY, director

    Join Dr. Karen Kennedy and the Frost Chorale as they make final preparations for their summer tour to Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic! Classically American repertoire by composers such as Hogan, Gibbs, and Erb will compliment selections from German Romantic masters Mendelssohn and Rheinberger. Send off the Frost Chorale in style by coming on a musical journey through Europe, America, and beyond.

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  34. CAM Fest: The American Music Ensemble (Ame)

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    April 21 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    DANIEL STRANGE, director

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

  35. Frost University Band

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    April 22 – 3:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    *Craig McKenzie, conductor
    *Chee Weng Yim, conductor
    Gregory Casement, conductor

    Free

    *in partial fulfillment of the DMA in Conducting

  36. CAM Fest: The Frost Contemporary Strings Ensemble And The Frost Laptop Ensemble

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    April 22 – 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. It’s sure to be an electrifying evening of technology-centered music!
    Free

  37. Frost Symphony Orchestra—Mahler And Prokofiev

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    April 22 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    FROST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
    THOMAS SLEEPER, conductor, director

    Enjoy Mahler’s Symphony No. 4, a rich and beautiful work that many consider to be the conclusion of his 3rd Symphony expanding form and passion beyond the bounds of the traditional symphony.  Prokofiev’s Piano exciting Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Opus 16 with one of the winners of the Frost Symphony Orchestra’s annual Concerto Competition, Lindsay Garritson.

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  38. Frost Saxophone Quartet

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    April 23 – 4:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    DALE UNDERWOOD, director

    The Frost Saxophone Quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone) presents an exceptional concert that will leave you breathless.
    Free

  39. Frost Choral Concert

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    April 23 – 4:00 PM
    Bet Shira Synagogue, 7500 SW 120th St., Pinecrest, FL 33156

    FROST SYMPHONIC CHOIR
    FROST SYMPHONIC CHOIR
    FROST WOMEN’S CHOIR
    KAREN KENNEDY, director

    Frost Symphonic Choir and the Frost Women’s Choir combine to close the season with a flourish at Bet Shira Congregation. Selections from throughout the choral repertoire will illuminate listeners coming together at the house of song.
    Free

  40. MIP 408 Final Performance

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    April 23 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    CRAIG MORRIS, director

    Graduating instrumental performance students collaborate on a final concert of all original music.
    Free

  41. Frost Trombone Choir

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    April 24 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    TIMOTHY CONNER, director

    Treat yourself to the uniquely beautiful and rich sound that only this ensemble can deliver. Under the direction of Professor Tim Conner, this exciting program includes transcriptions of familiar music set for trombones as well as new and original works for the ensemble. Who knew that twenty trombones would sound like this?!
    Free

  42. Frost Electronic Music Ensemble

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    April 25 – 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.
    Free

  43. Frost Saxophone Ensemble

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    April 25 – 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 music of Leonard Bernstein.
    Free

  44. Frost Symphonic Winds

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    April 26 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    FROST SYMPHONIC WINDS
    ROBERT CARNOCHAN, conductor
    J. STEVEN MOORE, conductor
    CHEE WENG YIM, guest conductor

    Savor a concert inspired by Latin culture, featuring Clifton Williams’ Symphonic Dance No. 3, Alberto Ginastera’s Danza Final, Michael Daugherty’s Desi, H. Owen Reed’s La Fiesta Mexicana, Arturo Márquez’s Danzon No. 2, and Jaime Texidor’s Amparito Roca (Spanish March). This unique blending of colorful woodwinds with dramatic brass and percussion…

  45. Frost Wind Ensemble—Now

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    April 27 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    TRUDY KANE, flute
    DALE UNDERWOOD, saxophone
    ASIYA KOREPANOVA, piano
    FROST WIND ENSEMBLE
    CHRISTIAN NOON, guest conductor
    ROBERT CARNOCHAN, director

    Entitled “NOW,” this program features new works created in the past 18 months by composers Zhou Long, Thomas Sleeper, and Paul Dooley. Revel in the musical mastery of Frost Faculty artist Trudy Kane and Dale Underwood with graduate student superstar pianist Asiya Korepanova.

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