Festival Miami

  1. Master class: Rafael Padron, Rene Izquierdo, and Isaac Bustos

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    October 20, 2014
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master class: Rafael Padron, Rene Izquierdo, and Isaac Bustos

    Free admission

  2. In The Nick of Time—Children’s Concert

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    October 19, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Nick Deysher’s In the Nick of Time kids albums have earned Parents’ Choice awards. His YouTube video “The Dinosaur Song” has almost a million hits. Live concerts keep little ones entertained, with plenty of movement and fun!

    $10 - $15
    General Admission

       
  3. Sammy Figueroa and Glaucia Nasser—Latin-Brazilian Exhilaration

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    October 18, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    A fiery Latin-Brazilian fusion that pairs multi-percussionist and two-time Grammy Award nominee Sammy Figueroa with captivating and charismatic São Paulo-based singer Glaucia Nasser. An electric combination…and a Festival Miami exclusive!

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    $40/$30/$20

       
  4. The Jazz Cruise All Stars—Straight Ahead Jazz at Its Finest

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    October 17, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Sample the sizzle of The Jazz Cruise (thejazzcruise.com) at this specially created show featuring top-flight jazz stars including music director Shelly Berg (piano) with Niki Haris (vocals), Ken Peplowski (clarinet) and Wycliffe Gordon (tromb

    Section A/B/C
    $50/$40/$30

       
  5. Master Class: Wycliffe Gordon

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    October 17, 2014
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master Class with Wycliffe Gordon

    Free admission

  6. Leon Foster Thomas—Steel Pan Virtuoso

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    October 16, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Leon Foster Thomas, a gifted jazz musician and steel pan virtuoso originally from Trinidad and now based in Florida, blends the music of his Caribbean roots with the music of North and South America in a lively meld all his own.

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    $30/$20/$15

       
  7. Pulse Chamber Music—A Passport Journey

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    October 15, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Margaret Donaghue Flavin (clarinet), Scott Flavin (violin), Marina Radiushina (piano) are the fresh, inventive chamber group Pulse. They present an appealing mix of repertoire by composers from China, Cuba, Hungary, Russia and the USA.

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    $30/$20/$15

       
  8. Master Class: Sammy Figueroa

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    October 15, 2014

    Master Class: Sammy Figueroa

    Free admission

  9. Bass Extremes—Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten

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    October 14, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Dive into a high-energy concert by Bass Extremes that pushes the limits of the bass in an incredible fusion of funk, jazz, rock and reggae. Filled with fast thumb and two-handed tapping techniques and awe-inspiring harmonics and chords.

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    $35/$25/$20

       
  10. Master class: Bass Extremes

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    October 14, 2014
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master class: Bass Extremes

    Free admission

  11. Time For Three (TF3)—Masterful Musical Mix

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    October 12, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Time for Three (Tf3) is a trio that defies traditional classification. NBC describes their latest recording as “glowing…very hot…” The trio performs music from Bach to Brahms, to The Beatles, Katy Perry, Kanye West and Justin Timberlake.

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    $35/$25/$20

       
  12. Craig Campbell—Country Music’s Rising Star

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    October 11, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Country Music singer-songwriter Craig Campbell performs up-close-and-personal with memorable music that goes straight to your heart. His catchy “Outta My Head” and “Keep Them Kisses Comin’” are destined to become part of the soundtrack of your life.

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    $50/$40/$30

       
  13. Master class: Michael Ludwig

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    October 11, 2014
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master class: Michael Ludwig

    Free admission

  14. Frost Symphony Orchestra Presents—Made In America!

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    October 10, 2014
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Frost Symphony Orchestra performs masterpieces by American composers Barber, Bernstein, Creston, Ives and Ruggles. Internationally acclaimed saxophonist Dale Underwood and virtuoso violinist Michael Ludwig are soloists.

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    $45/$35/$25

       
  15. Winter Wonderful Gala—Frost Holiday Dinner

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    December 08, 2013
    JW Marriott Marquis, 255 Biscayne Way, Miami
    The Frost School of Music presents its holiday gala dinner, Winter Wonderful, at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 8, 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Miami.

  16. Pink Panther at 50—Featuring Frost School’s HMI Orchestra

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    November 01, 2013
    Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center
    Festival Miami closes its 2013 season in collaboration with Jazz Roots - A Larry Rosen Jazz Series and celebrates the 50th anniversary of the iconic film, The Pink Panther, and its composer—the musical genius Henry Mancini.

  17. Christian McBride Trio—Consummate Jazz Mastery

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    October 30, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Bassist extraordinaire and three-time Grammy Award winner Christian McBride will perform with his jazz trio, described as “one of the most intoxicating, least predictable bands on the scene today.”

    Tickets: $20 - $40

  18. Benjamin Britten 100th Birthday Celebration—A Boy Was Born

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    October 29, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    A special concert in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Britten, one of the 20th century’s greatest composers.

    Schedule Notes:
    Q&A starts at 7:15 p.m.
    Concert starts at 8:00 p.m.

    Tickets: $15 - $30

  19. Christian McBride Master Class

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    October 28, 2013
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance

    Free admission

  20. The Okee Dokee Brothers—Children’s Concert

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    October 27, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    An Americana folk concert the whole family will enjoy! Everyone is invited to dress in costumes and enjoy an after-concert A-B-C party.

    Tickets: $10 - $15

  21. Arturo Sandoval—Jazz, Tango, Bebop and More

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    October 26, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Latin Jazz icon Arturo Sandoval brings his unabashed virtuosic trumpet talents to perform selections from his Grammy Award winning albums.

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  22. Vince Mendoza, Arranger-Composer—A Night of Sophisticated Jazz

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    October 25, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Grammy award winner Vince Mendoza pairs up with the Frost Concert Jazz Band and the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra for an amazing concert of original works in both big band and full orchestral settings.

    Tickets: $20 - $30

  23. Karrin Allyson, Jazz Vocalist—In Harmony with JV1

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    October 24, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Karrin Allyson performs an engaging concert with award-winning Frost Jazz Vocal 1 Ensemble (JV1), now under the direction of Kate Reid.

    Tickets: $20 - $30

  24. Vince Mendoza Master Class

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    October 24, 2013
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance

    Free admission

     

  25. Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra—Jose Serebrier Premieres New Works

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    October 23, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    The Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra’s second program presents two more U.S. premieres by Latin American composers... and features virtuoso flutist Sharon Bezaly performing Serebrier's Flute Concerto with Tango.

    Tickets: $20 - $30

  26. Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra: Jose Serebrier Conducts Meza, Gershwin, and Shostakovich

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    October 22, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Celebrated conductor José Serebrier returns to Miami with the Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra to present lively music by Meza and Shostakovich--plus Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue performed by pianist Shelly Berg.

    Tickets: $20 - $30

  27. Cecile Licad—Plays Romantic Piano Masterworks

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    October 20, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Cecile Licad will perform beautiful program of mostly romantic works composed by renowned piano virtuosos of the early 20th century.

    Tickets: $20 - $40

  28. Ana Popovic—Blues Guitar Sensation

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    October 19, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Yugoslavian blues-rock guitarist Ana Popovic is a multi-nominated Blues Music Award artist and Billboard and Amazon chart-topper. Discover the power-blues of guitar sensation Ana Popovic!

    Tickets: $20 - $40

  29. Frank Cooper Interviews Cecile Licad

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    October 19, 2013
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance

    Free admission

  30. Elizabeth Caballero—With Robynne Redmon and Kevin Short

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    October 18, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    The delightful soprano Elizabeth Caballero presents an enchanting recital of operatic favorites with Robynne Redmon and bass-baritone Kevin Short.

    Tickets: $20 - $40

  31. Paulinho Garcia—Brazilian Vocalist

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    October 17, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Award-winning recording artist Paulinho Garcia performs a relaxing musical journey and satisfy your soul.

    Schedule Notes:
    Q&A starts at 7:15 p.m.
    Concert starts at 8:00 p.m.

    Tickets: $15 - $30

  32. Manhattan Piano Trio—Grand Prize Winners

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    October 16, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    This electrifying chamber group will perform an astonishing array of repertoire, including works by our award-winning faculty composers as well as standard piano trio repertory.

    Tickets: $15 - $30

  33. Frost Chamber Players—Play Brahms and Beethoven

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    October 15, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    The Frost Chamber Players present virtuosic works by celebrated composers.

    Tickets: $15 - $20

  34. Fiddles on Fire—Featuring Mark O’Connor and Glenn Basham

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    October 13, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    With fingers flying, toes tapping, and a blaze of excitement lighting up the stage, violinists Mark O’Connor and Glenn Basham create a roaring bluegrass, jazz and country fiddle mash-up you won’t want to miss!

    Tickets: $15 - $30

  35. Luis Enrique—Romantic Salsa at Its Best

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    October 12, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Grammy-winning salsa singer-songwriter-guitarist Luis Enrique will sing his hits, such as “Yo No Sé Mañana” and “Tengo Ganas”

    Tickets: $40 - $60

  36. Frost Studio Jazz Band—Tribute to Bruce Hornsby

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    October 11, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    The Frost Studio Jazz Band performs a high-energy tribute to multi-Grammy winning singer-songwriter Bruce Hornsby featuring new arrangements that highlight Hornsby’s distinctive style.

    Tickets: $15 - $30

  37. Joan Osborne—Songwriter Extraordinaire

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    October 10, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Bluesy multi-platinum singer-songwriter Joan Osborne performs an intimate acoustic duo concert with pianist Kevin Cotton featuring her Grammy-nominated breakthrough hit “One of Us.”

    Tickets: $25 - $45

  38. Songwriter’s Showcase—New Songs and Inspiration

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    October 09, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    The annual Songwriters Showcase features songs composed and performed by students enrolled in the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music program.

    Free admission, ticket required.

  39. Emerging Composers—Competition Winners

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    October 08, 2013
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    Join us for a remarkable concert featuring winners of the 2013 Emerging Composers Competition.

    Free admission, ticket required.

  40. Soprano Hila Plitmann—Labyrinth of Love

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    October 06, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    The luminous Grammy Award winning soprano Hila Plitmann joins director of bands Gary Green and the Frost Wind Ensemble for a concert of epic proportions.

    Tickets: $15 - $20

  41. Dr. John & The Nite Trippers—Locked Down Blues

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    October 05, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Celebrated singer-songwriter and funk-blues artist Dr. John will perform foot-stomping, hand-clapping, feel-good fun for everyone!

    Tickets: $40 - $60

  42. Joshua Bell and Edgar Meyer—Double Concerto

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    October 04, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Famed violinist Joshua Bell and virtuoso bassist Edgar Meyer will perform the Florida premiere of Meyer’s new Double Concerto for Violin and Double Bass with the Frost Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Sleeper.

    SOLD OUT!

  43. Gloria Estefan—The Standards

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    October 01, 2013
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Seven-time Grammy Award-winning international megastar Gloria Estefan performing highlights from her brand new CD, Gloria Estefan: The Standards, arranged and orchestrated by Shelly Berg. SOLD OUT

  44. Winter Wonderful—Frost School of Music Holiday Dinner

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    December 02, 2012
    J. W. Marriott Marquis Miami, 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami
    Winter Wonderful—a holiday gala sparkling with treasured music and new memories, is presented annually in early December, it’s the perfect way to usher in the holiday season.

  45. Carmina Burana—Conducted by Karen Kennedy

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    November 04, 2012
    Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center
    Karen Kennedy conducts the propulsive choral masterpiece Carmina Burana featuring the Master Chorale of South Florida, Singing Sons Boychoir, Frost Chorale and Frost Symphony Orchestra.

  46. Jon Secada—A Cabaret Night to Remember

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    November 03, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Vocal superstar Jon Secada performs an intimate cabaret-style show for Festival Miami that highlights his numerous pop hits, favorite Broadway selections and timeless classics. $65/45/25

  47. Unforgettable—A Tribute to Nat King Cole

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    November 02, 2012
    Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center
    George Benson, Freddy Cole and Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra combine for a spectacular celebration honoring legendary singer, pianist and trio leader Nat ‘King’ Cole at Arsht Center.

  48. Songwriters Showcase—New Songs, New Voices

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    October 30, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    The annual Songwriters Showcase features songs composed and performed by students enrolled in the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music program. Free, ticket required.

  49. Florida’s Singing Sons Boychoir—Something to Sing About

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    October 28, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Florida’s Singing Sons Boychoir presents an energetic children’s Halloween concert filled with singing, moving, and an all out good time with such happy classics as “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” $12/10

  50. Carlos Oliva y Los Sobrinos del Juez—Latin Fusion Artists Keep on Grooving

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    October 27, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Carlos Oliva y Los Sobrinos del Juez perform their classic “Miami Sound” hits and new works punctuated by an exciting fusion of Cuban music, salsa, Afro beats, samba, jazz and rock. $50/35/20

  51. Jazz Vocalist Roseanna Vitro and JV1—Free-Spirited Spontaneity

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    October 25, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Vocalist Roseanna Vitro performs jazz and Brazilian-infused hits with award-winning Frost JV1 Ensemble, plus highlights from her Grammy nominated CD The Music of Randy Newman. $40/30/20

  52. Jason Moran & The Bandwagon—Cross-Genre Jazz at Its Best

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    October 24, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Jason Moran & The Bandwagon (piano, bass, drums) bring their adventurous blend of jazz, classical, blues, funk, hip-hop, and rock to Festival Miami for a killer night of jazz. $50/35/20

  53. Jason Moran—Free Q&A Master Class

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    October 23, 2012
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    Stamps Distinguished Visitor Jason Moran presents an engaging free master class and Q&A. Free admission, ticket required.

  54. Creative Spark—Youth Orchestra Flashpoint

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    October 21, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Greater Miami Youth Symphony and South Florida Youth Symphony discover the amazing creative flashpoint that occurs when young artists meet and work with established composers! $20/15/10

  55. Best of Broadway—Valerie Perri and Michael Maguire

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    October 18, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Broadway touring pro Valerie Perri (Evita) and Michael Maguire (Les Misérables) pair up for an entertaining evening featuring marvelous musical theater favorites. $50/35/20

  56. Trio da Paz—Brazilian Jazz Masters

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    October 16, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Enjoy Brazil’s spectacular Trio da Paz (guitar, bass, drums) as they update the infectious spirit of jazz-oriented Brazilian music with harmonically adventurous interactions. $40/30/20

  57. Luciano and Friends—Featuring the Frost Chamber Players

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    October 14, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Beloved bassoon professor Luciano Magnanini celebrates his storied career with an inspiring chamber music concert featuring works by Beethoven, Poulenc, Saint-Saëns and more. $20/15

  58. Ana María Martínez—Sings Celebrated Songs and Arias

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    October 13, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Grammy Award winning soprano Ana María Martínez offers an intimate vocal recital featuring captivating soprano songs and arias from her acclaimed recordings and tours. $50/40/30

  59. Santiago Rodriguez—Performs Solo Piano Favorites from Chopin to Lecuona

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    October 12, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Award winning concert pianist and Frost faculty artist Santiago Rodriguez performs enduring piano solo favorites by Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Albeniz, Lecuona and more. $40/30/20

  60. Emerging Composers—New Music Concert

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    October 11, 2012
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    Join us for a remarkable concert featuring winners of the 2012 Emerging Composers Competition. Free admission, ticket required.

  61. Dave Liebman—Free Master Class

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    October 10, 2012
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    Join jazz saxophonist Dave Liebman for an informative talk about jazz improvisation and the music business as it relates to the jazz artist. Free admission, ticket required.

  62. Tenor Titan Dave Liebman—Takes Flight with Frost Concert Jazz Band

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    October 09, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman (sax/flute) combines his visceral drive and enthusiasm with the high-intensity Frost Concert Jazz Band for an extraordinary jazz experience! $50/35/20

  63. Powerful Premieres—Presented by the Frost Wind Ensemble

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    October 07, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    The Frost Wind Ensemble rises to powerful heights as they premiere Point Blank by Paul Dooley, and Percussion Concerto by Jennifer Higdon that spotlights percussionist Svet Stoyanov. $20/15

  64. Nuevo Tango in Miami, Part 2—A Jazz Homage to Piazzolla

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    October 06, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Nuevo tango jazz band arrangements combine the passion of Argentinian tango with the exotic timbres of jazz in a tribute to the musical genius of the late Ástor Piazzolla. $30/20/15

  65. Nuevo Tango in Miami, Part 1—Music of Ástor Piazzolla

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    October 05, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Bandoneonist JP Jofre and Frost chamber artists perform a compelling Nuevo tango concert honoring the legacy of Argentine bandoneón artist/composer Ástor Piazzolla. $30/20/15

  66. Beethoven and Rachmaninoff—Leon Fleisher Conducts the Frost Symphony Orchestra

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    October 04, 2012
    UM Gusman
    Master artist Leon Fleisher conducts the Frost Symphony Orchestra in a dramatic program ranging from Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture to Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2. $65/45/25

  67. Coming Soon—Festival Miami 2012

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    October 02, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Save the date for Festival Miami 2012, featuring over 25 concerts, master classes and events from October 2 to November 4. Visit http://www.festivalmiami.com for details.

  68. A Conversation with Leon Fleisher—Free Master Class

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    October 02, 2012
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    Stamps Distinguished Visitor Leon Fleisher discusses his approaches to music, teaching, his studies with Artur Schnabel, and recordings with George Szell. Free, ticket required.

  69. Jazz Meets Gershwin—Hosted by Michael Feinstein

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    November 04, 2011
    Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
    Gershwin represents American music at its best and Festival Miami, JazzRoots and the Arsht Center assembled the best to perform it for you: Michael Feinstein, Denyce Graves, Shelly Berg and Terence Blanchard with the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra

  70. Lucie Arnaz—Latin Roots

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    November 03, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Latin Roots is Lucie Arnaz's fiery, explosive, and heartfelt musical tribute to the rhythm of her roots and a love note to the man who introduced La Conga to the United States, her father, Desi Arnaz. Sophisticated songs with sassy sizzle! $50/35/20

  71. Divergent Boundaries—Celebrated Composers Concert

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    November 02, 2011
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    For 28 years, Festival Miami has been premiering new works by prominent guest composers and award-winning faculty composers. This year we proudly introduce new works by Lansing McLoskey, Charles Mason, Dennis Kam, JB Floyd, and Dorothy Hindman. FREE

  72. Gemini Presents “Good Mischief—A Musical Celebration for the Whole Family”

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    October 30, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Gemini, twin-brothers Sandor and Laszlo Slomovits, presents "Good Mischief—A Musical Celebration for Children and the Whole Family,” featuring rousing sing-alongs, and original, sparkling songs about the everyday experiences of childhood. $12/$10 Kid

  73. Livingston Taylor

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    October 28, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Livingston Taylor fills his concerts with upbeat storytelling, a joyous selection of his own writing, and a perfect splash of songs from the great American songbook. If you enjoy James Taylor, Alison Krauss, and Vince Gill, this is a must! $50/35/20

  74. Livingston Taylor—Ways to Be Your Best When It Counts the Most

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    October 28, 2011
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    In this master class, singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor discusses how to control nervousness and find joy on stage. In addition to his solo career, Taylor has toured with Linda Ronstadt and Jimmy Buffet, and his brother James. FREE

  75. 2011 Songwriters Showcase—New Songs, New Voices

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    October 27, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    A fabulous concert featuring songs composed and performed by students enrolled in the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music program. Judges and audience are polled and the winning act opens the following night’s concert! FREE

  76. Jackson Browne Solo Acoustic with Special Guest Bruce Hornsby

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    October 26, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    An intimate solo acoustic performance with Jackson Browne and special guest Bruce Hornsby to benefit The Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music Program. $70/$50/$30

  77. Gershwin Piano Favorites—Shelly Berg with Santiago Rodriguez

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    October 23, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Dean Shelly Berg and faculty artist Santiago Rodriguez pair up for an all Gershwin, two-piano extravaganza featuring Cuban Overture, Three Preludes, Rhapsody in Blue, and I Got Rhythm Variations; plus Grainger’s Fantasy on Porgy and Bess. $40/30/20

  78. A Tale of Five Cities—Lowenthal Plays Liszt

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    October 22, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Pianist Jerome Lowenthal performs the solo recital A Tale of Five Cities to commemorate the bicentennial of Franz Liszt’s birth. Includes highlights from Liszt's Années de pèlerinage (Years of Pilgrimage) plus Piano Sonata in B Minor. $40/30/20

  79. Suénalo

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    October 21, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Suénalo is the premier descarga-funk Latin jam band in Miami, with a vivid sound that reflects the cultures that shape the region. The 8-piece act meshes funk, hip-hop, cumbia, timba, jazz, Caribbean rhythms into a multicultural cocktail. $30/20/15

  80. Frost Wind Ensemble Presents the Windswept Music of Michael Colgrass

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    October 18, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Frost Wind Ensemble performs Michael Colgrass’s The Winds of Nagual that contemplates the search for the creative self, and Urban Requiem, representing the tragedies, struggles, energy, and power of our cities. $20/$15 seniors/Free for UM students

  81. Brazilian Superstar Ivan Lins—Romantic and Sophisticated Favorites

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    October 16, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    When multiple Grammy winner Ivan Lins performs his own music, it’s pure magic. From “Love Dance” to “The Island,” his magnificent songs are recorded by Simone, Irakerê, Chucho Valdés, Barbra Streisand, Toots Thielemans, and Michael Bublé. $50/35/20

  82. Willy Chirino

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    October 15, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    When Willy Chirino sings, the salsa band grooves—and the audience truly can’t stop dancing! More than 60 artists including The Gypsy Kings have recorded his song, “Soy.” His CD, Son del Alma, won a Grammy Award for Best Salsa/Merengue Album $70/50/30

  83. United States Marine Band—The President’s Own

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    October 14, 2011
    UM BankUnited Center
    Festival Miami announces the University of Miami will host a free concert by the U.S. Marine Band at the BankUnited Center on October 14. The Washington Post calls them “not only the best in the land but, very likely, the best in the world.” FREE

  84. New York Voices Swing with JV1 Frost Jazz Vocal Ensemble

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    October 13, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Double Grammy-winning New York Voices are renowned for their excellence in the art of group singing, inspired by Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, Singers Unlimited and Manhattan Transfer. The JV1 Frost Jazz Vocal Ensemble will also be featured. $50/35/20

  85. Imani Winds—and debut of Stamps Woodwind Quintet

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    October 12, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Grammy-nominated wind quintet, Imani Winds, is carving out a distinct presence by commissioning new works while meaningfully bridging European, American, African, and Latin American traditions. Stamps Woodwind Quintet also makes its debut. $40/30/20

  86. A Whole New Ballgame—Frost Chorale and Frost Symphonic Choir

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    October 11, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    New choral program director Karen Kennedy leads the Frost Chorale in ethereal works by Whitacre, Orff and more. Frost Symphonic Choir performs excerpts from the baseball themed The Mighty Casey by W. Schuman. $20/$15 seniors/Free for UM students

  87. Claire Huangci—Chopin Competition Winner with Frost Symphony Orchestra

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    October 09, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    First prize winner at the 2010 National Chopin Piano Competition of USA for her distinguished Chopin interpretations, Claire Huangci performs solo repertoire by Chopin plus Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Frost Symphony Orchestra. $40/30/20

  88. High Octane Jazz—Introducing New Frost Jazz Professors Brian Lynch and Martin Bejerano

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    October 08, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter Brian Lynch pairs up with burning jazz pianist Martin Bejerano and a fantastic rhythm section for an outstanding evening of small group jazz that will light up your spirits and amaze your senses. $40/30/20

  89. Jazz Master Benny Golson with the Frost Studio Jazz Band

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    October 07, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Jazz aficionados love his “I Remember Clifford” while TV fans know his music from M*A*S*H, Mission Impossible, and The Cosby Show theme. Here, Benny Golson performs his favorite big band arrangements with the Frost Studio Jazz Band. $65/45/25

  90. Soulive—The Ultimate Feel-Good Groove Band

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    October 06, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Soulive plays danceable organ-driven grooves fusing soul, jazz, R&B, and blues with hip-hop and funk. Wildly popular at jam fests, they’ve toured with the Rolling Stones and recorded with Chaka Kahn, Talib Kweli, Maceo Parker, Derek Trucks! $40/30/20

  91. Benny Golson—Taking Note of a Legendary Jazz Career

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    October 06, 2011
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    From his early years with Dizzy Gillespie to his remarkable 60-year career as a solo performer and TV and film composer, tenor saxophonist and NEA Jazz Master Benny Golson, provides insight into his creative approaches and career longevity. FREE

  92. Emerging Young Composers—New Works for String Quartet

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    October 05, 2011
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    Frost School of Music student composers entered an adjudicated competition for new string quartet works and the winners will have their compositions premiered at Festival Miami by the Stamps, Graduate, and Bergonzi String Quartets! FREE

  93. On Stage with Gunther Schuller and the Frost Chamber Players

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    October 02, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Milhaud’s La Création du monde conducted by Gunther Schuller; Dvořák’s String Quintet No. 2 with Bergonzi String Quartet and Brian Powell; and Schuller’s Quintet for Horn and Strings featuring hornist Richard Todd. $20/$15 seniors/Free for UM student

  94. Festival Miami’s Opening Night: French Horn Celebration Featuring the Frost Symphony Orchestra

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    October 01, 2011
    UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    The Frost Symphony Orchestra opens Festival Miami 2011 with a bold and brassy French horn exploration of celebrated music by Franz Haydn, distinguished composer Gunther Schuller, and premier hornist and composer Richard Todd. $85/65/45/25

  95. Gunther Schuller – Into the Creative Mind of a Total Musician

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    September 30, 2011
    Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    Deepen your understanding of current music trends at a free lecture by Pulitzer Prize winning composer Gunther Schuller, one of America’s most distinguished musical icons. Schuller is also the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation “genius” award. FREE

  96. Festival Miami—TIMELESS TITANS—Santiago Rodriguez, piano (rescheduled)

    October 31, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Pianist Santiago Rodriguez Plays the Music of Sergei Rachmaninoff and Other Musical Titans.

    Tickets range from $20 to $40

  97. Festival Miami—GIANTS OF JAZZ SALUTE—Wycliffe Gordon (trombone) and Frost Concert Jazz Band

    October 30, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Wycliffe Gordon and Frost Concert Jazz Band salute the Giants of Jazz in Festival Miami's Grand Finale Concert.

    Tickets range from $25 to $85

  98. Festival Miami—FLUTE JOURNEY—Nestor Torres and Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra

    October 29, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Amazing Nestor Torres Explores a Rainbow of Musical Colors Ranging from Baroque to Big Band, Latin to Fantasy.

    Tickets range from $25 to $60

  99. Festival Miami—Jazz Master Class with Wycliffe Gordon

    October 29, 2010
    Foster 206, University of Miami
    Festival Miami presents a Jazz Master Class with Wycliffe Gordon.

    FREE ADMISSION

  100. Festival Miami—STOP! IN THE NAME OF LOVE—Lamont Dozier

    October 28, 2010
    UM Gusman Concert Hall
    A Rock-n-Roll Celebration of the Greatest Songs of Lamont Dozier, the #1 Songwriter in America.

    Tickets range from $25 to $60

  101. Festival Miami—NEW SONGWRITING SENSATIONS—From the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music Program

    October 27, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    The Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music Program Showcases New Songs and Fresh Faces.

    FREE ADMISSION

  102. Festival Miami—Master Class with Songwriter Lamont Dozier

    October 27, 2010
    Clarke Recital Hall at the L. Austin Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    Festival Miami presents a Master Class with famed songwriter Lamont Dozier.

    FREE ADMISSION

  103. Festival Miami—TOUR DE FORCE—Frost Chamber Players

    October 26, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    The Frost Chamber Players Present Virtuosic Works by Celebrated Composers.

    Tickets range from $10 to $20

  104. Festival Miami—ARTURO SANDOVAL and Miami Symphony Orchestra (at the Arsht Center)

    October 24, 2010
    Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (downtown Miami)
    Arturo Sandoval Premieres Rivera’s Concierto de Miami with the Miami Symphony Orchestra at the Adrienne Arsht Center.

    Tickets range from $20 to $150

  105. Festival Miami—TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA—Children’s Halloween Concert

    October 24, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Grammy Nominated Kids-Duo Performs Selections from ‘My Name is Chicken Joe’ and Other Favorites.

    Tickets range from $10 to $12

  106. Festival Miami—MAMBO!—Tiempo Libre and Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra and Big Band

    October 23, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Tiempo Libre Pays Tribute to Beloved Cuban Big Bands and the Music of their Heritage.

    Tickets range from $20 to $50

  107. Festival Miami—DANCE, GLORIOUS DANCE—Momentum Dance Company

    October 22, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    The Momentum Dance Company Showcases Modern and Historic Dance Repertory Directed by Delma Illes.

    Tickets range from $20 to $40

  108. Festival Miami—Master Class with Tiempo Libre

    October 22, 2010
    Clarke Recital Hall at the L. Austin Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    Festival Miami presents a Master Class with Tiempo Libre.

    FREE ADMISSION

  109. Festival Miami—INSPIRED IMPROVISATION—Matt Wilson Quartet and Stamps Jazz Quintet

    October 21, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Matt Wilson Quartet Pairs Up with the Stamps Jazz Quintet in an All-Out Jazz Fest.

    Tickets range from $25 to $50

  110. Festival Miami—NEW TRANSITIONS—Frost Young Composers Showcase

    October 20, 2010
    Clarke Recital Hall at the L. Austin Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    Emerging Young Composers Showcase their Latest Works.

    FREE ADMISSION

  111. Festival Miami—Master Class with the Matt Wilson Quartet

    October 20, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Festival Miami presents a jazz Master Class with Matt Wilson Quartet.

    FREE ADMISSION

  112. Festival Miami—WIND ENSEMBLE HEATWAVE—Frost Wind Ensemble with Amy Burton, soprano

    October 19, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Frost Wind Ensemble premieres Mason Bates work, and performs John Corigliano with soprano Amy Burton.

    Tickets range from $20 to $30

  113. Festival Miami—STRING QUAR TÊTE-A-TÊTE—Bergonzi String Quartet and Stamps String Quartet

    October 17, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Renowned Bergonzi String Quartet Meets the Stamps String Quartet in their Debut Performance.

    Tickets range from $10 to $20

  114. Festival Miami—SIZZLING HOT SWING—Mark O’Connor and His Hot Swing

    October 16, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Sensational Mark O’Connor and His Hot Swing Put “Le Jazz Hot” on Steroids.

    Tickets range from $20 to $50

  115. Festival Miami—Lecture with Mark O’Connor

    October 16, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Festival Miami presents a lecture with Mark O’Connor.

    FREE ADMISSION

  116. Festival Miami—¡CELEBRACIÓN!—Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet

    October 14, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    Experience the Excitement of the Gabriel Alegría Afro-Peruvian Sextet.

    Tickets range from $20 to $30

  117. Festival Miami—ESSENCE OF EXPRESSION—Sunny Wilkinson with Jazz Vocal 1 Ensemble

    October 13, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    The Inventive Sunny Wilkinson Sings New and Timeless Favorites with the Frost Jazz Vocal 1 Ensemble.

    Tickets range from $20 to $30

  118. Festival Miami—FORM AND FRACTURES—Frost Faculty Composers

    October 12, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    New Compositions by the Faculty of the Frost School of Music.

    FREE ADMISSION

  119. Festival Miami—Jazz Master Class with Sunny Wilkinson

    October 12, 2010
    Clarke Recital Hall at the L. Austin Weeks Center for Recording and Performance
    Festival Miami presents a Master Class with jazz vocalist Sunny Wilkinson.

    FREE ADMISSION

  120. Festival Miami—UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL: FRANK LOESSER

    October 10, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    ASCAP Presents the Music of Academy Award-winning Frank Loesser

    Tickets range from $20 to $40

  121. Festival Miami—LATIN EXPLOSION: HANSEL Y RAUL!

    October 09, 2010
    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
    The Hottest Act in Latin Dance Music Bring Their Tropical Dance Music and Contagious Beat to Festival Miami.

    Tickets range from $25 to $60

  122. Festival Miami—TRANSCENDENCE—Frost Symphony Orchestra, Frost Chorale, Sandra Lopez (soprano)

    October 08, 2010
    A Glorious Gala Opening Night, with Soprano Sandra Lopez, the Frost Chorale, and the Frost Symphony Orchestra.

    Tickets range from $25 to $85

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