June 11, 2013 – Former University of Miami Frost School of Music Band of the Hour director William B. Russell, B.M. ’57, M.M. ’58, died December 3, 2012 in Lake Placid, Florida.
June 11, 2013 – Luciano Magnanini, woodwinds professor began his career at UM as a lecturer, in 1972. He studied music at the Conservatory Nicolo Paganini in Genoa and continued his musical training in Milan.
June 05, 2013 – Dennis Kam, composer, professor, and chair of the Department of Music Theory and Composition, has retired after 39 years at the University of Miami.
June 05, 2013 – Over 40 musicians from the University of Miami Frost School of Music’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra are featured on today’s Concord Music Group’s release of the legendary George Benson’s latest album: Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole.
June 05, 2013 – After 34 years as a professor of classical guitar at the Frost School of Music, Rene Gonzalez, associate professor and program director is retiring.
June 05, 2013 – Award winning pianist, composer, improviser and educator JB Floyd retires from the University of Miami Frost School of Music after 32 years as professor and chair of the Department of Keyboard Performance.
June 05, 2013 – Frank Cooper believes he may hold the record for the number of different courses he taught at UM’s Frost School of Music—24!
June 05, 2013 – Over the past year the Frost School of Music has commemorated many milestones including a new building groundbreaking, the expansion of programs, and many students have won awards and competitions and graduated to begin their professional careers.
June 05, 2013 – Retiring associate dean for undergraduate studies Kenneth J. Moses earned both his undergraduate and Master’s degrees from UM’s School of Music
May 31, 2013 – Although Whit Sidener is retiring this month from his day job as professor and chair of the Department of Studio Music and Jazz at the UM Frost School of Music, his zest for life, and playing and performing music, will still keep him busy.
May 31, 2013 – Frost School of Music student and Stamps Distinguished Ensemble Scholar Nick Hetko, won second place in the Jacksonville Jazz Festival Piano Competition in Jacksonville, Florida on May 24th 2013.
May 28, 2013 – The University’s Frost School of Music dedicated the still-evolving Marta S. Weeks Music Quadrangle on May 16, honoring the iconic UM philanthropist, patron for the arts, and trustee emeritus whose impact on the school has been called “immeasurable.”
May 08, 2013 – Frost School of Music names 2013 Outstanding Seniors for their academic and artistic excellence.
May 07, 2013 – The Frost School of Music congratulates its Class of 2013 as they commence from university life to their professional careers.
May 05, 2013 – Frost School of Music students were once again well represented in DownBeat magazine’s 36th Annual Student Music Awards, with 11 awards bestowed on ensembles, soloists, arrangers, composers and engineers.
May 04, 2013 – The Frost School's Henry Mancini Institute Jazz Nonet performed at the New Orleans Jazz Fest in Zaterain's Jazz Tent on Friday, May 3, at the New Orleans Fair Ground.
May 03, 2013 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music announced the Ft. Lauderdale based Georgina Dieter Dennis Foundation has awarded the school $50,000 for vocal scholarships in the academic year 2013-14.
May 01, 2013 – Research Professor of Musicology Frank Cooper presents a special non-credit course beginning Tuesday, May 7 entitled Music & the Arts in France, from Impressionism to Early Modernism.
April 26, 2013 – University of Miami Frost School of Music students performed on the UM medical campus this week for a series called “The Musicians Will See You Now.” The series of performances is intended to gladden the hearts and brighten the days of patients and
April 26, 2013 – Nancy Zavec, music librarian at the Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library at the University of Miami, announced eleven Frost School of Music students and one faculty were inducted as new members of the Beta Beta Chapter, Pi Kappa Lambda.
April 17, 2013 – Award winning educator Dr. Roseann Sidener, B.M. '78, M.M. '87, wife of UM Frost Professor Whitney Sidener, passed away from cervical cancer on April 15 after a two year battle with the disease. She was 57.
April 08, 2013 – Frost Opera Theater’s 2012-2013 season concludes with Entanglements, a new opera by Charles Mason. Staged at the Lowe Art Museum April 18-21.
April 07, 2013 – BMI’s Vice President, Film/TV Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross visited the Henry Mancini Institute at UM Frost School of Music as a guest speaker. She, along with BMI composer Alex Wurman, spoke at a multitude of classes.
April 06, 2013 – Registration for Frost MusicTime's summer program is now available. From birth to eight years old.
April 01, 2013 – Audio engineering pioneer and beloved record producer Phil Ramone died on March 30, 2013. He was 79.