October 08, 2015 – Kathyanne Guy, Dance Program Director and longtime dance faculty member at the University of Miami Frost School of Music, died September 17, 2015 in Miami, Florida. She was 66.
September 28, 2015 – The Frost School of Music will present its annual gala holiday dinner Winter Wonderful on December 6 to benefit music scholarships and its community music mentoring program, the Donna E. Shalala MusicReach Program at the Frost School of Music.
September 17, 2015 – Ksenija Komljenović, a doctoral candidate at UM Frost, has been awarded a 2015-16 International Fellowship from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). A native of Serbia, Komljenović is working toward her DMA in percussion performance.
September 10, 2015 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music, with presenting sponsor UHealth—University of Miami Health System, proudly announces the legendary, chart-topping…
August 25, 2015 – Frost School of Music at the University of Miami announces a gift for 115 new marching band instruments and a full set of newly designed uniforms that will be debuted by Frost Band of the Hour at the UM Hurricanes opening game on September 5.
August 18, 2015 – Trudy Kane, associate professor of flute in the Department of Instrumental Performance at Frost, was awarded the Phillip Frost Award for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship.
August 16, 2015 – Julio Frenk, a physician, former dean at Harvard University, and the former minister of health for Mexico, steps into his new role today as the sixth president of the University of Miami.
July 25, 2015 – UM Intramural Fields, Henry Fillmore Hall, and the Herbert Wellness Center come alive on August 11, 2015 with the arrival of 120 Frost Band of the Hour marching band students kicking off eleven days of pre-season music rehearsals known as Band Camp.
July 21, 2015 – Pianist Tal Cohen, M.M. '15, wins 2015 Freedman Jazz Fellowship, awarded July 20, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.
July 17, 2015 – UM Frost School of Music, with presenting sponsor UHealth—University of Miami Health System, announces two additions to the lineup for Festival Miami.
July 13, 2015 – University of Miami Frost School of Music at Salzburg, an established summer training program that attracts students from around the world, celebrates its 30th anniversary this July 13 through August 13 with new director, Robynne Redmon, at the helm.
July 02, 2015 – Pianist Tal Cohen, M.M. ’15, who just earned his master’s degree graduate in jazz performance in May from the University of Miami Frost School of Music, was named one of four finalists for a prestigious Freedman Jazz Fellowship.
June 30, 2015 – The Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music at the University of Miami announces the selection of Dr. David Ake as professor of musicology, and chair of the Department of Musicology beginning August 15, 2015.
June 14, 2015 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music and presenting sponsor UHealth – University of Miami Health System announce the extraordinary lineup for its annual multi-genre music festival, FESTIVAL MIAMI, Florida’s premier live music festival.
June 05, 2015 – The Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music at the University of Miami announces Dr. Aaron Tindall as its new professor of tuba and euphonium beginning August 15, 2015.
June 02, 2015 – The 2015 edition of SCORE magazine was published in early May by the University of Miami Frost School of Music and mailed to active music alumni.
June 01, 2015 – The Frost School of Music at the University of Miami announces the selection of Dr. Robert M. Carnochan as professor of music, director of wind ensemble activities and conductor of the Frost Wind Ensemble beginning August 15, 2015.
May 16, 2015 – Frost School of Music hosts the 2015 Association for Popular Music Education (APME) National Conference June 10-13, 2015. Details at http://www.popularmusiceducation.org.
May 15, 2015 – Professor of Music Gary Green, who served on the University of Miami Frost School of Music faculty as director of bands for 22 years and led the Frost Wind Ensemble to international prominence, is retiring at the end of May, 2015.
May 14, 2015 – Harry I. Hawthorne, percussionist with the NBC Staff Orchestra in Chicago in the early 1960s and a longtime percussion faculty member at UM Frost School of Music, died April 19, 2015 in Miami. He was 84.
May 08, 2015 – Jimmy Buffett receives honorary doctorate of music from University of Miami, and regales graduating students with tales from his life and why passion is key.
May 04, 2015 – Two graduate students Oleksii Ivanchenko and Jay Coggin were named the 2015 Frost School of Music Outstanding Graduate Students by University of Miami Frost School of Music.
May 04, 2015 – The Frost School of Music congratulates its graduating Class of 2015 as they commence from university life to their professional careers.
April 29, 2015 – Frost School of Music names Outstanding Seniors class of 2015 for their academic and artistic excellence.
April 28, 2015 – Frost School of Music students were well represented in DownBeat magazine’s 38th Annual Student Music Awards, with 18 awards bestowed on undergraduate and graduate soloists, ensembles, composers and engineers.
April 21, 2015 – Whether you’re a music major at Frost, or any other major across our diverse campus, the Band of the Hour is your place to make great music, make lifelong friends, and make a difference in the community.
April 19, 2015 – The Philip and Patricia Frost School of Music at the University of Miami announces music industry executive and entrepreneur Brian Wilkins was hired this spring for a newly created director of business development position.
April 19, 2015 – Faculty and students from UM's Miller School of Medicine and Frost School of Music came together to recognize World Voice Day 2015, a global day of events and education that promotes the importance of the human voice and maintaining vocal health.
April 17, 2015 – Jazz solo trumpet students take top prizes in Yamaha Jazz Division, Frost trumpet ensemble placed 2nd in the Maller Trumpet Large Trumpet Ensemble Division at 2015 National Trumpet Competition..
April 16, 2015 – Acclaimed national radio program NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley to be broadcast from the Frost School of Music with outstanding young musicians.
April 15, 2015 – Award-winning film composer James Newton Howard, named new artistic director of the Henry Mancini Institute (HMI) at the prestigious Frost School of Music at the University of Miami.
April 13, 2015 – Former Health Minister of Mexico to Succeed Donna E. Shalala
April 11, 2015 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music Department of Music Business and Entertainment Industries hosts successful 2nd annual music business conference April 11, 2015
April 02, 2015 – Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s 'Elegy, Soliloquy, and Epilogue' for solo flute and string orchestra to receive its world premiere performance by soloist Trudy Kane and the Frost Symphony Orchestra conducted by Thomas Sleeper.
March 20, 2015 – Frost School of Music Trumpet Ensemble among three top finalists in the large ensemble category of the 2015 National Trumpet Competition
March 20, 2015 – Naming Gift for Knight Recital Hall made possible with the announcement of a $7.5 million grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation at a March 8 community gathering at the Perez Art Museum Miami.
March 18, 2015 – Naming Benefactors Dr. Phillip and Patricia Frost Donate $1 Million to rename the Frost School's highly effective MusicReach community music program in honor of UM's outgoing president, Donna E. Shalala.
March 18, 2015 – Grammy Award-winning composer Stephen Hartke has been chosen as the Frost School of Music’s inaugural 2015 Distinguished Composer in Residence hosted by the Department of Music Theory and Composition
March 09, 2015 – The 41,089-square-foot complex, which includes 77 chamber music and teaching studios, will unite the Frost School’s 770 students and 125 faculty “like never before.”
March 02, 2015 – On March 5, The Cleveland Orchestra and Frost School of Music students will participate in a day of music at the Adrienne Arsht Center, beginning with a two-hour side-by-side rehearsal under the direction of Franz Welser-Mӧst.
February 26, 2015 – Dr. Deborah Schwartz-Kates, associate professor and chair of the Department of Musicology, was awarded two prestigious grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities in support of her upcoming book on the film music of Alberto Ginastera.
February 19, 2015 – Students and faculty of the Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music on the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus celebrate the official opening of the new LEED® Platinum, state-of-the-art Patricia Louise Frost Music Studios building complex.
February 18, 2015 – Third-year JD/MM student Brian Oliver wins The GRAMMY Foundation’s 17th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative, a prestigious writing competition sponsored by The Recording Academy.
January 29, 2015 – Three alumni from the Frost School of Music were announced as 57th Grammy Award Nominees: Andrew Scheps B.M. ’89; Pete McGuinness, B.M.’86; and Jeremy Fox,MM ’01, DMA ’13. The 57th Grammy Award show will air on CBS, Sunday, February 8 at 8 p.m.
January 24, 2015 – University of Miami Frost School of Music Senior Ana Collado, a vocal performance major, was named a 2015 Encouragement Award winner in the Florida District Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Saturday, January 17.
January 22, 2015 – Young pianist from Frost School of Music’s Preparatory Program featured on CNN En Español in a segment exploring the interplay of young talent and discipline, “Niños con talentos musicales."
January 14, 2015 – Vocal Performances Spotlight Roger Gross Opera Collection in 10 Year Anniversary Celebration of Marta And Austin Weeks Music Library and Technology Center.
January 14, 2015 – The University of Miami’s Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music announces a new master’s degree program in Sound Recording Arts that will be offered beginning Fall 2015.
January 06, 2015 – Frost Opera Theater’s spring 2014 production of Jackie O on South Florida Classical Review’s Top Ten Performances of 2014, Festival Miami earns Honorable Mention and Most Interesting Revival.
September 18, 2014 – University of Miami’s Frost School of Music and Universal Music U @ Frost featured in Musical America’s 2014 Special Report of Top 50 Music Schools.
August 20, 2014 – Support Your School with New Frost Merchandise—customized logo wear and merchandise for the Frost community now available through two licensed retailers!