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  1. Frost Trumpet Students and Ensembles Earn Top Wins at 2015 National Trumpet Competition

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    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..

  2. NPR’s ‘From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley’ to Record at UM Frost School of Music

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    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.

  3. James Newton Howard Named New Artistic Director Of The Henry Mancini Institute

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    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.

  4. University of Miami Names Harvard Dean Dr. Julio Frenk as Its Sixth President

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    April 13, 2015 – Former Health Minister of Mexico to Succeed Donna E. Shalala

  5. Frost Symphony Orchestra To Premiere Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s ‘Elegy, Soliloquy, and Epilogue’

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    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.

  6. Frost School of Music Trumpet Ensemble Advances to Finals at the 2015 National Trumpet Competition

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    March 20, 2015 – Frost School of Music Trumpet Ensemble among three top finalists in the large ensemble category of the 2015 National Trumpet Competition

  7. $7.5 Million Knight Foundation Grant Will Help Fund A New Recital Hall At The Frost School Of Music

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    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.

  8. Frost School of Music’s Community Music Program Renamed In Honor of President Donna Shalala

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    March 18, 2015 – Naming Benefactors Dr. Phillip and Patricia Frost Donate $1 Million

  9. Stephen Hartke, Frost 2015 Distinguished Composer in Residence

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    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

  10. Pitch Perfect: UM Dedicates Patricia Louise Frost Music Studios

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    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.”

  11. The Cleveland Orchestra and Frost School of Music Celebrate Ninth Year of Rewarding Collaboration

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    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.

  12. Musicology Chair Awarded Two Prestigious Grants for Upcoming Book on Film Music of Alberto Ginastera

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    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.

  13. Frost Announces Opening Of New Patricia Louise Frost Music Studios With LEED® Platinum Rating

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    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.

  14. Frost JD/MM Student Wins GRAMMY Foundation’s 17th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative

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    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.

  15. Three Frost Alumni Earn Grammy Nominations in Multiple Categories

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    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.

  16. Frost Student Wins Encouragement Award at Florida Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions

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    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.

  17. Frost Preparatory Program at University of Miami Frost School of Music featured on CNN En Español

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    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."

  18. Frost School Of Music Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary Of Marta And Austin Weeks Music Library

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    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.

  19. University of Miami Frost School of Music Announces New Master’s Degree In Sound Recording Arts

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    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.

  20. Frost Opera Theater’s Jackie O Makes South Florida’s Top Ten Performances of 2014

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    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.

  21. Frost Band of the Hour to Appear in Shreveport at Independence Bowl Festivities

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    December 22, 2014 – The University of Miami's Frost marching band to perform on December 26 and 27 in Shreveport, Louisiana at the Independence Bowl Festivities.

  22. Frost School’s Dean Shelly Berg Appears at 92nd Annual National Tree Lighting Ceremony

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    December 04, 2014 – Pianist, arranger, orchestrator, conductor and dean of the Frost School of Music Shelly Berg co-music directed the 92nd Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting concert and ceremony on December 4, 2014.

  23. Two Frost Trumpet Students Progress to Semi-Finals in 2014 Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition

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    October 23, 2014 – Frost School of Music’s Chris Burbank and Aidan Lombard advance to semi-finals of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.

  24. Frost Master’s Student Takes Two Top Awards for Composition in The American Prize

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    October 23, 2014 – Rodrigo Bussad wins first place for original compositions in the Chamber Music student division and second place in the Orchestra student division for the American Prize.

  25. Frost Department of Vocal Performance Students Start Off Year with Awards

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    October 20, 2014 – Nicole Steinberg and Ian Silverman were named runner-up winners in the 65th Annual Jeanie/Stephen Competition. Contestants must audition in an 1850-1870 style ball gown and traditional 1854-style formal cutaway attire.

  26. Steve Bailey, B.M. ’85, Named UM Frost Distinguished Alumnus for 2014

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    October 15, 2014 – Steve Bailey honored with Frost School of Music’s 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award during Bass Extremes concert at Festival Miami.

  27. Frost Music Therapy Doctoral Candidate Wins National Award for Research Involving Music and Autism

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    October 07, 2014 – Hyun-Jung Lee, Frost Music Therapy Doctoral student awarded 2014 Music Therapy Perspectives Graduate Student Research Award for work submitted on music and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  28. Gonzalo Rubalcaba Joins Frost School of Music Jazz Faculty

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    October 05, 2014 – Multi-Grammy Award and Latin Grammy Award-winning Cuban jazz pianist and composer joins the Frost School of Music faculty as a lecturer in the Department of Studio Music and Jazz.

  29. Frost’s Band of the Hour Kicks Off Season Under New Leadership Team

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    September 30, 2014 – Frost’s Historic Marching Band, “Band of the Hour” welcomes the Football season under a new era of leadership.

  30. Winter Wonderful Frost School of Music Holiday Dinner Benefits Scholarships and Mentoring Program

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    September 22, 2014 – Highlights of the Winter Wonderful evening will include a sparkling cocktail reception, a sumptuous three-course holiday dinner and joyous musical performances throughout the evening.

  31. Soundtrack to Liam Neeson Film Scored by Frost Faculty Carlos Rafael Rivera

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    September 18, 2014 – Soundtrack to new thriller A Walk Among the Tombstones starring Liam Neeson features Original Music by Frost faculty Carlos Rafael Rivera

  32. Frost School of Music Featured in Musical America’s Top 50 Music Schools Around the World

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    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.

  33. Festival Miami Announces 2014 Season Highlights

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    September 03, 2014 – Festival Miami—Florida’s premier live music festival presented by University of Miami Frost School of Music and presenting sponsor UHealth at Coral…

  34. University of Miami Welcomes Stamps Scholars

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    August 26, 2014 – Twenty-three Stamps Music Scholars study at the Frost School of Music. Nineteen of them perform in four different Stamps Distinguished Ensembles throughout their undergraduate years. Stamps String Quartet, Class of 2018, begins its first year.

  35. Tal Cohen, Frost School of Music Master’s Candidate, Wins Barry Harris Jazz Piano Competition

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    August 21, 2014 – Master's Candidate Tal Cohen takes first place at prestigious Barry Harris Jazz Piano Competition, will perform at the Detroit Jazz Festival with legendary jazz bassist Robert Hurst.

  36. Support Your School with New Frost Merchandise!

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    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!

  37. Festival Miami’s ‘Creative American Music’ Artists Announced

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    August 18, 2014 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music’s acclaimed Festival Miami along with presenting sponsor UHealth at Coral Gables stages a stellar line-up of artists in its Creative American Music series.

  38. Frost MusicTime 2014 Fall Registration Now Available

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    August 01, 2014 – Fall Registration now open for Frost MusicTime, a program of music enjoyment, leaning and beginning piano for children birth to eight years of age.

  39. Festival Miami Reveals 31st Season of ‘Music of the Americas’ Concerts

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    July 31, 2014 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music’s acclaimed Festival Miami along with presenting sponsor UHealth at Coral Gables stages a stellar line-up of artists in its Music of the Americas series.

  40. Festival Miami Presents ‘Jazz and Beyond’ Themed Concerts

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    July 28, 2014 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music’s acclaimed Festival Miami along with presenting sponsor UHealth at Coral Gables stages a stellar line-up of artists in its Jazz and Beyond series.

  41. Juraj Kojs Joins Faculty of Department of Music Theory and Composition at the Frost School of Music

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    July 25, 2014 – Juraj Kojs joins the faculty in the 2014-15 academic year as assistant professor of practice in the Department of Music Theory and Composition at the Frost School of Music.

  42. Nationally Respected Music Therapist Joins Frost Faculty

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    July 23, 2014 – Kimberly Sena Moore, MM, MT-BC and board certified music therapist, joins the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music full-time faculty in the 2014-15 academic year.

  43. Season Packages to Festival Miami 2014 Now Open!

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    July 22, 2014 – Themed passes offer festival fans reduced admission to three of the Festival Miami’s most popular musical genres—Great Performances, Jazz and Beyond, and Music of the Americas/Creative American Music Highlights—at up to a 57% discount!

  44. Prize Winning Pianist Evelyne Brancart To Join Faculty at Frost School Of Music

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    July 18, 2014 – Renowned pianist, pedagogue, chamber music and recording artist Evelyne Brancart joins Frost as Professor of Music in Department of Keyboard Performance

  45. Frost School Of Music At University Of Miami Announces Violinist Charles Castleman To Join Faculty

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    July 10, 2014 – Prize winning concert artist, celebrated master teacher and renowned string quartet coach Charles Castleman will move from Eastman to Frost as Professor of Violin.

  46. Festival Miami Announces 31st Season of ‘Great Performances’ Concerts

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    July 06, 2014 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music’s acclaimed Festival Miami along with presenting sponsor UHealth at Coral Gables stages a stellar line-up of Classical artists in its Great Performances series.

  47. Weeks Library Acquires Major Opera Literature Collection

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    July 02, 2014 – The Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library, Frost School of Music, University of Miami is pleased to announce the acquisition of a major collection of books and other secondary literature relating to opera and opera singers.

  48. Frost Online Launches Massive Open Online Course in Music Entrepreneurship

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    June 19, 2014 – Frost Online, the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music’s newly integrated online Master’s program initiative, launched its Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Music Entrepreneurship this month.

  49. Frost School Selects New Director For Athletic Bands

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    June 16, 2014 – Jay C. Rees returns ‘home’ as director of athletic bands for his alma mater.

  50. Machado Family Foundation Donates $20,000 to Frost School of Music’s MusicReach Program

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    June 11, 2014 – The Gus Machado Family Foundation makes a donation of $20,000.00 raised during the Gus Machado Golf Classic Tournament to University of Miami's Frost School of Music's MusicReach Program

  51. The Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library Celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the Wizard of Oz Film

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    June 11, 2014 – In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the treasured film classic, the Wizard of Oz, the Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library is pleased to present a selection of materials from the University of Miami Libraries.

  52. Frost Student Wins 3rd Prize in 2014 Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition

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    June 02, 2014 – Frost junior percussion major Maria Chlebus won 3rd prize competing on the marimba in the finals of the Ima Hogg Competition in Houston, Texas

  53. Dean Berg Strikes the Right Chord as Speaker of UM’s Graduate Commencement Ceremonies

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    May 27, 2014 – Dean Shelton G. “Shelly” Berg addresses University of Miami’s graduating students as Graduate Commencement Ceremony Speaker

  54. Celebrating the Life of Former Frost Voice Faculty and Founder of Salzburg Program

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    May 23, 2014 – Frost remembers Dr. Lorine Buffington, former voice faculty member and founder of the University of Miami Frost School of Music at Salzburg program

  55. Frost Salutes Retiring Legends and Newly Tenured Faculty

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    May 16, 2014 – Paul Posnak, professor of piano, retired from teaching at UM Frost and Glenn Basham, professor of violin, is retiring from his full-time teaching role at the end of the spring 2014 semester

  56. Score Magazine 2014 Published by UM Frost School of Music

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    May 16, 2014 – The 2014 edition of SCORE magazine was published in early May by the University of Miami Frost School of Music and mailed to all active music alumni.

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