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  1. 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

  2. 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.

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

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    July 06, 2014 – Presenting its 31st Season this October 10 through November 8, the University of Miami Frost School of Music’s highly popular Festival Miami—Florida’s…

  4. 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.

  5. UM Frost School of Music Presents Festival Miami’s 2014 Season

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    June 30, 2014 – Presenting its 31st Season this October 10 through November 8, the University of Miami Frost School of Music’s acclaimed

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Frost Alum Joshua Henry Earns Second Tony Nomination

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    May 13, 2014 – Frost Music Theater alum earns his second Tony nomination in the Broadway production of Violet, reprising a role he first performed at University of Miami

  13. Frost School Jazz Students and Ensembles Earn 17 DownBeat 37th Annual Student Music Awards

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    April 30, 2014 – Frost School of Music students were once again well represented in DownBeat magazine’s 37th Annual Student Music Awards, with 18 awards bestowed on ensembles, soloists, arrangers, composers and engineers.

  14. WDNA and Frost Jazz Bring Back Weekly UM Jazz Bandstand Program

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    April 17, 2014 – WDNA Jazz Station revive weekly one-hour show “UM Jazz Bandstand” featuring UM’s Frost School of Music jazz musicians

  15. ‘Cane Records Receives Second Album Nomination for Independent Music Award

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    April 10, 2014 – For the second year in a row, ’‘Cane Records album Breaking the Surface, Vol. 3 is nominated for an Independent Music Award (IMA) in the Compilation category. Winners are determined by industry panel and fan votes through July 2014.

  16. Frost Concert Jazz Band Takes Top Honors in the 2014 Next Generation Jazz Festival

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    April 04, 2014 – The Monterey Jazz Festival’s Next Generation Jazz Festival awards Frost Concert Jazz Band first prize in the College Big Band Division, two Outstanding Soloist prizes

  17. Vocal faculty Kevin Short lights up Florida’s winter opera season in Sarasota and Miami

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    March 19, 2014 – Kevin Short, assistant professor of vocal performance at Frost, is currently appearing in the title role of Sarasota Opera’s Flying Dutchman after making his FGO and role debut as Zaccaria in Nabucco

  18. Music At Moca Presents A Performance By Members Of The Cleveland Orchestra And Frost School of Music

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    March 05, 2014 – Music At Moca Presents Chamber Music Performance By Members Of The Cleveland Orchestra Miami And Frost School Of Music Featuring World Premiere of Two Chamber Selections by Student Composers from Frost School of Music at the University of Miami

  19. Whit Sidener Tribute—Frost Alumni Big Band Concert and Celebration

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    February 28, 2014 – A who's who of University of Miami Frost School of Music jazz alumni and friends swing into Gusman Concert Hall on March 7 to honor Whit Sidener and his four decade impact on the world of jazz.

  20. Universal Music Classics Partners with Frost School of Music on Universal Music U @ Frost

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    February 27, 2014 – New Initiatives to Grow “Next Generation” Of Artists And Audiences For Classics

  21. The Cleveland Orchestra and Frost School of Music Announce Annual Residency Schedule

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    February 17, 2014 – Musicians from The Cleveland Orchestra and Frost School of Music will perform a Music at MOCA program on March 20 with chamber music selections by Bach, Bartók, Taffanel, Lutoslawski, and world premieres of two works by Frost composition students.

  22. University of Miami Frost School of Music to Offer Online Master’s Degrees in Music

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    February 11, 2014 – University of Miami Frost School of Music and Academic Partnerships launch Frost Online to provide conversion, recruitment and retention services for the Frost School of Music's renowned programs. (Pending SACS approval.)

  23. Jazz and the Philharmonic with Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra Airs February 28 on PBS

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    February 10, 2014 – Jazz and the Philharmonic airs on PBS, February 28 featuring Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, Bobby McFerrin, Chick Corea, Dave Grusin, Terence Blanchard, Mark O’Connor, Eric Owens, Shelly Berg, Elizabeth Joy Roe.

  24. Frost School of Music Announces $2 Million Gift from Philanthropists Swanee and Paul J. DiMare

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    February 08, 2014 – Generous gift from Swanee and Paul J. DiMare to University of Miami Frost School of Music supports fund to build new recital hall in the heart of UM's Coral Gables Campus.

  25. Country Music Television Listeners’ Choice Finalists Include Frost Singer/Songwriters

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    February 07, 2014 – Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music freshman Meaghan Campbell’s original song “Blacktop Ballroom" and alum Tori Tullier’s “Your Nicotine" selected as top-10 finalists in CMT/NSAI’s Listeners’ Choice Awards.

  26. Frost students named winners of ASCAP Foundation’s 2014 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards

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    February 06, 2014 – Frost School of Music students Nicolas Hetko, Stamps scholar, composer and jazz pianist, and Rafael Piccolotto de Lima, MM '12 and DMA candidate in composition, are named winners of the ASCAP Foundation’s 2014 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards

  27. Frost student Matthew Evan Taylor Selected for Detroit Symphony EarShot Classical Roots Readings

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    February 05, 2014 – Frost School of Music congratulates Matt Evan Taylor on being selected as one of four composers from a national competition to have his work Three Glorious Days read at the Detroit Symphony EarShot Classical Roots Readings with Leonard Slatkin.

  28. ’Canes in the Community… Frost Musicians Performing Across South Florida this Spring

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    February 04, 2014 – ’Canes in the Community… Frost School of Music students shine beyond the University of Miami campus in a number of upcoming South Florida community events.

  29. Frost Department of Theory and Composition Celebrates a Year of Accolades

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    February 03, 2014 – University of Miami Frost School of Music Department of Theory and Composition celebrates student awards and accolades.

  30. Frost Community Celebrates Five Wins at the 2014 Grammy Awards

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    January 28, 2014 – Frost School of Music alumni and dean honored at 56th annual Grammy Awards Ceremony with wins and nominations. Congratulations to all of the 2014 Grammy winners and nominees from the UM Frost School of Music!

  31. Jazz Violinist Christian Howes Conducts Master Class for String Students at Frost School of Music

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    January 16, 2014DownBeat Magazine’s 2011 Critics Poll Rising Star Violinist challenges students to think outside the box at Gusman Hall, Friday, January 17, 2014, 2:30 to 4:30.

  32. Frost MusicTime Students Shine at Disney

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    January 15, 2014 – Members of Frost MusicTime were selected to perform at Downtown Disney in Orlando on Saturday, January 11, 2014

  33. Frost Opera Theater Workshop Advances to Finals of National Opera Association Competition

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    December 23, 2013 – Frost Opera Theater Workshop will send undergraduate singers to compete in the finals of National Opera Association’s Collegiate Opera Scenes Competition at Annual Convention in New York City in January 2014.

  34. UM Frost Music Engineering Alumni Brian Losch, Andrew Scheps Nominated for Grammy Awards

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    December 15, 2013 – Frost School of Music proudly announces that Brian Losch, B.S. ’08, a recent graduate of the Music Engineering Technology program, garnered a 2014 Grammy Nomination in Best Engineered Classical Album category for Dawn Upshaw's Winter Morning Walks.

  35. Grammy Award Nominations Garnered by UM Frost School’s Dean Shelly Berg, UM Trustee Gloria Estefan

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    December 12, 2013 – Grammy Award Nominations Garnered by UM Frost School of Music Dean Shelly Berg, UM Trustee and Superstar Gloria Estefan, and HMI Artistic Director Terence Blanchard.

  36. Victor E. Clarke, UM Trustee, Philanthropist, Had a Passion for Music

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    December 07, 2013 – Clarke, a UM trustee who grew his father’s Coral Gables-based engineering firm into a worldwide leader in custom-made avionics control panels and audio systems and donated funds to build a UM music recital hall that bears his name, passed away Nov 27

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