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  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.)

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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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