October 22, 2015 – Alan Chan, B.M. ’01, a Los Angeles-based composer and alumnus of the University of Miami Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music, was selected as the recipient of The ASCAP Foundation’s George Duke Commissioning Prize.
October 16, 2015 – The Frost School of Music is pleased to announce that Opening Weekend of its 32nd annual Festival Miami, presented by UHealth—University of Miami Health System, received a music Pick of the Week recommendation today by The Miami Herald.
October 15, 2015 – Senior Danielle Wertz and junior Veronica O’Brien are two of eleven semi-finalists in the 2015 Thelonious Monk Institute Jazz Vocals Competition. Arianna Neikrug, BM ’15 in Jazz Voice, is one of five finalists in the Sarah Vaughan Competition.
October 09, 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.
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.
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 21, 2015 – Pianist Tal Cohen, M.M. '15, wins 2015 Freedman Jazz Fellowship, awarded July 20, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.
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 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 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.
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 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..
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.