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 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 07, 2015 – Rebecca Taylor, flutist and Stamps Music Scholar was named the University of Miami’s Pi Kappa Lambda 2015 Outstanding Student.
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 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 13, 2015 – Thirteen Frost School of Music students were inducted into the Beta Beta Chapter of the Pi Kappa Lambda National Honors Society at a private ceremony held in the Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library.
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 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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
October 23, 2014 – Frost School of Music’s Chris Burbank and Aidan Lombard advance to semi-finals of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.
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.
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.
October 15, 2014 – Steve Bailey honored with Frost School of Music’s 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award during Bass Extremes concert at Festival Miami.
October 15, 2014 – Colby Leider, associate professor and director of the Music Engineering Technology program at Frost, was awarded the 2014 Phillip Frost Award for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship.
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.
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.
September 30, 2014 – Frost’s Historic Marching Band, “Band of the Hour” welcomes the Football season under a new era of leadership.
September 29, 2014 – The Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music announces that UHealth at Coral Cables, a comprehensive outpatient location of UHealth – University of…
September 24, 2014 – Frost alum Nick Deysher, MM '07, returns to his alma mater with wife Tracey Freitag for their Festival Miami debut! In The Nick of Time, the Parents' Choice®…
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.
September 18, 2014 – Soundtrack to new thriller A Walk Among the Tombstones starring Liam Neeson features Original Music by Frost faculty Carlos Rafael Rivera
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
July 18, 2014 – Renowned pianist, pedagogue, chamber music and recording artist Evelyne Brancart joins Frost as Professor of Music in Department of Keyboard Performance
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.
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.
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.
June 30, 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 line-up of acclaimed performing artists this October 10 through November 8.
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.
June 16, 2014 – Jay C. Rees returns ‘home’ as director of athletic bands for his alma mater.
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
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.
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
May 27, 2014 – Dean Shelton G. “Shelly” Berg addresses University of Miami’s graduating students as Graduate Commencement Ceremony Speaker
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
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
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.
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
May 09, 2014 – Frost School of Music names 2014 Outstanding Seniors and Graduate Students for their academic and artistic excellence.
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.
April 17, 2014 – WDNA Jazz Station revive weekly one-hour show “UM Jazz Bandstand” featuring UM’s Frost School of Music jazz musicians
April 15, 2014 – Fourteen Frost School of Music honors students were inducted into the Beta Beta Chapter of the Pi Kappa Lambda National Honors Society during a reception held at the Weeks Music Library in April 2014.
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.
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
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
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
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.
February 27, 2014 – New Initiatives to Grow “Next Generation” Of Artists And Audiences For Classics
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.
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.)
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
February 03, 2014 – University of Miami Frost School of Music Department of Theory and Composition celebrates student awards and accolades.
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!
January 16, 2014 – DownBeat 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.
January 15, 2014 – Members of Frost MusicTime were selected to perform at Downtown Disney in Orlando on Saturday, January 11, 2014
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.
December 18, 2013 – James R. “Russell” Young, D.M.A. ’90, former adjunct assistant professor in vocal performance and opera theater program director at the University of Miami Frost School of Music, passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2013 in Marietta, Georgia
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.
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.
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
November 28, 2013 – UM Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music presents its annual holiday gala dinner, Winter Wonderful, on Sunday, December 8, 2013 to benefit music scholarships, choral and music mentoring programs.
October 31, 2013 – Frost Opera Theater proudly announces its 2013-2014 season under the direction of Program Director and Associate Professor Alan Johnson will open November 14 with a celebration of opera scenes by Benjamin Britten.
October 24, 2013 – Respected attorney and Frost faculty member Louis Tertocha passed away from Leukemia on October 11. He was 59. Tertocha was a lecturer in UM Frost School of Music's Arts Presenting and Live Entertainment Management program.
October 21, 2013 – Festival Miami presents a phenomenal lineup of diverse jazz artists and ensembles including Karrin Allyson with JV1, Vince Mendoza with CJB and HMI Orchestra, Arturo Sandoval and Christian McBride!
October 21, 2013 – Festival Miami presents two classical concerts on October 22 and October 23 featuring the Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra, conductor/composer José Serebrier, pianist Shelly Berg, flutist Sharon Bezaly.
October 15, 2013 – Introducing our new faculty for the 2013-2014 academic year, bringing a broad range of experiences to the school and students.
October 08, 2013 – Frost School of Music doctoral candidate Rafael Piccolotto de Lima (M.M. '13) was nominated for a 2013 Latin Grammy Award for his composition "Abertura Jobiniana" in the Best Classical Contemporary Composition category.
October 07, 2013 – University of Miami trustees, President Shalala, Dean Berg, friends, students and faculty of the Frost School of Music gathered on Friday, October 4 to honor Dr. Phillip Frost and Patricia Frost in celebration their naming gift a decade ago.
September 18, 2013 – Frost School of Music alumnus Tivon Pennicott (B.M. '08) was named "second place winner" in the finals of the 2013 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.
September 13, 2013 – Festival Miami Creative American Music line up includes Joan Osborne, Ana Popovic, Mark O'Connor and Glenn Basham.
September 12, 2013 – Frost School's Dean Shelly Berg appears on national TV with UM Trustee Gloria Estefan on the launch week of her new album 'The Standards' (Sony).
September 12, 2013 – Jazz saxophone faculty Gary Keller receives the 2013 Phillip Frost Award for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship at the August faculty meeting.
September 12, 2013 – Festival Miami Music of the Americas line up includes Gloria Estefan, Luis Enrique, Paulinho Garcia, Arturo Sandoval and The Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra, led by Jose Serebrier.
September 11, 2013 – Festival Miami Great Performances line up includes Joshua Bell, Edgar Meyer, José Serebrier, Cecile Licad, Mannhattan Piano Trio, Hila Plitmann, Elizabeth Caballero and more.
September 10, 2013 – Festival Miami Jazz and Beyond line up includes Dr. John, Karrin Allyson, Vince Mendoza and Christian McBride Trio
August 26, 2013 – The Frost School of Music Preparatory Program is a comprehensive, pre-college music program serving students ages 6 to 18 years old. Applications are now being accepted for the 2013-14 academic year.
August 14, 2013 – The Frost School of Music welcomes new students and parents at orientation August 21 through August 25, 2013.
August 01, 2013 – Frost students in the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra performed with Gloria Estefan during a live PBS television special taping at the New World Center in Miami Beach featuring selections from her new album 'Gloria Estefan: The Standards.'
July 30, 2013 – The 2013 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.
July 22, 2013 – Celebrating its 30th Anniversary Season, Festival Miami presents an extraordinary lineup of classical, jazz, Latin and pop artists in more than 25 concerts during October 2013
July 16, 2013 – The seven-time Grammy Award-winning music icon will perform an unforgettable program of her favorite American classics from her upcoming album, The Standards, in the intimate setting of the Frost School of Music’s Gusman Concert Hall.
June 28, 2013 – Frost School of Music Director of Undergraduate Education and Associate Professor, Carlos Abril has been selected to present a world music pedagogy course at the Frost School of Music in collaboration with Smithsonian Folkways.
June 27, 2013 – MusicTime registration for the 2013 fall semester, which begins September 3 2013, is now available.
June 25, 2013 – Festival Miami—Florida’s Premier Live Music Festival—announces it will open its 30th anniversary season on Friday, October 4, 2013 with famed violinist Joshua Bell and virtuoso bassist Edgar Meyer.
June 11, 2013 – Former University of Miami Frost School of Music Band of the Hour director William B. Russell, B.M. ’57, M.M. ’58, died December 3, 2012 in Lake Placid, Florida.
June 11, 2013 – Luciano Magnanini, woodwinds professor began his career at UM as a lecturer, in 1972. He studied music at the Conservatory Nicolo Paganini in Genoa and continued his musical training in Milan.
June 05, 2013 – Over 40 musicians from the University of Miami Frost School of Music’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra are featured on today’s Concord Music Group’s release of the legendary George Benson’s latest album: Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole.
June 05, 2013 – Dennis Kam, composer, professor, and chair of the Department of Music Theory and Composition, has retired after 39 years at the University of Miami.
June 05, 2013 – After 34 years as a professor of classical guitar at the Frost School of Music, Rene Gonzalez, associate professor and program director is retiring.
June 05, 2013 – Award winning pianist, composer, improviser and educator JB Floyd retires from the University of Miami Frost School of Music after 32 years as professor and chair of the Department of Keyboard Performance.
June 05, 2013 – Frank Cooper believes he may hold the record for the number of different courses he taught at UM’s Frost School of Music—24!
June 05, 2013 – Over the past year the Frost School of Music has commemorated many milestones including a new building groundbreaking, the expansion of programs, and many students have won awards and competitions and graduated to begin their professional careers.
June 05, 2013 – Retiring associate dean for undergraduate studies Kenneth J. Moses earned both his undergraduate and Master’s degrees from UM’s School of Music
May 31, 2013 – Although Whit Sidener is retiring this month from his day job as professor and chair of the Department of Studio Music and Jazz at the UM Frost School of Music, his zest for life, and playing and performing music, will still keep him busy.
May 31, 2013 – Frost School of Music student and Stamps Distinguished Ensemble Scholar Nick Hetko, won second place in the Jacksonville Jazz Festival Piano Competition in Jacksonville, Florida on May 24th 2013.
May 28, 2013 – The University’s Frost School of Music dedicated the still-evolving Marta S. Weeks Music Quadrangle on May 16, honoring the iconic UM philanthropist, patron for the arts, and trustee emeritus whose impact on the school has been called “immeasurable.”
May 08, 2013 – Frost School of Music names 2013 Outstanding Seniors for their academic and artistic excellence.
May 07, 2013 – The Frost School of Music congratulates its Class of 2013 as they commence from university life to their professional careers.
May 05, 2013 – Frost School of Music students were once again well represented in DownBeat magazine’s 36th Annual Student Music Awards, with 11 awards bestowed on ensembles, soloists, arrangers, composers and engineers.
May 04, 2013 – The Frost School's Henry Mancini Institute Jazz Nonet performed at the New Orleans Jazz Fest in Zaterain's Jazz Tent on Friday, May 3, at the New Orleans Fair Ground.
May 03, 2013 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music announced the Ft. Lauderdale based Georgina Dieter Dennis Foundation has awarded the school $50,000 for vocal scholarships in the academic year 2013-14.
May 01, 2013 – Research Professor of Musicology Frank Cooper presents a special non-credit course beginning Tuesday, May 7 entitled Music & the Arts in France, from Impressionism to Early Modernism.
April 26, 2013 – University of Miami Frost School of Music students performed on the UM medical campus this week for a series called “The Musicians Will See You Now.” The series of performances is intended to gladden the hearts and brighten the days of patients and
April 26, 2013 – Nancy Zavec, music librarian at the Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library at the University of Miami, announced eleven Frost School of Music students and one faculty were inducted as new members of the Beta Beta Chapter, Pi Kappa Lambda.
April 17, 2013 – Award winning educator Dr. Roseann Sidener, B.M. '78, M.M. '87, wife of UM Frost Professor Whitney Sidener, passed away from cervical cancer on April 15 after a two year battle with the disease. She was 57.
April 08, 2013 – Frost Opera Theater’s 2012-2013 season concludes with Entanglements, a new opera by Charles Mason. Staged at the Lowe Art Museum April 18-21.
April 07, 2013 – BMI’s Vice President, Film/TV Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross visited the Henry Mancini Institute at UM Frost School of Music as a guest speaker. She, along with BMI composer Alex Wurman, spoke at a multitude of classes.
April 06, 2013 – Registration for Frost MusicTime's summer program is now available. From birth to eight years old.
April 01, 2013 – Audio engineering pioneer and beloved record producer Phil Ramone died on March 30, 2013. He was 79.
March 25, 2013 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music is hosting a benefit concert for former dean of the Frost School of Music, William F. Lee III.
March 18, 2013 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music presents award winning composer and 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Douglas J. Cuomo as part of the 2012-2013 Stamps Family Distinguished Visitors Series.
March 13, 2013 – The Independent Music Awards is the only international program that connects artists to new revenue opportunities and an audience of more than 1 billion music fans. "Breaking the Surface, Vol. 2" is nominated in the Compilation category.
March 01, 2013 – Frost School of Music and MEISA hosted Southeast Sound: The Southeast Regional Music Industry Student Conference for over 150 students from 10 schools throughout Florida and Georgia.
March 01, 2013 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music presents distinguished music educator Peter Webster as part of the 2012-2013 Stamps Family Distinguished Visitors Series.
February 20, 2013 – The Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music at the University of Miami will be the host site of the semi final and final rounds of the 12th Dranoff International 2 Piano Competition May 11-17, 2013 at Maurice Gusman Concert Hall.
February 15, 2013 – The Frost Opera Theater at the University of Miami continues its 2012-2013 season with three performances of Mozart’s The Magic Flute.
February 12, 2013 – In a ceremony filled with music, the Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music at the University of Miami broke ground February 8 on its new Patricia Louise Frost Music Studios.
January 18, 2013 – The Cleveland Orchestra returns to the Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music on January 29-February 1 on the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus for an expanded annual residency
January 16, 2013 – Frost School of Music presents blues-rock legend Steve Miller as part of the 2012-2013 Stamps Family Distinguished Visitors Series.
January 08, 2013 – Former UM Frost School of Music faculty Dr. Nicholas DeCarbo and Dr. Joyce Jordan-DeCarbo will be inducted into the Florida Music Educators Association Hall of Fame later this week.
January 08, 2013 – Two alumni of the innovative University of Miami Frost School of Music earned prestigious conducting appointments with major performing arts institutions,…
January 08, 2013 – A collaboration between the Frost School of Music, Arsht Center and the National YoungArts Foundation, Jazz and the Philharmonic will feature performances by the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, Dean Shelly Berg, Terence Blanchard and Mark O'Connor
January 06, 2013 – Students and faculty of the Frost School’s Department of Studio Music and Jazz were well represented both as performers and clinicians at the 4th annual conference of the Jazz Education Network (JEN) in Atlanta, Georgia.
December 21, 2012 – The Department of Studio Music and Jazz at the University of Miami Frost School of Music exceed 325,000 video views this week on YouTube.
December 11, 2012 – Dean of the Frost School of Music and pianist-arranger-composer, Shelly Berg, was nominated for a Grammy award in the category “Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist."
December 11, 2012 – University of Miami Frost School of Music student Asiya Korepanova, 28, of Russia won the gold medal and performed as one of seven piano finalists out of 46 competitors from sixteen countries in the 2012 Wideman International Piano Competition in Shr
December 05, 2012 – Shelly Berg, Dean of the Frost School of Music, and Svet Stoyanov, Associate Professor of Instrumental Performance and Program Director of Percussion at Frost were featured speakers at TEDxMIA conference in Miami Beach.
November 12, 2012 – The Frost School of Music present its holiday gala dinner, Winter Wonderful, at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel.
November 08, 2012 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music is partnering to continue a music education program in Miami at Virrick Park and the Barnyard Community Center in Village West.
November 02, 2012 – The Frost Opera Theater will open its 2012-2013 season on Thursday, November 15 and Saturday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. with “Supernatural Scenes on Stage,” at Clarke Recital Hall in the Weeks Center for Recording and Performance.
October 29, 2012 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music is pleased to present the fifth week of Festival Miami 2012—Florida’s premier live music festival. Now…
October 24, 2012 – UM Frost School of Music’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra to Play Duke Ellington’s “Nutcracker Suite” and Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring” as part of Terence Blanchard Presents: A Concert of American Music. $15 adults, $10 seniors/children.
October 22, 2012 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music is pleased to present the fourth week of Festival Miami 2012—Florida’s premier live music festival. Now…
October 15, 2012 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music is pleased to present the third week of Festival Miami 2012—Florida’s premier live music festival. Now…
October 08, 2012 – “Jazz and Beyond” concerts feature some of the world’s finest jazz musicians. On October 9, saxophonist Dave Liebman plays with the high-intensity Frost Concert Jazz Band...
October 07, 2012 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music is pleased to present the second week of Festival Miami 2012—Florida’s premier live music festival. Now…
October 01, 2012 – ASPIRA of Florida Charter Schools, in collaboration with the Frost School of Music, announces free after school music classes.
September 28, 2012 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music is pleased to present Leon Fleisher, Jason Moran, Charles Lazarus, Steve Miller, Peter R. Webster, and Douglas J. Cuomo as part of the 2012-2013 Stamps Family Distinguished Visitors Series.
September 22, 2012 – The Florida International Piano Competition has appointed Frost School of Music Professor Santiago Rodriguez, as new artistic director.
September 21, 2012 – Florida’s Premier Music Festival Announces Concert Highlights for Fall 2012
September 21, 2012 – Frost School of Music classical saxophone student Esneider Valencia Hernandez, M.M. ‘10, has signed on as a Selmer Paris Artist.
September 18, 2012 – Justin Pressman, B.M. ‘12, was awarded a Fulbright grant to study opera and orchestral conducting in Russia at Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory.
September 12, 2012 – The Frost School of Music Choral Studies Program will open its 2012–2013 season with an eclectic celebration of “popular” music from the last seven hundred years.
September 12, 2012 – Frost School of Music now hosts program websites for Choir, Frost Band of the Hour, and the Strings Program.
September 11, 2012 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music announces the appointment of multiple Emmy award winning composer Chris Boardman as the new director of the Media Writing and Production Program at the Frost School of Music.
September 02, 2012 – The Frost Band of the Hour, under the direction of Associate Director of Bands Dr. Thomas Keck, announces its performance schedule for the 2012-2013 season.
August 31, 2012 – Frost School of Music students from the Music Engineering program claimed two of the nine Audio Engineering Society Foundation Awards for 2012.
August 30, 2012 – Corin Overland has been appointed as Lecturer in Music Education, a new position at the Frost School of Music. Overland will teach courses in choral conducting, choral literature and secondary choral methods.
August 19, 2012 – Associate professor Alan O. Johnson receives the 2012 Phillip Frost Award for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship at the August faculty meeting.
August 13, 2012 – Research Professor of Musicology Frank Cooper presents a special non-credit course this fall entitled "Music in Life – Life in Music" focusing on the music history and its intrinsic value to human experience.
August 02, 2012 – The Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music has received a $500,000 pledge from Los Angeles-based music philanthropist Virginia “Ginny” Mancini to support the Artistic Director position of the Henry Mancini Institute at the Frost School of Music.
August 01, 2012 – “Creative American Music” highlights the many facets of contemporary music...
August 01, 2012 – “Great Performances” will focus on classical music at its finest. The festival opens on October 4 with distinguished master artist Leon Fleisher conducting the Frost Symphony Orchestra.....
August 01, 2012 – “Music of the Americas” begins on October 5 and 6 with Nuevo Tango in Miami, a two-night tribute to the musical legacy of Argentine bandonéon artist and composer Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)....
August 01, 2012 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music announces Festival Miami Early Bird Season Packages for its upcoming season, October 2 through November 4,…
July 30, 2012 – Internationally renowned tuba artist Sam Pilafian joins the Frost School of Music faculty this fall. Versatile in both classical and jazz realms, Pilafian is widely recorded.
July 27, 2012 – Grant from AT&T allows 24 young students to join Frost MusicTime Summer Camp.
May 26, 2012 – Roseann Sidener (B.M. '78, M.M. '87), principal at Miami Beach Senior High, was named the 2012 Principal of the Year by the Florida Association of School Administrators. She earned bachelor and master's degrees from UM Frost.
May 23, 2012 – The 2012 edition of Score magazine was published this month by UM Frost School of Music and distributed to all active music alumni, donors, new grads, students, faculty and others.
May 15, 2012 – Multi-Grammy Award winning music producer, singer, rapper and composer Pharrell Williams records new work for orchestra entitled 'i am Other' with Frost School's Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra.
May 11, 2012 – The Frost School of Music names undergraduate music students as the 2012 Frost School of Music Outstanding Seniors for their academic and artistic excellence.
May 10, 2012 – The Frost School of Music congratulates the Class of 2012 as they commence from university life to their professional careers.
April 26, 2012 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music announces its winners from DownBeat’s 35th Annual Student Music Awards including five by Jose Valentino Ruiz.
April 19, 2012 – UM Frost School of Music graduate student Angelo Versace wins 2012 Phillips Jazz Piano Competition held in the Historic Saenger Theatre in downtown Pensacola, April 13, 2012.
April 19, 2012 – New original score for Chaplin's 'The Gold Rush' conducted and performed by students from Frost School of Music tonight at 7 p.m. in Bill Cosford Cinema. $9/$7 general admission. Free for UM students.
April 15, 2012 – Musicians from The Cleveland Orchestra premiered a new chamber work, Of Flurries and Clarion, composed by Peter Learn, a doctoral candidate at the Frost School of Music.
April 11, 2012 – Research Professor of Musicology Frank Cooper presents a special non-credit course this spring entitled "A Mighty Five" focusing on the music, lives and ideas of Mendelssohn, Dvorak, Mahler, Debussy and Rachmaninoff.
April 10, 2012 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music announces the GRAMMY Foundation has awarded the school $20,000 for scientific research on infant response to music.
April 04, 2012 – Students of the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music Program will perform a selection of their original songs at The Stage, a popular coffe house-style venue located in the Miami Design District.
April 01, 2012 – Award-winning soprano Phyllis Bryn-Julson will present a free master class on Friday, April 6 at 12:30 p.m. at the Frost School of Music.
March 26, 2012 – Mozart’s glorious music takes center stage in this timeless satirical masterpiece which pits master against servant and wife against husband. Tickets $15 general admission, $10 seniors, Free for UM faculty, staff, students with valid ID
March 24, 2012 – Nine children from UM MusicTime program played their keyboards at the Adrienne Arsht Center on March 24, filling the lobby with beautiful music prior to a family concert presented by The Cleveland Orchestra.
March 23, 2012 – Grammy award-winning super vocal group TAKE 6 will perform with the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra at UM Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL on Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 4:00 PM. General admission, Adults $30, Seniors/Students.
March 22, 2012 – WLRN Channel 17 airs An Evening with Dave Grusin on March 24 2012 and interviews producer Larry Rosen about the dramatic changes in the South Florida music scene.