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.
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 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 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 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 – 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.
March 11, 2012 – The Frost School of Music’s goal for Momentum2 is to raise $40 million to construct new music buildings, as well as dramatically increase music scholarships, faculty endowments, and programmatic support, including outreach and mentoring programs.
March 08, 2012 – Giancarlo Guerrero, principal guest conductor of The Cleveland Orchestra Miami, coaches conducting students as well as ensembles at the University of Miami Frost School of Music.
February 27, 2012 – Star trumpeter/pianist/composer founds the Arturo Sandoval/Audio-Technica Scholarship for the Young Musicians’ Camp in honor of Audio-Technica’s 50th anniversary
February 17, 2012 – Institution hopes to raise $1.6 billion by the year 2016; $906 million already raised, as campaign gets under way with $100 million lead gift from Diabetes Research Institute Foundation.
February 15, 2012 – On Friday, February 17, the Frost Opera Theater will give opera the house party treatment in a production called Frost Opera Theater Goes Gala! Tickets $15 Adults, $10 Seniors, Free for UM students, faculty and staff w/ID.
February 13, 2012 – UM Frost music engineering alum Andrew Scheps, B.S. '88, wins Album of the Year Grammy Award for his work on "21" by singer Adele.
February 07, 2012 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music presents singer-songwriter Craig Carothers, as part of the 2011-2012 Stamps Family Distinguished Visitors…
January 13, 2012 – Frost Opera Theater Receives Honorable Mention by the South Florida Classical Review in its annual Top 10 Performances of 2011 feature article.
January 12, 2012 – University of Miami UMiamiMobile App now available for download on i-Phone and more!
December 02, 2011 – Program backed by UM Frost School of Music’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra receives Grammy Award nomination for Best Surround Sound Album.
December 01, 2011 – Students form bicoastal songwriting partnerships for a compelling experiment in expanding creative possibilities with the Internet.
November 30, 2011 – The Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music will present its holiday gala dinner, Winter Wonderful, on Sunday, December 4, 2011 beginning 6:30 p.m. at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel. Proceeds benefit music scholarships.
November 18, 2011 – Associate professor and Music Therapy program director for the University of Miami Frost School of Music Shannon K. de L’Etoile was awarded the 2011 Phillip Frost Outstanding Teacher Award at the September faculty meeting.
November 10, 2011 – Shelly Berg, dean of the Frost School of Music, performed this fall as a guest artist at four major music events including as piano soloist with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London.
November 04, 2011 – Born and raised in Los Angeles, Ginny Mancini enjoyed a flourishing singing career, performing with Mel Torme, the Mel-Tones and the Tex Beneke Orchestra before marrying composer/conductor Henry Mancini.
October 26, 2011 – An accomplished jazz pianist, composer, arranger and educator, William Franklin Lee III introduced innovative programs at UM and attracted scores of students who went on to stardom in the industry.
October 21, 2011 – Highly acclaimed composer and 2011 UM Frost Distinguished Alumnus Douglas J. Cuomo is known for his original concert and theatrical works.
October 04, 2011 – Thomas Sleeper, Director of Orchestral Studies and Conductor of the Frost Symphony Orchestra, premiered "Parallax," a new work for euphonium and wind ensemble.
October 04, 2011 – Music industry veteran John Redmond joins the faculty of the UM Frost School of Music as a Music Business & Entertainment Industries lecturer.
October 03, 2011 – NEA Jazz Master Benny Golson will host a free master class on October 6, 2011 as part of the Stamps Family Distinguished Visitors Series at 4 p.m. in Clarke Recital Hall, UM Frost School of Music.
September 23, 2011 – Music Legend Gunther Schuller Lectures as 2011 Stamps Family Distinguished Visitor at Frost School of Music on September 30, 2011.
September 17, 2011 – 2011-2012 Stamps Family Distinguished Visitors Series features free lectures by Gunther Schuller, Benny Golson, Ellen Taafe Zwilich, Craig Corothers and Joseph Silverstein.
September 14, 2011 – Frost School of Music student Emmet Cohen was named "third place winner" in the finals of the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.
September 14, 2011 – Jazz legend Dave Holland will begin an annual artist residency at the Frost School of Music September 19 featuring masterclasses and workshops for students on improvisation, composition and performance.
September 13, 2011 – In the 2012 edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” issue, released today, the University of Miami has risen to number 38 – up from 47 last year, a nine point rise.
September 12, 2011 – The Frost Opera Theater at the University of Miami presents a new season of diverse and compelling opera productions.
September 08, 2011 – Festival Miami 2011 features a diverse line up of live music concerts and masterclasses.
September 08, 2011 – Professor Frank Cooper Offers Lecture Series, "The Gilded Era" exploring Music & Arts in Europe & America 1890-1914.
September 08, 2011 – Music professor Carlos R. Abril has recently co-published findings of a research study entitled "High School Music Ensemble Students in the United States: A Demographic Profile."
July 11, 2011 – Brian Lynch (trumpet) and Martin Bejerano (piano) join the jazz faculty of the University of Miami Frost School of Music.
July 11, 2011 – Carlos Abril and Don D. Coffman join the Music Education faculty at the University of Miami Frost School of Music.
July 11, 2011 – UM Frost School of Music Appoints Karen Kennedy as Associate Professor and Director of Choral Studies.
May 16, 2011 – The freshman Stamps String Quartet from the University of Miami Frost School of Music in residency with the Juilliard String Quartet May 16 - 20, 2011
May 13, 2011 – Dr. Nicholas DeCarbo and Dr. Joyce Jordan retire from UM Frost School of Music after 29 years of distinguished teaching and service.
May 04, 2011 – Joshua Henry (BM '06) nominated for 2011 Tony Award, Best Leading Actor in a Musical
May 04, 2011 – Frost Opera Theater Performs excerpts of Frankenstein for Center for Contemporary Opera Gala, NYC
April 27, 2011 – The Frost School of Music Congratulates its 34th Annual Downbeat Awards Winners
April 18, 2011 – Dean Shelly Berg Receives UM Alumni Association's 2011 'Inside Out' Award for his support of the alumni association
April 15, 2011 – Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra was featured in "Sounding Off for a Cure" sponsored by Voices Against Brain Cancer
April 12, 2011 – An Evening with Dave Grusin premieres Thursday, May 12, 8pm on WPBT2
April 08, 2011 – Frost student Emmet Cohen wins Phillips Jazz PIano Competition.
April 06, 2011 – Music business faculty Serona Elton elected president of Music and Entertainment Industry Educator’s Association (MEIEA)
April 04, 2011 – Frost School of Music students, Corey Klein & Phoebe Lai, organize "Japan Relief"
March 15, 2011 – The University of Miami Frost School of Music and the Cleveland Orchestra have teamed up again this year during the Orchestra’s seasonal residency in Miami.
March 11, 2011 – 'Cane Records announces its latest project: a combination of a promotional music compilation album, entitled “Breaking the Surface Vol. 1 – Miami Artists on the Rise” and a live music performance showcase.
March 10, 2011 – Broadway talent, alumnus Joshua Henry returns to UM for an evening of theater songs and backstage stories.
March 07, 2011 – Five time Grammy Award winning jazz trumpeter and film composer Terence Blanchard was named Artistic Director of the Henry Mancini Institute, a prestigious cross-genre program at the Frost School of Music.
February 24, 2011 – Albert Herring March 3, 4, 5, and 6 at UM Gusman Concert Hall
February 24, 2011 – UM Frost School of Music Presents at Texas Music Educators Association
February 21, 2011 – Henry Mancini Institute alumna Esperanza Spalding wins Grammy award for Best New Artist.
February 14, 2011 – West Point Band Staff Sgt. Brandie Lane received a Grammy award for Best Engineered Album - Classical for the album Quincy Porter: Complete Viola Works,…
February 10, 2011 – Frost Extensions Performs at JEN Conference in New Orleans
February 08, 2011 – The Emmet Cohen Trio, comprised of three jazz students from the Frost School of Music, performed on the 10th anniversary sailing of The Jazz Cruise.
January 29, 2011 – Award-winning composer and violinist Mark O'Connor continues his artist-in-residence with four different weeks scheduled in Spring 2011 at UM Frost School of Music.
January 28, 2011 – Frost alumnus Jon Secada is interviewed on the University of Miami campus by Brazilian TV host Angelica Huck for an entertainment segment about his life and music career.
January 28, 2011 – Exceptional Frost student string quartets ranging from freshman to graduate performing artists will perform selected movements from works by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Smetana, Shostakovitch, Rubenstein, Kreisler and more on January 28, 2011.
January 10, 2011 – The Frost Concert Jazz Band Performs at JEN Conference in New Orleans.
January 03, 2011 – The Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music will host two panels at the University of Miami's 2011 Global Business Forum on January 13 and 14, 2011.
December 11, 2010 – UM Frost School of Music to host the longest running electronic music festival in the country on January 20 - 22, 2011.
December 11, 2010 – Shelly Berg, pianist and dean of the UM Frost School of Music, tapped to join the board of the Quincy Jones Musiq Consortium, a network to encourage collaboration, shared services and advocacy while building community in Music Education.
December 10, 2010 – Grammy winning composer Libby Larsen and neuroscientist Daniel Levitin will be featured in January and March 2011 as Stamps Distinguished Visitors at UM Frost School of Music
December 03, 2010 – Pianist / orchestral conductor Zoe Zenodi (DMA 2010, Frost School of Music), was accepted out of an international field to participate in conductor Daniel…
November 29, 2010 – John S. and James Knight Foundation and business leader Adrienne Arsht give generously to University of Miami Frost School of Music to increase community access to the arts
November 27, 2010 – UM Frost alumnus Douglas J. Cuomo premieres new work at Carnegie Hall's Znkel Hall on December 3, 2010
November 18, 2010 – Dr. Jennifer Higdon, Pulitzer Prize Winning Composer, Attends Rehearsal with the Frost Wind Ensemble on November 18, 2010
November 12, 2010 – The Boston New Music Initiative selected Dr. Lansing McLoskey's chamber work "Yellow" from over 400 submissions for performance on November 15, 2010. One…
November 10, 2010 – Frost alumnus Mario Ortiz, (MM '95), received a 2010 Latin Grammy nomination for Best Salsa Album for an he made in honor of his late father, Mario Ortiz…
October 26, 2010 – Frost Opera Theater pays homage to the British punk movement in its production of The Beggar’s Opera, November 4, 5 and 6 and presents its third annual Wall to Wall Opera For All Festival on November 6.
October 25, 2010 – UM Frost School of Music students create musical from scratch, along with producer Phil Ramone
October 24, 2010 – Frost School of Music will present Winter Wonderful, a holiday gala sparkling with treasured music and new memories, December 5, 2010.
October 23, 2010 – The Miami Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Eduardo Marturet will premiere a new composition on Sunday, October 24, 2010 by new Frost School of…
October 13, 2010 – Alumna Sandra Lopez honored with Distinguished Alumnae Award, Opening Night Gala, Festival of Miami.
October 13, 2010 – The Frost School of Music at the University of Miami has introduced a new program to the senior adult community of the greater Miami area, The New Horizons Music Program.
October 12, 2010 – UM MusicTime’s 6 & 7 year old keyboard class has been selected to perform in Downtown Disney on Saturday, October 16, 2010 under the direction of Dr.…
October 05, 2010 – Festival Miami 2010 will present 20 outstanding concerts featuring notable guests artists from October 8, 2010 through October 30, 2010
September 28, 2010 – Music engineering faculty Joe Abbati will present an interactive contemporary artwork installation featuring light, sound and motion at UM Wynwood Project Space October 9 - 22, 2010.
September 27, 2010 – Professor Luciano Magnanini (bassoon) was awarded the 2010 Phillip Frost Award for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship at a special ceremony at the Frost School of Music on August 18, 2010.
September 17, 2010 – Ralph Jackson from Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) conducts a morning Q&A workshop for composition students at UM Frost School of Music.
September 16, 2010 – Incorporating music into everyday learning activities, the Infant and Toddler Music Curriculum Project created by a Frost School faculty member is helping to improve developmental skills in children—and aiding the healing process of an injured child.
September 06, 2010 – Flute professor Trudy Kane to present an ambitious solo flute recital, capped with a rarely performed work for flute orchestra featuring Kane and students from the Frost Flute Studio.
August 10, 2010 – Frost faculty Dr. Charles Norman Mason creates new work titled 'Alys Sound' that merges live music with pre-recorded sounds in a beautiful outdoor setting.
July 13, 2010 – Frost School of Music updates its website after a year of collaboration between Frost faculty and UM's Division of Information Technology's Web Design and Development Group.
July 05, 2010 – Thomas Sleeper, composer, conductor, professor, and program director for orchestral activities at the Frost School of Music releases new CD.
June 21, 2010 – Frost School of Music Young Musicians’ Camp Presents Grammy Award Winning Vocalist Jon Secada, with Frost School Dean Shelly Berg and Ira Sullivan.
June 12, 2010 – Comedian Robert Klein and HBO join forces with the dynamic Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra for comedy show, "Unfair and Unbalanced."
May 21, 2010 – Dean Shelton G. Berg and music professors Shannon de L’Etoile and Rey Sanchez hosted Grammy Career Day 2010 at the Frost School of Music.
May 18, 2010 – Anna Hersey, a doctoral student in vocal performance at UM Frost School of Music, has been named a Fulbright Scholar for the 2010-2011 academic year.
May 17, 2010 – University of Miami Frost School of Music ensembles and individual students won 12 awards in the 33rd Annual DownBeat Magazine Student Music Awards.
May 17, 2010 – The Art & Business Council of Miami hosted their "Serving the Arts" Luncheon and Frost supporters Marvin and Isa Leibowitz were among the honorees.
May 14, 2010 – Music Business Professor Jim Progris Retires from UM Frost School of Music (May 2010).
May 10, 2010 – Music students representing 12 program areas were awarded the 2010 Frost School of Music Outstanding Senior Award.
April 12, 2010 – Frost Music Engineering students and faculty win three awards in the 2010 UM Citizens Board Research, Creativity, and Innovation Forum (RCIF).
April 09, 2010 – Eleven students and two faculty from the Frost School of Music were elected to Pi Kappa Lambda, the national music honor society.
April 01, 2010 – The Frost School of Music introduces the music of Alba Rosa Vietor in a concert titled Keys through the Millennium on Monday, April 5 at 8 pm.
March 23, 2010 – Cleveland Orchestra musicians Jeffrey Rathbun, Shachar Israel, and Saeran St. Christopher conducted mock auditions at the Frost School of Music.
March 10, 2010 – The Frost School of Music will host the 2010 International Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association (MEIEA) Conference on March 26- 27.
March 01, 2010 – Two students from the Frost School of Music will have new compositions premiered by members of The Cleveland Orchestra and the New Wold Symphony.
March 01, 2010 – Frost School of Music Artist-in-Residence Mark O'Connor will perform with Frost students and faculty at UM Gusman Concert Hall March 11-12, 2010
January 21, 2010 – Soprano Renée Fleming to give master class at University of Miami Frost School of Music on Friday, March 5, 2010 at 2 pm.
January 20, 2010 – Frost School of Music Educator and UM Alumni Dr. Joy Galliford Named 2010 Florida College Music Educator of the Year
May 18, 2009 – University of Miami Frost Wind Ensemble releases new CD "Reflections" on the Naxos label.
May 04, 2009 – A unique gift from the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation will significantly enhance the undergraduate program at the Frost School of Music.
May 01, 2009 – Pianist Shelly Berg, dean of the University of Miami Frost School of Music, was honored by Miami Mayor Manny Diaz with a proclamation in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month in April 2009.
December 12, 2008 – UM Frost School of Music continues the Stamps Family Distinguished Visitors Series with a master class by Phil Ramone on February 19 at 7:30 p.m.