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.
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..
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 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.
October 23, 2014 – Frost School of Music’s Chris Burbank and Aidan Lombard advance to semi-finals of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.
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.
June 16, 2014 – Jay C. Rees returns ‘home’ as director of athletic bands for his alma mater.
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
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
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 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.
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 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.
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.'
May 08, 2013 – Frost School of Music names 2013 Outstanding Seniors for their academic and artistic excellence.
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.
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 – 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
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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."
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
April 27, 2011 – The Frost School of Music Congratulates its 34th Annual Downbeat Awards Winners
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 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 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.
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 – 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.
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 18, 2010 – Dr. Jennifer Higdon, Pulitzer Prize Winning Composer, Attends Rehearsal with the Frost Wind Ensemble on November 18, 2010
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 05, 2010 – Festival Miami 2010 will present 20 outstanding concerts featuring notable guests artists from October 8, 2010 through October 30, 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 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.
July 05, 2010 – Thomas Sleeper, composer, conductor, professor, and program director for orchestral activities at the Frost School of Music releases new CD.
June 12, 2010 – Comedian Robert Klein and HBO join forces with the dynamic Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra for comedy show, "Unfair and Unbalanced."
March 23, 2010 – Cleveland Orchestra musicians Jeffrey Rathbun, Shachar Israel, and Saeran St. Christopher conducted mock auditions at the Frost School of Music.
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.