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  1. Festival Miami Presents Jazz Icons Karrin Allyson, Vince Mendoza, Arturo Sandoval, Christian McBride

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    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!

  2. Frost’s Dean Shelly Berg Appears on National TV with Gloria Estefan

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    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).

  3. Gary Keller Receives 2013 Phillip Frost Award for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship

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    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.

  4. Festival Miami Announces Jazz and Beyond Line Up For 2013

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    September 10, 2013 – Festival Miami Jazz and Beyond line up includes Dr. John, Karrin Allyson, Vince Mendoza and Christian McBride Trio

  5. Frost School Students Featured in PBS Television Special ‘Gloria Estefan: The Standards’

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    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.'

  6. Frost School of Music Names Outstanding Seniors for Class of 2013

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    May 08, 2013 – Frost School of Music names 2013 Outstanding Seniors for their academic and artistic excellence.

  7. Frost School Jazz Students and Ensembles Earn DownBeat 36th Annual Student Music Awards

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    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.

  8. Henry Mancini Institute Jazz Nonet Appears at New Orleans Jazz Fest

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    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.

  9. Frost School Students Perform on Medical Campus for “The Musicians Will See You Now” Series

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    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

  10. Roseann Sidener: Frost School of Music Alumna was Award-Winning Educator

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    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.

  11. BMI Provides Music Business Mentorship at Frost School of Music

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    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.

  12. Phil Ramone: Legendary Music Producer Leaves Indelible Imprint at Frost

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    April 01, 2013 – Audio engineering pioneer and beloved record producer Phil Ramone died on March 30, 2013. He was 79.

  13. The Frost School Presents a Bebop Jazz Benefit for William F. Lee III, Former Dean

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    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.

  14. Musical Celebration Marks Groundbreaking for Patricia Louise Frost Music Studios

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    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.

  15. The Cleveland Orchestra and Frost School of Music Announce Expanded Annual Residency at UM

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    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

  16. UM Frost School of Music Presents Blues-Rock Legend Steve Miller

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    January 16, 2013 – Frost School of Music presents blues-rock legend Steve Miller as part of the 2012-2013 Stamps Family Distinguished Visitors Series.

  17. Frost School of Music Works with National YoungArts Foundation, Arsht Center for Jazz Roots Concert

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    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

  18. Frost Music Students and Faculty at Jazz Education Network Conference

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    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.

  19. Frost School of Music Department of Studio Music and Jazz reaches 325,000 YouTube views

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    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.

  20. UM Frost School of Music Dean Shelly Berg Nominated for Grammy Award

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    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."

  21. TEDxMIA Selects Dean Shelly Berg and Percussion Faculty Svet Stoyanov as Conference Speakers

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    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.

  22. Frost School of Music Presents Winter Wonderful A Benefit Event for Music Mentoring Scholarships

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    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.

  23. Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra Plays Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite, Copland’s Appalachian Spring

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    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.

  24. Frost School of Music Presents the 2012-2013 Stamps Family Distinguished Visitors Series

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    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.

  25. Festival Miami’s 29th Season Under Way

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    September 21, 2012 – Florida’s Premier Music Festival Announces Concert Highlights for Fall 2012

  26. New Funding Enhances Henry Mancini Institute at UM Frost School of Music

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    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.

  27. Sam Pilafian to Join Frost Faculty in Fall 2012

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    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.

  28. Beach High Principal Roseann Sidener Named Tops in State of Florida

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    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.

  29. Score Magazine 2012 Published by UM Frost School of Music

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    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.

  30. Frost School of Music Names Oustanding Seniors for Class of 2012

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    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.

  31. University of Miami Commencement Ceremonies

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    May 10, 2012 – The Frost School of Music congratulates the Class of 2012 as they commence from university life to their professional careers.

  32. Frost School Winners from DownBeat Magazine’s 35th Annual Student Awards

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    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.

  33. Angelo Versace Wins 2012 Phillips Jazz Piano Competition

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    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.

  34. Grammy Winning Vocal Group TAKE 6 Performs with UM Frost School of Music’s Henry Mancini Institute

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    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.

  35. An Evening with Dave Grusin and Conversation with Larry Rosen Airs on WLRN PBS TV

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    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.

  36. University of Miami Frost School of Music Launches Momentum2 Campaign

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    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.

  37. Arturo Sandoval Donates to the Young Musicians’ Camp at UM Frost School of Music

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    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

  38. UM Launches Momentum2: The Breakthrough Campaign for the University of Miami

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    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.

  39. The University of Miami on Your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad

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    January 12, 2012 – University of Miami UMiamiMobile App now available for download on i-Phone and more!

  40. ‘An Evening with Dave Grusin’ Receives a Grammy Nomination

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    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.

  41. Frost School of Music Presents Winter Wonderful - A Benefit Event for Music Scholarships

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    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.

  42. Shannon K. De L’Etoile Receives 2011 Phillip Frost Outstanding Teacher Award

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    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.

  43. Shelly Berg Performs at Three All-Gershwin Concerts, and Country Music Association’s Award Show

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    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.

  44. Ginny Mancini Receives 2011 Legacy Award from UM Frost School of Music

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    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.

  45. William F. Lee III: Former Music School Dean Introduced Innovative Programs at UM

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    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.

  46. Douglas J. Cuomo Named UM Frost Distinguished Alumnus for 2011

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    October 21, 2011 – Highly acclaimed composer and 2011 UM Frost Distinguished Alumnus Douglas J. Cuomo is known for his original concert and theatrical works.

  47. Benny Golson Will Host Free Master Class as Part of the Stamps Family Distinguished Visitors Series

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    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.

  48. 2011 Stamps Family Distinguished Visitor Gunther Schuller to Lecture at Frost School of Music

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    September 23, 2011 – Music Legend Gunther Schuller Lectures as 2011 Stamps Family Distinguished Visitor at Frost School of Music on September 30, 2011.

  49. UM Frost School Announces 2011-2012 Stamps Family Distinguished Visitors Series

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    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.

  50. Emmet Cohen Finalist in 2011 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition

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    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.

  51. Dave Holland Annual Artist Residency to Commence Fall 2011 at Frost School of Music

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    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.

  52. UM Ranked No. 38 in U.S. News “Best Colleges”

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    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.

  53. Festival Miami Continues Its Musical Journey with Exciting Live Music Concerts

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    September 08, 2011 – Festival Miami 2011 features a diverse line up of live music concerts and masterclasses.

  54. Frost School of Music Announces Two New Jazz Faculty Appointments

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    July 11, 2011 – Brian Lynch (trumpet) and Martin Bejerano (piano) join the jazz faculty of the University of Miami Frost School of Music.

  55. Frost School Winners from Downbeat Magazine’s 34th Annual Student Music Awards

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    April 27, 2011 – The Frost School of Music Congratulates its 34th Annual Downbeat Awards Winners

  56. An Evening with Dave Grusin airs on WPBT2

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    April 12, 2011An Evening with Dave Grusin premieres Thursday, May 12, 8pm on WPBT2

  57. Emmet Cohen wins Phillips Jazz Piano Competition

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    April 08, 2011 – Frost student Emmet Cohen wins Phillips Jazz PIano Competition.

  58. UM Student-Run Record Label, ‘Cane Records Announces Latest Project

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    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.

  59. Terence Blanchard Named Artistic Director of the Henry Mancini Institute at UM Frost School of Music

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    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.

  60. UM Frost School of Music Presents at Texas Music Educators Association

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    February 24, 2011 – UM Frost School of Music Presents at Texas Music Educators Association

  61. HMI alumna Esperanza Spalding (‘01) Wins ‘Best New Artist’ Grammy

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    February 21, 2011 – Henry Mancini Institute alumna Esperanza Spalding wins Grammy award for Best New Artist.

  62. Frost Extensions Performs at JEN Conference in New Orleans

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    February 10, 2011 – Frost Extensions Performs at JEN Conference in New Orleans

  63. Three Frost Jazz Students Perform on The Jazz Cruise

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    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.

  64. Mark O’Connor is Artist-in-Residence at UM Frost School of Music

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    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.

  65. Jon Secada interviewed on Brazilian television show at University of Miami Frost School of Music

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    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.

  66. The Frost Concert Jazz Band Performs at JEN Conference in New Orleans

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    January 10, 2011 – The Frost Concert Jazz Band Performs at JEN Conference in New Orleans.

  67. Frost School announces Spring 2010 Stamps Family Charitable Foundation Distinguished Visitors Series

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    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

  68. Mario Ortiz receives 2010 Latin Grammy nomination for recording in honor of his late father

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    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…

  69. UM Frost School of Music Presents ‘LANZA!’

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    October 25, 2010 – UM Frost School of Music students create musical from scratch, along with producer Phil Ramone

  70. Reserve Now for Winter Wonderful Frost School of Music Holiday Dinner

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    October 24, 2010 – Frost School of Music will present Winter Wonderful, a holiday gala sparkling with treasured music and new memories, December 5, 2010.

  71. Festival Miami 2010 Celebrates Its 27th Season with Spectacular Musical Experiences

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    October 05, 2010 – Festival Miami 2010 will present 20 outstanding concerts featuring notable guests artists from October 8, 2010 through October 30, 2010

  72. Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra and Comedian Robert Klein on HBO Television Special

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    June 12, 2010 – Comedian Robert Klein and HBO join forces with the dynamic Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra for comedy show, "Unfair and Unbalanced."

  73. Frost Jazz Students Win DownBeat Magazine Student Music Awards

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    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.

  74. Unique Gift Creates Stamps Family Foundation Scholarship Fund at the Frost School of Music

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    May 04, 2009 – A unique gift from the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation will significantly enhance the undergraduate program at the Frost School of Music.

  75. Dean Shelton Berg honored by Miami for Jazz Appreciation Month

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    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.

  76. Music Visionary Phil Ramone to Conduct Master Class at UM Frost School of Music

    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.

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