May 08, 2015 – Jimmy Buffett receives honorary doctorate of music from University of Miami, and regales graduating students with tales from his life and why passion is key.
April 28, 2015 – Frost School of Music students were well represented in DownBeat magazine’s 38th Annual Student Music Awards, with 18 awards bestowed on undergraduate and graduate soloists, ensembles, composers and engineers.
April 17, 2015 – Jazz solo trumpet students take top prizes in Yamaha Jazz Division, Frost trumpet ensemble placed 2nd in the Maller Trumpet Large Trumpet Ensemble Division at 2015 National Trumpet Competition..
January 29, 2015 – Three alumni from the Frost School of Music were announced as 57th Grammy Award Nominees: Andrew Scheps B.M. ’89; Pete McGuinness, B.M.’86; and Jeremy Fox,MM ’01, DMA ’13. The 57th Grammy Award show will air on CBS, Sunday, February 8 at 8 p.m.
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 15, 2014 – Steve Bailey honored with Frost School of Music’s 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award during Bass Extremes concert at Festival Miami.
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.
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.
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 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
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 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 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
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.
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 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 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.
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 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 10, 2013 – Festival Miami Jazz and Beyond line up includes Dr. John, Karrin Allyson, Vince Mendoza and Christian McBride Trio
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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
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 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.
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 21, 2012 – Florida’s Premier Music Festival Announces Concert Highlights for Fall 2012
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 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.
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.
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 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 08, 2011 – Festival Miami 2011 features a diverse line up of live music concerts and masterclasses.
July 11, 2011 – Brian Lynch (trumpet) and Martin Bejerano (piano) join the jazz faculty of the University of Miami Frost School of Music.
April 27, 2011 – The Frost School of Music Congratulates its 34th Annual Downbeat Awards Winners
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.
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 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 – 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 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 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
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 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
June 12, 2010 – Comedian Robert Klein and HBO join forces with the dynamic Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra for comedy show, "Unfair and Unbalanced."
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 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.