Music Education

  1. 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.'

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. Former UM Frost School of Music Professors to be Inducted into Florida Music Educators Hall of Fame

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    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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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."

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. Frost School of Music Partners to Continue New Music Program in Coconut Grove

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    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.

  13. ASPIRA of Florida Charter Schools and the Frost School to Deliver Free After-School Music Classes

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    October 01, 2012 – ASPIRA of Florida Charter Schools, in collaboration with the Frost School of Music, announces free after school music classes.

  14. 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.

  15. 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

  16. Frost Summer Music Camp Celebrates $12,000 Grant Award

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    July 27, 2012 – Grant from AT&T allows 24 young students to join Frost MusicTime Summer Camp.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. Grammy Foundation Funds a Study on Music’s Impact on Infants

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    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.

  22. Young South Florida Students Make Musical Debut at Arsht Center

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    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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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

  25. 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.

  26. 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!

  27. 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.

  28. 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.

  29. 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.

  30. 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.

  31. 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.

  32. 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.

  33. 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.

  34. 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.

  35. Frost Professor Frank Cooper Presents The Gilded Era: Music and Arts in Europe and America 1890-1914

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    September 08, 2011 – Professor Frank Cooper Offers Lecture Series, "The Gilded Era" exploring Music & Arts in Europe & America 1890-1914.

  36. New Research by Frost Professor Analyzes Demographic Profile of High School Music Ensemble Students

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    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."

  37. UM Frost School of Music Announces Two Music Education Faculty Appointments

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    July 11, 2011 – Carlos Abril and Don D. Coffman join the Music Education faculty at the University of Miami Frost School of Music.

  38. Frost School of Music Announces Retirements of Dr. Joyce Jordan and Dr. Nicholas DeCarbo

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    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.

  39. 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

  40. Cleveland Orchestra Clinicians Share Musical Insights with Frost School of Music Students

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    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.

  41. 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.

  42. Frost Opera Theater Presents Benjamin Britten’s Comic Opera “Albert Herring”

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    February 24, 2011 – Albert Herring March 3, 4, 5, and 6 at UM Gusman Concert Hall

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 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.

  46. Frost School of Music Introduces “New Horizons” for Senior Adults

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    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.

  47. UM MusicTime’s 6 & 7 year old Keyboard Class Selected to Perform in Downtown Disney

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    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.…

  48. 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

  49. Music for Young Minds

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    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.

  50. UM Frost School of Music Lecturer and Researcher Dr. Joy Galliford Receives Prestigious Music Honor

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    January 20, 2010 – Frost School of Music Educator and UM Alumni Dr. Joy Galliford Named 2010 Florida College Music Educator of the Year

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