Committed to the enrichment of educational and artistic experiences for students at the Frost School of Music, Roe and Penny Stamps established the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation Distinguished Visitors Series in 2003. Guided by a profound interest in the arts, they continue to champion and support philanthropic endeavors in our community.
Thanks to the Stamps’ extraordinary vision and generous commitment, the Frost School is able to bring together a broad array of established artists, scholars, and leaders in the music industry for the benefit of both our students and the community.
“The purpose of this series is to offer students the opportunity to expand their artistic and intellectual growth by providing unmatched educational experiences that continue the University of Miami’s tradition of excellence,” state Mr. and Mrs. Stamps.
2011-2012 Stamps Distinguished Visitors
Gunther Schuller, composer, conductor
Benny Golson, composer, saxophonist
Ellen Taafe Zwilich, composer
Craig Carothers, singer-songwriter
Joseph Silverstein, conductor, violinist
2010-2011 Stamps Distinguished Visitors
Matt Wilson, (jazz bandleader, drummer)
Lamont Dozier, (singer/songwriter)
Libby Larsen, (composer)
Daniel Levitin, (neuroscientist/author)
2009-2010 Stamps Distiguished Visitors:
Mike Stoller, (award-winning songwriter)
Corky Hale, (pianist, harpist, vocalist)
Gary Burton, (jazz vibraphonist)
The Ying Quartet, (Celebrated string quartet)
Jimmy Buffett, (singer, songwriter, author)