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FIU School of Music

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As part of an interdisciplinary college, we offer unique learning experiences within Miami’s only public research university. Students learn from award-winning artist-faculty in accredited programs in the heart of one the country’s most vibrant, diverse, and creative cities. Music students benefit from working in a conservatory-style atmosphere alongside internationally celebrated performers and composers, scholars, and teachers, who are dedicated to inspiring and mentoring the next generation of music leaders. Our School has educated hundreds of performers, scholars, and music educators, many of whom are now leaders in their respective fields across the state of Florida and around the world.

Housed in the Wertheim Performing Arts Center since 1996, we attract internationally acclaimed musicians and scholars every year to present masterclasses and guest lectures, or to perform side-by-side with our students and faculty artists. The breadth of performance opportunities offered at FIU include orchestral, band, choral, jazz, large and small chamber ensembles, fully-staged operas, and the latest in cutting-edge new music.

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Concerts and Masterclasses

CONCERTS

With over 100 performances at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center and in the community, we have something for everyone!

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MASTERCLASSES

Every year, internationally acclaimed musicians and scholars come to our School to present masterclasses and guest lectures to our students. All masterclasses are free and open to the public for observation.

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PROGRAMS

With a number of cutting-edge programs in performance, business, composition, education, and technology, students gain a broad range of skills and experiences through lessons, masterclasses, coachings, networking opportunities, and performance.

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FACULTY

The School of Music faculty is comprised of highly-trained artists and scholars who are nationally and internationally known and respected. They are also superb and dedicated teachers who are committed to student success.

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SCHOLARSHIPS

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Community

PANTHER SUMMER MUSIC CAMP

Registration is open! The Panther Summer Music Camp offers aspiring musicians at all levels, an opportunity to work with top professionals in a non-competitive environment this July 22 – August 2, 2019!

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FIU MUSIC HOUR ON WDNA

FIU Music Hour, ran by music students, takes place every Tuesday, 11am – 12pm, as a live performance and broadcast in the WDNA Jazz Gallery.  The program features FIU School of Music students, faculty, alumni and friends.

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CROSSING BOUNDARIES DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES

The Crossing Boundaries Distinguished Lecture Series strives to connect the university and the South Florida community with scholars and outstanding people in the arts discussing their experience and relationship with music.

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CARTA News

208, 2019

My Internship with The Broward Center for the Performing Arts – CARTA News

August 2nd, 2019|

Name: Mavy Mastrovito Hometown: Miami Lakes, FL Degree/Major: Music Where did you intern? What did you do there? The Broward Center for the Performing Arts. As the programming intern, I was responsible for artist research in sale statistics for ticket pricing, fan following, venue sizes, etc. I helped [...]

108, 2019

Campers Learn to Write Songs – CARTA News

August 1st, 2019|

Panther music campers are learning to write songs this summer. Led by Miami educators and FIU alumni, campers explore the art of songwriting and are introduced to the songs of the Great American Songbook through The Johnny Mercer Foundation’s lyric writing program. At the heart of the program [...]

1406, 2019

Interim Director Invited to Serve as Higher Education Advisor on the National Alliance for Audition Support – CARTA News

June 14th, 2019|

Interim Director of the School of Music, Karen S. Fuller-Veloz, has been invited to serve as a higher education advisor on the National Alliance for Audition Support (NAAS). The Alliance is a national initiative to increase diversity in American orchestras by offering mentoring, audition, and financial support to [...]

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