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

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 in preparing budgets and offer [...]

By |2019-08-02T15:51:06-04:00August 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on My Internship with The Broward Center for the Performing Arts – CARTA News

Campers Learn to Write Songs – CARTA News

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 is Accentuate the Positive, a [...]

By |2019-08-01T15:13:25-04:00August 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Campers Learn to Write Songs – CARTA News

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

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 Black and Latinx orchestral musicians [...]

By |2019-06-14T14:43:36-04:00June 14th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Interim Director Invited to Serve as Higher Education Advisor on the National Alliance for Audition Support – CARTA News

State Department-Sponsored Tour of Guernica Piano Concerto Takes Music Faculty to Serbia – CARTA News

FIU Artist-in-Residence and acclaimed pianist Kemal Gekić and FIU Professor Emeritus of Composition Fredrick Kaufman, just returned from a 10-day U.S. State Department-sponsored concert tour to Serbia initiated by The Academy of Arts in Novi Sad where they were received by dignitaries from the United States, China, and Japan at their performance of [...]

By |2019-05-31T12:18:05-04:00May 31st, 2019|News|Comments Off on State Department-Sponsored Tour of Guernica Piano Concerto Takes Music Faculty to Serbia – CARTA News

Panther Summer Music Camp Offers Voice/Musical Theatre, Strings, and Piano Programs – CARTA News

Are you a student entering grades 4 – 12 who is interested in building a strong musical foundation for yourself? Live, learn, and perform with other young musicians during the Panther Summer Music Camp from July 22 – August 2, 2019 at FIU’s Wertheim Performing Arts Center. The camp offers aspiring musicians at [...]

By |2019-05-28T10:30:38-04:00May 28th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Panther Summer Music Camp Offers Voice/Musical Theatre, Strings, and Piano Programs – CARTA News

Music Graduates Recognized at Annual Spring Awards Ceremony – CARTA News

Each spring semester, the FIU School of Music hosts an annual Graduating Awards Ceremony to showcase the important contributions and achievements made by students throughout the year in support of service, performance, and research. This May 1, four outstanding graduates have been nominated and recognized by current faculty members for their continued excellence in [...]

By |2019-05-01T16:42:13-04:00May 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Music Graduates Recognized at Annual Spring Awards Ceremony – CARTA News

Piano professor elected to board of Alkan Society – CARTA News

Dr. José López, associate professor and area coordinator of Keyboard Studies at Florida International University School of Music, has been unanimously elected to serve a three-year term as Honorary Secretary on the board of the Alkan Society in London. López is the first FIU faculty member to sit on the board. The society [...]

By |2019-04-16T12:26:44-04:00April 16th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Piano professor elected to board of Alkan Society – CARTA News

FIU School of Music Hosts Seraphic Fire Residency on April 10 – 11 – CARTA News

On April 10 – 11, the Florida International University School of Music is hosting a residency with GRAMMY®-nominated vocal ensemble, Seraphic Fire, that will culminate in a finale performance paying homage to Esteban Salas, Cuba’s first native-born composer of art music, with “Barocco: Latin American Baroque” on April 11, 2019 at 7:30pm at the [...]

By |2019-03-28T15:44:52-04:00March 28th, 2019|News|Comments Off on FIU School of Music Hosts Seraphic Fire Residency on April 10 – 11 – CARTA News

Miami International GuitART Festival 2019 – CARTA News

(Photo: Feb. 22, 2019: FIU Composer Federico Bonacossa performs the Bichord Drone after explaining the story behind its 3D design from the MONAD Studio.)   In its fourth year, the Miami International GuitART Festival (MIGF), organized by FIU faculty guitar member Mesut Ozgen, continues to bring world-class guitarists to the School of Music at [...]

By |2019-03-18T18:19:11-04:00March 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Miami International GuitART Festival 2019 – CARTA News

FIU Opera Theater brings Zarzuela to Life – CARTA News

For the first time, the FIU Opera Theater produced a fully-staged zarzuela at FIU on March 1 and 2: Doña Francisquita. It is based on Lope de Vega’s play La discreta enamorada, and tells the story of young lovers, Francisquita and Fernando, in mid-19th century Spain during the Carnival season. It was a [...]

By |2019-03-07T21:50:24-04:00March 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on FIU Opera Theater brings Zarzuela to Life – CARTA News
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