The Opening of The Wertheimmvires2017-01-12T21:05:01+00:00
The Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center
A Look Back in Time…
Thank you Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim for 20 wonderful years!
Built in 1996, the WPAC is one of Miami’s premier concert venues.
The $14 million Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center stands as the centerpiece of Florida International University’s commitment to the performing arts. A commitment that recognizes the place of music and theatre in the educational and cultural life of our community.
The Wertheim groundbreaking, 1995.
Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim at the grand opening of The Wertheim.
Former FIU President Modesto A. Maidique gives opening remarks at the grand opening.
Opening concert with Walt Disney Brass Choir at The Wertheim.
The FIU Jazz Big Band entertains the audience in the opening concert.
The FIU Symphony Orchestra opening concert of The Wertheim.
The FIU Jazz Big Band, under the direction of Richard Dunscomb, perform at the FIU Festival of the Performing Arts, 1996.
Maestro Carlos Piantini conducting the FIU Symphony Orchestra, 1996.
The Empire Brass is having fun with the audience at The Wertheim, 1996.
Fredrick Kaufman, Professor Emeritus & Founder of the School of Music congratulates Maestro Piantini at the opening concert.
Openings remarks at The Wertheim.
Former President Modesto A. Maidique with Maestro Carlos Piantini at The Wertheim, October 1996.