Welcome to the FIU Music 2017-18 Concert Season!
Concert tickets on sale Monday, August 21st.
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The FIU Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Brenton F. Alston, performs with Miami Arts Charter High School in a wonderful program at the New World Center. Featuring FIU new faculty Aldo Salvent as Saxophone soloist on Libby Larson's "Holly Roller." Ticketed by New World Center.Find out more
The FIU Symphonic Band and Brass Choir are joined by Robert Morgan Educational Center High School Band for time-honored treasures in the Wind Band literature from the music of Jack Stamp, Vaughn Williams, J.S. Bach and Barry Kopetz for its first concert of the 2017-18 season. This programming is directed by Barry Bernhardt, the FIU Director of Bands. Program: Gavorkna Fanfare [...]Find out more
This performance by the FIU Wind Ensemble will feature a commissioned work by famed composer, Thomas Sleeper. Directed by Dr. Brenton F. Alston. ABOUT THOMAS SLEEPER Hailed by the Miami Herald “as a conductor of persuasive fluency and fiery conviction,” Sleeper enjoys an active dual career as composer and conductor. His early musical training with [...]Find out more
The FIU Festival of Bands will culminate in a side-by-side concert with participating high school bands and the FIU Wind Ensemble, paying tribute to the music of Leonard Bernstein on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Directed by Dr. Brenton F. Alston. TICKETING $15 General Admission; $10 FIU Faculty, Staff, & Alumni; $5 Students- BUY NOW! [...]Find out more
The FIU Symphonic Band and Brass Choir are joined by Miami Northwestern High School for time-honored treasures in the Wind Band literature from the music of Jack Stamp, Percy A. Grainger, Dana Wilson, and Brian Balmages. This programming is directed by Barry Bernhardt, the FIU Director of Bands. Program: Gavorkna Fanfare by Jack Stamp [...]Find out more
The FIU Symphonic Band's final concert of the season features the FIU Brass Choir and the Miami Senior High School Band for a performance of Eric Ewazen's Tattoo, excerpts from “Appalachian Spring” by Aaron Copland, Serenity by Ola Gjeilo, and Resplendent Glory by Rossano Galante. Directed by Barry Bernhardt, the FIU Director of Bands. TICKETING $15 [...]Find out more
The season finale of the FIU Wind Ensemble will feature FIU new faculty Karli Viña as Timpani soloist on Michael Colgrass's " Concertino for Timpani." Directed by Dr. Brenton F. Alston. ABOUT KARLI VINA Praised by the South Florida Classical Review for her "dazzling" and "incisive" performance, Dr. Karlyn Viña is a dynamic and creative [...]Find out more