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FIU Wind Ensemble & Soloist Karli Viña present Reflections

Join the FIU Wind Ensemble for their season finale with a feature performance by new FIU faculty member, Karli Viña, as percussion soloist for “Concertino for Timpani, Brass, and Percussion” by Michael Colgrass. Enjoy other works by Bin Kaneda, Brahms, Sweelinck, Pierson, and Bach that are designed to make you reflect on life. Directed by Dr. [...]

By | 2018-04-09T22:17:38+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Comments Off on FIU Wind Ensemble & Soloist Karli Viña present Reflections

FIU Festival of Bands

For the tenth year in a row, the FIU Annual Festival of Bands is back! Each year, up to 12 area bands are chosen to perform their MPA musical program in an onstage clinic within the acoustically superior Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall, where they receive written and recorded feedback by the FIU Director of Bands Barry Bernhardt,  FIU [...]

By | 2018-01-23T19:06:53+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Comments Off on FIU Festival of Bands

FIU Wind Ensemble – World Premiere by Thomas Sleeper

Join the FIU Wind Ensemble for an unforgettable performance of Thomas Sleeper's WORLD PREMIERE of  Recursive Variations, a work that explores both intimate chamber music and full band with a wide variety of emotional explorations. Directed by Dr. Brenton F. Alston.   PROGRAMMING Little Concerto for Six Players by David Maslanka Consort for Ten Winds by [...]

By | 2017-11-21T18:19:05+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on FIU Wind Ensemble – World Premiere by Thomas Sleeper

FIU Wind Ensemble and Miami Arts Studio present “Unleashed” at New World Center

The Miami Arts Studio @ Zelda Glazer and Florida International University bands come together to bring a night of “UNLEASHED” power of music.   TICKETED BY THE NEW WORLD CENTER $20 General Admission - BUY NOW! For $10 student tickets, please call the NWC Box Office at 305.902.6856.   PROGRAM Combined Bands: Hazo : Olympiada   [...]

By | 2017-10-17T15:19:30+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Comments Off on FIU Wind Ensemble and Miami Arts Studio present “Unleashed” at New World Center
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