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Spring Has Sprung

Join the FIU Symphonic Band for their finale concert of the season featuring the FIU Brass Choir, the Miami Senior High School Band and the FIU Concert Choir! Enjoy excerpts from “Appalachian Spring” by Aaron Copland, Who Puts His Trust in God Most Just by J.S. Bach, the Second Suite in F by Gustav Host, among [...]

By | 2018-04-13T19:42:10+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Spring Has Sprung

Jazz Big Band Hits!

Our 17-piece FIU Studio Jazz Big Band, directed by Jim Hacker, pays homage to the icons of jazz and break new ground with original progressive jazz compositions. Enjoy tunes by Thelonious Monk, Stan Kenton, Bob Mintzer and others. With major performances annually both as a featured group and with world-renowned guest artists, the band has [...]

By | 2018-04-16T18:09:53+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Jazz Big Band Hits!

FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra presents Guaguancó

The FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra, directed by guitarist/composer Mesut Özgen, will present an exciting program of music from Renaissance to modern, as well as jazz and traditional musics from around the world. Enjoy Leo Brouwer's Danza Característica and Paisaje cubano con campanas with live electronics; Verano Porteño by Astor Piazzolla; Criolla para Adelita by Martin Pedreira [...]

By | 2018-04-13T20:00:52+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Comments Off on FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra presents Guaguancó

FIU Symphony Orchestra Season Finale: Stravinsky’s The Firebird

Join the FIU Symphony Orchestra for a powerful and demanding finale concert of the 2017-18 season! The evening includes a riveting performance of Igor Stravinsky’s The Firebird Suite, Pavane by Gabriel Faure, and La gazza ladra Overture by Gioachino Rossini. Maestro Javier Jose Mendoza will also lead a side-by-side with the Greater Miami Youth Symphony and [...]

By | 2018-04-12T19:37:53+00:00 April 14th, 2018|Comments Off on FIU Symphony Orchestra Season Finale: Stravinsky’s The Firebird

Latin American Choral Festival: FIU Sings! Canciones de America Latina

Join the FIU Choirs, the Amazonia Vocal Ensemble, Reagan High School Women's Chorus, and guest conductor Maria Guinand of Schola Cantorum Venezuela for an evening of choral music representing the best of Miami musicians and the rich tradition of Latin American music. Part of LACC’s U.S. Department of Education Title VI-Funded Distinguished Speaker Series.   [...]

By | 2018-04-09T18:46:14+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Latin American Choral Festival: FIU Sings! Canciones de America Latina

Latin American Choral Festival: FIU Sings! An evening of Zarzuela & Art Song

Enjoy an evening of rich Art Song and Zarzuela repertoire of Spain, Latin America, and Cuba in a performance by members of the FIU Opera Theater. Directed by Vindhya Khare and Juvenal Correa-Salas.   Ticketing $15 General Admission; $10 FIU Faculty, Staff, & Alumni; $5 Students         What is Zarzuela? In the [...]

By | 2018-03-28T13:55:48+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Latin American Choral Festival: FIU Sings! An evening of Zarzuela & Art Song

XXI New Music Miami ISCM Festival: Holocaust Remembrance Concert with the Amernet String Quartet

In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Amernet String Quartet's New Music Miami ISCM Festival program features the world premiere of Orlando Jacinto Garcia’s I never saw another butterfly; String Quartet No. 3 (2011) by Jonathan Leshnoff; and String Quartet No. 3 (2005) by Joel Hoffman. This performance concludes the Amernet's 2017-2018 FIU season in Miami, [...]

By | 2018-04-02T17:54:04+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Comments Off on XXI New Music Miami ISCM Festival: Holocaust Remembrance Concert with the Amernet String Quartet

FIU Piano Students in Recital

Join the FIU piano students in a free evening of masterful classics! Enjoy works by Debussy, Tchaikovsky, Reichardt, Mana-Zucca, Chopin and more! Directed by FIU Coordinator of Keyboard Studies, Jose Lopez.   Program Chaconne in D minor by  J. S. Bach (1685-1750), Transcription by Ferruccio Busoni Sinan Çayir, 2018 FIU Concerto Competition Winner   Sonata [...]

By | 2018-03-15T17:30:35+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Comments Off on FIU Piano Students in Recital

String Chamber Ensembles

The string chamber ensembles at Florida International University School of Music play a concert at the end of each semester. The groups are coached by members of FIU’s Artists-in-Residence, the Amernet String Quartet; violinist Marcia Littley; and Artist-in-Residence/violinist Robert Davidovici. The groups consist of an array of arrangements for string quartets, duos, trios, and soloists. [...]

By | 2018-04-02T13:59:37+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Comments Off on String Chamber Ensembles

XXI New Music Miami ISCM Festival: Keith Kirchoff, Piano

Welcome to the 7th New Music Miami ISCM Festival concert of the year featuring pianist Keith Kirchoff in a performance of works for piano and electronics! His New Music Miami ISCM Festival solo program features Orlando Jacinto Garcia's Deconstructed Strings II; Christopher Trebue Moore's pray dubia; Scott Miller's Every Problem is a Nail; Paula Matthusen's AEG/III, Nostalgic Visions [...]

By | 2018-03-15T16:58:16+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Comments Off on XXI New Music Miami ISCM Festival: Keith Kirchoff, Piano
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