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School of Music’s Orlando Garcia honored with Distinguished University Professor award

From an early age, FIU School of Music’s composition professor, Orlando Jacinto Garcia, has had a passion for music. Now, this passion has led him to numerous achievements. As a composer with more than 200 musical works under his belt spanning across a 20-year career, FIU has awarded Garcia with a Distinguished University [...]

By |2020-10-15T16:03:25-04:00October 15th, 2020|News|Comments Off on School of Music’s Orlando Garcia honored with Distinguished University Professor award

COVID-19 training and guidelines for the upcoming semester – CARTA News

As the start of the fall term approaches, the university has implemented new procedures and guidelines to keep Panthers safe. Read on to learn about the student-specific updates coming to FIU and the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts this fall.    Panthers Protecting Panthers   Panthers Protecting Panthers is FIU’s repopulation plan for Fall 2020. It is meant [...]

By |2020-08-12T10:20:50-04:00August 12th, 2020|News|Comments Off on COVID-19 training and guidelines for the upcoming semester – CARTA News

From Dean Brian Schriner – CARTA News

Dear FIU CARTA graduating class of Summer 2020, As we move forward in this time of uncertainty, I want to congratulate you on successfully completing this semester and your college career while overcoming the challenges presented to you. The 2019-2020 academic year has yielded many points of pride and has given the College of Communication, Architecture [...]

By |2020-07-31T09:27:50-04:00July 31st, 2020|News|Comments Off on From Dean Brian Schriner – CARTA News

Tony Succar teams up with Latin big band for newest album Raices Jazz Orchestra – CARTA News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuugT-tgvS4 It’s been 10 years since two-time FIU graduate, Tony Succar, ’08, MA ’10, left our blue and gold covered halls to pursue his career in music. And he hasn’t stopped raising the bar since.   Just last November, Succar won two Latin Grammy Awards for Producer of the Year and Salsa Album of the Year. Since then, Succar teamed up with music artist, Dr. Pablo [...]

By |2020-07-25T17:20:37-04:00July 25th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Tony Succar teams up with Latin big band for newest album Raices Jazz Orchestra – CARTA News

Tonkinson Foundation to enhance students’ experience through new CARTA Medallion award – CARTA News

Imagine learning musical techniques first-hand from a Grammy Award winner, or getting acting tips from a renowned Hollywood actor as part of the curriculum. Wouldn’t it be great, if while earning a degree, students had the opportunity to learn directly from the leading actors, musicians, designers or architects in the field? That’s exactly [...]

By |2020-07-20T11:05:40-04:00July 20th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Tonkinson Foundation to enhance students’ experience through new CARTA Medallion award – CARTA News

Ruben Sabando, First FIU Student to be Named Presser Scholar, Earns $4000 Stipend – CARTA News

Ruben Sabando, a junior instrumental performance major with a focus in violin, was named a 2020 Presser Scholar. He is the first FIU student to receive this prestigious honor award throughout the Presser Foundation’s 81-year history. The Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award was established in 1939 by the Presser Foundation and is one of [...]

By |2020-07-15T08:58:49-04:00July 15th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Ruben Sabando, First FIU Student to be Named Presser Scholar, Earns $4000 Stipend – CARTA News

School of Music graduates first class of 4+1 Vocal Performance Students – CARTA News

Graduating with a college degree will always be an incredible feat in an individual’s lifetime, whether it be in-person or online. The moment one is able to move their tassel from the right side to the left is cherished by all, and for Orianna Gutierrez and Adam Levine, this moment was even more [...]

By |2020-06-18T14:48:16-04:00June 18th, 2020|News|Comments Off on School of Music graduates first class of 4+1 Vocal Performance Students – CARTA News

CARTA awards top faculty members for excellence – CARTA News

The College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts is proud to announce that four faculty members from the departments of communication, journalism + media and music have been awarded a 2020 CARTA Faculty Award. These awards recognize and celebrate the excellent work of our faculty members in teaching, research and service. This year’s [...]

By |2020-05-19T11:09:44-04:00May 19th, 2020|News|Comments Off on CARTA awards top faculty members for excellence – CARTA News

FIU Music alum awarded Berkeley County Schools’ Teacher of the Year 2020 – CARTA News

Our graduates are truly using their education to make a difference and are being rewarded for it! When asked about former student Michael Knepper, FIU School of Music faculty member and capstone advisor, Candice Davenport praised his high standards, diligent work ethic, and exclaimed that students like him make FIU great. Knepper (’17) [...]

By |2020-05-13T11:46:32-04:00May 13th, 2020|News|Comments Off on FIU Music alum awarded Berkeley County Schools’ Teacher of the Year 2020 – CARTA News

FIU Music’s Virtual Choir Sings Alma Mater at Commencement – CARTA News

Celebrating graduation is more important than ever, bringing us together to celebrate student achievement with time-honored traditions including the performance of the Alma Mater. This May 8, over 6,000 graduates who were invited to FIU’s Virtual Commencement were able to see their Alma Mater performed by the FIU School of Music Virtual Choir. [...]

By |2020-05-08T13:57:51-04:00May 8th, 2020|News|Comments Off on FIU Music’s Virtual Choir Sings Alma Mater at Commencement – CARTA News
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