FIU Jazz Vocal Ensemble

Join us for a fabulous evening of cabaret by FIU jazz vocalists and rhythm section! Directed by vocal artist Lisanne Lyons.   Ticketing $15 General Admission; $10 FIU Faculty, Staff, & Alumni; $5 Students- BUY NOW!   Singers Eric Anderson, Jose Ballon, Melvys Barrios Kristine Bover, Karina Corton, David Del Rio Gabriel Florez, Beatriz Guzman, Alyssa [...]

By |2017-11-14T15:57:00-05:00November 20th, 2017|, |Comments Off on FIU Jazz Vocal Ensemble

Jazz Big Band Hits

Our 17-piece FIU Studio Jazz Big Band, directed by Jim Hacker, will capture the essence of a big band with an evening of new and well known jazz classics. Enjoy our first jazz performance of the 2017-18 season some of the most beloved hits of the genre!   Hits include: "Summertime" by Gershwin "It's Easy [...]

By |2017-10-09T16:27:48-04:00October 25th, 2017||Comments Off on Jazz Big Band Hits

Workshop with Tony Lakatos, Saxophone

Saxophonist Tony Lakatos will present a lecture on Gypsy music, both past and present. He was born in a musician family in Budapest, Hungary. His father was a famous gypsy violinist as well as his younger Brother Roby. His musical studies began on the violin at the age of 6. He began to play the [...]

By |2017-02-15T19:15:38-05:00February 24th, 2017|, |Comments Off on Workshop with Tony Lakatos, Saxophone

FIU Music Series: FIU Jazzists & Argentinian Vocal Artist Roxana Amed

FIU Jazz faculty (Gary Campbell, sax; Michael Orta, piano; Tom Lippincott, guitar; Jamie Ousley, bass; Rodolfo Zuniga, drums; Lisanne Lyons, voice) will be performing an exciting evening of new and well-known jazz classics with Argentinian vocal artist Roxana Amed. Roxana Amed is a singer-songwriter who hails from Buenos Aires, Argentina, who is recognized by audiences [...]

By |2016-10-27T18:58:47-04:00November 2nd, 2016||Comments Off on FIU Music Series: FIU Jazzists & Argentinian Vocal Artist Roxana Amed

FIU Music Festival 2016: The American Songbook: Lisanne Lyons & FIU Jazz Big Band

Join us in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center with the return of our FIU Music Festival this season from October 5th until October 28th! For information about all festival performances, please visit music.fiu.edu/musicfestival.  Dynamic Jazz vocalist Dr. Lisanne Lyons joins Jim Hacker and the FIU Jazz Big Band [...]

By |2016-09-02T13:24:26-04:00October 25th, 2016||Comments Off on FIU Music Festival 2016: The American Songbook: Lisanne Lyons & FIU Jazz Big Band

FIU Music Festival 2016: Jazz Dynamics: Jon Secada, Tony Succar & Friends

Join us in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center with the return of our FIU Music Festival this season from October 5th until October 28th! For information about all festival performances, please visit music.fiu.edu/musicfestival.  Don't miss out on this special performance with Cuban icon Jon Secada, FIU alumnus [...]

By |2016-10-07T20:49:53-04:00October 8th, 2016||Comments Off on FIU Music Festival 2016: Jazz Dynamics: Jon Secada, Tony Succar & Friends