String Chamber Ensembles

The string chamber ensembles at Herbert and Nicole Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts 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, [...]

By |2018-04-02T13:59:37-04:00April 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 |2018-08-10T13:57:12-04:00April 4th, 2018||Comments Off on XXI New Music Miami ISCM Festival: Keith Kirchoff, Piano

XXI New Music Miami ISCM Festival: Sarah Cahill, Piano

Welcome to the 6th New Music Miami ISCM Festival concert of the year featuring pianist Sarah Cahill in a musical tribute to American composer Lou Harrison. Her New Music Miami ISCM Festival solo program features the premiere of Orlando Jacinto Garcia’s A Gamelan in the Distance, in memory of Lou Harrison; the premiere of a [...]

By |2018-08-10T13:56:33-04:00March 28th, 2018||Comments Off on XXI New Music Miami ISCM Festival: Sarah Cahill, Piano

Crossing Boundaries: Music, Art, & Science with Fredrick Kaufman

The School of Music at Florida International University invites you to attend Crossing Boundaries, a lecture series comprised of distinguished scholars and outstanding people in the arts discussing their experience and relationship with music. For the final lecture of the 2017-18 year, meet renowned Professor Emeritus at Florida International University, Fredrick Kaufman, for a discussion about “Music, [...]

By |2018-02-27T15:48:16-05:00March 9th, 2018|, |Comments Off on Crossing Boundaries: Music, Art, & Science with Fredrick Kaufman

FIU Sings! American Voices

The diversity of the American experience can be heard through the rich tradition of choral singing. The FIU Choirs and the Jazz Vocal Ensemble present an evening of music by a wide range of composers from Hawaiian composer Queen Lili’uokelani to Ysaye Barnwell, as they express their voices through music. The concert will open with Leonard [...]

By |2018-02-27T14:41:56-05:00March 8th, 2018||Comments Off on FIU Sings! American Voices

XXI New Music Miami ISCM Festival: Rand Steiger & NODUS

Welcome to the 4th New Music Miami ISCM Festival concert of the year featuring the music of composer Rand Steiger. Join us for a pre-concert discussion of works at 7:00pm, to be followed by a performance at 7:30pm. Listen to compositions performed by members of the NODUS Ensemble, FIU's contemporary music ensemble. This concert is [...]

By |2018-08-10T13:55:22-04:00March 7th, 2018||Comments Off on XXI New Music Miami ISCM Festival: Rand Steiger & NODUS

FIU Artist-in-Residence Series: Amernet String Quartet with Guest Cellist Yehuda Hanani

Distinguished guest cellist Yehuda Hanani joins the Amernet String Quartet for a magical chamber music experience featuring Suite No. 3 in C-Major by Bach, Serenade in C-Major by Dohnanyi, and String Quintet in C-Major by Boccherini. This concert is free, and no ticket is required.   ABOUT THE AMERNET The Amernet String Quartet has garnered worldwide [...]

By |2018-03-01T21:10:08-05:00March 5th, 2018|, |Comments Off on FIU Artist-in-Residence Series: Amernet String Quartet with Guest Cellist Yehuda Hanani

FIU Piano Alumni Concert

Relive the classics when FIU piano alumni return to the The Wertheim for a night of music by Mozart, Villa-Lobos, Chopin, Khachaturian, Langlais, Liszt, Rachmaninov, and more! Directed by Jose Lopez. This concert is free, no ticket required.   Featuring Adrián Quesada Mihai Preda Dunja Novcić Marina Berberian Daniel Venegas Dr. Kamilla Szklarska Marta Brankovich Carl [...]

By |2018-02-23T20:52:41-05:00March 3rd, 2018||Comments Off on FIU Piano Alumni Concert

21st Annual Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert

Join the FIU Symphony Orchestra and the 2018 FIU Concerto Competition winners, under the direction of Javier Mendoza, for a musical tradition featuring the school's top performers!   This concert will include: Egmont Overture by Beethoven Romanze for Viola by Bruch - featuring high school division winner, Sophia Torres Finlandia by Sibelius Violin Concerto No. [...]

By |2018-02-27T16:07:11-05:00March 2nd, 2018||Comments Off on 21st Annual Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert

FIU Wind Studies: Something Old, Something New

The FIU Symphonic Band and Brass Quartet 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 Quartet No. 5 by Wilhelm [...]

By |2018-02-21T14:36:24-05:00March 1st, 2018||Comments Off on FIU Wind Studies: Something Old, Something New