Renowned worldwide cellist Dennis Parker appears frequently as soloist, recitalist, collaborator, and guest professor at numerous universities and festivals. He is actively involved in the expansion of the existing cello repertoire, and has transcribed many works for his instrument. For this performance, he will perform transcriptions of three beloved gems of the violin and clarinet [...]
Learn more about MGF! One of the world’s foremost fingerstyle guitarists and harp-guitarists, Muriel Anderson is the first woman to have won the National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship. Her recent CD “Nightlight Daylight” has won top honors in 11 national awards. She has performed/recorded with Chet Atkins, Les Paul, Victor Wooten and the Nashville Chamber Orchestra. [...]
Learn more about MIGF! Guitarist and composer Federico Bonacossa and FIU composer Jacob Sudol present a program of music for guitar and electronics. The concert program features works by some of the most respected electronic music composers of the 20th and 21st centuries: It only needs to be seen by Kyong Mee Choi Bee Sting by Charles Norman Mason [...]
Learn more about MIGF! Evan Hirschelman, award-winning guitarist and composer, has gained international acclaim for his unique compositions, virtuosic performances, and dynamic interpretational renditions. He has been heralded for “precise and prodigious technique” by Acoustic Guitar Magazine, “technical wizardry” by Los Angeles Timesand “soulful musicality” by Malibu Times. Whether performing original compositions, traditional classical repertoire, or exploring [...]
Learn more about MIGF! Formed by the guitarist and composer Arthur Dente and his daughter flutist Valentine Dente, Duo Alto Plano presents original compositions for flute and guitar by Dente, as well as classical works of the Spanish and Latin American composers. Trained in classical music and improvisation, Dente’s compositions incorporate influences from various musical [...]
The FIU Concert Choir and soloists present an afternoon of vocal music celebrating the rich cultural heritage of FIU students at the Cathedral of St. Mary. Free admission, but donations are accepted for the choral tour program.
Learn more about MIGF! The Miami International GuitART Festival celebrates the musical legacy of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968), one of the foremost guitar composers in the 20th century. Born in Florence, Italian composer Castelnuovo-Tedesco Castelnuovo-Tedesco was descended from a prominent banking family that had lived in Florence since the expulsion of Jews from Spain in 1492. Castelnuovo-Tedesco [...]
Enjoy an evening performance with the FIU Singers in a side-by-side concert with the Robert Morgan Educational Center Varsity Chorus! The performance will feature uplifting choral selections including 5 Hebrew Love Songs by Eric Whitacre, Set Me As a Seal by Rene Clausen, El Vito by Mack Wilberg and more! Conducted by Kathryn K. Longo.
The community is invited to a free hour-long matinee concert featuring the premier emerging artists within the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts. The program will take place in the following order: Key stuff by Carlos Dominguez (b. 1989) FLEA (FIU Laptop and Electro-Acoustic Ensemble) Roxana Amed, Laura Arevalo, Melissa Iverson, [...]
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 [...]