FIU Music Festival: Arensky, Kaufman & Schoenberg

Satisfy your thirst for a night of chamber music masterpieces with the highly acclaimed Amernet String Quartet, cellist and Executive Director of the internationally renowned Montreal Chamber Music Festival Denis Brott and Music Director of the Lynn Philharmonia Guillermo Figueroa.  PROGRAM String Quartet No.2, Op.35 - Anton Arensky String Quartet No. 6, “The Urban” - Fredrick Kaufman Verklärte Nacht [...]

By |2018-01-25T16:52:21-05:00November 9th, 2017|, |Comments Off on FIU Music Festival: Arensky, Kaufman & Schoenberg

Fanfare, Flourish & Fantasia

The FIU Symphonic Band and Brass Choir are joined by Robert Morgan Educational Center High School Band for time-honored treasures in the Wind Band literature from the music of Jack Stamp, Vaughn Williams, J.S. Bach and Barry Kopetz for its first concert of the 2017-18 season. This programming is directed by Barry Bernhardt, the FIU Director of Bands.    PROGRAM Gavorkna Fanfare [...]

By |2017-10-09T19:57:38-04:00November 7th, 2017||Comments Off on Fanfare, Flourish & Fantasia

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

FIU Music Series: FIU Sings! Songs for the Soul

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.

By |2017-04-11T15:21:12-04:00April 27th, 2017|Comments Off on FIU Music Series: FIU Sings! Songs for the Soul

FIU Music Series: Departmental Recital

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, [...]

By |2017-04-18T15:01:58-04:00April 20th, 2017||Comments Off on FIU Music Series: Departmental Recital

FIU Music Series: Give Us This Day

The FIU Wind Ensemble rounds out their concert season with an eclectic mix of evocative music. Guest conductor & Director of FIU Bands Barry Berhnardt will conduct Alfred Reed’s “Alleuia, Laudamus Te.” Later in the program, the FIU Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Brenton Alston, will be joined by Miami Arts Studio students [...]

By |2017-04-05T18:41:06-04:00April 19th, 2017||Comments Off on FIU Music Series: Give Us This Day

FIU Music Series: Student Composers Concert & New Music Ensemble

The Herbert and Nicole Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts rising composers, Felipe Carvajal, Maureen Reyes, and Melissa Iverson, showcase their works along with the FIU New Music Ensemble in this joint concert.   The FIU New Music Ensemble will present a program of performance art including works by Juraj Kojs, Manuel Sosa, and [...]

By |2017-03-30T17:41:47-04:00April 17th, 2017||Comments Off on FIU Music Series: Student Composers Concert & New Music Ensemble

FIU Music Series: New Music Miami ISCM 2017: The Music of Earle Brown and Morton Feldman

The NODUS Ensemble, FIU's Contemporary Ensemble, perform the music of Earle Brown and Morton Feldman. Earle Brown, a major force in contemporary music and a leading composer of the American avant-garde since the 1950s, died on July 2, 2002 at his home in Rye, New York. He was associated with the experimental composers John Cage, [...]

By |2018-08-10T13:53:11-04:00April 13th, 2017||Comments Off on FIU Music Series: New Music Miami ISCM 2017: The Music of Earle Brown and Morton Feldman

FIU Music Series: FIU Sings! The Seven Last Words of Christ

Don't miss out on an emotional choral journey of the Seven Last Words of Christ by Cesar Franck. This spiritual concert will be performed by the FIU Concert Choir, the Anglican Chorale of Southeast Florida, FIU instrumentalists, and organist Christopher Harrell. Directed by Matthew Steynor. Tickets: $15 General Admission At The Door; $5 Students & [...]

By |2017-03-22T19:10:27-04:00April 9th, 2017||Comments Off on FIU Music Series: FIU Sings! The Seven Last Words of Christ

FIU Music Series: New Music Miami ISCM 2017: Trumpet and Electronics

Andrew Kozar performs a concert of works for trumpet and electronics with guest soprano Corrine Byrne. Works by Sudol, Matthusen, Wollschleger, Garcia, and others will be performed.   A native of Pittsburgh, Andy Kozar is a New York City based trumpeter, improviser, composer and educator that has been called a 'star soloist' by TimeOutNY and has [...]

By |2018-08-10T13:52:30-04:00April 6th, 2017||Comments Off on FIU Music Series: New Music Miami ISCM 2017: Trumpet and Electronics