Rodolfo Zuniga + Surfaces

Catch a night of great music with alumnus Rodolfo Zuniga + Surfaces. A native of San Jose, Costa Rica, Rodolfo Zuniga has become one of the most in-demand drummers and music educators in Miami. He performs and records regularly with Gary Campbell, Silvano Monasterios, Errol Rackipov, Steven Scott and many other jazz pros. As a bandleader and [...]

By |2018-01-19T18:57:45-05:00February 5th, 2018||Comments Off on Rodolfo Zuniga + Surfaces

FIU Sings! Broadway in Love

Romance is in the air when the FIU Singers serenade you with some of the most romantic songs written performed in perfect harmony. Co-presented by Pinecrest Gardens and the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts. Admission is free, but with a suggested donation.  

By |2018-01-17T14:11:34-05:00February 2nd, 2018||Comments Off on FIU Sings! Broadway in Love

XXI New Music Miami ISCM Festival: Havana & Miami

Welcome to the first New Music Miami Festival concert of the year featuring music by Cuban and Miami composers! Join us for a pre-concert discussion of works at 7:00pm, to be followed by a performance at 7:30pm. Hear the celebrated ensemble, the Amernet String Quartet, and members of the NODUS Ensemble perform a myriad of works, including [...]

By |2018-08-10T13:53:40-04:00January 17th, 2018||Comments Off on XXI New Music Miami ISCM Festival: Havana & Miami

Miami Arts Week – American Song Book

Distinguished guest mezzo-soprano Rachel Calloway and guest pianist Paul Schwartz will dazzle audiences with works by Gershwin, Berlin, Arlen, Weill, Hollaender, and more in an exploration of the Jewish experience through popular song.   ABOUT RACHEL CALLOWAY As an internationally recognized leading interpreter of contemporary and modern music, mezzo-soprano Rachel Calloway brings versatility and compelling insight [...]

By |2017-12-04T16:51:44-05:00December 4th, 2017||Comments Off on Miami Arts Week – American Song Book

FIU Piano Students in Recital: Women Composers’ Concert

The FIU Keyboard Studies area highlights wonderful students in an evening of piano classics by women composers. Directed by FIU Coordinator of Keyboard Studies Jose Lopez.   Program: From Pièces de Clavecin (1687) by Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre Suite in A minor Chaconne performed by Sinan Çayir   Prelude, Op. 73 by Mana-Zucca performed [...]

By |2017-11-15T14:54:28-05:00November 28th, 2017||Comments Off on FIU Piano Students in Recital: Women Composers’ Concert

Student Composers Concert & New Music Ensemble

Come and witness the newest contemporary composers of Miami. Students perform their latest creations for Miami audiences from a variety of aesthetics and performance genres along with the FIU New Music Ensemble in this joint concert. The FIU New Music Ensemble will present a program of performance art. Founded in Fall 1987, the FIU New [...]

By |2017-08-18T20:20:23-04:00November 27th, 2017||Comments Off on Student Composers Concert & New Music Ensemble

String Chamber Ensembles

The talented students in the Herbert and Nicole Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts string ensembles, coached by FIU’s Esemble-in-Residence, the Amernet String Quartet, and violinists Marcia Littley and Robert Davidovici, are showcased in masterpieces from the chamber music repertoire.   PROGRAM: Viola Duets by  Béla Bartók Yasmin Koubi and Aleksa Arvizu, viola   [...]

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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

Criolla para Adelita: FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra Concert

The FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra, directed by guitarist/composer Mesut Özgen, will present an exciting program of music from Renaissance to modern, as well as jazz and traditional musics from around the world.   HIGHLIGHTS "Criolla para Adelita" (sobre un tema de Francisco Tarrega) by Martin Pedreira Rodriguez, "Danza Caracteristica" by Leo Brouwer, “Renaissance Songs” by John [...]

By |2017-11-14T14:00:28-05:00November 14th, 2017||Comments Off on Criolla para Adelita: FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra Concert

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