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

Brass Through The Ages

The FIU and MDC Brass Choirs under the direction of Jim Hacker and Brian Neal present a fantastic evening of brass music from the Renaissance to contemporary styles. The program includes works by Giovanni Gabrielli, William Byrd, Gustav Holst, Gordon Jacob and John Cheetham. Donations taken at the door

By |2017-03-08T14:23:30-05:00March 22nd, 2017||Comments Off on Brass Through The Ages

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