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2018-2019 EVENT CALENDAR

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Welcome to the 2018-2019 season of Frost Music Live! Our exciting series features the world-class students and faculty of the Frost School of Music, together with renowned guest artists, performing an exciting array of music from established masterpieces to cutting-edge premieres. With classical, jazz and contemporary music, Frost Music Live has it all, including brilliant and thought-provoking musicology lectures. Make sure to check out our Signature Series, with 24 very special events.   The Frost School of Music is a leader in preparing 21st century musicians, and in our series you will hear the future! Most concerts are held in the beautiful and intimate UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall on the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus.   I look forward to seeing you, again and again, for an exciting, music-filled year at the Frost School of Music. Don’t forget to follow us on social media @FrostSchoolUM.

Dean, Frost School of Music Patricia L. Frost Professor of Music

On the Cover (left to right): Guest Conductor Michelle Merrill by Brittany Nicole photography; Frost Student Guitarist Isabella Englert by Versatile Light Studio; Frost Distinguished Alumnus Joshua Henry by Joan Marcus; and Frost Student Violinist Amanda Diaz by Versatile Light Studio.


2018-2019 EVENT CALENDAR

Table of Contents September ..................................................... 3 October .......................................................... 7 November ...................................................... 10 December ...................................................... 15 Winter Wonderful .......................................... 16 January ........................................................... 17 February ......................................................... 18 March .............................................................. 21 April ................................................................. 24 Frost Lectures & Workshops ........................ 31 Frost Classics .................................................. 31 Frost Jazz, Pops, & Beyond ........................... 33 Frost Faculty Recitals ..................................... 34 Purchase Tickets ............................................ 35 Plan Your Visit ................................................. 36 Support Frost ................................................. 37 Most events take place in the University of Miami Coral Gables campus. Seating is general admission, unless otherwise noted. Valet parking is available for every performance.

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Frost School of Music is proud to present the 2018 – 2019 extraordinary line-up for Frost Music Live, 110 concerts and events in four themes: Frost Classics; Jazz, Pops & Beyond; Frost Faculty Recitals; and Frost Lectures & Workshops. Frost Music Live includes the Signature Series, an unparalleled offering of 24 concerts featuring top GRAMMY®, Emmy®, and Tony® award-winning and nominated guest artists, collaborating with the esteemed highly acclaimed Frost School of Music faculty artists and students. The Signature Series also features a Jazz Roots concert at the Adrienne Arsht Center and Frost Symphony Orchestra performances with guest conductors.

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FALL 2018 SEPTEMBER Thursday, September 6, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

France & Her Revolutions, Lecture 1— Ideas as Crucibles

Frank Cooper, lecturer When radical thinkers in 18th century Paris rallied the masses to revolt, they didn’t just topple the Bastille. Their Republican ideals spurred writers, composers, and painters to envision a new way of life beyond ingrained tradition. The arts were affected more profoundly with Napoleon’s move into politics and onto a throne. $

Ticket Required (individually or 4-lecture package)

Frank Cooper

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Friday, September 7, 2018, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall Opening Night Red Carpet Celebration

BATTLEGROUND—Music Performed Live to Screen on Stage

Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra Jeff Beal, composer and conductor Music and movie buffs alike will be mesmerized as Jeff Beal, five-time Emmy-winning composer of music for film, media and concert halls, joins the Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra on stage. The evening features a live music-toscreen performance of Battleground, Beal’s score from the acclaimed television series Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King. Other compositions by Beal will also be performed. $

Ticket Required, Reserved Seating

Jeff Beal

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording & Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Tal Cohen and Adam Benjamin—Jazz Piano Duo Barry Harris Piano Competition Winner Tal Cohen and Grammynominated Kneebody pianist Adam Benjamin perform in a jazz piano duo recital featuring special guests. FREE 305-284-2400

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Thursday, September 13, 2018, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

A Night of American Music—Frost Studio Jazz Band and Frost Concert Jazz Band Stephen Guerra and John Daversa, directors Enjoy a night of American themed anthems in large-scale arrangements by Stephen Guerra and John Daversa. $

Ticket Required

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

France & Her Revolutions, Lecture 2— Romanticism’s Explosions

Frank Cooper, lecturer The 1830’s and 40’s upended the standards for journalists, poets, playwrights, musicians, and artists, forcing innovators to join together while making room for individual genius. The result was a flowering of inspiration not seen in one city since Renaissance Florence: Hugo, de Musset, Courbet, Meyerbeer, Delacroix, Adam, Berlioz, Chopin… $

Ticket Required (individually or 4-lecture package)

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Signature Series

Friday, September 14, 2018, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Kneebody

Adam Benjamin, piano, composer Shane Endsley, trumpet Kaveh Rastegar, bass, composer Ben Wendel, saxophone Nate Wood, multi-instrumentalist Kneebody’s sound is explosive rock energy paralleled with high-level nuanced chamber ensemble playing, with highly wrought compositions that are balanced with adventurous no-holds-barred improvising. All “sounds-like” references can be set aside; this band has created a genre and style all its own. $

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Photo by Tarona

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Signature Series (Two Events!) Saturday, September 15, 2018, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Pictures at an Exhibition—Carl St. Clair Conducts Frost Symphony Orchestra Carl St. Clair, guest conductor Alexander Magalong, associate conductor Join the Frost Symphony Orchestra with guest conductor Carl St. Clair as they perform Hector Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9; Maurice Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No.2; and Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. $

Ticket Required, Reserved Seating

Carl St. Clair

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Sunday, September 16, 2018, 4:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Valedictory—Trudy Kane, flute

Shelton Berg, Santiago Rodriguez, and Oleksii Ivanchenko, piano For her final recital at the Frost School of Music, flutist and associate professor Trudy Kane performs works close to her heart. Enjoy Kane’s interpretation of Philippe Gaubert’s Sonata No. 3, Valerie Coleman’s Requiem Milonga, Kane’s published transcription of Gabriel Fauré’s Violin Sonata, and more. $

Ticket Required

Trudy Kane

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Society of Composers, Inc. Student Chapter Chuck Mason, director Enjoy new works by Frost student composers. FREE

Thursday, September 20, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

France & Her Revolutions, Lecture 3— Romanticism’s Spread

Frank Cooper, lecturer As Romanticism flooded Europe, cultural life broke free from the inhibitions of Classicism and surged with new creativity. Verdi and Wagner soared, as did Liszt, Brahms, Dvorak, the Mighty Handful, artists Corot and Daumier, and writers Dumas, Poe, Baudelaire, and Emerson. Popularity bred confidence–until radicalized Romanticism sparked Realism and more. $

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Sunday, September 23, 2018, 4:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Children’s Dreams and Inspirations— Frost Wind Ensemble

Robert M. Carnochan, conductor Mack Wood, guest conductor David Biedenbender, guest composer Tim Conner, trombone Enjoy an afternoon of music inspired by children, featuring David Maslanka’s monumental 1981 A Child’s Garden of Dreams, based on the dark, surreal dreams of a young girl. Frost faculty trombone soloist Timothy Conner leads the premiere of guest composer David Biedenbender’s trombone concerto Their Eyes are Fireflies. $

Ticket Required

Monday, September 24, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Small Jazz Ensemble

John Daversa, director An evening of music for small jazz ensemble, featuring Frost Music Studio students and jazz faculty. FREE

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

France & Her Revolutions, Lecture 4— Modernity in Paris

Frank Cooper, lecturer The advent of the 20th century saw Paris once again become a wellspring of revolutionary artistic ideas. Mallarmé, Verlaine, and Rimbaud shattered poetry, while Braque and Picasso’s Cubism splintered the pictorial plan. Impressionism opened the way for Rodin, Debussy, Ravel, Stravinsky, and Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes arrived with radically polytonal music and expressive movement. $

Ticket Required (individually or 4-lecture package)

Friday, September 28, 2018, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Choralcopia

Frost Chorale, Frost Women’s Choir, and Frost Symphonic Choir Corin Overland, director Join the Frost Choral Studies program as they present an early harvest of American choral music. This concert highlights works by modern American composers Stephen Chatman, Stephen Paulus, René Clausen, and more. $

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Signature Series Saturday, September 29, 2018, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Schumann Piano Masterpieces—Tian Ying Frost School’s Tian Ying, honored at the renowned Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, has been acclaimed as one of the finest pianists in America. His eloquent and emotionally intense performing will be showcased in some of Schumann’s greatest works for solo piano, including Kinderszenen, Fantasie, and Carnaval. $ Ticket Required

OCTOBER Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Chamber Music Showcase

Stephen Guerra, director Hear the amazing young musicians of the Frost School’s HMI Orchestra in an intimate setting, performing an eclectic concert of chamber music featuring works by Frost students and faculty. $

Ticket Required

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Old New Borrowed Blue— Frost Symphonic Winds

Steven Moore, conductor This musical take on a traditional wedding proverb begins with Steven Bryant’s jubilant Radiant Joy, followed by Gustav Holst’s Second Suite in F, influenced by English folk songs. It culminates in the majestic Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral, transcribed from the wedding scene in Richard Wagner’s opera Lohengrin. FREE

Monday, October 8, 2018, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Flute Studio Recital

Trudy Kane, director Students from retiring Frost associate professor Trudy Kane’s flute studio program perform solo works of their choosing. FREE

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Friday, October 12, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Society of Composers, Inc. Student Chapter

Chuck Mason, director Frost student composers collaborate with celebrated performers from Kaleidoscope MusArt, a Miami organization devoted to fostering classical music as a vital contemporary art form by developing new artists and broadening audiences. Find out more at kaleidoscopemusart.com. FREE

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Signature Series (Two Events!)

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Bruckner’s Symphony—Gerard Schwarz Conducts Frost Symphony Orchestra Gerard Schwarz, guest conductor Alexander Magalong, associate conductor Join the Frost Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Gerard Schwarz as they play David Diamond’s Symphony No. 4; the world premiere of Ben Webster’s Junction (the 2017-18 Student Composition Winner); and Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 in E-flat Major.

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Gerard Schwarz/Photo by Van Houten Photography

Monday, October 15, 2018, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Broadway @ Frost— Joshua Henry and Marcus Lovett

Joshua Henry/Photo by Nate Jensen

Joshua Henry, baritenor Marcus Lovett, baritone With Frost Musical Theater Workshop Students Joshua Henry, 2018 Tony-nominated star of Broadway’s Carousel and lead of the first U.S. tour of Hamilton, returns to Frost to receive the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award. Marcus Lovett, who played Phantom on Broadway and London, joins Henry and Frost stars of tomorrow in an evening of iconic music from “The Great White Way.” Don’t miss it! $

Marcus Lovett

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Jazz Vocal I, Frost Jazz Vocal II, and Frost Extensions

Kate Reid, director Frost’s three jazz vocal ensembles sing sparkling contemporary repertoire from Bobby McFerrin’s Voicestra, The Swingle Singers, The Singers Unlimited, and The Real Group. Selections from the Great American Songbook, arranged by Frost Studio Music and Jazz department students and faculty, round out the program. $

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Monday, October 22, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Small Jazz Ensemble

John Daversa, director An evening of music for small jazz ensemble, featuring Frost Music Studio students and jazz faculty. FREE

Friday, October 26, 2018, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Cheers! Celebrated Opera Scenes on Stage

Frost Opera Theater Alan Johnson, director Frost Chorale, Frost Symphonic Choir, and Frost Women’s Choir Jeffrey Buchman and Corin Overland, directors Frost Opera and choral ensembles join to perform scenes from favorite classical and contemporary operas by Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini, Richard Strauss, Leonard Bernstein, Scott Joplin, and more. $

Ticket Required

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Guitar, Piano, and Voice— Harmonies from the Americas

Eglise Gutierrez, guest soprano Rafael Padron, guitar Shelly Berg, piano World-renowned, Cuban-born soprano Eglise Gutierrez Rafael Padron Eglise Gutierrez joins Frost professor and guitarist Rafael Padron performing pieces by Spanish and Latin American composers Falla, Rodrigo, Granados, Villalobos, Lecuona, and more. Dean Shelly Berg accompanies them on piano for a memorable evening. $

Ticket Required

Sunday, October 28, 2018, 4:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Winners—Frost Wind Ensemble

Robert M. Carnochan, conductor Jeffrey Summers, guest conductor Tina DiMeglio, guest conductor Samuel Valancy, saxophone Richard Todd, French horn This concert spotlights Frost student and winner of the 2018 Frost Bands Concerto Competition Samuel Valancy as well as Frost School’s Richard Todd, a celebrated classical, jazz, and film musician. Todd performs a work written for him by famed Hollywood composer Brad Warner. Also featuring works by Jennifer Jolley and Jennifer Higdon, as well as Paul Hindemith’s Symphony in B-flat. FREE

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Flute Ensemble

Trudy Kane, director This concert features the premiere of Frost faculty Charles Mason’s A Better Place, written for flute choir in honor of retiring associate professor Trudy Kane, as well as Lansing McLoskey’s flute concerto que la tierra se partió por su sonido, also composed for Kane. Her transcription of the second act of Puccini’s La Bohème completes the evening. FREE

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Frost Viola Studio Recital

Jodi Levitz, director Celebrate Halloween with a frightfully exciting evening of music from Frost violists! FREE

NOVEMBER Monday, November 5, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Small Jazz Ensemble

John Daversa, director An evening of music for small jazz ensemble, featuring Frost Music Studio students and jazz faculty. FREE

Monday, November 5, 2018, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Chamber Music Showcase

Ross Harbaugh, director Enjoy an evening with the Frost School’s most advanced student chamber ensembles, performing masterpieces from the classical chamber music repertoire. FREE

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Ensemble Ibis Ross Harbaugh

Shawn Crouch, director Frost Ensemble Ibis performs innovative original works by Frost faculty composers and 2018 Distinguished Visiting Composerin-Residence Christopher Theofanidis, who has composed for the New York Philharmonic, the London Symphony, the San Francisco Opera, and many other top classical music organizations. FREE

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Black and White: Frost Contemporary Keyboard Ensemble –AND– Landfall: Frost Contemporary Rock Ensemble Daniel Strange and Brian Russell, directors Enjoy original music and fresh arrangements of classic pop, and rock tunes from Frost’s student-led keyboard and rock ensembles. FREE

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Sunshine State: Frost Country Ensemble –AND– Café con Leche: Frost Latin Songwriters Ensemble Tim Smith and Rey Sanchez, directors Hear new interpretations of two vital popular music genres. Sunshine State, the Frost School of Music’s country music ensemble, is keeping the Nashville sound alive and kicking in South Florida. They’re joined by the Frost Latin Songwriters Ensemble Café con Leche, with their take on the vibrant traditions of Latin popular music. FREE

Friday, November 9, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Frost American Music Ensemble

Daniel Strange, director The award-winning Frost American Music Ensemble presents an unforgettable evening of original music by some of the Frost School of Music’s top student songwriters and musicians. FREE

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Signature Series

Friday, November 9, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Adrienne Arsht Center Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra and JAZZ ROOTS present

Leonard Bernstein 100 and Beyond

Ann Hampton Callaway, voice Jon Secada, voice Kirk Whalum, saxophone Shelly Berg, piano Scott Flavin, conductor Rediscover Leonard Bernstein’s powerful scores for iconic American dramas, including West Side Story and On the Waterfront, in new arrangements by Frost students and faculty. Jazz singer and Tony nominee Ann Hampton Callaway and star R&B saxophonist Kirk Whalum join Dean Shelly Berg for an unforgettable evening. For tickets, call 305.949.6722 or visit arshtcenter.org. $

Ticket Required

Leonard Bernstein/Photo by Bart Molendijk

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Sunday, November 11, 2018, 7:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Holiday on Broadway— Musical Theater Workshop

Frank Ragsdale, director Celebrate the season with us! The Musical Theater Workshop performs irresistible holiday tunes from classic and contemporary Broadway musicals, including White Christmas; Mame; Meet Me in St. Louis; Elf, She Loves Me; Caroline, or Change; and more. FREE

Monday, November 12, 2018, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

The U.S. Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble

William C. Mulligan, senior chief musician and unit leader Robert A. Holmes, senior chief musician and music director The U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble, has played with the likes of Ray Charles and Branford Marsalis. They celebrate their upcoming 50th anniversary by highlighting their legacy of innovation, with music from John Coltrane, Artie Shaw, and Clark Terry, as well as their world-class current repertoire.

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Signature Series (Two Events!)

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

A Night of Jo Lawry— Frost Extensions and Frost Jazz Vocal I

Jo Lawry, singer-songwriter Kate Reid, director Top student vocal groups join songwriter and jazz/pop vocalist Jo Lawry, hailed as a “singer of dazzling self-possession” by The New York Times, on expanded arrangements of original material from her 2017 album The Bathtub and the Sea, as well as other jazz, pop, and rock tunes. $

Ticket Required, Reserved Searing

Jo Lawry/Photo by Julie Skarratt

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Ingrid Jensen with the Frost Studio Jazz Band Stephen Guerra, director Ingrid Jensen, trumpet, composer Juno Award-winning trumpet player Ingrid Jensen is an indemand musician and composer who has performed with a multi-generational cast of jazz and pop stars, including Clark Terry, Esperanza Spalding, and Sarah McLachlan. She joins the Frost Studio Jazz Band on compositions written by Stephen Guerra, her sister Christine Jensen, and herself. $

Ticket Required

Ingrid Jensen

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Signature Series (Two Events!) Thursday, November 15, 2018, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Adam Rogers with the Frost Concert Jazz Band and Frost Jazz Sextet

Adam Rogers, guest jazz guitar John Daversa and Chuck Bergeron, directors The Frost Sextet and Frost Concert Jazz Band premiere Concerto for Guitar and Jazz Orchestra, a new work from in-demand guitarist and composer Justin Morell, featuring jazz guitarist Adam Rogers, sideman for the likes of Randy Brecker, Bill Evans, and David Binney. $

Ticket Required

Adam Rogers/Photo by Lourdes Delgado

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European Classical Masterworks— Michelle Merrill Conducts Frost Symphony Orchestra

Santiago Rodríguez, piano Robynne Redmon, mezzo-soprano Michelle Merrill, guest conductor Alexander Magalong, associate conductor Join the Frost Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Michelle Merrill as they perform a range of European masterpieces: Giuseppe Verdi’s La forza Michelle Merrill del destino Overture, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major, and Manuel de Falla’s El sombrero de tres picos (The Three-Cornered Hat or Le tricorne). $

Ticket Required, Reserved Seating

Monday, November 26, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Frost Saxophone Ensemble

Dale Underwood, director From sweet soprano to booming contrabass, it’s all about the horns in this concert for multiple saxophones. Frost students arrange, conduct, and play a night of original music for music’s sexiest instrument. FREE

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Trombone Choir

Tim Conner, director Come hear why many consider the trombone to be the most beautiful and majestic of all instruments, as the talented players of the Frost Trombone Choir perform a lively program of new works and transcriptions of classical music. FREE

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Electroacoustic Music Ensemble

Juraj Kojs, director Venture to the musical frontier in this night of electroacoustic music by leaders in the field and Frost composition students. Pieces incorporate new trends in electronic dance music and advanced technology, using laptops, real-time processing, interactive electronics, game controllers, smartphones, and more. FREE

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Frost Vintage Pop Ensemble

Raina Murnak, director Past and present come together as the Frost Vintage Pop Ensemble performs original tunes in the classic pop styles of the 1950’s, 60’s, and 70’s! FREE

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Frost Anglo-American Roots Ensemble

Brian Russell, director One of several groups inspired by American traditions in the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music Program, the Frost Anglo-American Roots Ensemble features students performing original compositions modeled on soulful Appalachian, oldtime, and bluegrass music. FREE

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

No Dead White Guys— Frost Symphonic Winds

Steven Moore, conductor Known for their creative vision of classical music, the Frost Symphonic Winds will perform works by artists outside the Dead White Male European pantheon. They include Colombian composer Victoriano Valencia’s lively, folkloric-influenced Fandangueira, Japanese composer Yasuhide Ito’s emotionally stirring Gloriosa, and An Introduction to the Moon, by Grammy-winning American composer Libby Larsen. FREE

Friday, November 30, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Cane and Tonic: Frost A Cappella Ensemble –AND– Frost American Modern Band

Kat Reinhert, Steve Rucker, and Stephen Gleason, directors Come out for a fantastic showcase of original music with Frost A Cappella group, Cane and Tonic, opening the night! FREE

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Friday, November 30, 2018, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Saxophonepalozza— Frost Wind Ensemble

Robert M. Carnochan, conductor Tina DiMeglio, guest conductor Dale Underwood, alto saxophone PRISM Quartet, guest saxophone quartet PRISM Quartet/Photo by Jacqueline Hanna Matt Browne, Joel Love, and Carlos Simon, guest composers Celebrate the sound of everyone’s favorite horn! The Frost Wind Ensemble hosts top saxophonists PRISM Quartet, in the world premiere of Matt Browne’s Cabinet of Curiosities, and Dale Underwood, in Joel Love’s Lyric Concerto. The Frost Wind Ensemble opens with the exhilarating work of Carlos Simon, an innovative composer and rising star whose music straddles the worlds of jazz, gospel, classical, and neo-romanticism. $

Ticket Required

DECEMBER Sunday, December 2, 2018, 6:30 p.m. JW Marriott Marquis Miami

Winter Wonderful— Frost School of Music’s Holiday Dinner

Presented by the Frost Choral Studies Program Frost School of Music celebrates its annual holiday candlelight dinner with carols and seasonal favorites performed by over 200 stellar choir and instrumental students. Proceeds benefit music scholarships and the Donna E. Shalala MusicReach Mentoring Program, impacting the lives of more than 800 underserved children in our community. For tickets and information, visit winterwonderful.com. $

Ticket Required

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Stamps Woodwind Quintet

Robert Weiner, director One of the Frost School’s elite ensembles, members of the Stamps Woodwind Quintet (Alyssa Mercedes Mena, flute; Antonio Urrutia, oboe; Dominick Metro, clarinet; Natalie Miller, horn; and Marissa Takaki, bassoon) are chosen through rigorous auditions for unique scholarship and development opportunities, funded by Penny and E. Roe Stamps through the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation. Hear these exceptional young musicians perform standard and innovative repertoire. FREE

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Frost Saxophone Quartets

Dale Underwood, director Another round of new music for saxophone, created, performed, arranged, and conducted by Frost students. FREE

Friday, December 14, 2018, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Swinging for the Holidays— The Stephen Guerra Big Band

Stephen Guerra, director Exuberant big band performances of beloved holiday tunes, including The 12 days of Christmas, Blue Christmas, Most Wonderful Time of the Year, plus new songs celebrating the season from around the world. A fun-filled evening with many surprises! $

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SPRING 2019 JANUARY Friday, January 18, 2019, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Craig Carothers Presents Nashville Songwriters in the Round

Craig Carothers, singer-songwriter, guitar Michael Logen, singer-songwriter, guitar Pete Wasner, singer-songwriter, piano Nashville-based “songwriter’s songwriter” Craig Carothers/Photo by Greg Lawler Craig Carothers hosts fellow multi-genre songsmiths Pete Wasner and Michael Logen (both have written songs for artists such as Kelly Clarkson, Garth Brooks, and Willie Nelson) in a beloved, longtime tradition from the Music City’s legendary Bluebird Café: an intimate, unscripted evening of songwriters performing and telling stories of their most famous and memorable songs. $

Ticket Required, Reserved Seating

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Moving into the Future with Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra The innovative Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra perform an exciting evening of premieres and contemporary, cross-genre music. $ Ticket Required

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Monday, January 28, 2019, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Outliers—SYBARITE5

Sami Merdinian, violin Sarah Whitney, violin Angela Pickett, viola Laura Metcalf, cello Louis Levitt, bass Recently dubbed the “millennial Kronos,” SYBARITE5 combines superb classical musicianship with passion and grit to create a concert experience that never disappoints. They will perform selections from their latest album, Outliers, which recently debuted at #1 on the Billboard Charts, and features works written for them by favorite composers and friends. $

Ticket Required, reserved seating

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

New Works—Frost Concert Jazz Band

John Daversa, director Experience a night of original works by upcoming jazz legends. $

Ticket Required

FEBRUARY Saturday, February 2, 2019, 6:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Shades of Latin America—Frost Wind Ensemble

Robert Carnochan, conductor and festival host Jerry Junkin and Mack Wood, guest conductors Marlon Caro, student composer The 37th Frost Honor Band Concert performs music from Latin America, including the world premiere of student composer Marlon Caro’s El Barrio. FREE

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Concerto Competition Winners Concert— Frost Symphony Orchestra

Scott Flavin and Alexander Magalong, conductors Be part of an exciting Frost annual tradition as the Frost Symphony Orchestra performs music by the finalists from the Frost concerto competition, highlighted by the world premiere of the winning composition. FREE

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Signature Series (Two Events!) Sunday, February 10, 2019, 4:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

#CelloLove—Thomas Mesa, cello

Oleksii Ivanchenko, piano What better way to get in the mood for Valentine’s Day than with heart-tugging cello and piano music? Award-winning concert cellist Thomas Mesa performs music by Beethoven, Debussy, Schumann, and Rachmaninoff. The Frost Cello Ensemble joins him at the end of the program. $

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Romantic Works for Viola—Jodi Levitz

Oleksii Ivanchenko, piano Margaret Donaghue Flavin, clarinet Bettina Mussumeli, guest violin Following her ravishingly beautiful debut recital last year, Frost professor and viola virtuoso Jodi Levitz returns to the Gusman stage in a performance of romantic works to celebrate Valentine’s Eve. Program includes the premiere of a new work for viola and piano by Thomas Sleeper. $

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Photo by Victor Xie

Thursday, February 14, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Songs for Lovers and the Broken-Hearted— Frost Studio Jazz Band

Stephen Guerra, director Hear the Frost Studio Jazz Band and vocalists from the Frost Jazz Vocal Program perform the music that has defined love’s joys and miseries, from the Great American Songbook, Classic and Modern Broadway, and Hollywood films. New romantic tributes from students in the Frost Studio Jazz Writing Program round out the evening. $

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Friday, February 15, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

A Night of Peter Eldridge— Frost Extensions and Frost Jazz Vocal I

Peter Eldridge, vocals, piano, and composer Kate Reid, director Known to the music world as a founding member and bass singer of the vocal ensemble The New York Voices, Peter Eldridge joins Frost’s vocal jazz ensembles for an unforgettable night of music, including arrangements of Eldridge’s original material written exclusively for the Frost students. $

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Sunday, February 17, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Home Cookin’—Frost Symphonic Winds

Steven Moore, conductor Hear works by Frost School of Music composers past and present, including the richly dramatic, punk-edged compositions of Dorothy Hindman; music by Valerie Coleman, named one of the top 35 composers in classical music by The Washington Post; and the sophisticated, lushly complex jazz of Dean Shelly Berg. FREE

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Composition Competition Winners Concert— Frost Ensemble Ibis

Shawn Crouch, director Take delight in groundbreaking music from the 20th and 21st centuries, featuring award-winning works from the Frost Ensemble Ibis Composition Competition. FREE

Friday, February 22, 2019, 5:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Sixth Annual Robert Kelly Memorial Lecture

Kyra Gaunt, guest lecturer Dr. Kyra Gaunt, an ethnomusicologist and social media researcher from the University at Albany, presents her latest work on music and culture in contemporary America. A pioneering scholar of race, gender, and hip-hop culture, Professor Gaunt helped define the emerging field of girlhood studies. Don’t miss out on a fascinating evening! FREE

Monday, February 25, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Small Jazz Ensemble

John Daversa, director An evening of music for small jazz ensemble, featuring Frost Music Studio students and jazz faculty. FREE

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 7:30 p.m. Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Frost Electroacoustic Music Ensemble Juraj Kojs, director Another night of innovative electroacoustic music by leading composers and Frost composition students. Pieces incorporate new trends in electronic dance music and focus on advanced technology, using laptops, real-time processing, interactive electronics, game controllers, smartphones, and more. FREE

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Thursday, February 28, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Opera Theater with Frost Symphony Orchestra

Program to be announced. Alan Johnson, program and music director Jeffrey Buchman, stage director Frost Opera Theater continues its tradition of operatic storytelling in collaboration with the Frost Symphony Orchestra. Undergraduate and graduate students take the stage for two nights of dramatic music and theater. $

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MARCH Saturday, March 2, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Opera Theater with Frost Symphony Orchestra

Program to be announced. Alan Johnson, program and music director Jeffrey Buchman, stage director Frost Opera Theater continues its tradition of operatic storytelling in collaboration with the Frost Symphony Orchestra. Undergraduate and graduate students take the stage for two nights of dramatic music and theater. $

Ticket Required

Sunday, March 3, 2019, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Chamber Music Showcase

Stephen Guerra, director Hear the amazing young musicians of the Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra in a more intimate setting, performing an eclectic concert of chamber music featuring works by Frost students and faculty. $

Ticket Required

Monday, March 4, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Frost Viola Studio Recital

Jodi Levitz, director The superbly talented undergraduate and graduate Frost violists present an evening of works for the viola. FREE

Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

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New Works—Frost Concert Jazz Band

John Daversa, director Experience a night of original music by upcoming jazz legends. $

Ticket Required

Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Mozart, Schubert, and More— Frost Symphony Orchestra

Alexander Magalong, associate conductor Join the Frost Symphony Orchestra and associate conductor Alexander Magalong for an evening of lushly melodic classical music, including light favorites by Mozart, Schubert’s lyrical Symphony No. 5, and Vaughan Williams’ beautiful, but rarely performed Five Variants on Dives and Lazarus. $

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Thursday, March 7, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Announcements—Frost Choirs

Corin Overland, director A powerful evening of choral music with the Frost Chorale, Frost Women’s Choir, and Frost Symphonic Choir, singing works by Bach, Mäntyjärvi, Martinú, and Rachmaninoff on themes of arrival, proclamation, and announcement. $

Ticket Required

Thursday, March 7, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Frost Student Composers with Duo Cortona

Rachel Calloway, guest mezzo-soprano Ari Streisfeld, guest violin Chuck Mason, director Duo Cortona, the husband and wife team of mezzo-soprano Rachel Calloway and violinist Ari Streisfeld, are acclaimed for their intimate, vital interpretations of contemporary classical music written for their unique configuration. This concert features new pieces by Frost student composers. FREE Duo Cortona

Friday, March 8, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Frost Oboe Studio Recital

Robert Weiner, director Frost School of Music graduate and undergraduate oboists perform selections from the standard oboe solo and chamber music repertoire. FREE

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Monday, March 18, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Black Lives—Music from the Operas of Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis, guest composer Carl DuPont, bass-baritone Kevin Short, bass-baritone Alan Johnson, piano Join pioneering composer Anthony Davis for a musical and emotional voyage through African-American history, with selections from his acclaimed, seminal operas X, The Life and Times of Malcolm X and Amistad, as well as two recent works: FIVE, based on the story of the Central Park Five, and The Darkest Light in the Heart, inspired by the racisminspired Dylann Roof shooting. Also featuring Frost alumnus Carl DuPont and former Frost faculty member Kevin Short. $

Carl DuPont/Photo by Susie Mann

Kevin Short

Alan Johnson

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Musical Treasures of Beethoven and More— Ross Harbaugh and Tian Ying Ross Harbaugh, cello Tian Ying, piano “Poet of the cello” Ross Harbaugh teams up with acclaimed pianist and fellow Frost faculty member Tian Ying on musical treasures by Shostakovich and Beethoven, plus soulful serenades by Saint-Saëns, Lecuona, and Bloch. A prize-winning performer and member of the Bergonzi String Quartet, Harbaugh will also sing, play guitar, and deliver other musical surprises. Ludwig van Beethoven Painting by Joseph Karl Stieler

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FROST CLASSICS

Sunday, March 24, 2019, 4:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Silver Linings—Frost Wind Ensemble

Robert Carnochan, conductor Jeffrey Summers, guest conductor Frank Ticheli, guest conductor, composer Trudy Kane, flute Peter Warshaw, guest speaker Frost faculty member Trudy Kane’s final concert before retirement features Frank Ticheli’s Silver Linings, a concerto for flute and wind ensemble commissioned by Peter Warshaw, in memory of his wife’s suicide. Warshaw will also lead a discussion on the causes and signs of this tragic phenomenon.

Frank Ticheli

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FROST FACULTY RECITALS

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

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Signature Series (Three Events!)

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Monday, March 25, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Small Jazz Ensemble

John Daversa, director An evening of music for small jazz ensemble, featuring Frost Music Studio students and jazz faculty. FREE

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Horns and Friends

Richard Todd, director French horn students come together to perform a wide range of music tailored for multiple horns, from new arrangements to original compositions. FREE

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Stamps String Quartet Debut Class of 2022

Jodi Levitz, director The debut recital of the next generation of the elite Stamps String Quartet, with Lydia Newton and Soohyun Chae, violins; Wynne Owre, viola; and Ruth Stokes, violoncello. This outstanding ensemble is supported by the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation, funded by Penny and E. Roe Stamps. FREE

Friday, March 29, 2019, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Stamps Woodwind Quintet

Robert Weiner, director The 2019 Stamps Woodwind Quintet (Alyssa Mercedes Mena, flute; Antonio Urrutia, oboe; Dominick Metro, clarinet; Natalie Miller, horn; and Marissa Takaki, bassoon) performs innovative and standard repertoire for its final Frost School of Music recital. FREE

APRIL Monday, April 1, 2019, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Chamber Music Showcase

Ross Harbaugh, director Enjoy an evening with the Frost School’s most advanced student chamber ensembles, performing masterpieces from the classical chamber music repertoire. FREE

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Extensions, Frost Jazz Vocal I, and Frost Jazz Vocal 2

Kate Reid, director Frost faculty member and master trombonist Dante Luciani joins the jazz vocal ensembles for a night of jazz vocal arrangements of jazz standards and instrumentals. $

Ticket Required

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

New Works—Frost Concert Jazz Band

John Daversa, director Experience a night of original music by the next generation of jazz composers. $

Ticket Required

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Bergonzi String Quartet

Scott Flavin, violin Evija Ozolins, violin Chauncey Patterson, viola Ross Harbaugh, cello Join the Frost School’s Quartet-in-Residence for a selection of superbly played masterworks, featuring both new compositions and non-standard pieces. FREE

Friday, April 5, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Bergonzi String Quartet

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The Music of Brazil and Argentina— Frost Studio Jazz Band

Stephen Guerra, director Celebrate the fire and vision of artists from two of the richest musical cultures in Latin America! New arrangements of music by composers Egberto Gismonti, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Pixinguinha, Astor Piazzolla, Alberto Ginastera, and more. $

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Signature Series Sunday, April 7, 2019, 4:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Zéphyros Winds

Frost’s Newest Faculty Member Jennifer Grim, flute Fatma Daglar, oboe Marianne Gythfeldt, clarinet Zohar Schondorf, horn Saxton Rose, bassoon One of America’s leading chamber ensembles, Zéphyros Winds brings together the diverse voices of the Great American Landscape in a richly varied program featuring works by Samuel Barber, John Harbison, Elliott Carter, Valerie Coleman, and the premiere of a newly commissioned work by renowned composer and jazz bandleader David Sanford. $

Ticket Required, Reserved Seating

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Trombone Choir

Tim Conner, director Take delight in the rich, golden resonance of the horn that sounds like the human voice, in a thrilling performance by this powerful twenty trombone choir. FREE

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Jazz Sextet and Stamps Jazz Quintet Chuck Bergeron, director Two award-winning advanced Frost student jazz groups perform original works with a surprise guest. FREE

FROST JAZZ, POPS, & BEYOND

Signature Series

Friday, April 12, 2019, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Fire From Within—Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra

Charles Castleman, violin John Daversa, electronic valve instrument Scott Flavin, conductor Premieres and performances by stellar Frost artists. Frost professor and acclaimed violinist Charles Castleman leads David Amram’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, while Frost Studio Music and Jazz chair John Daversa solos on the premiere of Stephen Guerra’s Portrait in Blue. A new work by Henry Mancini Institute Fellow Bryan Kennard rounds out the evening. $

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Saturday, April 13, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Faculty Composers Concert with Splinter Reeds

Charles Norman Mason, director Splinter Reeds is the West Coast’s first reed quintet, comprised of five innovative musicians with a shared passion for new music. Tonight, they perform works by the Frost composition faculty: Shawn Crouch, Dorothy Hindman, Juraj Kojs, Charles Mason, Lansing McLoskey, and Scott Stinson. FREE

Splinter Reeds/Photo by Aubrey Trinnaman

Sunday, April 14, 2019, 4:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Music U Want 2 Hear—Frost Symphonic Winds

Steven Moore, conductor A concert that will keep you humming, with selections based on the captivating melodies of hymns and folk tunes. Enjoy Frank Ticheli’s version of the beloved Shaker hymn Amazing Grace, and his driving Vesuvius. The afternoon culminates in Kevin Houben’s gripping The Lost Labyrinth. FREE

Monday, April 15, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Small Jazz Ensemble

John Daversa, director An evening of music for small jazz ensemble, featuring Frost Music Studio students and jazz faculty. FREE

Monday, April 15, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Unity on Broadway—Musical Theater Workshop Frank Ragsdale, director The Musical Theater Workshop presents songs and scenes that explore themes of acceptance, tolerance, and unity, including Falsettos, Rent, Once on this Island, Kinky Boots, La Cage aux Folles, and more. Join us as we celebrate the transformative power of musical theater! FREE

Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Ensemble Ibis

Shawn Crouch, director Frost Ensemble Ibis performs an evening of innovative new music by Frost faculty composers and the Frost 2019 Distinguished Visiting Composer-in-Residence, Melinda Wagner. FREE

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Frost Saxophone Ensemble

Dale Underwood, director Another night of swinging original music from an ensemble dedicated to this charismatic and expressive instrument. FREE

Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Black and White: Frost Contemporary Keyboard Ensemble –AND– Landfall: Frost Contemporary Rock Ensemble Daniel Strange and Brian Russell, directors Don’t miss an evening of multi-genre inspired compositions and arrangements, from two of the Creative American Music Program’s dynamic, popular music based ensembles. FREE

Thursday, April 18, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Frost African-American Roots Ensemble –AND– Frost Modern Pop Brian Russell and Raina Murnak, directors This concert showcases the spectrum of American popular music. The Frost African-American Roots Ensemble presents original compositions inspired by gospel, spirituals and blues, followed by Frost Modern Pop performing tunes modeled on hit music styles from the 1980’s to today. FREE

Friday, April 19, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Frost American Music Ensemble

Daniel Strange, director The Creative American Music Program’s award-winning Frost American Music Ensemble, a dynamic group of some of the Frost School’s most talented songwriters and performers, in their final on-campus show of the year. FREE

Saturday, April 20, 2019, 2:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Sunshine State: Frost Country Ensemble –AND– Café con Leche: Frost Latin Songwriters Ensemble

Tim Smith and Rey Sanchez, directors The Frost Country Ensemble, Sunshine State, presents an afternoon of original music inspired by the sound that made Nashville famous. The Frost Latin Songwriters Ensemble will open the show! FREE

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Saturday, April 20, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Cane and Tonic: Frost A Cappella Ensemble –AND– Frost American Modern Band

Kat Reinhert, Steve Rucker and Stephen Gleason, directors This concert showcases the talented young songwriters and knock-out musicianship of the Frost American Modern Band. Cane and Tonic: The Frost A Cappella Ensemble opens the evening. FREE

Monday, April 22, 2019, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Cello Studio Recital

Ross Harbaugh, director Join the Frost Cello Ensemble as they present a rich and varied program of string music. FREE

Monday, April 22, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Music of the Buddy Rich Big Band— Frost Studio Jazz Band

Stephen Guerra, director Featuring members of the Graduate Jazz Conducting Class Enjoy high-powered music in an intimate setting as the award-winning Frost Studio Jazz Band performs music from the world-renowned Buddy Rich Orchestra. Led by the future bandleaders of the Graduate Jazz Conducting Class. FREE

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

The Younger Generation—Frost Choirs

Jami Lercher, director* Wes Stoner, director* An evening of glorious voices. Join the Frost Chorale, Frost Women’s Choir, and Frost Symphonic Choir, led by the next generation of choral conductors, in a program showcasing the rich range of choral repertoire. *This program is part of the degree process for those pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Choral Conducting.

FREE

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

Frost Saxophone Quartets

Dale Underwood, director Enjoy a night of original music for multiple saxophones, from soprano to contrabass, arranged, and conducted by Frost students. FREE

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Frost Latin Jazz Orchestra

Dafnis Prieto, director MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship winner and twotime Grammy nominee Dafnis Prieto conducts the Downbeat Award winning Frost Latin Jazz Orchestra in music from his outstanding new big band recording, Back to the Sunset. This concert will highlight Prieto’s compositions, including Song for Chico, dedicated to the late Cuban composer Chico O’Farrill, and Una Vez Más, dedicated to Brian Lynch and maestro Eddie Palmieri. $

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Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:30 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Places in the East—Frost Wind Ensemble

Robert M. Carnochan, conductor Tina DiMeglio, guest conductor Oleksii Ivanchenko, piano Dan Welcher, guest composer The Miami premiere of guest composer Dan Welcher’s 3 Places in the East, inspired by the natural beauty of three national parks, including South Florida’s Everglades. Also featuring Frost lecturer and 2013 Concerto Competition winner Oleksii Ivanchenko on Igor Stravinsky’s epic Concerto for Piano and Winds.

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Friday, April 26, 2019, 8:00 p.m. UM Gusman Concert Hall

Béla Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra— Larry Rachieff Conducts Frost Symphony Orchestra

Larry Rachleff, guest conductor Alexander Magalong, associate conductor Guest conductor Larry Rachleff leads the Frost Symphony Orchestra in the world premiere of a new symphony by James M. Stephenson; as well as Antonín Dvořák’s Carnival Overture, Op 92; and Béla Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra. $

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CONCERT LISTINGS BY THEME

FROST LECTURES & WORKSHOPS FALL 2018 September 6: France & Her Revolutions, Lecture 1—Ideas as Crucibles September 13: France & Her Revolutions, Lecture 2—Romanticism’s Explosions September 20: France & Her Revolutions, Lecture 3—Romanticism’s Spread September 27: France & Her Revolutions, Lecture 4—Modernity in Paris November 11: Holiday on Broadway—Musical Theater Workshop

SPRING 2019 February 22: Sixth Annual Robert Kelly Memorial Lecture April 15: Unity on Broadway—Musical Theater Workshop

FROST CLASSICS FALL 2018 September 7: BATTLEGROUND—Music Performed Live to Screen on Stage September 15: Pictures at an Exhibition—Carl St. Clair Conducts Frost Symphony Orchestra September 18: Society of Composers, Inc. Student Chapter September 23: Children’s Dreams and Inspirations—Frost Wind Ensemble September 28: Choralcopia October 2: Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Chamber Music Showcase October 4: Old New Borrowed Blue—Frost Symphonic Winds October 8: Frost Flute Studio Recital October 12: Society of Composers, Inc. Student Chapter October 13: Bruckner’s Symphony—Gerard Schwarz Conducts Frost Symphony Orchestra October 26: Cheers! Celebrated Opera Scenes on Stage October 27: Guitar, Piano, and Voice—Harmonies from the Americas October 28: Winners—Frost Wind Ensemble October 30: Frost Flute Ensemble October 31: Frost Viola Studio Recital November 5: Frost Chamber Music Showcase November 6: Frost Ensemble Ibis November 16: European Classical Masterworks—Michelle Merrill Conducts Frost Symphony Orchestra

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November 26: Frost Saxophone Ensemble November 27: Frost Trombone Choir November 29: No Dead White Guys—Frost Symphonic Winds November 30: Saxophonepalozza—Frost Wind Ensemble December 2: Winter Wonderful—Frost School of Music’s Holiday Dinner December 4: Frost Saxophone Quartets December 4: Stamps Woodwind Quintet

SPRING 2019 January 26: Moving into the Future with Frost School’s HMI Orchestra January 28: Outliers—SYBARITE5 February 2: Shades of Latin America—Frost Wind Ensemble February 9: Concerto Competition Winners Concert—Frost Symphony Orchestra February 10: #CelloLove—Thomas Mesa, cello February 17: Home Cookin’—Frost Symphonic Winds February 19: Composition Competition Winners Concert—Frost Ensemble Ibis February 28: Frost Opera Theater with Frost Symphony Orchestra March 2: Frost Opera Theater with Frost Symphony Orchestra March 4: Frost Viola Studio Recital March 6: Mozart, Schubert, and More—Frost Symphony Orchestra March 7: Announcements—Frost Choirs March 7: Frost Student Composers with Duo Cortona March 8: Frost Oboe Studio Recital March 18: Black Lives—Music from the Operas of Anthony Davis March 24: Silver Linings—Frost Wind Ensemble March 27: Frost Horns and Friends March 28: Stamps String Quartet Debut Class of 2022 March 29: Stamps Woodwind Quintet April 1: Chamber Music Showcase April 4: Bergonzi String Quartet April 7: Zéphyros Winds April 9: Frost Trombone Choir April 13: Frost Faculty Composers Concert with Splinter Reeds April 14: Music U Want 2 Hear—Frost Symphonic Winds

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April 16: Frost Ensemble Ibis April 16: Frost Saxophone Ensemble April 22: Frost Cello Studio Recital April 23: Frost Saxophone Quartets April 23: The Younger Generation—Frost Choirs April 25: Places in the East—Frost Wind Ensemble April 26: Béla Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra—Larry Rachleff Conducts Frost Symphony Orchestra

FROST JAZZ, POPS, & BEYOND FALL 2018 September 12: Tal Cohen and Adam Benjamin—Jazz Piano Duo September 13: A Night of American Music—Frost Studio Jazz Band and Frost Concert Jazz Band September 14: Kneebody September 24: Small Jazz Ensemble October 15: Broadway @ Frost—Joshua Henry and Marcus Lovett October 16: Frost Jazz Vocal I, Frost Jazz Vocal II, and Frost Extensions October 22: Small Jazz Ensemble November 5: Small Jazz Ensemble November 7: The Frost Contemporary Keyboard and Frost Contemporary Rock Ensembles November 8: Frost Latin Songwriters and Frost Country Ensembles November 9: Frost American Music Ensemble November 9: MISTER MAESTRO—Leonard Bernstein, the Renaissance Man of American Music November 12: The U.S. Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble November 13: A Night of Jo Lawry—Frost Extensions and Frost Jazz Vocal I November 14: Ingrid Jensen with the Frost Studio Jazz Band November 15: Adam Rogers with the Frost Concert Jazz Band and Frost Jazz Sextet November 28: Frost Electroacoustic Music Ensemble November 28: Frost Vintage Pop Ensemble November 29: Frost Anglo-American Roots Ensemble November 30: Frost A Cappella Ensemble and Frost American Modern Band

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December 14: Swinging for the Holidays—The Stephen Guerra Big Band

SPRING 2019 January 18: Craig Carothers Presents Nashville Songwriters in the Round January 30: New Works—Frost Concert Jazz Band February 14: Songs for Lovers and the Broken-Hearted—Frost Studio Jazz Band February 15: A Night of Peter Eldridge—Frost Extensions and Frost Jazz Vocal I February 25: Small Jazz Ensemble February 27: Frost Electroacoustic Music Ensemble March 3: Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Chamber Music Showcase March 5: New Works—Frost Concert Jazz Band March 25: Small Jazz Ensemble April 2: Frost Extensions, Frost Jazz Vocal I, and Frost Jazz Vocal 2 April 4: New Works—Frost Concert Jazz Band April 5: The Music of Brazil and Argentina—Frost Studio Jazz Band April 10: Frost Jazz Sextet and Stamps Jazz Quintet April 12: Fire From Within—Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra April 15: Small Jazz Ensemble April 17: Frost Contemporary Keyboard and Frost Contemporary Rock Ensembles April 18: Frost African-American Roots Ensemble and Frost Modern Pop April 19: Frost American Music Ensemble April 20: Frost Latin Songwriters Ensemble and Frost Country Ensemble April 20: Frost A Cappella Ensemble and Frost American Modern Band April 22: Music of the Buddy Rich Big Band—Frost Studio Jazz Band April 24: Frost Latin Jazz Orchestra

FROST FACULTY RECITALS FALL 2018 September 16: Valedictory—Trudy Kane, flute September 29: Schumann Piano Masterpieces—Tian Ying

SPRING 2019 February 13: Romantic Works for Viola—Jodi Levitz March 20: Musical Treasures of Beethoven and More—Ross Harbaugh and Tian Ying

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