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FIU Music Festival 2021: Michael Eckroth, Faculty Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Big Band

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Friday, October 29, 2021 at 7:30pm

WPAC - Wertheim Performing Arts Center, Wertheim Concert Hall
10910 SW 17th St., Miami, FL 33199

In this special concert, accomplished jazz pianist Michael Eckroth makes his FIU debut in his new position as asst. professor in a performance with the FIU Faculty Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Big Band for what will be an unforgettable evening. 

Michael Eckroth is widely known in improvised music circles for his work with jazz legend John Scofield, and in world music circles as the pianist, arranger, and composer for the Cuban ensemble Orquesta Akokan, whose 2018 debut album recieved a Grammy Nomination. He received his PhD from NYU in 2016 with the dissertation Early Cuban Piano Improvisation.

Audiences will enjoy a selection of music by Gustav Holst, Cole Porter, Tom Garling and Rob Lussier, among others.

Event Type

Arts & Culture, Music, Performing arts, Campus Life, Concerts & shows


Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students, Parents & Family, Retirees


jazz, festival, music, concert, CARTA, FIU School of Music



$15 General Admission, $10 FIU Faculty, Staff, Alumni & Seniors, $5 Student

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts

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