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Lunchtime Concerts: A Short and Suite Series: FIU Symphony Orchestra

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Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 2:00pm

WPAC - Wertheim Performing Arts Center, Concert Hall (Room 170)
10910 SW 17th St., Miami, FL 33199

Take a lunch break and join the School of Music for a short and suite series that provides a sampling of orchestral music performed by our FIU Symphony Orchestra LIVE! at Wertheim Concert Hall! The symphony orchestra is conducted by Javier Jose Mendoza.

FIU employees on campus are welcome to attend the February, March, and April concerts. All Covid-19 protocols will be followed, smiles will be encouraged, and a suggested $5 dollar donation towards student scholarships will be appreciated. Concerts are all under one hour long. Questions? Contact

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Concert Series Lineup:

January 21, 2021 at 12:30pm (Virtual Only)
Tchaikovsky and Dvorak
Duration: 15 - 20 Minutes
Serenade for Strings (Mvt.1)//Antonín Dvorak
Serenade for Strings (Mvt.1)//Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

February 9, 2021 at 2pm
Mozart and Hindemith
Duration: Under one hour
Mozart Divertimento, K.137//Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Fünf Stücke für Streichorchester, Op. 44//Paul Hindemith

March 04, 2021 at 2pm
Carolina De Leon Conducting Master's Recital with members of FIU Symphony Orchestra
Duration: One hour
Joseph Haydn: Divertimento in E-flat Major, HOB.II:6
Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky: Elegy for String Orchestra
Georg Friedrich Handel: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 1

March 11, 2021 at 2pm
Carlos Hernandez Conducting Master's Recital with FIU Symphony Orchestra
Copland’s Appalachian Spring
Duration: 30 minutes

April 15, 2021 at 2pm
Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
Duration: One hour with intermission



Event Type

Arts & Culture, Music, Performing arts


Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students


music, concert, CARTA, wertheim


$5 suggested donation to directly benefit student scholarships

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts


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