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Upcoming Events

October 2017
$5 - $15

FIU Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

October 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall,
10910 SW 17th St.
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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The FIU Symphony Orchestra will jump start the 2017-18 Season with a salute to all those of Hispanic Heritage. Celebrate the richness and varied rhythms and melodies of Latin American music, conducted by FIU’s newly appointed Orchestral Director, Javier Jose Mendoza!    PROGRAM Huapango by Jose Palo Moncayo Canyengue by Elbio Barilari Andalucia Suite by Ernesto Lecuona, arr. by G. Jenkins Carlota by Arturo Rodriguez El Gustito by Jonathan Metzinger Luna de Xelaju by Jonathan Metzinger Alma Llanera by Jonathan Metzinger    …

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Free

School of Music Departmental Recital

October 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall,
10910 SW 17th St.
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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The community is invited to a free hour-long matinee concert featuring the FIU School of Music’s premier emerging student artists.

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Free

High School Choral Festival and FIU Recruitment Fair

October 13
Wertheim Performing Arts Center,
10910 SW 17th St.
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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The FIU High School Choral Festival is an educational opportunity designed to encourage your students to develop their performance. You and your students will have the opportunity to work with our esteemed Director of Choirs, Dr. Kathryn K. Longo, and hear some of the most advanced choirs in the South Florida area. Participants will also learn what it takes to become a singer at FIU! For more information, contact the FIU Director of Choirs, Kathryn K. Longo.

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$5 - $15

FIU Liszt Festival, Part I

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall,
10910 SW 17th St.
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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The South Florida Chapter of the American Liszt Society and the FIU School of Music present an evening of original works and transcriptions by Franz Liszt and his contemporaries, featuring SOM Director & Tenor Robert B. Dundas, Artist-in-Residence/pianist Kemal Gekić, pianist José López, and Artist-in-Residence/violinist Robert Davidovici.   TICKETING $15 General Admission; $10 FIU Faculty, Staff, & Alumni; $5 Students- BUY NOW!  

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FIU Liszt Festival, Part II: Liszt and his Jewish Circle

October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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The annual Liszt Festival, sponsored by the South Florida chapter of the American Liszt Society at FIU, is dedicated to advancing knowledge about the great Hungarian pianist and composer Franz Liszt. For this evening, FIU Artist-in-Residence Kemal Gekic and pianist Jose Lopez perform works by Franz Liszt, Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn, Ferdinand Hiller, Charles-Valentin Alkan and original paraphrases on operas by Meyerbeer.   Ticket Prices $15 Non-Members; $10 JMOF-FIU Members; FREE for FIU Students (with valid i.d.)   To RSVP or For More Information…

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Free

NODUS Fall 2017 Concert Series: Sound Image and Design (Part II)

October 25 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios –,
420 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, 33139 United States
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Join us for the 2nd part of our NODUS Fall 2017 Concert Series: Sound Image and Design! Audiences will be treated to performances by FIU’s NODUS Ensemble and panel discussions based on those works, focusing on cutting-edge Art music that blends visual art and/or architecture and design. Works by Hosokawa, Pintscher, Tuur, Garcia, Kolasinski, Sudol, Matthusen will be included as part of this series.

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$5 - $15

Jazz Big Band Hits

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall,
10910 SW 17th St.
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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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!   TICKETING $15 General Admission; $10 FIU Faculty, Staff, & Alumni; $5 Students- BUY NOW!  

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FIU Wind Ensemble presents “Unleashed” at New World Center

October 26 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
New World Center,
500 17th St.
Miami Beach, 33139 United States
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The FIU Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Brenton F. Alston, performs with Miami Arts Charter High School in a wonderful program at the New World Center. Featuring FIU new faculty Aldo Salvent as Saxophone soloist on Libby Larson’s “Holly Roller.” Ticketed by New World Center. 

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Reformation Concert – Soli Deo Gloria

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall,
10910 SW 17th St.
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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Soli Deo Gloria: “To God Alone Be the Glory” Soli Deo gloria is the motto that grew out of the Protestant Reformation over 500 years ago and has been used by artists such as Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frideric Handel to signify that the work was produced for the sake of praising God. Martin Luther’s opposition to the Catholic Church sparked religious, social, political, and economic changes that are still felt today. This concert, directed by Kathryn K. Longo, explores the choral…

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