Tag: music

Shakespeare, Music & Love

Peter Rogen

Shakespeare, Music and Love:
A Celebration in Words and Music
Lecture/Performance by Peter Rogen
with Karen Carlisle-Neal and Brian Neal
Monday, February 15, 2016  | 7 PM | FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | Frost Art Museum Café

In this lecture/performance, Peter Rogen, will offer dramatic readings and commentary from Hamlet, Julius Caesar, Richard III, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet and The Merchant of Venice. To enhance the readings, four beautiful Renaissance musical offerings – two vocal and two instrumental – are provided by Karen Carlisle-Neal and Brian Neal, two of Miami’s finest and best known classical musicians.

Awarded a Ford Foundation Scholarship and a Rockefeller Foundation Grant, Rogen acted off-Broadway in New York including several Shakespearian productions at the noted Brooklyn Academy of Music. Peter then founded an international communications consulting firm and was a pioneer in teaching business and professional people at all levels to develop a wide range of interpersonal communication skills. After 25 years, Rogen sold his firm and returned to his first love – performing high quality lectures and dramatic performances of the worlds great poetry. He has lectured and performed at over a hundred colleges, universities, museums and cultural centers throughout the U.S., including the National Cathedral in Washington DC, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York among others.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 305-348-7266.

Wind and Percussion Arts Series:  Festival of Bands and performance by FIU Wind Ensemble

Chimes of Freedom

The Festival of Bands will culminate in a side-by-side concert with participating high school bands and the FIU Wind Ensemble. Inspired by the music and lyrics of Bob Dylan’s iconic song “Chimes of Freedom”, the FIUWE embarks of a musical journey honoring the plight of diverse people from adversity towards freedom. The 3rd installment of this concert series features music celebrating the triumph of the American Spirit. This concert will culminate in a performance of Aaron Copland’s pinnacle “Lincoln Portrait” with a special guest narrator, NAACP Florida Leader Adora Obi Nweze.

FIU Music Student Showcase: String Chamber Ensembles

String Ensemble

String Ensemble

The talented FIU School of Music string ensembles, coached by FIU’s Esemble-in-Residence the Amernet String Quartet and violinist Robert Davidovici are showcased in masterpieces from the chamber music repertoire

Free and open to the public

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center
10910 SW 17th St. Miami, FL 33199

Composers Panel: 2016 Miami International GuitArt Festival

GuitArt festival

GuitArt festival

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center

10910 SW 17th St. Miami, FL 33199

Free and open to the public

Various compositional issues when writing for guitar to be discussed by guitarist and non-guitarist composers.

Festival Passes Available!

Voices Around the Globe: Sounds of Latin America with Amazonia Vocal Ensemble

Amazonia Vocal Ensemble

The FIU Choirs welcome the Amazonia Vocal Ensemble for a special performance of the choral music of Latin America. Featuring selections from the early classical music of Cuba to modern arrangements of the traditional music of Venezuela, this concert will display the rich tradition of choral music throughout Latin America.

$10 at the door | $8 online | $8 FIU Faculty/Staff/Alumni | $5 Student

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center
10910 SW 17th St. Miami, FL 33199

FIU Music Student Showcase: Student Composers Concert

Monday, April 18, 2016 at 7:30 PM

Miami Beach Urban Studios
420 Lincoln Rd. Miami, FL 33139

Free Admission

FIU School of Music undergraduate and graduate composers and technology students showcase their works.  The works represent a variety of aesthetics and performance genres performed by FIU School of Music student performers.