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Fantastic Season Finale (Beginner Ensembles)

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 1:00 PM - English

Join us for this year’s Fantastic Season Finale! Miami Music Project invites the community to join its Children’s Orchestras for two performances on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Nearly 500 musicians representing Little Haiti, Liberty City, Little Havana, and Miami Springs will take the stage and showcase their hard work and talent.

Location

Wertheim Performing Arts Center
10910 Southwest 17th Street, Miami, FL 33172 (Map)

Contact Information

786-422-5221

miamimusicproject.org

Fantastic Season Finale (Intermediate and Advance)

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 7:00 PM - English

Join us for this year’s Fantastic Season Finale! Miami Music Project invites the community to join its Children’s Orchestras for two performances on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Nearly 500 musicians representing Little Haiti, Liberty City, Little Havana, and Miami Springs will take the stage and showcase their hard work and talent.

Location

Wertheim Performing Arts Center
10910 Southwest 17th Street, Miami, FL 33172 (Map)

Contact Information

786-422-5221

miamimusicproject.org

Miami Music Project Summer Music Camp

Jun 11, 2018 to Jul 7, 2018 - from 9:00 AM to 12:45 PM - English

Miami Music Project’s Summer Music Camp serves as a summer bridge to help ensure that orchestral students continue to grow in their performance abilities through the summer months, as well as provides a cross-community bridge connecting students from different communities to learn and make music in a fun, out-of-school environment.

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Students participate in sectional and orchestra rehearsals, undergo daily repertoire analysis and participate in intensive social development activities. The focus of the Summer Music Camp is to provide comprehensive music education through orchestral participation from very early stages, group lessons, and peer teaching; installing a passion for classical music, teamwork, and a shared commitment to the joy of music making.

  • With before care from 8:00 am to 9:00 am and after care from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.
  • End of summer music camp concert will take place on July 5. Confirmed time to be announced.

Eligibility requirements (one of the following must apply):

Any current and/or past Miami Music Project students. New students with at least 1 full year of experience on string, wind or brass instrument. Audition required. New Students with NO experience must be between the 5th and 7th grade.

Levels Served:

Beginners, intermediate, and advanced. Ages 6-18.

Location

Citrus Grove Middle School
2153 NW 3rd Street, Miami, FL 33137 (Map)

Dang Thai Son, piano

Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 at 7:30 PM - English

Frost Chopin Festival Opening Recital

  • Dang Thai Son, piano
  • Frank Cooper, moderator
  • 1st Prize winner of the Chopin International

Competition in Warsaw opens the Frost Chopin Festival with a recital dedicated to the music of Paderewski, Liszt, and Chopin, with a special introduction to the program by Miami’s own eminent scholar Dr. Frank Cooper.

Location

UM Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Dr, Coral Gables, FL 33146 (Map)

Shelly Berg, piano

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 7:30 PM - English

Shelly Berg, pianoThe piano masters of the 18th and 19th centuries were almost all outstanding improvisers. The Frost School of Music’s own Shelly Berg offers the Festival an homage to these masters in an evening of improvisations on classical themes.

Location

UM Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Dr, Coral Gables, FL 33146 (Map)

Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń and Margarita Shevchenko, piano

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 from 12:00 AM to 7:30 PM - English

  • Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń and Margarita Shevchenko, piano
  • Frank Cooper, moderator
  • Celebrated pianist, pedagogue and juror

Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń and Chopin Competition prize winner Margarita Shevchenko offer a joint piano recital dedicated to the music of Chopin.  A double treat not to be missed.  Introductory remarks will be offered by Dr. Frank Cooper.

Location

UM Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Dr, Coral Gables, FL 33146 (Map)

Contact Information

305-284-2400

Kyung Wha Chung, violin and Kevin Kenner, piano

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 7:30 PM - English

Special Concert

  • Kyung Wha Chung, violin
  • Kevin Kenner, piano
  • Frank Cooper, moderator

In partnership with the Friends of Chamber Music of Miami, legendary violinist Kyung Wha Chung and pianist Kevin Kenner offer the Festival an evening of violin-piano duo favorites, including works of Faure and Franck with supplemental remarks by Dr. Frank Cooper.

Location

UM Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Dr, Coral Gables, FL 33146 (Map)

Contact Information

305-284-2400

305-284-2400

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Festival Lecture I: “Chopin the Voice of the Piano” (FREE)

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 6:30 PM - English

Alan Walker, Lecturer

In this first of two fascinating lectures by one of the world’s most revered music scholars, Alan Walker explores Chopin's unique approach to the keyboard that shaped the course of history.

Location

UM Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Dr, Coral Gables, FL 33146 (Map)

Contact Information

305-284-2400

Stars of the Academy, Concert I (FREE)

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 7:30 PM - English

Enjoy the first of two evenings of Chopin’s piano music performed by the Academy’s talented young students.

Location

UM Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Dr, Coral Gables, FL 33146 (Map)

Contact Information

305-284-2400

Festival Lecture II: “Chopin: Fact and Fiction” (FREE)

Saturday, Jun 30, 2018 at 6:00 PM - English

Alan Walker, Lecturer

In this second of the Festival’s lectures, Alan Walker draws attention to the many fallacies and fictions with which the story of Chopin’s life has been encumbered.

Location

UM Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Dr, Coral Gables, FL 33146 (Map)

Contact Information

305-284-2400

Stars of the Academy, Concert II (FREE)

Saturday, Jun 30, 2018 at 7:30 PM - English

Amernet String Quartet

Join us in the grand finale of the Festival as more talented pianists of the Academy perform works of Chopin as well as the winner of the Concerto Audition, who will perform a Chopin Piano Concerto with members of the illustrious Amernet Quartet in a special arrangement for piano and strings.

Location

UM Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Dr, Coral Gables, FL 33146 (Map)

Contact Information

305-284-2400

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