Frost School of Music organizes relief concert with award-winning faculty, students, and friends

Concert takes place on Saturday, September 28th at 7:30 PM at UM’s Gusman Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. A monetary donation is appreciated online at www.Miami.edu/dorian.

Frost School of Music organizes relief concert with award-winning faculty, students, and friends

Concert takes place on Saturday, September 28th at 7:30 PM at UM’s Gusman Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. A monetary donation is appreciated online at www.Miami.edu/dorian.

Frost Rolls out the Red Carpet for Maestro Gerard Schwarz’s Conducting Debut

A new era was ushered in at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, and the South Florida arts community, on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, when world-renowned Maestro Gerard Schwarz made his debut conducting the Frost Symphony Orchestra as an esteemed new member of the Frost faculty, to a sold-out VIP audience.

Frost Rolls out the Red Carpet for Maestro Gerard Schwarz’s Conducting Debut

A new era was ushered in at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, and the South Florida arts community, on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, when world-renowned Maestro Gerard Schwarz made his debut conducting the Frost Symphony Orchestra as an esteemed new member of the Frost faculty, to a sold-out VIP audience.

Come Sunday—Frost Wind Ensemble

Jennifer Grim, Frost’s new flute professor, performs a program of new music including Come Sunday, a piece co-commissioned by the Frost Wind Ensemble. Written by visiting composer Omar Thomas, the two-movement piece is a tribute to the Hammond organ’s central role in black worship services.

Come Sunday—Frost Wind Ensemble

Jennifer Grim, Frost’s new flute professor, performs a program of new music including Come Sunday, a piece co-commissioned by the Frost Wind Ensemble. Written by visiting composer Omar Thomas, the two-movement piece is a tribute to the Hammond organ’s central role in black worship services.

Applications for Fall 2020 are open!

The highly acclaimed Frost School of Music at the University of Miami ranks among the most comprehensive and innovative in the nation. Originally founded as a Conservatory of Music in 1926, it continues to offer premier performance experiences for instrumentalists and vocalists, and a wide spectrum of degree offerings for virtually every area of musical study and research.

Applications for Fall 2020 are open!

The highly acclaimed Frost School of Music at the University of Miami ranks among the most comprehensive and innovative in the nation. Originally founded as a Conservatory of Music in 1926, it continues to offer premier performance experiences for instrumentalists and vocalists, and a wide spectrum of degree offerings for virtually every area of musical study and research.
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Build Yourself at Frost

Frost is one of the broadest and most musically diverse schools in the country. At the highest level, we do classical, jazz and pop, as well as music engineering, music education, music therapy, and music business. However, unlike other schools, there are no silos at Frost. We are the school with the tuba player songwriter, the jazz musician music engineer, and the classical pianist who improvises with jazz bands. At Frost, you can become the best version of you across all genres.

Build Yourself at Frost

Frost is one of the broadest and most musically diverse schools in the country. At the highest level, we do classical, jazz and pop, as well as music engineering, music education, music therapy, and music business. However, unlike other schools, there are no silos at Frost. We are the school with the tuba player songwriter, the jazz musician music engineer, and the classical pianist who improvises with jazz bands. At Frost, you can become the best version of you across all genres.

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FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC

The innovative Frost School of Music houses stunning concert and recital halls, world-class recording studios and labs, a technology center, a premier music library, as well as an array of fully-equipped rehearsal spaces. With the groundbreaking Frost Method® curriculum, students build themselves into musicians with artistic, technological, and entrepreneurial skills to thrive in the 21st century. 88% of Frost graduates find a full time job, or go to graduate school, within six months of graduation!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Impact Lives of Young Musicians!

Thanks to a generous gift from Martin Messinger, the Frost School of Music has initiated an instrument fundraising drive for the Donna E. Shalala MusicReach program. The campaign’s goal is to raise much-needed funds for the purchase of new instruments, to revitalize band & orchestra programs in at-risk neighborhoods and schools in Miami-Dade.
Frost School of Music's Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra

Build Yourself at Frost

Building yourself into a music industry professional is a unique and exciting endeavor. You will need special skills and experience in order to reach your desired music career. Aspiring musicians and music professionals have found that identifying a unique curriculum helps them gain insight, experience, connections, and the opportunity to perform and learn across programs. There are many benefits to enrolling in an innovative music school like the Frost School of Music.

Frost School of Music's Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra
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Why Enroll in a School of Music?

Enrolling in a school of music, like the Frost School of Music, will help you build your career path as a student. Though the dreams are different for everyone, there are many good reasons to enroll in a school of music. For instance, your Frost School of Music curriculum would include:

  • Award-Winning Faculty
  • Collaborative Opportunities
  • Innovative Curriculum - The Frost MethodTM
  • Real-World Experiences
  • Dive into Miami's Sizzling Arts Scene
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Frost School of Music student performing outside the Donna E. Shalala Student Center

What Should I Know Before Attending a School of Music?

Each school of music is different. When selecting a music school, it’s important that you are certain the program offers a vast array of opportunities for you to explore. This will ensure that you build yourself successfully as a student and as a music professional.

  • Improvisation
  • Arranging
  • Lessons
  • Ensembles
  • And more...
Frost School of Music student performing outside the Donna E. Shalala Student Center
Frost School of Music student playing the drums

10 Reasons to Pursue a Career as a Musician

  1. Opportunities for Collaboration           6. A Range of Opportunities
  2. Transferable Skills                                  7. A Lifetime of Learning
  3. Intellectual Fulfillment                           8. It's Healthy for Your Body
  4. Job Security                                           9. You Can Make a Positive Impact
  5. Becoming an Expert Problem Solver  10. You Look Forward Going to Work
Frost School of Music student playing the drums
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How Do I Find the Best School of Music for Me?

Before you enroll in a school of music, it’s important to evaluate your options. Make sure that you pick a program that will support you as both a student and as a music professional. The Frost School of Music offers comprehensive programs and degrees in music performance, music education, music therapy, music engineering, composition, musicology, music business and performance.

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Frost School's Henry Mancini Orchestra student playing the violin during a performance

Gain Hands-On Experience

How does a good musician learn to be great? What are the artistic, technological, and entrepreneurial skills a musician needs to succeed? Our answer is the Frost Method™, a unique approach to teaching and learning music that uses small ensembles to maximize opportunities for growth. No matter your concentration, the Frost Method™ provides authentic connections with faculty and students, hands-on ensemble experience, and constant collaborative opportunities. To thrive in today’s artistic and entrepreneurial landscape, we know it’s important for today’s musicians to have skills across the board. This is why the Frost Method™ teaches our students value-added skills. The benefits of experiential learning are clear. 88% of Frost School graduates find a full time job, or go to graduate school, within six months of graduation.

Frost School's Henry Mancini Orchestra student playing the violin during a performance
Frost School of Music student singing on stage

Focus on Your Interests

Any passionate musician has a range of interests. As a music student, you may want to focus on multiple areas at the same time. The Frost School actively removes barriers between disciplines. Whether you want to improve your performance of a single instrument, or learn music therapy, music engineering, music production, or another area, our experiential curriculum supports your study of more than one focus. We know that the strongest musicians have diverse musical, artistic, and entrepreneurial skills. The Frost School allows you to study multiple subject areas at once, exposing you to the widest variety of musical experiences as possible. We want you to be a superb collaborator, multitasker, and problem-solver. At the Frost School, we want you to think outside of the box. We don’t believe in academic silos.

Frost School of Music student singing on stage
Klipsch Amphitheater in Miami, Florida

Attend Music School in a World-Class City

We’re lucky at the Frost School of Music to be housed in Miami, a city world-renowned for its global music scene. The unique mix of cultures and musical flavors in Miami is unlike any other place in the world. Hone your musicology and performance skills first-hand as you learn from, listen to, and collaborate with a steady flow of expert musicians who visit from countries around the world. Attending college is about more than simply the campus. The connections our faculty have to the Miami music scene are unparallelled and reverberate for graduates long after they leave Frost. Miami is the United States’s gateway to the Caribbean, Central and South America, and beyond. We’re proud of how our unique location gives access to networking opportunities for our students and alumni.

Klipsch Amphitheater in Miami, Florida