for 5,000 South Florida students in 5th - 8th grade
(Not open to the general public, only schools registered for a field trip)
The 34th Annual Young People's Concerts are presented to introduce students to the beauty and diversity of live symphonic band music. The goals of the concerts are to: (1) expose students to a wide variety of music, which may include classical, popular and jazz, movie, Broadway and television, multi-cultural, American patriotic, and exciting marches ; (2) introduce students to the various instruments in the contemporary concert band; (3) motivate students to participate in school music programs; (4) educate students in the backgrounds of the music performed through level-appropriate announcer notes; and (5) inform students of the life-long musical, creative, and social benefits of performing in a musical organization. TEACHERS: Please contact us at (305) 273-SOUSA for more details. REGISTRATION begins on September 3rd at 8:00 AM.
Guest Pianist, Santiago Rodriguez, is scheduled to perform "Rhapsody in Blue."
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2014 at 3:00 PM
at Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami
"SEASON OPENER" CONCERT
What better way to open our 36th season than with George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue," performed by guest pianist, Santiago Rodriguez, UM Keyboard Department Chairperson, commemorating the 90th anniversary of its premiere during An Experiment in Modern Music concert held on February 12, 1924, in Aeolian Hall in New York, with Gershwin playing the piano himself. Today, the 85-member band will be led by Music Director, Gary Green and Conductor, Robert Longfield, as we step into another year worthy of celebration.
Concert tickets are $15 for Adults and $5 Students/Children (over 5 years of age) and are available at the box office on the night of the concert, or in advance online here. Cash, check, and all major credit cards accepted. All concert dates and guests are subject to change.
**Gusman Concert Hall Series Concert (sponsored, in part, by the City of Coral Gables)
Subscription series supported, in part, by the City of Coral Gables