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Free Hurricane Dorian benefit concert by University of Miami Frost School of Music

The Frost School of Music at the University of Miami is hosting a benefit concert for the victims of Hurricane Dorian on Saturday, September 28, 7:30 p.m. at the University of Miami Gusman Concert Hall. Although there is no admission, donations are encouraged. Click here to make a donation.

The concert is being organized by Frost’s esteemed Professor of Practice and legendary musician Chuck Bergeron. In addition to Bergeron, scheduled to appear are multi-Grammy and Latin Grammy winners, The Dafnis Prieto Artist Ensemble with Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Jodi Levitz and Bettina Mussumeli duo, Valerie Coleman, Margaret Donaghue, Bob Weiner, Gabriel Beavers, Richard Todd, John Yarling, the Nicole Yarling Group, and many more student and faculty ensembles.  The performances will cross a broad spectrum of music, from classical to jazz and contemporary. 

The following individuals and groups are participating:

CLASSICAL

Solo Piano, Stamps String Quartet and Brass Quintet, Jodi Levitz and Bettina Mussumeli duo, Valerie Coleman with Margaret Donaghue, Robert Weiner, Gabriel Beavers and Richard Todd

JAZZ

Booker Little Ensemble, Vocal-centric Group, Frost Jazz Sextet and Dafnis Prieto Artist Ensemble with Gonzalo Rubalcaba

CONTEMPORARY

Nicole Yarling Group, AME, Freshmen Songwriters, Latin Ensemble and Country Ensemble

Frost Band of the Hour 

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Josie Gulliksen

About Josie Gulliksen

Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer and major arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and is excited to live in such a thriving community as Miami. A Miami native, aside from Miami on the Cheap, she currently writes for Artburst Miami, Edible South FL, Legacy Miami and Legacy South Florida and Miami New Times. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today covering the arts community and restaurant scene and served as Calendar Editor. She has also worked in public relations for the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, in travel and tourism for Newman PR and at the Miami Science Museum. She has written for Florida Travel + Life Magazine, Florida Monthly Magazine, Miami.com, Indulge Miami and MiamiCurated.

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