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Free concerts at UM Frost School of Music

The University of Miami’s Frost School of Music is hosting a wide variety of free concerts throughout the month of February. They include recitals of chamber music, percussion groups, jazz and other ensembles.

Here’s the schedule of free events with campus location noted:

  • Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m. Concert by Frost Percussion Group of percussion masterworks directed by Svet Stoyanov. UM Gusman Concert Hall
  • Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Flute studio recital at Weeks Center for Recording & Performance, Clarke Recital Hall
  • Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. Music U Want 2 Hear Too: Frost Symphonic Winds a concert conducted by Steven Moore featuring music by composers Williams, Ives, Hanson and Giannini as well as contemporary composers Gillingham and de Meij. UM Gusman Concert Hall
  • Feb. 21 at 5 p.m. Musica de Camara Latinoamericana: Frost Chamber Players Faculty Concert featuring 11 faculty musicians performing chamber music by Latin American composers from the 19th to 21st centuries. UM Gusman Concert Hall
  • Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. Henry Mancini Institute Chamber Concert of student compositions for mixed-genre ensemble highlighting improvisation coordinated by Stephen Guerra. UM Gusman Concert Hall
  • Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Small Jazz Ensemble featuring Frost studio music and jazz musicians. Weeks Center for Recording & Performance, Clarke Recital Hall
  • Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. The Music of George Lewis: Ensemble Ibis with the school’s Ensemble Ibis performing the music of composer/musicologist/trombonist and Distinguished Composer-in-Residence George Lewis, directed by Shawn Crouch. UM Gusman Concert Hall
  • Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Frost Electroacoustic Music Ensemble performs music by leading composers and Frost composition students directed by Juraj Kojs. The pieces incorporate new trends in electronic music. UM Gusman Concert Hall
  • Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Beethoven’s Birthday Celebration: Cello and Piano Duo featuring cellist Ross Harbaugh and violinist Tian Ying performing No. 1 in F Major and No. 4 in C Major plus “The Magic Flute Variations. Weeks Center for Recording & Performance, Clarke Recital Hall
  • Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Frost Stamps Scholars Ensembles Concert by the Stamps Woodwind, Brass, String and Jazz Quintets of music in classic and modern styles and grand finale of an original work by Frost composition student Wesley Thompson. UM Gusman Concert Hall

More free and cheap concerts and music events this week:

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

The Polar Express

$65.00-75.00 | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

Jim Gasior, piano

12:00 pm | FREE | Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus

Holiday events at Bonnet House in Fort Lauderdale

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | $0-35.00 | Bonnet House

Holiday in Paradise light show, ferris wheel & other festivites in West Palm

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Discount advance tickets: Magic of Lights Homestead drive-thru experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Symphony In Lights at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Thursday, December 8, 2022

The Polar Express

$65.00-75.00 | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

Food trucks and music

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Wellington Village Park

Holiday events at Bonnet House in Fort Lauderdale

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | $0-35.00 | Bonnet House

Enjoy live entertainment at Clematis by Night

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Holiday in Paradise light show, ferris wheel & other festivites in West Palm

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Discount advance tickets: Magic of Lights Homestead drive-thru experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Symphony In Lights at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Doral Yard

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Friday, December 9, 2022

The Polar Express

$65.00-75.00 | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

Holiday films in West Palm Beach

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | FREE

Holiday events at Bonnet House in Fort Lauderdale

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | $0-35.00 | Bonnet House

Jazz & holiday music in Hollywood

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | TY Park

Holiday in Paradise light show, ferris wheel & other festivites in West Palm

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Discount advance tickets: Magic of Lights Homestead drive-thru experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Winterfest in Wellington

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Wellington Village Park

Symphony In Lights at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Live music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Jam on percussion for free

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | South Florida Center for Percussive Arts

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Grandview in West Palm

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Grandview Public Market

Free live music at Dolphin Mall

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Live Music at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Saturday, December 10, 2022

The Polar Express

$65.00-75.00 | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

Family Day free admission

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Elevated vendor market in West Palm

4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Grandview Public Market

Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade

4:00 pm | $20.00-25.00 | Las Olas Intracoastal Promenade Park

Winterfest Boat Parade Watch Party

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | $20.00-25.00 | All Saints Episcopal Church

Holiday in Paradise light show, ferris wheel & other festivites in West Palm

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Discount advance tickets: Magic of Lights Homestead drive-thru experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Symphony In Lights at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Live music at Grandview in West Palm

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Grandview Public Market

Free live music at Dolphin Mall

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Dolphin Mall

Free symphony Wallcast at SoundScape

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | New World Center | New World Symphony

Live Music at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Sunday, December 11, 2022

The Polar Express

$65.00-75.00 | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

Baroque Jazz Club Presents Nestor Torres and Alaima Gonzalez

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | $10.00 | Corpus Christi Catholic Church

Holly Jolly Hollywood festival

4:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Downtown Hollywood

Ocean Drive Promenade Music Series

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm | FREE | Ocean Drive Promenade

Tropical Sundays Live Music

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Holiday in Paradise light show, ferris wheel & other festivites in West Palm

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Discount advance tickets: Magic of Lights Homestead drive-thru experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Symphony In Lights at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Live music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Salsa dance class

9:00 pm | FREE | Ball & Chain

Monday, December 12, 2022

The Polar Express

$65.00-75.00 | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

Holiday in Paradise light show, ferris wheel & other festivites in West Palm

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Discount advance tickets: Magic of Lights Homestead drive-thru experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Symphony In Lights at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

The Polar Express

$65.00-75.00 | Brightline MiamiCentral Station

Holiday in Paradise light show, ferris wheel & other festivites in West Palm

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | West Palm Beach Waterfront

Discount advance tickets: Magic of Lights Homestead drive-thru experience

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Discounted | Homestead-Miami Speedway

Symphony In Lights at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

All Arts Open Mic Night

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $5.00 | Arts Garage

See our full Calendar of Events  

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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, Biscayne Times, Edible South FL and Miami Media Group. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today as Calendar Editor and arts writer and then worked for 13 years in public relations. She has her own blog Scene Around South FL.

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