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Free ‘New Music Miami Festival’ concerts

The New Music Miami Festival (NMMF) is back with festival discussions and concerts that are free to the public, no ticket required thanks to the generosity of the Festival's sponsors. The concerts take place Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach.

The FIU School of Music celebrates its 26th year of the New Music Miami ISCM Festival, directed by FIU composer-in-residence Orlando Jacinto Garcia.

The festival runs Jan. 17 through April 24, 2024 and includes the presentation of music by composers from around the world, many of whom are present to discuss their music for FIU students and audiences.

The festival has continued to expand, featuring new music concerts for acoustic and electro-acoustic instrumentations.


  • Jan. 17: Opening concert with The Amernet String Quartet & Rachel Calloway. Click here for full program details.
  • Jan. 24: An Evening of Works with Solo Bassoon and Electronics featuring Dana Jessen. Click here for full details.
  • Jan. 31: An Evening of Percussion and Electronics with Al Cerulo. Click here for full details.
  • Feb. 7: FIU Alumni Composers Concert. Click here for full details.
  • Feb. 21: An Evening of Cello, Piano and Electronics with cellist Jason Calloway, pianist Chen-Hui Jen and composer/computer musician Jacob Sudol. Click here for full details.
  • March 6: Composer Orlando Jacinta Garcia presents his 40 minute site specific work “Those at Peace Shall See Their Wake.” Click here for full details.
  • March 20: The FIU Nodus Ensemble presents a concert of music of North and South America, focusing on Cuban composers. Click here for full details.
  • April 3: Cutting-edge piano music with Vicky Ray. Click here for full details.
  • April 24: Closing concert with the Amernet String Quartet and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Raven Chacon. Click here for full details.

Free and cheap concerts and music events this week:


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