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3rd Miami Music Festival from around the World
September 11, 2014

MIAMI, FL - 09/10/14 - 

The 3rd Miami Music Festival from around the World (formerly known as Miami World Music Festival) announces its lineup of concerts and international artists for 2014. The Festival will present 4 concerts from Friday, October 24th to Sunday the 26th of 2014 at the acoustically superb ...read more

Miami World Music Festival Opens with Claude Bolling Suites Feat. Nestor Torres Sept 19, 2013
August 28, 2013

Jazz & Blues Florida

http://jazz-bluesflorida.blogspot.com/2013/08/miami-world-music-festival-opens-with.html

Claude Bolling Suites for Flute & Guitar

Cross-Music from France

Miami World Music Festival concert opener presents Cross-Music from France,  with the compositions of frech composer Claude Bolling that include selections from the second suite for flute/jazz piano trio, the concerto for classical guitar and jazz piano trio, ...read more

Miami World Music Festival 2013:
August 28, 2013

Miami New Times

http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/crossfade/2013/08/miami_world_music_festival_lineup_2013.php#more

Sound = a change in air pressure traveling on waves that tickle the hairs inside your ears. Music = a series of sounds delivered rhythmically to make a song; and World music = sounds that defy American radio format classification. Clear channel ...read more

A world of music is coming to FIU
August 21, 2013

Miami Herald

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/08/09/3552968/south-florida-arts-scene-a-world.html

Music from many cultures will be celebrated at the second Miami World Music Festival, presented by Florida International University Sept. 19-22.

The festival opens with a concert of jazz music by French composer Claude Bolling featuring Miami flutist Nestor Torres. The second show focuses on Spanish zarzuelas ...read more

Grammy award winner Nestor Torres joins 2013 Festivals roster
July 23, 2013

MIAMI – Latin Grammy winner Nestor Torres has joined the roster of artists for the 2nd Miami World Music Festival. He will be performing the suite #2 for flute and jazz piano trio of Claude Bolling, as well as several movements of the Picnic suite for flute, guitar and jazz ...read more

2nd Miami World Music Festival Announced!
May 22, 2013

The 2nd Miami World Music Festival announces its lineup of concerts and international artists for 2013. The Festival will present 5 concerts from Thursday, September 19th to Sunday the 22nd of 2013 at the acoustically superb Wertheim Concert Hall at FIU South Campus. Opening concert showcases Cross-Music from France,  with ...read more

Bach and Brahms at the World Music Festival
September 24, 2012

By: Steve Gladstone (MiamiArtZine)

http://www.miamiartzine.com/latest-features/the-classics/1318-bach-and-brahms-at-the-world-music-festival

Professional classical musicians tend to be gypsies, moving from orchestra to orchestra, quartet to quartet, chair to chair. This is no reflection on their level of talent, but more to do with the business of classical music. Unless one of ...read more

Festival Article from MusicObsessed.com
August 06, 2012

MusicObsessed.com

http://www.musicobsessed.com/2012/07/the-miami-world-music-festival-september-13-16.html

The Miami World-Music Festival was created by South Florida Friends of Classical Music, a non-profit organization to encourage and support the musical heritage of countries around the world. The annual Festival features academic, traditional and contemporary music from diverse cultures performed by acclaimed world-class artists.

The festival emphasizes chamber music written by the greatest ...read more

New classical music group plans September festival
July 14, 2012

BY GREG STEPANICH (Knight Arts Miami)

http://www.knightarts.org/community/miami/new-classical-music-group-plans-september-festival

Scratch the surface of the South Florida classical music community and you can find any number of people who want to establish arts institutions with regularly occurring features: a chamber music series, orchestral concerts, pocket operas, piano recitals.

Today’s example is the Venezuelan-born pianist and ...read more