By: Denise Zubizarreta Cortina/ Blogger
The Miami Conservatory of Music will be showcasing its instructors this weekend to celebrate a century of American Music featuring the songs of Gershwin, Carmichael, Ellington, Porter, and much more. You may not have heard of this local gem in the Grove (newly residing next to the Miami Improv) but the conservatory as been a dynamic musical presence in South Florida since 2002. The conservatory is a not-for-profit community music school accepting beginners through pre-professional music students. Students from ages 5 through adult can choose from a plethora of different instruments to study, including piano, violin, viola, cello, guitar, voice, flute, drums, clarinet and saxophone. Offering private lessons, group lessons, and even children’s camps their is something for everyone at this family friendly musical sanctuary.
This year the fall season begins with a trip through a century’s worth of American tunes that have shaped music indefinitely. The showcase is designed for all music lovers so don’t be shy to venture out, it’s not just for the classical enthusiasts. With youthful singers and instructors Amy Alvarado-Mezzo Soprano, the lovely Justin John Moniz-Tenor, and accompaniment by critically acclaimed pianist Mary Adelyn Kauffman it will be a night to remember.
This evening of classic American sounds begins at 7:30pm on September 15th at The Miami Conservatory of Music located at 2911 Grand Avenue. Tickets can be purchased at the recital hall, $10 for students and $15 for adults. For more information on the conservatory, it’s classes, and The Great American Songbook showcase feel free to call their offices at (305) 442-2283. You can purchase your tickets online at www.miamiconservatoryofmusic.com. Perfect for a romantic couples night out, a night of relaxation, or even to introduce yourself to new sounds. Enjoy the classical sounds of The Great American Songbook in a youthful signature Coconut Grove way.
Miami Conservatory of Music
2911 Grand Avenue