Collection ASU0296 - Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music Celebration scrapbook

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ASU0296

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Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music Celebration scrapbook

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  • 2003 (Creation)

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1 Items

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The University of Miami opened in the fall of 1926 with two academic units: the Conservatory of Music (later called the School of Music), and the College of Arts and Sciences. The School was founded by Bertha M. Foster, who became the University’s first music dean. It was renamed the Frost School of Music in 2003 in honor of a landmark naming gift by Dr. Phillip and Patricia Frost, ardent supporters of the arts in Miami.

The School has survived many decades of change and growth to become a national music leader in higher education. It offers degrees in instrumental performance, vocal performance, music engineering, music education, music composition, and musical theatre. It also offers Studio Music and Jazz degrees for instrumentalists and vocalists. Its Studio Music and Jazz program is consistently known as among the best in the nation. It was also the first music school in the nation to offer the innovative degree in Music Business and Entertainment Industries, as well as boasting a hands-on music therapy program.

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The Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music Celebration Scrapbook contains photographs, press clippings, and correspondence from the event held on October 30, 2003 at Maurice Gusman Concert Hall of the University of Miami.  The scrapbook was donated by the former dean of the School of Music Dr. William Hipp in June 2015.

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  • English

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The scrapbook was donated by Dr. William Hipp, former Dean of the Frost School of Music in June 2015.

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