Schneider Debuts as Frost School of Music’s Henry Mancini Institute Artistic Director

Mike Lawson • News • January 7, 2020

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In her 2020 concert debut as artistic director of the Frost School of Music’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, NEA Jazz Master composer, arranger, bandleader, recipient of five Grammy awards, Maria Schneider presents a program featuring three-time Grammy nominee saxophonist Donny McCaslin.

The highly-anticipated performance will take place Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the 600-seat UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive on the Coral Gables campus. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased online at Tickets begin at $30.

“We are truly excited to present Maria in concert with the HMI Orchestra to our audience. She is brilliant and captivating, and working with the orchestra has been a true inspiration for our students,” stated Stephen James Guerra, managing director of the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra. “This is a dream come true and the South Florida community is in for a real treat!”

Photo by Whit Lane.

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