21 Savage may have something to prove performatively at this year’s concert, but if there’s one thing UM students are, it’s always ready for a good time.
“I’m extremely excited to play this program for everyone this weekend. We’ve been working pretty hard on it, and I want to share our progress and the tremendous pieces,” Tomko. said. “I’m also super excited to show off my teacher.”
“TURN OFF THE LIGHT” is pop genius, with effortless transitions between tracks that make it seem never-ending.
Sampling Destiny’s Child and Usher while blending quintessential, contemporary R&B, the range in sound mirrors the range of emotions we feel through the stages of infatuation, love and heartbreak.
The show was weird. It was uncomfortable. But it was authentic and captivating. That’s something I can definitely get behind.
“It’s a rarity that we have a concert that represents all areas of Frost, especially one where the proceeds are donated to a good cause,” said Blake Evans, a junior majoring in jazz drum set performance
The program not only features the University of Miami Frost School of Music students but also faculty, alumni and friends. UM professor and musician, Will Wulfeck, will be performing with his sextet Thursday, Sept. 26.
The 27-year-old singer-songwriter took to their Instagram page of 13.4 million followers to make the announcement in a picture and paragraph-length caption explaining what they called “a lifetime of being at war with my gender.”
Frost School of Music graduates turned best friends Amy Gionfriddo, Brian Gross and Max Molander, formed an alternative pop-rock band during their time at the U. Following graduation, they moved across the country, now living in Los Angeles to chase their music industry dreams.