Sticking true to the theme of the film series itself, the soundtrack is one huge celebration of femininity and womanhood.
The concert will feature many diverse voices and cultures that have been expressed through music, including modern works along with classical pieces. It is named after Yemayá, who is known as the goddess of motherhood, oceans and the healing arts. She has been celebrated for centuries throughout the world, especially in Cuba.
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.