A Music Class Pass will provide students with the opportunity to experience a live music concert through Miami-Dade County Public Schools' Cultural Passport program. Seating is limited for each performance, so review the options below and click the Application link on the menu on the right to apply. You wil be given the opportunity to select your first, second, and third choice of performances.
Educators understand the importance of providing students with enough background knowledge to ensure students can fully participate and engage in all that an experience has to offer. This webpage is designed to familiarize you with the selected musical ensembles and give you access to curriculum to guide your instruction as you prepare students for the experience.
For All Music:
All shows taking place at the Joseph Caleb Auditorium are designed to be inclusive for individuals with and without disabilities. The facility is accessible; assistive listening devices, sign language interpreters and noise canceling headsets will be available. To request materials in accessible format, and/or any other accommodation to attend this event, please contact Francine Andersen at 305-375-4634 firstname.lastname@example.org at least five days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).
Miami-Dade College Wolfson Campus
300 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33132
All performances take place from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - Mark Colby, sax
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - Brian Charette, B-3 Organ
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - Gary Thomas, bass
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - Bria Skonberg, trumpet/vocals
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - Rusty Burge, vibraphone
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - Wolfson Jazz Ensembles
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - Aaron Lebos Reality
About the Performances
Jazz at Wolfson Presents is the only continuously running jazz series in Miami-Dade County, offering a free, year-long jazz concert series to residents, students and music lovers of all ages. Produced by Miami-Dade College’s Wolfson Campus Arts and Philosophy Department, it features world-renowned jazz artists plus distinguished members of MDC’s jazz music faculty.
Corpus Christi Catholic Church
3220 Northwest 7th Avenue
Friday, December 8, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
About the Performance
You are invited to bring your students to hear this outstanding ensemble perform at their December Education Holiday Concert. Entering into their 16th season performing throughout South Florida and on national tours, Seraphic Fire is regarded as one of the preeminent professional vocal ensembles in the United States. Led by Founder and Artistic Director Patrick Dupré Quigley, Seraphic Fire brings top ensemble singers and instrumentalists from around the country to perform repertoire ranging from Gregorian chant and Baroque masterpieces, to Mahler and newly commissioned works by this country’s leading composers. Two of the ensemble’s recordings, Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem and A Seraphic Fire Christmas, were nominated for 2012 GRAMMY® awards, making Seraphic Fire the only choral ensemble in North or South America to be nominated that year, and the only classical ensemble in the world to be nominated for two separate projects.
Recognized as “one of the best excuses for living in Miami” (el Nuevo Herald) because of its “vivid, sensitive performances” (The Washington Post), Seraphic Fire’s artistic accomplishments have translated to chart-topping album sales. The ensemble’s September 2014 release, Reincarnations: A Century of American Choral Music, soared to No. 6 on the Billboard Traditional Classical Chart and the ensemble’s GRAMMY®-nominated recording of Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard Traditional Classical Chart.