On December 13, 2016, National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $15,000 to FIU School of Music for the Miami International GuitART Festival. Read More
On November 28, 2016, the Miami International GuitART Festival and FIU School of Music were recognized as one of the Knight Arts Challenge award winners at their 9th annual celebration at the New World Center in Miami Beach. Matt Haggman, Miami Program Director for Community and National Initiatives with Knight Foundation and Victoria Rogers, Vice President/Arts for Knight Foundation, presented the award to the MIGF Director Mesut Özgen. Read More
The Stocker AstroScience Center presents a Benefit Concert for the Miami International GuitART Festival, featuring guitarists Mesut Ozgen, Celso Cano, Felipe Carvajal, Thomas Caprara, James Webb, and soprano Rebecca Benitez on Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7:30pm. Read More
The Beacon Magazine published a review of the MIGF Concert “FIU Miami Guitar Orchestra & Student Showcase” by Jay Vanparia on March 2, 2016:
The Southern Cross Astronomical Society presents a lecture-concert by Dr. James Webb: “Reaching for the Stars: A Musical Journey Through Space-time” at the Florida International University Chemistry and Physics Department room 145 on Friday, February 19 at 8pm.