Miami ZooLights 2018

On Saturday evening, December 15th, 24 members of our 2019 Disney Performance Group and 22 of our Year 3 Piano students provided festive holiday music to an appreciative audience at Miami ZooLights. This was South Florida Music’s 3rd consecutive appearance at the event. Bravo to all of the performers, and a big thank you to our hard working sound crew! Please …

Donuts with Santa

On Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, South Florida Music, along with Friends of South Florida Music, provided live music for those attending Donuts with Santa held at Key Biscayne Presbyterian Church. The Miami Moms Blog hosted this sold out event for over 500 attendees. Our South Florida Music musicians, ages 3-8 years, sang several favorite and well-known Christmas songs. Children young …

Bonding Through Music

Music has always been a foundational component in my life. Growing up with two parents who were musicians, even in the womb I was exposed to a variety of musical environments from orchestras to church choirs and beyond. I always enjoy hearing my mom recount her pregnancy as she carried me. She had a particular orchestral series she played for …

Sound Before Sight-Using Patterns to Build Musical Literacy

A key component at every level of South Florida Music’s curriculum is the practice of simple rhythm and tonal patterns to build musical literacy. From our youngest babies to our piano students, reinforcement of patterning occurs in every class. Why are these patterns so important in developing musical literacy? To better understand, let’s think about how a child learns language: …

SFM Fall 2018 Welcome

Greetings from South Florida Music! We are pleased to welcome you back to our third year of classes. Our fall semester is off to a strong start, with 35 classes to share music with the families of South Florida. Do you know of someone who could benefit from our program? We know that you, the parents, serve as our greatest …

Celebrating the 2nd Annual South Florida Music Benefit Concert

On Sunday afternoon, April 22nd, we celebrated another wonderful year at the 2nd Annual South Florida Music Benefit Concert, hosted by Friends of South Florida Music! More than 1200 individuals attended two shows and enjoyed performances from our enrolled students, from the youngest babies to our accomplished piano students. To all of the performers—BRAVO! You sang, danced, and played your …

Bravo to our 2018 Spring Recital Performers!

On Sunday, March 18th, nearly 70 students ages 6-18 performed in the South Florida Music Spring Recitals! Audiences at three separate showtimes were delighted by a variety of piano, vocal, and instrumental selections ranging from the Baroque Era to current Disney hits. While many of the performers are private students of the South Florida Music Directors, members of our Year …