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DRANOFF INTERNATIONAL 2 PIANO FOUNDATION

3550 Biscayne Boulevard #702

Miami, Florida 33137

United States

Company Description

The Dranoff International Two Piano Foundation is dedicated to the presentation of Two Piano music and its outstanding artists to the publics of the world. Foundation programs develop audiences and appreciation for this unique art form through education, ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Independent and Resident Composer

Arts Unlimited Two, Inc.

Director

Florida Interriational University's School of Music

Lecturer for A Special Program

Central Agency for Jewish Education

Affiliations

Professor Emeritus (Composition)
Florida International University

Web References (58 Total References)


The Dranoff International 2 Piano Foundation | Commissions: Fred Kaufman

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FRED KAUFMAN

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Kaufman is a former Fulbright Scholar, and author of "The African Roots of Jazz", a groundbreaking study that drew heavily on his early musical life as a jazz trumpet player. He is the recipient of the Darius Milhaud Award in Composition from the Aspen Music Festival, and honors and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller, Guggenheim and Ford Foundations, the California, Montana and Pennsylvania Arts Councils as well as the Norwegian Government.
In 1985, the Statue of Liberty committee commissioned Fredrick Kaufman to write a choral work Mother of Exiles, for the re-dedication ceremonies of the Statue of Liberty.
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Fred Kaufman
DRANOFF INTERNATIONAL 2 PIANO FOUNDATION 3550 BISCAYNE BLVD., SUITE 702, MIAMI, FL 33137 305-572-9900 | MAIL@DRANOFF2PIANO.ORG


The Dranoff International 2 Piano Foundation | Commissions: Fred Kaufman

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FRED KAUFMAN

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Kaufman is a former Fulbright Scholar, and author of "The African Roots of Jazz", a groundbreaking study that drew heavily on his early musical life as a jazz trumpet player. He is the recipient of the Darius Milhaud Award in Composition from the Aspen Music Festival, and honors and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller, Guggenheim and Ford Foundations, the California, Montana and Pennsylvania Arts Councils as well as the Norwegian Government.
In 1985, the Statue of Liberty committee commissioned Fredrick Kaufman to write a choral work Mother of Exiles, for the re-dedication ceremonies of the Statue of Liberty.
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Fred Kaufman
DRANOFF INTERNATIONAL 2 PIANO FOUNDATION 3550 BISCAYNE BLVD., SUITE 702, MIAMI, FL 33137 305-572-9900 | MAIL@DRANOFF2PIANO.ORG


The Dranoff International Two Piano Foundation - Frederick Kaufman

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Fred Kaufman The Dranoff International Two Piano Foundation - Frederick Kaufman

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Fredrick Kaufman
Fredrick Kaufman is the composer of over one hundred and twenty published compositions and ballets that have been performed worldwide. His concerti and chamber music has been widely recorded.
Kaufman is a former Fulbright Scholar, and author of The African Roots of Jazz, a groundbreaking study that drew heavily on his early musical life as a jazz trumpet player. He is the recipient of the Darius Milhaud Award in Composition from the Aspen Music Festival, and honors and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller, Guggenheim and Ford Foundations, the California, Montana and Pennsylvania Arts Councils as well as the Norwegian Government.
Fredrick Kaufman's Holocaust compositions have been described as "having the most expressive writing for strings to be heard today," (Bernard Holland of The New York Times).
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In 1985, the Statue of Liberty committee commissioned Fredrick Kaufman to write a choral work Mother of Exiles, for the re-dedication ceremonies of the Statue of Liberty. The composition was premiered by the United Nations Chorus at the ceremony and was broadcast worldwide by network television.
In 1997, the Miami Herald voted Maestro Fredrick Kaufman one of the 10 most influential people in the arts in the city of Miami. Kaufman continues to circle the globe conducting performances of his works. Recent destinations include Taiwan, Hong Kong, Spain, Poland, France and Brazil.
The points of departure for Kaufman's writing are often gestures and sound imagery from his own wide ranging background which includes jazz and Eastern European Jewish folk traditions and a foundation deeply steeped in the classics as well as the avant garde. Kaufman continues to stretch the boundaries of standard approaches to composition and the results have been startling.
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Fredrick Kaufman currently resides in Miami Beach where he holds the distinguished position as Composer-in-Residence at Florida International University. Prior to that he was Director of the FIU School of Music for ten years and established its internationally acclaimed Music Festival.
Kaufman is the founder and former Artistic Director of the St. Cyprien International Festival of the Arts held in St. Cyprien, France.


A MUSICAL SEASON REVISITED (2005)

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Whether in the glimmering Ravel quartet or the multi-cultural panorama of Frederick Kaufman (at the FIU Festival) or vibrant Mozart string quintets (with violist Richard Fleishman at the opening of the Mainly Mozart Festival) the Amernet's darkly burnished sound (via recently acquired Amati instruments) and superb musicianship marked the group as a true gem in Miami's cultural crown.

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The lack of a strong director at the FIU School of Music (following Frederick Kaufman's resignation) resulted in an FIU Music Festival that lacked focus, celebration, or even publicity.


Florida International ...

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Florida International University is celebrating the 80th birthday of its founder, Fredrick Kaufman, with a concert exploring his works.

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