CAMP 2018 DATES
Registration will be open by February 23rd.
"Be surrounded 24/7 by kids from all over
the US and other countries who share your love of music!"
Mei Mei Luo, Violin
Brent Charran, Faculty, Cello
Vivian Torres, Faculty, Violin and Viola
Benjamin Whitman, Cello and Bass
MEI MEI LUO
Mei Mei Lou a violinist originally from China, earned her Bachelor's Degree from The Shanghai and Shenyang conservatory of music. She was the second prize winner of the National Youth Violin Competition of China, and is a recent graduate from the Master's program at the University of Miami.
Brent Charran¬†is a cellist from Miami, Florida. An active member of the Miami music community, Brent has performed and recorded across the Classical, Jazz, R&B, Latin, Modern, and Rock genres. Brent won the NWSA Concerto Competition with the Dvorak Cello Concerto (2007) and also received a full scholarship to the Aspen Music Festival (2009). Recent collaborations include a solo performance for the corporate reveal of Ralph Lauren's Love fragrance line and an appearance with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra in Miami during their Lost Christmas Eve concert tour.
Vivian Torres is a recent recipient of the Artist's Diploma in Viola Performance from the Frost School of Music. She is a member of the performing group "Baby B Strings." Baby B Strings released their first album in 2013 with their original arrangement of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and debuted it at the (former) Miami Art Museum. Baba - Yaga, one of the movements from the suite, was featured live on WLRN's Folk and Acoustic Music with Michael Stock. Some other highlights include appearing on an internationally released HTC commercial featuring Robert Downey Jr. and playing on a South Florida promotional tour with MAC Cosmetics.
Benjamin Whitman is a local Miami musician with a passion for learning, teaching and performance. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from Rice University and is currently pursuing a Master of Music in Jazz Pedagogy at the University of Miami. This is Mr. Whitman's first year with the Frost Young Musicians' Camp.