Frost Announces Stamps Brass Quintet Class of 2024

Frost Announces Stamps Brass Quintet Class of 2024

By UM News

Frost Announces Stamps Brass Quintet Class of 2024

By UM News
Five Outstanding Musicians Awarded Full Music Merit Scholarships Beginning Fall 2020.
The Frost School of Music at the University of Miami is pleased to announce the following five talented young musicians have been awarded the prestigious Stamps Brass Quintet Music Merit Scholarship.

The competition was intense this year with an outstanding group of applicants. In addition to qualifying through the extensive audition process, the five talented young musicians selected were also required to meet the academic requirements of the University of Miami.

THE STAMPS BRASS QUINTET CLASS OF 2024 ARE:

  • Xinrae Cardozo—French horn
  • Antony Hook—Tuba
  • Terri Rauschenbach—Trumpet
  • Ethan Revere—Trumpet
  • Ian Wolff—Trombonist

Frost School of Music’s Instrumental Performance Professor of Viola and Artistic Coordinator of the Frost School’s Stamps Distinguished Ensemble Scholars, Jodi Levitz stated: “I'm thrilled to welcome these extraordinarily talented new members of the Stamps Brass Quintet 2024. I have high confidence they will thrive at Frost; this program offers everything a young performer needs to achieve instrumental excellence while obtaining all the skills needed to be a successful musician in the 21st century.”

The STAMPS Scholarship provides:

  • 100% tuition, fees room, and board covered
  • Career guidance by award-winning Frost faculty
  • Mentoring by prominent guest artists
  • Support for concert tours and study abroad as a quintet
  • Performance opportunities
  • Participation opportunities in recording sessions, film sessions, television specials, and cross-genre programming.
  • Learn through the Frost Method®, which fosters diverse life and career skills.



Combining the unique Frost Method Experiential Music Curriculum with instrumental instruction and ensemble coaching at the highest level, the Frost Stamps Ensemble program offers the most exciting musical education opportunity in the country.”

The Stamps Ensemble Scholarships began in 2009 and there are now 58 highly talented and academically superior scholars with 19 currently enrolled. In addition to the Stamps Brass Quintet, Stamps Distinguished Ensembles include the Stamps Jazz Quintet 2021, the Stamps String Quartet 2022, and the Stamps Woodwind Quintet 2023.

The Stamps Ensemble Scholarship at the University of Miami Frost School for Music is equal to the total cost for tuition and fees; an on-campus double room and 20-meal per week board plan; for each academic year attended. This scholarship is funded from University merit aid, University need-based aid, Federal need-based aid, State of Florida merit and/or need-based aid for which the recipient qualifies and from the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation. Half of the award is applied toward fall semester expenses; the other half is applied toward spring semester expenses. The scholarship is renewable for four academic years (eight consecutive semesters), or such shorter time required to complete the baccalaureate degree. The Frost School of Music and Stamps Family Charitable Foundation provides enrichment funds to Stamps Distinguished Ensembles for participation in summer festivals and special residencies.

For further information via stamps.frost.miami.edu