CAP 2023 Summer Concert Series

Every-Other Thursday – June 8 through August 17

7:30 p.m. – NEW, EARLIER TIME!




Includes reserved, general seating within rows 1 through 9


Includes reserved, general seating within rows 1 through 9


CAP ALL-STAR Jazz Ensemble REUNION Big Band June 8, 2023

CAP ALL-STAR Jazz Ensemble REUNION Big Band

7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 8
The Community Arts Program (CAP) 2023 Summer Concert Series opens when alumni of the CAP Miami Jazz Institute ALL-STAR Jazz Ensemble return for a full-on REUNION big band, directed by Daniel Strange! A toe-tappin’ evening transports listeners to the Big Band era with music of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and other giants!

An Awesome Opening!

Mark Kosower June 22, 2023

Mark Kosower

7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22
Principal Cello of the Cleveland Orchestra, Mark Kosower, embodies the complete musician, exemplified through his numerous awards and accolades. Joined by pianist, Melivia Raharjo, it’s an incredible evening with music of Beethoven, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, Krenek, Myaskovsky, and Martinů.

“An exceptionally intelligent and sensitive cellist.”

–  Chicago Tribune

Superb! Read REVIEW

5 String Swing

7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 6
5 String Swing sweeps concertgoers onto their feet with music from the Great American Songbook – Cole Porter to George Gershwin and others! Dr. Steffen Zeichner, violin; Flexter Henderson, clarinet – saxophone – cajón; Dr. Greg Diamond, guitar; and Dr. Jamie Ousley, bass create a lush, holiday celebration!

Incredible & Swingin’!

Shannon Powell July 20, 2023

Shannon Powell Trio

7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 20
One of the most sought-after drummers and percussionists in the world – a powerful technique steeped in the drumbeats that emanate from the streets of New Orleans. Enjoy noted New Orleans’ musicians Shannon Powell, drums and vocals; Kyle Roussel, piano; and Grayson Brockamp, bass. Just wow!

“The most solid, swingin’ and stylistically simpatico rhythms to be found anywhere on the planet.”

–  Offbeat Magazine

Yep! Just Wow!

Sinta Quartet

7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 3
First-prize winner at the Concert Artists Guild Competition, Sinta Quartet continues with accolades for its virtuosity. Four saxophone masters craft a jaw-dropping experience of Dvořák, Ligeti, Béla Fleck, and others – from works steeped in folk tradition, to time-honored music from around the globe.

“A tight-knit ensemble exploding with power and virtuosity!”

–  Boston Musical Intelligencer


Ekep Nkwelle August 17, 2023

Ekep Nkwelle

7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 17
The Community Arts Program (CAP) 2023 Summer Concert Series concludes with Ekep Nkwelle. This dazzling Cameroonian-American 2022 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition winner and Jazz at Lincoln Center Rising Star is joined with Luther Allison, piano; Jason Clotter, bass; and Hank Allen-Barfield, drums. Ekep sings her story and deep passion for jazz – with music from great recordings and artists that have influenced and continue to inspire her.

“Her voice soars.”


A GRAND Finale!