Please join us at a special access event on March 8th at the New World Symphony in Miami Beach


New World Symphony Miami Beach
500 17th St
Miami Beach, Florida

Driving Directions:

West (I-95/Mainland): Use Julia Tuttle Causeway (I-195) to enter Miami Beach and proceed south on Alton Road (toward the Convention Center). Turn left (east) onto 17th Street and proceed to Pennsylvania Ave for entrances to both parking garages.
North on Miami Beach (Collins/A1A): turn right (west) onto 17th Street and proceed to Pennsylvania Ave

City of Miami Beach Owned-and-Operated Garages:
17th Street Garage
(located on 17th between Meridian and Pennsylvania)
Fee: $1/hr.

Pennsylvania Avenue Garage
(located between Pennsylvania and the New World Center)
Entrance to garage is located on Lincoln Lane, off Pennsylvania Ave.
Fee: $15 Event Parking

PLEASE NOTE: the City of Miami Beach owns and operates the parking facilities adjacent to the New World Center.

Event Details

The Encounters Event will afford you an opportunity to see the Symphony up-close with an intimate look into the detailed components of a performance and how these affect the decision on how to play a particular piece of music.

Expressing the Inexpressible: Richard Strauss and the Tone Poem
Joshua Gersen, conductor
Jamie Bernstein, host
Journey to the afterlife in the most romantic of fashions, as Strauss depicts the poetic death of an artist, culminating with the ultimate hope for ascension.

These special one-hour presentations feature narration and video designed to guide listeners in their experience of the music. Following the performance, enjoy a complimentary reception where you can meet the Fellows!


$25 for New World Symphony Tour and Concert

$50 for Tour, Concert, and hosted after-hour party at The Vagabond (30 NE 14th St, Miami)



Register By Email
Register By Phone: 3126366525

Deadline: 3/8/2014


6:00 PM-7:15 PM: Tour

7:30 PM-8:30 PM: Encounters Performance

9:30 PM-11:55 PM: After-Hour Party at Vagabond (drink and entertainment is included in the $50.00 option)


Steven Piekarczyk, '07 
Vice President, Alumni Club of South Florida