Florida Tech is offering its first ever Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on the topic of mastering academic research. In this episode of Inside Florida Tech, Evans Library instruction librarian and course instructor Rose Petralia talks more about the course and the MOOC system.
Anyone can register for the course for free at the Canvas website. The course remains open until August 5.
Vibraphonist and pianist Christian Tamburr, who was named Florida Tech’s Music Artist in Residence in January, will gather an all-star band and record his fifth album July 13-14 at the WFIT studio.
“I'm beyond thrilled about this project and honored to be doing it at FIT,” Tamburr said. This will be Tamburr’s fifth album under his own name. His previous release, “Places,” received wide acclaim and placed in the top 10 national charts for six weeks. The new album will feature Tamburr on vibraphone, Kevin Bales on piano, Billy Thornton on bass, Quentin Baxter on drums and special guest Dominick Farinacci on trumpet.
As part of his 2014 residency at Florida Tech’s School of Arts and Communication, Tamburr teaches master classes and workshops with music students, performs at the Gleason Performing Arts Center and conducts local outreach at public schools throughout Brevard County.
Beyond Florida Tech, Tamburr tours internationally and represents one of the prominent names in modern jazz around the world today. He is the musical director for Vegas Nocturne at Rose.Rabbit.Lie in the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas.
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Florida-based band The Wallies will rock the WFIT Studios today starting at noon in a live Sound Waves session. The band started in 2010 and quickly gained notoriety for their unique blend of surf rock and post-punk revival.
The band will be stopping by WFIT as they tour Florida with their newest album, Sugar.
Check out catchy tunes from the band on their website and keep your radio dial on 89.5 FM for this upbeat summertime live session!
WFIT will celebrate the 4th of July with two Sound Waves specials!
Starting at 10 am just in time for World Cup action and the celebration of summer, tune into WFIT for Studio Rio Presents: The Brazil Connection.
Brazillian music has always ben inclusive, and producers Frank and Christian Berman have taken vocals from classic American songs and invited legendary Brazillian musicians to transform these songs into something really special.
Starting at noon, Melbourne's very own Lights Out Project joins Sound Waves in the studio for a fun live session to get ready for the release of their new live album. The island party starts at noon followed by an exclusive first look at their new album.