Recognized as “America’s Orchestral Academy,” New World Symphony (NWS) prepares graduates of music programs for leadership roles in professional orchestras and ensembles. In the 30 years since its co-founding by Artistic Director Michael Tilson Thomas and Lin & Ted Arison, the organization has helped launch the careers of more than 1,000 alumni worldwide. With selections from a variety of cultural heritages, the NWS’s festive program Sounds Of The Season, offers audience members an opportunity to gather and share music with family and friends in a truly unique manner — as a 7,000 sq. ft. Wallcast concert projected on the wall of the New World Center on Dec. 14 & 15. Best of all, you can compose your own subscription package. Choose this plus two more concerts to customize your own subscription. It’s the ultimate flexibility with all the subscriber benefits, including free exchanges when plans change; 305.902.6856; NWS.edu.
Nostalgia is in the air as we re-introduce you to a few Key Biscayne mothers we’ve profiled over the years to see what it was like raising their kids on the island now that they are all grown up.
When we first profiled Barbara & Tino Peña and their family 11 years ago in a wildly popular “Super Parents!” feature, their four children ranged in age from 10 months to 8 years old. Today, the parents are the wiser for it and their kids have grown up right before their very eyes.