University of Miami


Marilia Kamil

Marilia Kamil,
Education Liaison

Education Liaison

Seraphic Fire’s Education Liaison is chosen from a pool of highly qualified candidates in UM’s graduate music education program. Alongside Seraphic Fire’s Education Administrator, the Education Liaison serves as a liaison between Seraphic Fire’s artistic leadership and Youth Initiative students through weekly in-school residencies at Fulford Elementary in North Miami and Dr. E. L. Whigham Elementary in South Miami.

During this residency, the Education Liaison leads student rehearsals in preparation for Youth Initiative performances with the ensemble.

Melissa D'Albora

Melissa D’Albora,
Student Composer in Residence

Student Composer in Residence

The University of Miami Student Composer in Residence is selected to create a 5-minute work that Seraphic Fire will premiere during season subscription concerts. This student works closely with Seraphic Fire Director of Education James K. Bass throughout the season and regularly attends rehearsals and performances in preparation for the premiere. The residency includes composition workshops and routine guidance from Seraphic Fire artists and conductors. In March 2022, Seraphic Fire will present the works of Melissa D’Albora, the 2019-2020 Student Composer in Residence, and Sydney Doemel, the 2021-2022 Student Composer in Residence.

Sydney Doemel

Sydney Doemel,
Student Composer in Residence

Richard Carillo

Richard Carrillo,
Assistant Conducting Fellow

Assistant Conductor Fellowship

Seraphic Fire and the Frost School of Music Choral Studies Department offer a one-year Assistant Conductor Fellowship to a Frost School of Music choral conducting student. The program allows one graduate or DMA student per academic year the opportunity to work closely with Seraphic Fire Artistic Director Patrick Dupre Quigley and Associate Conductor James K. Bass, assist with score preparation, gain experience leading sectional and full ensemble rehearsals, and conduct the professional ensemble in select Seraphic Fire subscription concerts.

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