Meet the Masters

Get acquainted with the Frost School of Music faculty who share their uniquely different teaching styles.

Martin Bryce Bejerano

Associate Professor

(305) 284-6288
“To play music for a living is to be truly fortunate. I hope to impart this truth on my students as we work together to put them on the right path to becoming successful musicians. They inspire me and keep me excited about music, as I share my experiences and philosophy of learning and playing music to hopefully return the...

Shelton G. Berg

Dean, Frost School of Music

(305) 284-2241
An award-winning educator with 39 years of leadership in higher education, Shelton (Shelly) Berg is Dean and Patricia L. Frost Professor of Music at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. He is a Steinway piano artist and five-time Grammy-nominated arranger, orchestrator, and producer. His album projects The Deep...

Dafnis Prieto

Associate Professor of Professional Practice

(305) 284-3568
“I like to bring the consciousness of ideas and work on the different techniques to make those ideas possible. I also like to bring awareness of musical traditions as well as the creative approach to making music. There are a vast number of possibilities when we approach music, therefore, I always give the students the freedom to...

Gonzalo Rubalcaba


(305) 284-4886
"I perceive education as a way to facilitate those who are interested in their search for a path, the tools to motivate & foster the constant desire for exploration." Biography Pianist and composer Gonzalo Rubalcaba is a Studio Music and Jazz lecturer at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. Rubalcaba was already a...