• A panel of eight jurors from the Instituto de Gestión y Liderazgo Universitario (IGLU) awarded in Florianópolis, Brazil the First Prize 2014 Guilles Boulet Award to artist and educator, Brenda Hopkins Miranda. Her music education project proposal was considered the most “original, pertinent and innovative” project presented. It exposes a thorough diagnosis of the current model and its limitations […]

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  • Artist Brenda Hopkins Miranda releases her fifth album as a solo artist titled Aeropiano, already available on iTunes, Amazon and CD Baby. The album includes a variety of world music rhythms and styles including afro-caribbean, flamenco, rock, funk, fusion, classical, bluegrass, jazz and others. Throughout Aeropiano you will listen to instruments like the piano, barriles, […]

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  • I still remember my first time in Barcelona. As I usually do when I visit a new city, I checked out the cultural events happening in town. That’s how I found out about the Monday nights Jamboree’s What the Fuck (WTF), the longest-lasting jazz club jam session in Spain. Usually, the best musicians in town, […]

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  •       There we were, a group of strangers (serious, successful, committed professionals), meeting for the very first time. We arrived at INTEC University in Santo Domingo in search of professional and personal growth. The main theme was: education as a way to make this world a better place. The main device was: leadership […]

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  • Bridge Under Construction I wouldn’t be able to count the times (there’ve been too many) when, after playing a few notes, I instantly find myself surrounded by the smiles of friends I didn’t know I had. Usually, once I take a break and get off stage, I’m greeted by handshakes and hugs. Interesting conversations are […]

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  • I have to say that there is something incredibly special about being able to share your music for a good cause. Jackson Pollock said it well: “Love is friendship set to music.” So when I was asked by my good friends to perform at “Bohemia por Celia” of course the answer was YES. Our friend […]

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  • I was recently invited to be one of the guest artists performing with guitar player and ex New York Yankees baseball star Bernie Williams. “Bernie Williams and Friends” was definitely the right name for these two concerts at the Teatro Tapia. For me music always represents the opportunity to have a wonderful experience and these […]

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  • Hello! and Welcome to Brenda Hopkins Music brand new online presence. This is where I want to share the sights, sounds, news and stories gathered along my musical path. This is also the place for us to start a true conversation. Stay tuned for new updates!

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