Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on February 27, 2003
Music publishers and songwriters Arthur Braun and Richard Gillinson will be conducting an on-going weekly series of songwriters’ workshops, discussing fundamentals and techniques for writing commercial songs such as structure and lyric writing. Every Saturday, 2 p.m. at the Boca Raton Community Center, 150 Crawford Blvd., Boca Raton. Details: (561) 999-9658.
BAHAMIAN YOUTH CHOIR
The Bahamas Consulate General and The Council of Bahamian-American Associations hosts an "Evening of Bahamian Elegance", featuring the Bahamas National Youth Choir, 7:30 p.m. at the Joseph Caleb Auditorium, 5400 NW 22 Ave., Miami. Tickets $15; $40 for preferred seating. Details: (305) 926-1324.
Miami Civic Music Association presents renowned pianist, Paul Badura-Skoda, 8 p.m. at the Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. General admission $20; students and children $10. Details: (305) 271-8449.
The Miami Bach Society hosts "Tropical Baroque, Music Festival IV," through March 9. Performances include "Nestor Torres Does Bach," "Festival Soloists Concert" and "Bimbetta." Locations vary throughout Coral Gables. Details: (305) 669-1376 or www.miamibachsociety.org.
Close Encounters with Music presents "Arabesques", east meets west with Mozart, De Falla, Debussy, Rachmaninoff and Cesar Cui, through March 3. Sunday, 2 p.m. at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables; Monday, 8 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. All seats $25; students $10. Details: (800) 843-0778.
The Miami Children’s Chorus and FIU Concert Choir present "Lift Every Voice", a concert of music by African-American composers. 4 p.m. at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 NW Second Ave., Miami. Tickets $12 per person; $8 per person for groups of 10 or more. Details: (305) 662-7494.
BLOSSOMS IN CONCERT
Gin Blossoms live in concert. Gulfstream’s weekend concert series returns with the largest slate of musical acts and amenities, and the same low price of $5 including admission, parking, racing program and $2 betting voucher. Concerts run every weekend through April 20, 2:30 p.m. Gulfstream Park, on US 1 between Ives Dairy Road and Hallandale Beach Boulevard, Hallandale. Details: (954) 457-6945.