CUBAN ART MUSIC
The University of Miami Institute of Cuban and Cuban-American Studies along with the School of Music hosts the Concert of Cuban Art Music, featuring Velia Yedra on piano and Bogdan Chruszcz on violin. 8 p.m. at Maurice Gusman Conert Hall, Coral Gables. $20 general admissionl $10 for students, faculty and staff. Details: (305) 284-CUBA.
Music publishers and songwriters Arthur Braun and Richard Gillinson will conduct an ongoing weekly series of songwriters workshops, discussing fundamentals and techniques for writing commercial songs. Every Saturday, 2 p.m. at the Boca Raton Community Center, 150 Crawford Blvd., Boca Raton. Details: (561) 999-9658.
4 Life Enterprises/Promotions is holding auditions for singers, dancers, actors and comedians 1-6 p.m. The winner of the third consecutive show to New York to be on Amateur Night at the Apollo in New York, all expenses paid. Auditions will be held at the Culmer Center, 1600 NW Third Ave., Miami. Details: (786) 486-8531.
AFTERNOONS OF MUSIC
Sunday Afternoons of Music presents a concert featuring the Coral Reef Senior High Chorus. 4 p.m. at the Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami, Coral Gables Campus, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. Seats $10; students $5. Details: (305) 271-7150.
Singer/songwriter, Suzanne Vega will perform at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts' Amaturo Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 8 p.m. Tickets are $30. Details: (954) 522-5334.