SAOCO LATIN JAZZ
Brazilian sambas and jazz under the stars 6:30-9:30 p.m. at The Falls shopping center, US-1 and Southwest 136th Street. Free. Details: (305) 255-4570.
Homage to French composers Charpentier, Honegger and Poulenc. Performed by organist Thomas Schuster and the FIU Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Andrew Bisantz. 8 p.m. at Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center at Florida International University. $20 adults, $15 seniors, and $10 students.
The City of Boca Raton hosts a series of weekly songwriting workshops featuring music publishers and songwriters Arthur Braun and Richard Gillinson. Every Saturday at 2 p.m. at Boca Raton Community Center, 150 Crawford Blvd., Boca Raton. Details: (561) 999-9658.
Violinist, violist, conductor, teacher and chamber musician Pinchas Zukerman will conduct Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra, which will perform pieces by Beethoven and Bouliane. 8 p.m. at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Tickets $20-$75. Details: (877) 433-3200 ext. 301.
CAMERATA GALA KICK-OFF
The Camerata is the kickoff event leading to the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Art's annual black-tie fundraiser "An Affair of the Arts Performance & Gala." 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Venetian Pool, 2701 DeSoto Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 377-1140, Ext. 32
THE MUSIC OF ERNESTO LECUONA
University of Miami's Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies presents the music of Ernesto Lecuona, performed by pianist Thomas Tirino. At 8 p.m., Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. Tickets $20 general, $15 students. Details: (305) 284-2822.