TRADITIONAL AMERICAN BAND
Under the baton of Roby George with the assistance of guest conductor Lowell Graham, trumpet soloist Jeffrey Kaye, baritone Ed Pierson of the New York City Opera and French horn soloist Greg Miller of the Empire Bass Quintet, FIU Music Festival brings family entertainment. 8 p.m. at The Wertheim. $10 adults, $8 seniors, and $5 students. Details: www.fiumusicfestival.org
THE MUSIC OF 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.
UNITED WE STAND
The Miami Children's Chorus will perform patriotic songs such as Irving Berlin's "God Bless America" and compositions reflecting America's diversity at 7 p.m. at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, 3716 Garden Ave., Miami Beach. Tickets are $10 per person. Details: (305) 662-
'PIRATES OF PENZANCE'
Gilbert and Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance," presented by Barry University's Fine Arts Department, 8 p.m., Broad Auditorium, 11300 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. Free, open to the public. Through Sunday. Call for additional performance times. Details: (305) 899-3689.
Acoustic-guitar player and the Guinness Book of World Record's fastest flat picker will perform at 7 p.m., Old Cutler Presbyterian Church, 14401 Old Cutler Road, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 271-3916.
RICHARD FLEISCHMAN AND FRIENDS
The viola soloist and conductor performs with friends, colleagues, and students for an afternoon of intimate music-making. 2 p.m. at Bass Museum of Art. $15 for members, $20 for non-members includes concert, tea coffee or espresso and sandwiches, pastries and cheeses. Credit card reservations required. Details: (305) 673-7530 ext. 1015.
Pianist Sergey Babayan performs pieces by Carl Vine, Arvo Part, Edvard Grieg, Rachmaninoff and Johann Sebastian Bach. 4 p.m. at Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami, Coral Gables Campus, 1314 Miller Dr. Tickets $35, seniors $30, students $10. Details: (305) 271-7150.