Lowe Art Museum presents a musical lecture on "East Side, West Side, All Around the Town Songs from the Days when the Art Students League was Young," by writer and lecturer Michael Lasser. 7 p.m. at 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535.
The Dranoff International Two Piano Foundation presents its 11th piano competition. 7 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. Details: www.dranoff2piano.org.
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County presents The Cleveland Orchestra. 8 p.m. Ends Saturday. 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $39-$130. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.carnivalcenter.org.
Florida International University hosts the second Florida Electro-Acoustic Student (FEAST) Festival, a weekend of student concerts and lectures by guest composers and theorists. Various times at University Park Campus, Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 11200 SW Eighth St., Tamiami. Free. Details: (305) 348-6648.
Florida Memorial University presents Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival: Sounds of a New Era. All proceeds benefit the university's Jazz Studies Program. Various times, venues and prices. Details: (305) 626-3636, (305) 626-3128.
Miami Dade College Cultura Del Lobo Performance Series presents a concert by Paquito D'Rivera Quintet. 8 p.m. at Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center, 174 E. Flagler St., Miami. $5-$52. Details: (305) 374-2444, (305) 237-3010 or www.mdc.edu/culture.
University of Miami presents Joint Junior Recital. 3, 4 and 5 p.m. Victor E. Clarke Recital Hall, 5501 San Amaro Dr., Coral Gables. Ends Feb. 7. RSVP required. Free. Details: (305) 284-2438.
University of Miami presents Frost Opera Theater. 8 p.m. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. Ends Feb. 7. RSVP required. Free. Details: (305) 284-4940.
Homestead Community Concerts presents Solid Brass. 7:30 p.m. South Dade High School Auditorium, 28401 SW 167th Ave., Homestead. $25. Details: (305) 253-6620.
Miami Civic Music Association hosts a concert to benefit the Rosalina G. Sackstein Piano Scholarship Fund. 4 p.m. at Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $10-$25. Details: (305) 271-8449.
The first Global Cuba Festival hosts a closing night concert by Los Herederos and Tiempo Libre. 5 p.m. at Spiegelworld Miami Beach, Collins Park, 22nd Street and Collins Avenue, Miami Beach. $15. Details: (305) 358-5885, www.miamilightproject.com or www.fundarte.us.
Alhambra Orchestra presents a concerto concert with local artists violist Michael Klotz and pianist Alan Ngim. 7:30 p.m. Ransom-Everglades School, 3575 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. Free. Details: (305) 668-9260.