INDEPENDENCE DAY PERFORMANCE
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and United Haitian-American Artists Inc. host a concert featuring Farah Juste celebrating Haitian Independence Day. 7 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $20-$35. Details: (305) 949-6722.
Florida International University hosts a month-long music festival offering performances from students as well as local musicians. Days and times vary. Ends Jan. 30 Wertheim Performing Arts Center, Florida International University, 1700 SW 107th Ave., Sweetwater. Details: (305) 348-1998 or www.fiu.edu/~music.
The University of Miami's Sunday Afternoons of Music hosts pianist Jorge Emilio Rodriguez and soprano Eglise Gutierrez. The singer has been named Artist of the Year for the 2009 Savolinna Opera Festival in Finland and had previously won first place in the Marian Anderson Opera Competition. 4 p.m. Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $10 students, $32 seniors, $40 others.
Details: (305) 358-5885 or www.sundaymusicals.org.
Florida International University's College of Architecture & The Arts host a master class by Zvi Zeitlin, violin professor at the Eastman School, and Toby Appel, viola professor at the Juilliard School and Carnegie Mellon University. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 8th St., Sweetwater. Details: carta.fiu.edu.
Florida International University's 2009 String Seminar culminates in a special performance by the Amernet String Quartet with special guests Zvi Zeitlin, violist Toby Appel and cellist Yehuda Hanani. 8 p.m. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 8th St., Sweetwater. Details: carta.fiu.edu.