Seraphic Fire opens its summer season with a performance of "Precious Lord, Take My Hand." The performance will blend the bluegrass, Southern gospel and African-American spiritual genres and will include such songs as "Amazing Grace," "Angel Band," "Precious Lord" and more. 8 p.m. St. Martha's Catholic Church, 9301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores. $25. Details: (305) 285-9060.
Sunday Afternoons of Music presents a performance by violinist Giora Schmidt and pianist Rohan de Silva. Mr. Schmidt has performed with such notable musicians as Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman. 4 p.m. Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org.
The Coral Gables Congregational Church and the Community Arts program present the 24th annual "Summer Concert Series." The two-month long season will offer Miamians a taste of every genre of music performed by some of the world's most notable artists. The series will continue with a performance by violinist Anne Akiko Meyers. Ms. Meyers first gained national attention when she performed on the Johnny Carson's Tonight Show at age 11. Ends Aug. 13. Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 448-7421 ext. 33 or www.communityartsprogram.org.