Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on June 30, 2011
The Greater Miami Youth Symphony’s "Advanced Summer Camp Gala Performance" includes classical and jazz selections and a variety of American and patriotic pieces in honor of the Fourth of July. Features a piece composed by Felipe Herrera, a ninth grader in the symphony. 1 p.m. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. Free. Details: (305) 667-4069 or email@example.com or www.gmys.org.
South Florida organist Matthew Steynor performs "American Inspirations," a patriotic folk, gospel and jazz organ extravaganza. Mr. Steynor performs profound church music on a historic Aeolian-Skinner organ. 6 p.m. Trinity Cathedral, 464 NE 16th St., Miami. $5 children and students. $15 advance tickets. $20 at the door. Details: (305) 789-0074 or www.trinitymiami.org.
JAZZ & BLUES
Enjoy blues and jazz on the Fourth at a concert featuring Big Poppa E and the E Band and the South Florida Jazz Orchestra with special guest vocalist Nicole Henry. Stay for the fireworks display at night. 6:30 p.m. Big Poppa E and the E Band. 7:45 p.m. South Florida Jazz Orchestra. 9 p.m. fireworks. Eighth Street and Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 673-7000 or www.miamibeachfl.gov
David Leisner, guitarist, composer and co-chair of the guitar department at the Manhattan School of Music, performs pieces by Bach, Schubert and from his own work "Labyrinths." 8 p.m. Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd., Coral Gables. $30-$45. $170 series. Details: (305) 448-7421 or www.communityartsprogram.org.