Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on October 26, 2011
NEW SONGS, NEW VOICES
The University of Miami’s Frost School of Music Fall season presents the annual "Songwriters Showcase," featuring songs composed and performed by students in the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music program. Established songwriters and faculty serve as judges and the audience is polled for their favorite selections. First-place winner opens for the season’s Livingston Taylor concert the following night. 8 p.m. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. Free admission with required ticket. Details: (305) 284-2400 or www.music.miami.edu/concerts.
BLUEGRASS AND BLUES
Singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor performs in a concert of country, broadway, bluegrass and blues hits of his own composition and of tunes from the American songbook. 8 p.m. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $20-$50. Details: (305) 284-2400 or www.music.miami.edu/concerts.
South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center presents "In Your Presence," a live recording gospel performance with Christina Robinson, South Florida Gospel Award Winner. The evening will be a live musical experience with songs written by Christina Robinson and other artists. 8 p.m. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. Concert is free with a voucher. Details: (786) 573-5300 or www.smdcac.org.
As part of the University of Miami’s Festival Miami concerts "Divergent Boundaries" is a celebrated composers concert featuring Charles Mason, Lansing McLoskey, Dorothy Hindman, Dennis Kam, Scott Stinson, JB Floyd and Lawrence Moore. 8 p.m. University of Miami, 1252 Memorial Drive, Clarke Recital Hall, Coral Gables. Free admission with ticket. Details: (305) 284-2400 or www.music.miami.edu/concerts.
As part of Festival Miami Lucie Arnaz performs "Latin Roots," a musical tribute to her roots and her father, Desi Arnaz, who introduced La Conga to the US. The concert is a mix in English and Spanish highlighting songs from Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and Johnny Mercer alongside Agustín Lara and Margarita Lecuona. Led by Broadway composer Ron Abel. 8 p.m. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $20-$50. Details: (305) 284-2400 or www.music.miami.edu/concerts.