Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on January 12, 2012
Seraphic Fire kicks off 2012 with "A Celebration! 10 Years of Seraphic Fire," a concert featuring the music, new and old, that brought the ensemble to prominence. Ariel Ramirez’s "MisaCriolla" takes center stage and is joined by audience favorites such as Ingram Marshall’s "Hymnodic Delays," William Billings’ "Invocation and Sydney Guillaume"s "Dominus Vobiscum." Joined by Alvaro Bermudez on guitar, the Seraphic Fire singers deliver a spirited performance 10 years in the making. 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 536 Coral Way, Coral Gables, and Jan. 15 at 4 p.m. at the Miami Beach Community Church, 1620 Drexel Ave., Miami Beach. $35. Details: 888-544-3473 or www.seraphicfire.org.
The Barnacle Society presents concert "Barnacle under Moonlight" with performances by Dana and Susan Robinson playing guitar, fiddle, banjo and singing interpretations of the American experience. Their blend of contemporary songwriting and traditional Appalachian music brings to their performances an understanding of America’s musical heritage. 6 p.m. gates open. 7-9 p.m. concert. The Barnacle Historic State Park, 3485 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. Free for children under 6. $3 children 6 through 9. $7 others. Details: (305) 442-6866 or www.thebarnacle.org.
KCC Productions and the Van Dyke Cafe present the "Alfredo Chacon Groove," featuring vibraphonist Alfredo Chacón. 9 p.m. The Van Dyke Café, 846 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 534-3600 or www.thevandykecafe.com.
The Winter Jewish Music Concert presents cantorial music, Latino, pop, classical, Yiddish, jazz and rap. Martin Bookspan, long-time voice of PBS’s "Live from Lincoln Center," is guest host. 8 p.m. Temple Israel of Greater Miami Bertha Abess Sanctuary, 137 NE 19th St., Miami. $18. Details: www.winterjewishmusicconcert.org.
The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center presents "Black Violin," a free concert by two classically trained violinists along with their DJ and drummer. With influences ranging from Shostakovich and Bach to Nas and Jay-Z, "Black Violin" blends classical with modern. Miami String Project, a youth string chamber orchestra, opens the show. 7 p.m. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. Free for students 13-22 through www.cultureshockmiami.com. The public may obtain a voucher to exchange for up to four tickets per person. Details: (786) 573-5300 or www.smdcac.org.
SOUNDS FOR A CAUSE
The Gold Coast Society Dance Band presents the third annual Trude Anne Perlberg fundraiser for cancer research. This 16-piece jazz dance band, led by Arnie Perlberg, features the music of the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s, including hits such as "I’ve Got You Under My Skin," "Night and Day" and "It Had To Be You." 7-10 p.m. Trio on the Bay, 1601 79th Street Causeway, North Bay Village. $15. Details: (786) 586-4286.