JUNIOR PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY CONCERT: 2 p.m., Dixon Hall, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Instrumentalists, vocalists and dancers perform. jrphilnola.org.
TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 p.m. Sunday, Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave. JazzFest at Trinity, with Rich Look on piano, Tim Paco on bass, Ronel Johnson on trombone and Michael Skinkus on percussion, playing New Orleans jazz. (504) 670-2520. trinityartistseries.com.
“UNTO THE HILLS”: 7:30 p.m. Monday, St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1545 State St., New Orleans. Loyola Artists in Residence and New Orleans Vocal Arts Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Meg Frazier, perform a Memorial Day concert, consisting of selections from British composers Vaughn Williams and Herbert Howells. $20 donation suggested. novachorale.org.
“FROM THE DIARY OF SALLY HEMINGS”: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Marigny Opera House, 725 St. Ferdinand St., New Orleans. Givonna Joseph, accompanied by Dr. Wilfred Delphin, present an imaginary journal of Hemings’ relationship with Thomas Jefferson. $20 suggested donation. (504) 948-9998. marignyoperahouse.org.
MAKE MUSIC NOLA SPRING RECITAL: 5:30 p.m. Friday May 6, Marigny Opera House, 725 St. Ferdinand St., New Orleans. More than 60 musicians from seven MakeMusicNOLA programs perform their end-of-year recital. (504) 526-4250. makemusicnola.org.
MOTHER’S DAY CONCERT: 3 p.m. May 8, Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans. The Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras event will feature violinist Justice Savoie, the Concerto Competition winner, as well as performances by the three orchestra ensembles: Sinfonia, Harmonia and Symphony. $30 reserved seats, $20 general admission, $10 students. GNOYO.org .
NEW ORLEANS CIVIC SYMPHONY: 7:30 p.m. May 9; Performing Arts Center, University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. Under the baton of Dr. Charles Taylor, the symphony performs Brahms “4th Symphony” and selections from Debussy’s “Children’s Corner.” (504) 554-3748.
NEW ORLEANS VOLUNTEER ORCHESTRA CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., May 15; St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church, 7100 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Spring concert featuring Bruce Owen and Stephanie Thompson of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra performing the Bruch “Double Concerto” with NOVO. Choir will also perform short pieces from Brahms and Mendelssohn. novorchestra.com.