Summer Hartbauer, Ambrosia Caf, 1616 S. 8th St., 471-4466. Free. Newcomer of the Year for Hapi Scratch Records. Sat., Jan. 31, 8-10 p.m.
John Gorka, 730 Polaris Dr. $15 donation suggested. Hailed by Rolling Stone as "The preeminent male singer-songwriter of the New Folk Movement." Thurs., Feb. 19, 7 p.m. Call 329-1644 for more.
classical Bowed Piano Ensemble, soprano Victoria Hansen, Colorado College's Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre, 389-6606. Performing Stephen Scott's "Paisajes Audibles". Thurs., Jan. 29, 7 p.m.
Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte. With Jubilant Voice, works by Holst, Mozart, Hayden, featuring soprano Judeth Shay Burns. Sun., Feb. 1, 2:30 p.m. Call 633-3649 for more.
Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-SHOW. $12-$48. Symphonic Stories, featuring Mendelssohn, Prokofiev and Korsakov, Feb. 7, 8 p.m., Feb. 8, 2:30 p.m. Pops in Love: A Musical Valentine, Sat., Feb. 14, 8 p.m.
other music Family Sportstacular, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade, 520-7469. $9-$15. Colorado Springs Philharmonic with Mark Goldberg, Vince Greco and Mark Arnest as narrators, Thomas Jensen as guest conductor. Sat., Jan. 31, 2:30 p.m.
Night in Africa: Orature in African and African-American Culture, Packard Hall of CC, southwest corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Featuring the Black Hand Drum Ensemble with poetry, music and written stories. Sat., Feb. 7, 8 p.m. Call 389-6606 for more.
Youth Symphony Association Warm Winter Festival concerts, Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. $5-$7. Pikes Peak Concert Band, Pikes Peak Wind Symphony play on Feb. 1, 2 p.m. Amadeus Strings, Vivace Strings, Encore! Youth Orchestra, Youth Symphony play on Feb. 8, 2 p.m. Call 633-3901 for tickets and more.
Distinguished Organist Series, First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. Free will offerings accepted. Paul Leddington Wright is the principal conductor of BBC's "Songs of Praise" show. Sun., Feb. 1, 7 p.m. Call Carol at 633-8888 for more.