Black Rose Acoustic Society jams, Benet Hill Center auditorium, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. Free. Celtic jam, April 29. Call 528-5298.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage, Black Forest Community Center, Black Forest and Shoup Roads. $2-$4. With bluegrass trio headliner Wildwood Holler. Fri., April 23, 7:30 p.m. Call 633-3660 for more.
classical Spring Fling Concerts, Colorado Springs Youth Symphony, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $10-$12. Featuring Mozart Springs, Amadeus Strings, Vivace Strings, Pikes Peak Concert Band, Sun. April 25, 3-5 p.m. and Encore Youth Orchestra, Pikes Peak Wind Symphony and Youth Symphony at 6:30-8:30 p.m. For more, call 633-3901.
Martile Rowland and Susan Grace, Packard Hall at CC, SW corner of Cascade Ave. and Cache La Poudre St. Free. Performing La Voix Humaine, a one-act opera. Sun., April 25, 3 p.m.
Spring Into the Arts, First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain. $20. Benefit concert and silent auction, dessert buffet. Lawrence Leighton Smith and Michael Hanson are guest conductors. Sun., April 25, 6-9 p.m. Call Terri at 389-0697 for tickets or info.
CC Chamber Orchestra concert, Packard Hall, Packard Hall at CC, SW corner of Cascade Ave. and Cache La Poudre St. Free. Tues., April 27, 7:30 p.m.
Brenda Buckendahl Concert, All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon. $5-$12. Original music for solo guitar, and music of Ponce, Lauro, Brouwer and Ruiz-Pipo. Fri., April 30, 8 p.m. Call 633-4429 for more.
Mozart & Friends Mini Festival I, First United Methodist Church, 429 N. Nevada. $20. Pieces by Haydn and Mozart. Colorado Springs Philharmonic performing. Sat., May 1, 8 p.m. For more call 520-7469.
Pikes Peak Philharmonic Concert, Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. $4-$6, $12/family. With Director Dr. Mark E. Hudson presenting "Concerto Concepts." Sun., May 2, 3 p.m. Call 442-6853 for more.
Mozart & Friends Mini Festival II, First United Methodist Church, 429 N. Nevada. $20. Pieces by Schubert and Mozart. Colorado Springs Philharmonic performing. Sat., May 8, 8 p.m. For more call 520-7469.
Classical music concert, UCCS Bon Vivant Theater, 3955 Cragwood Drive. Free Colorado Springs Philharmonic principals Michael Hanson, Susan Smith and Cathy Hanson perform works by Glieve, Handel and Ravel. Mon., May 3, 7:30 p.m. For more, call 262-3569.
Opera a la Carte Concert, Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock. $5 donation. Featuring selections from Central City Opera 2004 season. Sun., April 25, 6:30 p.m. For more call 577-4556.
Spirit of the Guitar Presentation, Louisa Performing Arts Center at Colorado Springs School, 21 Broadmoor Ave. $10-$15. Renowned classical guitarist and composer Brad Richter performance features local musicians and dancers. Thur., April 29, 7:30 p.m. Call 475-9747x110.
Colorado Springs Guitar Society Concert, All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon. $5-$12. Brenda Buckendahl on classical guitar; original compositions along with traditional and modern repertoire. Fri., April 30, 8 p.m. For more, call 633-4429.
jazz Newport in the Rockies Jazz Party, Louisa Performing Arts Center, 21 Broadmoor Ave. Bringing world-class jazz musicians to Colorado Springs, benefiting the music program at the Colorado Springs School. April 30-May 2. Call 475-9747 for more.
New Horizons Band Concert, Benet Hill, 2575 N. Chelton Rd. Free. Featuring the New Horizons Band and its Swingmasters Jazz Band. Thursday, April 22, 7:30 p.m. For Information, call 573-8731.
other music The Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble, First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. $5-$10. Presenting Voice, Verse and Vision: An Arts Collaboration, combining the efforts of student writers, adult composers and singers and adult visual artists. Fri., April 23, 7:30 p.m. Call 520-SHOW for tickets.
Colorado Springs Children's Chorale, First Christian Church, 16 E.Platte. Free will offering. Featuring Summit Ensemble and Springs Singers. Sun., April 25, 3 p.m.
Travelin' Along, Playing a Song, Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave. Free. The Pikes Peak Flute Choir, directed by Karen Morsch, presents a concert featuring the great outdoors. Sun., April 25, 3 p.m. Call 266-1571 for more.
Handel's Messiah Sing Along, St. Raphael's Episcopal Church is sponsoring a sing along performance of the Messiah in its entirety. Sun., April 25, 2-6 p.m. Call 392-3563 to RSVP.
Idea of North, Sunnyside Christian Church, 2525 N. Murray. $15-$20. The International Harmony Sweepstakes Champions from Australia perform. Sat., April 30, 8 p.m. Call 632-2783 for more.
Pikes Peak Ringers Handbell Choir Concert, First Christian Church, Cascade and Platte. Free will offering. Directed by Kevin McChesney. Sun., May 2, 3 p.m. For more call 633-8888.
African Children's Choir, Featuring children ages 6-11 from West and East Africa. Donation. Lifting Up Jesus Church, 288 S. Academy Blvd., Sun. May 2, 10:30 a.m. Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 5055 El Camino Drive, Sun., May 9, 10 a.m. and First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave., Sun., May 9, 7 p.m. Call 877/532-8651 for more.
music announcements Group Music Classes, including fingerstyle, swing fiddle, beginning fiddle, bodhran, bluegrass and clawhammer banjo, beginning guitar, music theory, beginning bass, beginning and advanced mandolin. $79-$89. Six weeks of lessons, starts April 25. Call 578-0254 for more.
Community drum circles, Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., Mondays, 8-10 p.m. Call 685-0986. Immanual Lutheran School, 846 E Pikes Peak. Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Call 964 8031.