Black Rose Acoustic Society Open Stage, Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. $2-$4. Sat., Nov. 27, 7 p.m. Call 633-3660 for more.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Special Concert, Black Forest Community Center, corner of Black Forest and Shoup Roads. $15. A thank you concert for the Society's members. Fri., Nov. 26, 7:30 p.m. Call 282-0760 for more.
Black Rose Acoustic Society Workshop, Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. $45-$80. Dr. Banjo Pete Wernick teaches workshops. Basic skills 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Intermediate and advanced 2-5:30 p.m. Sat., Dec. 4. Call 578-0254 for reservations.
classical Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-SHOW. The Nutcracker, Nov. 26-28.
Amahl & the Night Visitors performed by the Colorado Springs Conservatory and the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs. Various locations through the town. Dec. 3-5, 11, 12, 18, 19. Call 577-4556 for tickets.
Pikes Peak Philharmonic, Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. A Traditional Christmas includes pieces from the Nutcrackers, Tchaikovsky and an audience singalong with carols. Sun., Dec. 5, 3 p.m. Call 442-6853 for more.
CC Community Choir and Chamber Chorus Winter Concert, Shove Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave. Free. Fri., Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m.
jazz and blues Tiger Jazz Concert, CC's Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. A winter concert featuring saxophone instructor Rex Matzke. Thurs., Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
other music Friends House Concert, feat. Cosy Sheridan with T. R. Ritchie. $10 donation. Sat., Dec. 4, 7 p.m. Call 329-1644 or 227-8648 for info.
Distinguished Organist Series, CC's Shove Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave. Free. Bradley Hunter Welch performs on Tues., Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.