acoustic Black Rose Acoustic Society Events: John McCutcheon concert on Fri., Feb. 17, 7 p.m. Chuck Pyle concert on Fri., Feb. 24. Open-stage nights with headline performers on the second and fourth Fridays of the month, 7:00 p.m., at the Black Forest Community Center, corner of Black Forest and Shoup roads, $3-$5. Open-stage nights on the fourth Saturday of each month, 7 p.m. at Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Road, $2. Also, many jams for different acoustic and folk instruments. Call 633-3660 for more.
classical Chamber Orchestra of the Springs Concerts, various locations. $8-$15. Featuring A Voice in the Darkness on Feb. 18-19. Season Finale on April 22-23. Call 633-3649 for more.
Colorado Springs Philharmonic Concerts, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $12-$50. Tchaikovsky No. 1 on Sat., Feb. 25, 8 p.m., Sun., Feb. 26, 2:30 p.m. Call 520-SHOW for tickets or visit csphilharmonic.org for more.
Michael Baron, Forestgate Presbyterian Church, 970 North Gate Rd. $22, $18 for students. Rocky Mountain Music alliance present this master teacher and concert pianist. Sat., March 4, 7 p.m. Call 487-1211 for more.
Happy Birthday, Mozart!, Steam Plant Theater, 220 W. Sackett Ave., Salida. $8-$12. The Walden Chamber Music Players celebrate Mozart's 250th birthday. Sun., March 5, 3-5 p.m. Call 719/395-0594 for more.
Thursday Night Recital Series, Louisa Performing Arts Center, 21 Broadmoor Ave., 475-9747 ext. 110. $10-$15. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. Featuring The Veronika String Quartet on March 23; A Celebration of Beethoven on June 8.
other music Falconaires Big Band Concert, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-SHOW. Legendary jazz composer Sammy Nestico performs with the Falconaires on Sun., Feb. 19, 2 p.m.
Young Concert Artists Youth Orchestra, Lewis-Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Rd., Monument. Michael Hanson and Laurie Gabriel direct the middle- and high-school orchestras, playing works ranging from John Williams to Beethoven. Sun., Feb. 19, 3-4:30 p.m. Call 528-1603 for more.
Soulful Sundown, All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 730 N. Tejon St. Free. An evening of inspiration and energetic live music for everyone, especially young adults. Sat., Feb. 25, 6-9 p.m. Call 633-7717 for more.
First Lutheran Church Organ Concert and Folk Art Show, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Organist Evan Becker performs a recital of Bach, Franck, Hampton, Albright, Widor and others on Sun., Feb. 26, 4 p.m. In conjunction with the recital, the Folk Art and Craft Show will be on Sun., Feb. 26, 3-6 p.m. Call 632-8836 for more.
Mandocentrics, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. The Mandolin Orchestra, Mandocentrics, performs an eclectic mix of music. Sun., Feb. 26, 5 p.m. Call 471-4361 for tickets or info.
The USAFA Band, CC's Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St. Free. Featuring tuba, clarinet and piano performances. Tues., Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m. Call 556-9916 for more.
The USAFA Band, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., 520-SHOW. A show featuring the concert band and members of the USAFA band alumni. Sun., March 5, 2 p.m. Call 556-9916 for more.