acoustic Black Rose Acoustic Society Events: Open-stage nights with headline performers on the second and fourth Fridays of the month, 7 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.
Alasdair Frasier, All Souls Universalist Church, 730 N. Tejon St. $15-$18 A Black Rose Acoustic Society special event. Sun., April 23, 7 p.m. Call 494-1133 for more.
classical We Love a Viola, CSU Hoag Recital Hall, Pueblo. $20-$25. Featuring Hong-Mei Xiao on Fri., March 10 at 8 p.m. Call 719/545-7967 for more.
DuoClassico concert, Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave., Free. Catch tenor John Carpenter and pianist Abram Minzer performing Schubert's Die Winterreise. Sun., March 12, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Call 473-1807 for more.
The Emperor's Music, CSU Hoag Recital Hall, Pueblo. $10. Featuring conductor Benjamin Loeb on Sat., March 18 at 2 p.m. Call 719/545-7967 for more.
Colorado Springs Choral Masterworks IV: Mozart and More, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $13-$35. Catch the 250th anniversary celebration of Mozart's birthday with a medley of classic pieces under the direction of Donald P. Jenkins. Sat., March 18, 8 p.m. Call 520-7469 for tickets.
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.
Mad About Mozart, Radiant Church, 4020 Maizeland Rd. Presented by the Pikes Peak Philharmonic and Dr. Mark Hudson. Sun., March 26, 3 p.m. Call 442-6853 for more.
Christopher Basso, First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. $8-$15. Amateur Pianists International presents this first-prize winner in the 2000 Van Cliburn International. Sat., April 1, 7:30 p.m. Call Chuck at 592-0472 for more.
Happy Birthday Shostakovich, Steam Plant Theater, 220 W. Sackett Ave., Salida. The Walden Chamber Players will perform works by the greats. Sun., April 30, 3-5 p.m. Call 719/395-0594 for more.
Chamber Orchestra of the Springs Concerts, various locations. $8-$15. Featuring the Season Finale on April 22-23. Call 633-3649 for more.
Colorado Springs Choral Stars and Stripes, Forever, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., Free. The Choral joins the USAFA Concert Band in a performance of "pops" and patriotic music. Tues., May 16, 7:30 p.m. Call 520-7469 for tickets.
other music The U.S. Air Force Academy Band, CC Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St. Free. Tues., March 14, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
The Singing Quakers, First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. Concert choir visiting from Kansas. Thurs., March 16, 7:30 p.m. Call 633-8888 for more.
Crown College Choir of Minneapolis, First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. Cappella classics and spirituals. Wed., March 22, 7 p.m. Call 633-8888 for more.
Ed Polcer & When Broadway Meets Swing Street, Giuseppe's Old Depot Restaurant, 10 S. Sierra Madre St. $25. Join renowned cornetist Ed Polcer and vocalist Judy Kurtz for swing fashion American jazz standards. Sat., March 25, 7:30 p.m. Call 685-9766 for more information and 527-3988 to make reservations.
Sweet Adelines Region 8 Show of Champs, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $10-$15. Featuring women's barbershop, 4-part a cappella harmony. Fri., March 31 through Sat., April 1, 1-10 p.m. Call 520-SHOW for tickets.
Judy Collins, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $30-$42.50. Featuring folk music with contemporary themes. Fri., May 19, 7:30 p.m. Call 520-SHOW for tickets.