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 Fraser, All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St. $15-$18 Black Rose Acoustic Society presents this world-renowned Scottish fiddler. Sun., April 23, 7 p.m. Workshop from noon to 3 p.m. at the Bennit Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Road. Call 494-1133 for more or visit blackroseacoustic.org.
classical Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave. $8-$15. Featuring the Season Finale with music by Samuel Barber and more. Sat., April 22, 8 p.m., Sun., April 23, 2:30 p.m. Call 633-3649 for more.
Colorado Springs Philharmonic Final Classical Masterworks Concert, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $12-$50. Lawrence Leighton Smith conducts the Mahler Symphony No. 5. April 29-30, Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m. Call 520-7469 for tickets and 884-2110 for information.
"Bastien und Bastienna," The Garden of the Gods Club, 3320 Mesa Road. $28. The Colorado Springs Conservatory and the Young Concert Artists Orchestra will perform Mozart to brunch accompaniment. April 29-30, 11:30 a.m. Call 577-4556 for tickets or more information.
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.
Pueblo Chamber Music Festival, Sangre de Cristo Arts Conference Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave. $20-$85. Featuring the American String Quartet and the Veronika String Quartet and more. May 5-7. Call 719/545-7967 for tickets, specific times, and more information.
Soli Deo Gloria Community Choir, Sunrise United Methodist Church, 2655 Briargate Blvd. Free. Featuring Mozart's "Solemn Vespers" and Haydn's "Mass in Time of War" on Sat., May 13, 7:30 p.m. Bring a canned good for Care and Share. Call 262-0614 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.
Pikes Peak Young Composers Competition Concert, CC Packard Hall, 14 E. Cache La Poudre St. Free. Featuring first-place and honorable mention pieces. Sat., May 20, 3 p.m. Call 593-1831 for more.
other music Michael Cortez: From the World Beyond, All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon. $12. The Native American flautist will perform, Fri., April 14, 7-10 p.m. Call 633-7717 for more.
The Choir of Christ Chapel from Gustavus Adolphus College, First Lutheran Church, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. Free-will offering to Marion House Soup Kitchen. Hear a variety of choral works. Fri., April 21, 7:30 p.m. Call 632-8836 for more.
The Spring Thing Big Band Dance Benefit for Care and Share, Colorado Springs Shrine Club, 6 S. 33rd St. $15-$20. Featuring Randy and Michelle Rodriguez and a silent auction, Sat., April 22, 7 p.m. Call 576-2626 for tickets and 536-3240 for more information.
USAF Chamber Recital Series, CC Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St. Free. Hear the Academy Winds and Rampart Winds Woodwind Quintet. Sun., April 23, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
CC Bowed Piano Ensemble, CC Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St. Free. Featuring Stephen Scott's "The Deep Spaces" with soprano soloist Victoria Hansen. Tues., April 25, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
Llamapalooza, CC Campus, 902 N. Cascade Ave. $12. Featuring college bands and The Doobie Brothers. April 28-29, Fri., 3-7 p.m.; Sat., 1-11 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
A Mountain Montage, The DaVinci Academy, 1335 Bridle Oaks. Free. The Pikes Peak Flute Choir presents "Suite de Montagne" by Catherine McMichael. Sun., April 30, 2 p.m. Call 266-1571 for more.
Detective Jared Jensen Memorial Concert and Fundraiser, The Thirsty Parrot, 32 S. Tejon St. $8-$15. Kenny Giordano and Eddie Three Eagles will perform to raise money for Jensen's family. Thurs., May 4, 7-9 p.m. Call 866/846-3487 for more.
Puccini Spectacular, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., $15-$75. Featuring Tosca: Act I, La Boheme: Act II and Turandot: Act I, Scene II, Sat., May 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., May 7 at 3 p.m. Call 520-SHOW for tickets.
Woodwinds and Organ Concert, First Lutheran Church, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Hear the USAF Academy Band's Rampart Winds woodwind quintet. Tues., May 9, 7:30 p.m. Call 632-8836 for more.
Spring Fest Gospel Concert, Mr. Biggs Event Center, 5825 Mark Dabling Blvd. $15-$18. Featuring comedian Akintunde and urban contemporary artist Canton Jones. Sun, May 21, 6 p.m. Call 576-2626 for tickets or 200-2741 for more information.
16th Annual Jazz Aspen Snowmass Festival, Rio Grande Park, Aspen. Several music events from Thurs., June 22 through Sun., June 25. Call 970/920-4996 for more.
32nd Annual Gospel Music Artists Music In the Rockies, Estes Park Center YMCA, 2515 Tunnel Road. Hear spiritual music and more. July 30 through August 5. Visit gospelmusic.org for more.