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.
classical 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.
Colorado Springs Philharmonic's All Mozart, Lewis Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Road, Monument. $20. Lawrence Leighton Smith conducts the Concerto No. 14 in E flat major for piano and orchestra. May 6-7, Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 2:30 p.m. Call 520-7469 for tickets and 884-2110 for information.
Pikes Peak Philharmonic Youth Concerto Competition, Radiant Church, 4020 Maizeland Road. $5-$8. Mark Hudson conducts soloists John Napier and Sami Foster. Sun., May 7, 3 p.m. Call 442-6853 for more.
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.
Schubert in Vienna: Music Salon Series, 8 Broadmoor Hills Drive. $60 for series, $15 per evening. Join tenor John Carpenter and pianist Abram Minzer for a five-part presentation, including food, music and festivities. Tuesdays at 7 p.m., May 16, 23, 30 and June 6, 13. Call 439-4630 to make a reservation.
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 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.
The Back Row A Cappella Spring Concert, CC Bemis Hall Taylor Theater, 920 N. Cascade Ave. Featuring renditions of modern rock and pop. May 4-5, 8:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
The Jefferson Family Galactic Reunion, Old Colorado City, between 24th and 27th streets. Free. Enjoy four bands and more. Sat., May 6, noon to 9 p.m. Call 475-0535 for more.
USAF Academy Band, First Lutheran Church, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Featuring the Rampart Winds Woodwind Quintet and Evan Becker. Tues., May 6, 7:30 p.m. Call 556-9952 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.
CC African Drum Ensemble Concert, CC Bemis Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St. Abdoul Doumbia and his troop present this spring concert. Wed., May 10, 7:30 p.m.
Academy Band Spectacular, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Free. Featuring the USAF band, Colorado Springs Chorale and more. Tues., May 16, 7 p.m. Call 556-3145 for more.
Pikes Peak Ringers Spring Concerts, Gateway Presbyterian Church, 731 Castle Road, and First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. May 19, 7 p.m. at Gateway and May 21, 2:30 p.m. at First Christian. Visit pikespeakringers.org for more.
Colorado Springs Children's Chorale, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $11-$16. Presenting the Here's to Broadway Spring Concert. Sun., May 21, 3 p.m. Call 520-SHOW for tickets.
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.
Central City Opera Summer Opera Festival, Central City Opera House, 124 Eureka St. Presenting The Ballad of Baby Doe, Don Giovanni and The Coronation of Poppea. Show run June 24 through Aug. 6. Call 800/851-8175 or visit centralcityopera.org for more.