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acoustic, folk & country

Joules Graves at Colorado College's Bemis Hall, 920 N. Cascade (behind Cutler Hall). Featuring a concert on guitar and djembe drum. Free. Thurs., Dec. 5, 7 p.m. 389-6607.

Colorado Springs Guitar Society annual Benefit Concert at the All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon. Featuring member guitarists performing works of Bach, Villa-Lobos, Merlin, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Milan, Holst and more. $5. Mon., Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m.

Michael Martin Murphey's Cowboy Christmas at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Mon., Dec. 9, 7 p.m. $26-$32. 520-7453.

The Chieftains at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $27-$43. Sat., Jan. 18, 8 p.m. 520-7453.


classical

Philip Dadson, acclaimed sound and intermedia artist from New Zealand will present a concert of music for invented instruments in Packard Hall, SW corner of Cascade and Cache La Poudre. Free. Thurs., Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m.

Music for all Ages, a Christmas offering by the Pikes Peak Philharmonic featuring works by Corelli, Bach, Tchaikovsky, and Vaughn-Williams, along with traditional Christmas selections. Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. $3-$6. Tickets available at door. Sun., Dec. 15, 3 p.m. 442-6853

Colorado Springs Symphony SuperPops Concert Series featuring "A Colorado Yuletide Celebration" on Dec. 20-21, Ray Charles on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, PDQ Bach on March 7-8 and Riders in the Sky on April 4-5. Call 520-SHOW for ticket information.

A Night in Vienna at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring guest artists Judeth Shay Burns and Daniel Fosha, includes selections from Verdi's Rigoletto, Johann Strauss, Viennese Blood Waltzes, and Blue Danube Waltz. $18. Tues., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. Call for tickets, 633-6698.


holiday music

Community Choir presents a winter concert featuring Mass in C by Beethoven and Rejoice! Carol Settings by Gwyneth Walker. Colorado College's Shove Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada. Fri., Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m.

Handel's Messiah with the Symphony & Colorado Springs Chorale, at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Tickets: $10-$24. Call 520-SHOW. Fri., Dec. 6, 8 p.m. Sat., Dec. 7, 2 p.m.

The Glory of Christmas featuring the Chancel Choir, chamber singers and orchestra performing traditional Christmas carols & the Gloria's. First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada. Free. Sun., Dec. 8, 5 p.m.

The Snow of Christmas, a holiday concert with choir and orchestra at Village Seven Presbyterian Church, 4050 Nonchalant Circle So. Sun., Dec. 8, 7 p.m. Free. 574-6700.

Colorado Springs Children's Chorale presents 'Tis the Season of Light-Choral Illuminations on the Holidays. Music from all around the world. Bring a can of food for Care and Share and receive a gift from Santa. At the Pikes Peak Center, 190 Cascade Ave. Sun., Dec. 8, 3 p.m. $10.-$14. Call 520-SHOW.

Irene Walden Mende, mezzo-soprano, at the Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave. Irene Mende and Barbara McConnell will perform selections from the Christmas Song Circle by Peter Cornelius. Free. Sun., Dec. 8, 5 p.m. 685-1861.

Fellowship of the Rockies Christmas Musical Program at 1625 S. 8th St. Free. Sun., Dec. 8, 9:30-11 a.m.

The Snow of Christmas, a holiday concert with choir and orchestra at Village Seven Presbyterian Church, 4050 Nonchalant Circle So. Sun., Dec. 8, 7 p.m. Free. 574-6700.

Gifts of Christmas by Melanie Gunsay, the Aspen String Quartet and the Colorado Springs Regional Choir. Colorado College's Shove Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave. Free. Thurs., Dec. 12, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Deck the Hall with the Colorado Springs Chorale, at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Tickets: $12-$25. Call 520-SHOW. Fri., Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m.

The Glory of Christmas presented by Soli Deo Gloria, a 110-voice community choir at First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. Program will feature John Rutter's "Gloria" accompanied by brass, percussion, and organ, and other holiday music. Free. Sat., Dec. 14, 3 & 7 p.m.

Woodland Park Community Singers, annual Christmas concert at Ute Pass Cultural Center, Woodland Park. Free. Tues., Dec. 17, 7 p.m. 686-8860.

A Colorado Winter's Evening with the Colorado Springs Symphony Orchestra at the Pikes Peak Center, featuring vocal ensemble Five By Design. $10 -$48 Fri.-Sat., Dec 20-21, 8 p.m. Sat. matinee at 2 p.m. Call 633-6698.


jam

The Big Wu & Pseudopod at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon. $8.50. Wed., Dec. 11, 9 p.m. 955-5664.

Universal Jam at the Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave. Fridays, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Call 685-0986.


jazz

High Altitude Trombone Quartet's sixth Annual Christmas Program, Sacred and Swinging. Music by Bach, Vaughan Williams, Brahms, Handel and Ellington. First Lutheran Church, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Fri., Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m. Call 265-5710, 660-5327.

Second Sunday Jazz Affair with the Louis Mock Quartet, at The Original Castaways, 107 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. $5-$7. Sun., Dec. 8, 1-4 p.m.

Miles Rinsky Project at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon. Tues., Dec. 10, 9 p.m. 955-5664.


miscellaneous

Drum circle at the Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave. Mondays, 9-11 p.m. Call 685-0986.


rock, pop & blues

Wendy Woo at the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Highway 105, Palmer Lake. Doors open 7 p.m. $12-$15. Sat., Dec. 7. 7:30 p.m. 481-0475.

Dirty Dozen Brass Band at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon. $9.50-$13.50. Sun., Dec. 8, 9 p.m. 955-5664.

Henry Parsons Project at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon. Free. Fri., Dec. 13, 9 p.m. 955-5664.

Opie Gone Bad at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon. Free. Sat., Dec. 14, 9 p.m. 955-5664.

Against Tomorrow's Sky & Idiolectic Conception at 32 Bleu, 32 S. Tejon. $9.50-$13.50. $TBA. Tues., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. 955-5664.


music announcements

Auditions for the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Association. Auditions to begin on Sat., Dec. 7, for oboe, clarinet, percussion, trumpet, trombone, French horn, tuba, string bass. Call 633-3901 or stop by 2577 N. Chelton to pick up an audition packet.

Colorado Springs Tubachristmas 2002, part of the annual Festival of Lights celebration on Sat., Dec. 7. All tubists and euphoniumists welcome. Registration, $5, at 12:30 p.m. at Acacia Apartments, NE corner of Tejon St. and Platte Ave. Rehearsal, 2 p.m. Performance at Acacia Park Bank Shell, Bijou St. between Nevada Ave. & Tejon St. at 4 p.m. Call 634-3717 for more.

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