Want to woo your valentine with song? You can leave it to the professionals with these ideas.
* From Jazz With Love: 7-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at Jazzanooga Arts Space, 431 E. M.L. King Blvd.
Jazz music will be the backbeat for four stories written by Brandalyn Shropshire, director of BJS Productions. Topics explore a first kiss, lustful thoughts, healing from heartbreak and love's power to overcome anything. $10 ticket; cash bar. www.jazzanooga.org.
* "It Must Be Love": 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at The Arts Center, 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn.
Melinda Doolittle, a finalist on Season 6 of "American Idol," will sing selections from her new album in this Black Box Concert Series event. $15 adults, $8 children. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org.
* Singing Valentines: by appointment Friday-Sunday, Feb. 12-14
In a major fundraiser for the nonprofit organization, quartets from the Chattanooga Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society will deliver musical messages of love, along with a long-stemmed rose, small box of chocolates and a personalized card. Basic cost is $50 (may vary depending on time and place). 423-265-SING (7464), choochoochorus.org.
* A2Q in Love: 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 630 Mississippi Ave., Signal Mountain, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, at First Christian Church, 650 McCallie Ave.
Opera company Artisti Affamati will present a quartet in two recitals of love songs in honor of Valentine's Day. Featured performances include Robert Schumann's "Frauenliebe und Leben," sung by Beth DuRoy; Gerald Finzi's "Oh Fair to See," sung by Keith Rollins; Roger Quilter's "To Julia," sung by Jason Canter; and Peter Lieberson's "Neruda Songs," sung by Sara Snider Schone. www.artistiaffamati.com.
* "A Frisson of Love": 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, Lee University's Pangle Hall, 340 Church St. NE, Cleveland, Tenn.
Conductor Xiaoqing Yu says this annual Chamber Strings concert will include "songs of entangled emotions, perfidiousness and eternal love." Free admission. 423-614-8240.
* Nightcap: 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, at Jazzanooga Arts Space, 431 E. M.L. King Blvd.
Vocalist Courtney Reed is set for the next concert in a series named for one of the boulevard's historic jazz joints. $10. www.jazzanooga.org.