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“Jazz for Springtime”

Amina Figarova plays piano at Light Fine Arts Ah, spring–one day sunny and 70 degrees, the very next, overcast and 40. This most improvisational of seasons is the perfect time for…Jazz! The Kalamazoo College Department of Music invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of jazz music at its … Continue reading

3 Music Groups Offer Concerts This Week

Percussion Ensemble Concert Three must-see concerts are scheduled for this week at Kalamazoo College. K’s Jazz Band features contemporary and classic jazz arrangements to provide the students participating and the audience an enjoyable experience. Attend this concert from 8 to 9 p.m. Friday … Continue reading

SCORE Shows Scores Matter

Kalamazoo College Psychology Professor Dr. Siu-Lan Tan The world premier of a documentary that prominently features Kalamazoo College Professor of Psychology Siu-Lan Tan occurred at the Hamptons International Film Festival. For SCORE: A Film Music Documentary Siu-Lan was one of some 60 live interviews compiled for the … Continue reading

Hornet (and Bee) Artists Feted

Hornet and Bee Artists Feted The Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo has awarded Kalamazoo College Professor of Music Jim Turner its 2016 Award for Arts Leadership-Educator, and the Arts Council awarded Kalamazoo College Alumnus Ladislav Hanka ’75 a Community Medal of Arts. Turner, who directs … Continue reading

The Psychology of Film and TV Music

Kalamazoo College Psychology Professor Siu-Lan Tan Professor of Psychology Siu-Lan Tan convened and co-chaired a symposium titled “Film, Television, and Music: Embodiment, Neurophysiology, Perception, and Cognition” on July 6, at the 14th International Conference for Music Cognition and Perception held at the Hyatt Regency in San … Continue reading

Intercultural Conference and Hip Hop Collective

Intercultural Conference and Hip-Hop Collective Kalamazoo College’s Intercultural Student Life group presents the “Intercultural Conference and Hip Hop Collective,” a two-day event on April 29 and 30 featuring guest speakers, the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, panels, discussions and a performance featuring five Hip Hop … Continue reading

Scores Make Waves

Kalamazoo College Psychology Siu-Lan Tan Answer this question, “What’s the best movie you ever saw?” and chances are your answer will be accurate  for a slightly different question: “What’s the best movie you ever heard?” Professor of Psychology Siu-Lan Tan, a leading figure in the … Continue reading

Sweet Music in North Georgia

Sweet Music in North Georgia If you happen to be in the Atlanta area this weekend you might want to make your way to Jasper, where the Episcopal Church of the Holy Family presents internationally acclaimed organist Calvert Johnson ’71 in an organ concert of … Continue reading

Does Good Need Memorable?

Kalamazoo College Psychology Professor Dr. Siu-Lan Tan BuzzFeed’s Reggie Ugwu wrote an explication of a new vocal phenomenon he calls “Indie Pop Voice” (“Selena Gomez’s ’Good for You’ and the Rise of the ’Indie Pop Voice’”). The trend refers to many singers’ creative reshaping of vowel sounds. … Continue reading