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World-Famous Cellist Performing with Philharmonia

World-Famous Cellist Amit Peled The Kalamazoo Philharmonia will welcome a world-famous cellist in one of two concerts taking place this weekend at Kalamazoo College. Amit Peled, an Israeli musician acclaimed for his profound artistry and charismatic stage presence, will perform with the Philharmonia at […]

Academy Street Winds, Jazz Band to Perform Spring Concerts

Academy Street Winds Spring Concert The Academy Street Winds will put the zoo in Kalamazoo with a spring concert titled “Animal Crackers” at 8 p.m. this Friday. It’s one of two Kalamazoo College music ensembles scheduled to perform this weekend in Dalton Theater at Light […]

Twelfth Night Coming to Festival Playhouse

Twelfth Night dress rehearsal cMUMMA lo 0059 A Shakespearean comedy featuring a shipwreck, a love triangle and a secret identity is coming soon to Kalamazoo College. The Festival Playhouse will present Twelfth Night, known as one of Shakespeare’s liveliest comedies and a complex look at love and […]

International Jazz Day Gives K Reason to Toot its Own Horn

International Jazz Day cMcGUIRE 2018 0007 There are days during the year when it makes sense for Kalamazoo College to toot its own horn. International Jazz Day is one of them, as the College’s Jazz Band is known for its well-attended, quality performances popular with the […]

Percussion Ensemble Kicks Off Week of Concerts

Samuel Nalangira Percussion Ensemble Samuel Nalangira, a world-touring musician famous for his performances on instruments such as the adungu from northern Uganda and the akogo from eastern Uganda, will perform with the Kalamazoo College International Percussion Ensemble in one of four winter concerts coming […]

Two Ensembles to Perform Winter Concerts

Academy Street Winds Spring Concert Fortune tellers, wanderers, hobbits and mermaids … meet them all through music when Kalamazoo College presents two public winter concerts this Friday and Saturday in Dalton Theater at Light Fine Arts. The Academy Street Winds will perform at 8 p.m. […]

Festival Playhouse to Stage Student Body

Student Body Rehearsal The Kalamazoo College Festival Playhouse’s 55th season, featuring the theme of Assumption and Confusion, continues this week with the powerful play Student Body. Written by Frank Winters and directed by Visiting Theatre Arts Assistant Professor Bianca Washington, the play approaches […]

Senior Performance Series Runs Through Sunday

Senior Performance Series Kalamazoo College students are continuing the tradition of directing and performing in their own thought-provoking theater productions this week through the Festival Playhouse’s Senior Performance Series. This year’s Senior Performance Series shows are: The Exception and the Rule, directed by […]

American College Theatre Festival Honors 3 Students

American College Theatre Festival Honorees Three from a Kalamazoo College contingent of 15 who attended were recently honored with awards at the 51st annual Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival regional event in Madison, Wisconsin. During the festival, theater students from across Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, […]