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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 […]

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. […]

Westhuizen Duo to Perform Feb. 1 at K

Westhuizen Duo An international piano duo known for playing at major festivals and venues throughout the U.S., will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Dalton Theater in the Light Fine Arts Center. South Africans Pierre and Sophié Westhuizen, acclaimed as […]

Jazz Band Fall Concert Scheduled for Friday

Kalamazoo College Jazz Band performs Kalamazoo College’s Jazz Band will conduct its fall concert, titled “Aurora,” at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the Dalton Theater at Light Fine Arts. Directed by Thomas G. Evans, K’s Jazz Band pulls together an eclectic collection of contemporary […]

Honors Day 2018 Celebrates Student Achievements

5 students and Provost on stage during Honors Day 2018 Convocation Kalamazoo College Family Weekend served as the backdrop for the Honors Day 2018 convocation. More than 250 students were recognized Friday, Nov. 2, for excellence in academics and leadership in six divisions: Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Natural Sciences and […]

Philharmonia to Perform in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo Philharmonia Presents Susannah The Kalamazoo Philharmonia will collaborate with the West Michigan Opera Project to present another concert featuring “Susannah,” an opera from American composer Carlisle Floyd. The opera is set in the mid-20th Century in the rural south amidst a small, tightly-knit […]

College Singers Offers Earth-Themed Concert in Three Cities

College Singers The College Singers, a 32-voice choral ensemble at Kalamazoo College, will perform a program featuring the music of pop artists such as Carole King and Stevie Wonder in three cities in November. The concerts are at: 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. […]