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Virtual Choir Reprises Notes of Normalcy

Chris Ludwa Virtual Choir_fb When Kalamazoo College moved to distance learning for the spring term, Assistant Music Professor Chris Ludwa was initially wary about how his day-to-day teaching could change. As the director of K’s College Singers, Lux Esto Chamber Choir and Kalamazoo Bach […]

Pianist to Perform Music Inspired by Chopin, Ocean

Lucy Yao-fb A classical and contemporary pianist known for her concerts around the world will provide a free performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Kalamazoo College’s Dalton Theater. Lucy Yao began studying piano at age 4 and has performed as […]

Honors Day Rewards Student Excellence

Honors Day Convocation_Facebook Family Weekend served as the backdrop for the Honors Day 2019 convocation. More than 250 students were recognized Friday, Nov. 8, for excellence in academics and leadership in six divisions: Fine Arts, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, Humanities, Natural […]

Percussion, Jazz, Classical Concerts Coming Soon

Taiko drummers concerts Three exciting days of concerts will feature music from jazz to percussion to classical collections as Kalamazoo College students showcase their talents in fall performances. The International Percussion Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Dalton […]

Inspiration Adds ‘Spark’ to College Singers Concerts

College Singers Concerts 2_Facebook From the Chicago area to Kalamazoo, music lovers will have a chance to see a Kalamazoo College vocal group in two public concerts coming soon. The College Singers—a 28-voice mixed soprano, alto, tenor and bass choir representing music majors and […]

Pianist Slates Free Concert at K

Pianist Sookkyung Cho A Korean-born professional pianist noted for her career appearances at venues such as Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and the Chicago Cultural Center will perform in a free concert at Kalamazoo College. Sookkyung […]

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 […]