Cellist Elizabeth Start

Elizabeth Start (cello)

Monday, February 27, 2023
The Fountains at Bronson Place

The cellist performs solo pieces from Bach to her own compositions

Jon Mueller / Slow Bell Trio

Saturday, March 25, 2023
Kalamazoo Valley Museum

We kick off our 2023 season with ambient musician Jon Mueller and avant-garde jazz ensemble Slow Bell Trio.

Nick Naegele (violin)

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
The Fountains at Bronson Place

Violinist with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra performs at The Fountains at Bronson Place.

Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi

Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi

Sunday, May 21, 2023
Congregation of Moses

Klezmer music "with a little horseradish on the side."


Selkie at the Dark Sky Park

Friday, August 18, 2023
Dr. T.K. Lawless Park, Vandalia, MI

Celtic ensemble Selkie perform under the stars of the Dark Sky Park.

Migratory Music at the Kalamazoo Nature Center

Migratory Music

Saturday, Sept. 16 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Kalamazoo Nature Center

Experience the Kalamazoo Nature Center with live music from local artists.

David Briggs

David Briggs, organ

Monday, October 2, 2023
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

Organ program with the US premiere of Sonata for Violoncello and Organ

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
First United Methodist Church of Kalamazoo

The silent-era classic movie with a live improvised score by organist David Briggs

Friends of the Gamelan

Friends of the Gamelan

Saturday, October 7, 2023
Kalamazoo Public Library

Traditional music of central Java in Indonesia performed predominantly with percussive instruments

Kommuna Lux

Kommuna Lux

Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Bell's Eccentric Café

Self-described as “Odessa Gansta Folk presenting thrilling Klezmer Music”

Trail Walk with Slow Bell Trio

Sunday, October 15, 2023
Kleinstuck Preserve

Nature-inspired improvisation at the Kleinstuck Preserve with the ambient jazz ensemble

Rahim AlHaj Trio

Rahim AlHaj Trio

Sunday, October 15, 2023
Stetson Chapel, Kalamazoo College

The Iraqi oud master joined by two amazing artists on santour and percussion

Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet

Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet

Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Wellspring Theater

Latin Grammy-winning ensemble celebrating the beauty and passion of the tango repertoire

Edmar Castañeda Quartet

Edmar Castañeda Quartet

Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Dalton Center Recital Hall
Western Michigan University

An eclectic mix of jazz artists led by the Latin Grammy-nominated harpist

Tres Souls

Tres Souls

Sunday, November 5, 2023
Dormouse Theatre

The timeless tradition and vintage sound of Latin Bolero, bridging the past and present

The String Queens

The String Queens

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Comstock Auditorium

A dynamic string trio with music spanning from baroque to the Hot 100

Messiah Sing

Messiah Sing

Sunday, November 26, 2023
First Congregational United Church of Christ

Sing-along of Handel’s Messiah with professional orchestra and soloists

Rootead Youth Drum & Dance Ensemble Showcase

Saturday, December 16, 2023
Comstock Auditorium

Partnering with Chicago's Ayodele Drum & Dance, funded in part by the Michigan Arts and Culture Council

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