Teiku

Teiku – ESS Livestream

Broadcast April 3, 2021

The ensemble of Josh Harlow, Jonathan Taylor, Peter Formanek and Will McEvoy performs their experimental jazz improvisation on ancestral Jewish melodies.

Frank Silva & Terry Lower

Frank Silva & Terry Lower – Livestream

Thursday, April 8

"Frank and Terry Play On!” – Jazz standards with Frank Silva playing a multitude of woodwind instruments, accompanied by pianist Terry Lower.

Britton & Geiman

Britton & Geiman – Livestream

Thursday, April 15

Thom Britton (piano/organ) and Keith Geiman (trumpet) brings different styles of music together, from medieval to modern.

Lost Voices

Lost Voices – Livestream & Lecture

Lecture: April 15 at 8:00 pm ET
Livestream: April 19 at 8:30 pm

Produced by Chamber Music on the Fox (Elgin, Illinois) – Featuring works of Erwin Schulhoff, Gideon Klein, and Andre Previn, this program is dedicated to the music and memory of artists who perished in the Holocaust.

Dede Alder & Josh Holcomb

Dede Alder & Josh Holcomb – Livestream

Thursday, April 22

Dede Alder (percussion, vocals) and Josh Holcomb (violin, viola) will be performing a special livestream concert as part of Earth Day.

Gabriel Renteria-Elyea & Yukie Ota

Gabriel Renteria-Elyea & Yukie Ota

Thursday, April 29

Two principal musicians with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Gabriel Renteria-Elyea (oboe) and Yukie Ota (flute) will perform together in this special livestream performance.

Georgiy Borisov, Igor Cetkovic & Nicholas Jeffery

Georgiy Borisov, Igor Cetkovic & Nicholas Jeffery

Thursday, May 6

Georgiy Borisov (clarinet), Igor Cetkovic (cello), and Nicholas Jeffery (viola/violin) will perform together in this special livestream performance.

Durant Street Winds

Durant Street Winds

Thursday, May 13

The woodwinds quintet named after the street that was home to many of their rehearsals will perform together in this livestream performance.

Kip Hickman & Yu-Lien The

Kip Hickman & Yu-Lien The

Thursday, May 20

Kip Hickman (trombone) and Yu-Lien The (piano) will perform together as part of our livestream performance series.

Artist Q&A with Ashley Daneman

Artist Q&A with Ashley Daneman

Wednesday, May 26

As part of the kickoff for our Music in Place project, we'll be doing a Q&A with one of our participating musicians, Ashley Daneman.

Arturo Ziraldo and The Angel's Portion

Thursday, May 27

Arturo Ziraldo, Cara Lieurance and Carolyn Koebel present an evening of folk-influenced music - songs you love in a way you've never quite heard them before!

Kalamazoo Nature Center

Migratory Music at the Kalamazoo Nature Center

May 30 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Kalamazoo Nature Center

Experience the Kalamazoo Nature Center with live music from some of our local Festival favorites!

Dede Alder & Josh Holcomb

Music at the Dark Sky Park

Friday, June 11
Dr. T.K. Lawless Park, Vandalia, MI

Come for the music of Dede Alder & Josh Holcomb; stay to see the stars in an official Dark Sky Park!

Joel Mabus

Joel Mabus

Friday, September 3
First Baptist Church

A free-ranging fretboard genius whose warm voice, sly humor, and musicianship sweep audiences along for the ride.

Music at the Dark Sky Park

Music at the Dark Sky Park

Friday, September 10
Dr. T.K. Lawless Park, Vandalia, MI

Native-American drumming, singing and dancing with the Bradley Settlement Singers and Southern Straight Singers

Kalamazoo Nature Center

Migratory Music at the Kalamazoo Nature Center

Sunday, September 19 from 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Kalamazoo Nature Center

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

Sound Immersion Meditation

Sound Immersion Meditation

Saturday, September 25 – 10:30 AM & 2:00 PM
Kalamazoo Valley Museum Planetarium

Meditation "under the stars" of the KVM Planetarium with sound therapists Judy Huxmann and Julie Chase

Frank SIlva & Terry Lower

Frank Silva & Terry Lower – Livestream

Monday, October 4

Jazz standards with Frank Silva playing a multitude of woodwind instruments, accompanied by pianist Terry Lower.

Dede Alder & Josh Holcomb

Dede Alder & Josh Holcomb – Livestream

Monday, October 11

The always-wonderful duo performing a set of folk tunes and originals.

Arturo Ziraldo, Carolyn Koebel and Noah Krzan

Arturo Ziraldo with Carolyn Koebel & Noah Krzan – Livestream

Monday, October 18

Arturo Ziraldo (violin), Carolyn Koebel (percussion) and Noah Krzan (bass) present an evening of folk-influenced music.

Leyla McCalla

Leyla McCalla

Thursday, October 21
KNAC/First Baptist Church

A bilingual multi-instrumentalist, cellist and singer deeply influenced by traditional Creole, Cajun and Haitian music, as well as by American jazz and folk.

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

Sunday, October 24
Congregation of Moses

Chicago’s famous ensemble plays lively Jewish folk music, combining Old World melodies with contemporary rhythms and energy.

Amir ElSaffar with Hamid Al-Saadi

Amir ElSaffar with Hamid Al-Saadi

Monday, November 8
KNAC/First Baptist Church

Renowned musician Amir ElSaffar joins vocalist Hamid Al-Saadi to present the Iraqi maqam, the classical vocal tradition of Iraq.

Arcomusical

Arcomusical

Saturday, November 20
Kalamazoo Public Library (Downtown)

Experience the unique, beautiful sound of this Afro-Brazilian berimbau musical bow ensemble at the downtown Kalamazoo Public Library.

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