The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra boasts two conductors with strong education and experience backgrounds, Music Director Raymond Harvey and Assistant Conductor Barry Ross.
Raymond Harvey, Music Director
With an immediately noticeable style that has been described as "elegant, but suffused with energy," Raymond Harvey has garnered critical acclaim on symphonic podiums throughout the U.S. View Dr. Harvey's full biography!
Daniel Brier, Assistant Conductor
Daniel Brier is the newly appointed Assistant Conductor of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra and is also in his third season as Music Director of the Spectrum Orchestra. As assistant conductor of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Mr. Brier conducts Family Discovery Concerts, Youth Concerts, Pops Concerts as needed, and actively participates in the community outreach and educational programs of the KSO.
Get to Know the KSO
Now celebrating our 94th Season, the KSO offers a variety of concerts focused on symphonic masterworks, classic rock and popular music, a featured composer, chamber music, and music for children. The KSO performs in multiple venues and ticket prices are kept affordable through the generous support of our community.
KSO Education programs reach over 50,000 students from 190 schools in eight counties each year. Working cooperatively with teachers and school administrators, the KSO offers programs that complement school activities and curriculum.
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