The KSO uses different venues for performances keeping acoustics and audience size in mind.
Miller Auditorium is the premier performing arts venue in West Michigan, and features touring productions straight from Broadway, live concerts, comedy events, and family shows. KSO utilizes Miller for for most of our Symphonic Series and POPS Series performances.
The newly renovated Chenery Auditorium features two entrances, a new marquee, fewer aisles, enhanced acoustics, and new orchestra shell, lighting, and railings to offer you a better concert experience. Symphonic Series and Family Discovery Series events are held here.
Cityscape Event CenterThe Millennium Restaurant Group's Cityscape Event Center is a unique event destination in downtown Kalamazoo. The KSO utilizes this space for its more intimate Epic Evenings Series.
Meet the Conductor:
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. Currently Music Director of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra (since 1999), Mr. Harvey has also been Music Director of the Springfield (MA) Symphony and the Fresno Philharmonic. He has appeared as guest conductor with many of the country's leading orchestras...(read more)