Community and Education Events

Check this page frequently to find out where KSO musicians will be appearing in the community!  You can also download a PDF with many of the performance dates and times for: Bronson's Music in the Round - Lunch Concerts, Borgess' Noontime Concerts, Sarkozy Brunch Concerts, First Presbyterian Church Concerts Family Fun Chamber Series and Musical Storybook performances. We look forward to seeing you at one of our Community Events!

    King of Rag

    The Life and Music of Scott Joplin
    March 9, 2018 - 2:45pm
    Portage District Library
    Series:
    Community and Education

    Join us for this KSO original production honoring the great African-American composer and pianist, Scott Joplin. KSO musicians will perform some of Joplin's best known works while they tell the story of his life and work.

    King of Rag

    The Life and Music of Scott Joplin
    March 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
    Ransom District Library
    Series:
    Community and Education

    Join us for this KSO original production honoring the great African-American composer and pianist, Scott Joplin.  KSO musicians will perform some of Joplin's best known works while they tell the story of his life and work.

    Musical Storybooks

    The Perfect Purple Feather
    March 27, 2018 - 9:30am
    Kalamazoo Public Library - Central Branch
    Series:
    Community and Education

    Perfect for preschoolers!  This program will feature a narrated telling of Hanoch Piven's "The Perfect Purple Feather," the story of a magical purple feather that  readers on an imaginative journey with music and interactive learning led by KSO musicians.

    Musical Storybooks

    The Perfect Purple Feather
    March 27, 2018 - 10:30am
    Kalamazoo Public Library - Central Branch
    Series:
    Community and Education

    Perfect for preschoolers!  This program will feature a narrated telling of Hanoch Piven's "The Perfect Purple Feather," the story of a magical purple feather that  readers on an imaginative journey with music and interactive learning led by KSO musicians.

    First Presbyterian Church Concerts

    KSO Artists in Residence
    March 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Kalamazoo First Presbyterian Church
    Series:
    Community and Education

    Connect with your KSO musicians and community as we partner with Kalamazoo First Presbyterian Church to present Tuesday night classical concerts. This evening's program will feature works by Scott Joplin.

    Musical Storybooks

    The Perfect Purple Feather
    March 28, 2018 - 9:30am
    Kalamazoo Public Library - Central Branch
    Series:
    Community and Education

    Perfect for preschoolers!  This program will feature a narrated telling of Hanoch Piven's "The Perfect Purple Feather," the story of a magical purple feather that  readers on an imaginative journey with music and interactive learning led by KSO musicians.

    Musical Storybooks

    The Perfect Purple Feather
    March 28, 2018 - 10:30am
    Kalamazoo Public Library - Central Branch
    Series:
    Community and Education

    Perfect for preschoolers!  This program will feature a narrated telling of Hanoch Piven's "The Perfect Purple Feather," the story of a magical purple feather that  readers on an imaginative journey with music and interactive learning led by KSO musicians.

    Oshtemo Library

    Musical Storybooks

    The Perfect Purple Feather
    March 29, 2018 - 9:03am
    Kalamazoo Public Library - Oshtemo Branch
    Series:
    Community and Education

    Perfect for preschoolers!  This program will feature a narrated telling of Hanoch Piven's "The Perfect Purple Feather," the story of a magical purple feather that  readers on an imaginative journey with music and interactive learning led by KSO musicians.

    Borgess Noontime Concert Series

    KSO Artists in Residence
    April 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
    Borgess Hospital's Atrium Lobby
    Series:
    Community and Education

    NEW! Join KSO musicians in Borgess' Atrium Lobby during the noon hour for our newest free, community concert series.  Bring your lunch, today's program will feature music by Scott Joplin.

    Music in the Round - Lunch Concerts

    KSO Artists in Residence
    April 18, 2018 - 12:00pm
    Bronson Hospital's Garden Atrium
    Series:
    Community and Education

    Join KSO musicians for free concerts in Bronson Methodist Hospital's Garden Atrium - a quiet place for reflection surrounded by plants, a view of the outdoors and a water feature.  Bring your lunch and enjoy a program including works by Scott Joplin.

    First Presbyterian Church Concerts

    KSO Burdick-Thorne String Quartet
    April 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Kalamazoo First Presbyterian Church
    Series:
    Community and Education

    Connect with your KSO musicians and community as we partner with Kalamazoo First Presbyterian Church to present Tuesday night classical concerts. This evening's program will feature the works of George Walker, Philip Glass and Antonín Dvořák.

    Borgess Noontime Concert Series

    KSo Burdick-Thorne String Quartet
    May 30, 2018 - 12:00pm
    Borgess Hospital's Atrium Lobby
    Series:
    Community and Education

    NEW! Join KSO musicians in Borgess' Atrium Lobby during the noon hour for our newest free, community concert series.  Bring your lunch, today's program will feature music by Philip Glass and others.