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KSO On The Go

Public registration closes November 1.
Professional KSO ensembles are available to perform for your students. Programs are tailored to the age group and your teaching goals. Instrumental program directors may consider scheduling this program in conjunction with a series of Section and Ensemble Coachings.

Grade Levels: K-12, different programs for elementary and middle/high school.

Eligibility: Schools must be within a 25 mile radius of Kalamazoo. Schools outside this radius will incur a travel fee. Please contact Education Manager, Rufus Ferguson by email or (269)349-7759 ext. 210.

Scheduling: Up to two, 30-(elementary) or 45-(middle/high school) minute performances, with 10 minutes between each performance.

Confirmation: You will receive an email confirmation of your date and performance time and an email reminder 2 weeks before the performance.

Fee: None! This program is free to your school (Value: $500!)

Registration: Registration begins August 26 and closes November 1 for every new school year. Please choose at least 3 options on the registration form.

  • Available times: 9 a.m.3 p.m.
  • Program length: 30-45 minutes each
  • Warm-Up Time:
    Please reserve the performance area for at least 10 minutes prior to the first performance so that the musicians can set up and let their instruments adjust to the room temperature.

Seating Time: Please plan to have students seated by the start time. (It's okay to have students enter while the musicians are warming up!)

Supervision: Teachers must be present at all times.

Grouping and Audience: Group students by grade or playing level for well-tailored programs. Please send information about your teaching goals and current activities two weeks in advance to help the musicians plan their program.

Registration now is open through November 1 (click here)