April 29, 2013 Crescendo Academy of Music has a summer full of activities for kids! The Crescendo Fiddlers kick-off the summer season with a play-in event on May 31 at 6:00 pm. Returning for the second year is a summer chamber ensemble program for both string and wind students in middle and high school. Mixed… Read More
February 19, 2012 The Kalamazoo Alumnae Chapter of SIGMA ALPHA IOTA will present its annual Spotlight on Youth Competition recital on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 3 pm at Dalton Center on the campus of Western Michigan University. This recital recognizes outstanding vocalists and instrumentalists from elementary school age through the eighth grade. This year,… Read More
February 15, 2013 2013 Bravo! performances showcase the best musical talent of local high school students, grades 9-12. These students, selected by a panel of judges, will perform live at a Bravo! concert, and selections from the performance are broadcast at a later date on WMUK 102.1FM. The concert will be held on Tuesday, March… Read More
December 20, 2012 The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) has awarded a grant to Crescendo to create a partnership with Kalamazoo Public Schools’ (KPS) high school orchestra programs. This program will be coordinated by KPS orchestra instructor Sandy Shaw. Crescendo instructors Luke Cook (cello) and Joanna Steinhauser (violin) will coach student chamber… Read More
November 30, 2012 The Irving S. Gilmore Foundation remains committed to supporting Crescendo in 2012-2013 with a generous grant to help fund the organization’s operating expenses. The Gilmore Foundation was instrumental in establishing Crescendo in its permanent home in the Epic Center, and has continued to be a valued partner in Crescendo’s growth.