Summer Solstice Jazz ~ 30th Anniversary Event

February 5, 2018 – Join Crescendo as we celebrate the Summer Solstice and our 30th Anniversary of providing music instruction to the Kalamazoo community! Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 6:00-9:00 pm at The Union Cabaret & Grille in downtown Kalamazoo. Musician Sponsors:

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Jim Gilmore Jr. Foundation Grant for New Carpet

April 6, 2018 – The Jim Gilmore Jr. Foundation has very generously provided Crescendo with funds that allowed us to replace the nearly 18 year old carpet in our facility! This beautiful update has refreshed our space, and will last for many years to come. Thank you, Jim Gilmore Jr. Foundation!        

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Rufus Ferguson Joins Teaching Faculty

March 9, 2018- Rufus Ferguson has joined the Crescendo teaching roster! A jazz pianist based in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Rufus received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Western Michigan University under the mentorship of Jeremy Siskind. During his tenure at WMU he has studied with artists such as Scott Cowan, Andrew Rathbun, Edward Simon, Frank Carlberg and…     Read More

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Classical Mandolin Society of America Grant Received

December 14, 2017 – Crescendo received a grant from the Classical  Mandolin Society of America for the purchase of instruments for our new Mando for Kids program. The Mando for Kids curriculum was designed to introduce elementary school children to the mandolin as a classical instrument. Our class is taught by members of the Kalamazoo…     Read More

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Crescendo Receives Grant from Irving S. Gilmore Foundation

November 28, 2017 – The Irving S. Gilmore Foundation has again awarded a grant to support Crescendo Academy of Music. The Irving S. Gilmore Foundation “endeavors to develop and enrich the Greater Kalamazoo community by supporting the work of nonprofit organizations that benefit Kalamazoo County residents.” This grant will be used to support general operations….     Read More

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