January 10, 2017- Join Crescendo Academy of Music faculty and guests as we celebrate the Summer Solstice with Jazz at the Union Cabaret & Grill in downtown Kalamazoo on Wednesday, June 21 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm. Proceeds from this special event will go towards our scholarship fund. Watch this page or Facebook for updates!
December 1, 2016 – 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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November 14, 2016 – Matthew Matuszek has joined Crescendo as a trumpet instructor. Since graduating from WMU with a degree in K-12 Instrumental Music Education, he has taught at Gull Lake Public Schools, served as the Assistant Director of Bands in Plainwell Community Schools, was the Director of Bands in Forest Hills Public Schools, and… Read More
Bachelor of Music, Music Education, K-12 Instrumental, Western Michigan University Matt is based in Kalamazoo. Since graduating in 2011, he has taught at Gull Lake Public Schools, served as the Assistant Director of Bands in Plainwell Community Schools, was the Director of Bands in Forest Hills Public Schools, and has freelanced both locally and internationally…. Read More