Author Archives: april

Lillian Slack

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology/Family Life Education, Western Michigan University Lillian Slack is a Western Michigan University magna cum laude graduate with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology and a minor in Family Life Education. She is currently enrolled in a masters program at WMU in marriage, couple and family therapy. Lillian worked for two…     Read More

Posted in Faculty, Music Together | Comments closed

Violist/Violinist Ann Cirvencic Joins Teaching Faculty

October 8, 2018 – Violist and violinist Ann Cirvencic has joined the Crescendo Academy of Music teaching faculty. Ann returns to Kalamazoo after time spent performing and teaching in the Cleveland area. Her undergraduate studies were completed under Gerald Fischbach and David  Updegraff at WMU. After a semester of graduate pedagogy studies and assistant teaching…     Read More

Posted in Events, News | Comments closed

Ann Cirvencic

Bachelor of Music, Violin Performance, Western Michigan University Master of Music, Viola Performance, Cleveland Institute of Music Ann returns to Kalamazoo after time spent performing and teaching in the Cleveland area. Her undergraduate studies were completed under Gerald Fischbach and David  Updegraff at WMU. After a semester of graduate pedagogy studies and assistant teaching with…     Read More

Posted in Faculty, Viola, Violin | Comments closed

Executive Director Audrey Lipsey Awarded Gayle Hoogstraten Arts Leadership Award – Arts Administrator

August 10, 2018 – Crescendo’s Executive Director Audrey Lipsey has been awarded the Gayle Hoogstraten Award for Arts Leadership – Administrator by the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo for her many years of service to the Kalamazoo Community. The award ceremony will be held on Sunday, August 26 at 4:00 pm at the Kalamazoo Civic…     Read More

Posted in Events, News | Comments closed

Henry Rensch

Bachelor of Arts, Bass Performance/Jazz Studies, University of Michigan Master of Music, Bass Performance, Western Michigan University Henry Rensch is a multi-instrumental performer, educator, composer, and engineer from Kalamazoo, MI, and has been working in the west Michigan area for over 10 years. Rensch received his Masters degree from Western Michigan University in 2017, and…     Read More

Posted in Electric Guitar, Faculty, String Bass | Comments closed
  • Music Instruction for All Ages & Abilities

     

     

    Our Mission:
    … to provide individualized music instruction in a positive and supportive atmosphere to all persons regardless of age, ability or income.

    Epic Center, Suite 12
    359 S. Kalamazoo Mall
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007

    269 / 345-6664

    Online Payments

    email

    sign up

    volunteer

    map

     

  • Upcoming Events

    June 15:
    Student recital
    Saturday, 2:00 pm
    First Presbyterian Church
     

    Follow us on Facebook

  • Mailing List Signup

    Stay up to date with Crescendo!