Crescendo Cafe & Open House

October 15, 2016, 1 – 4 pm

Food vendor announcements below!

FREE music, local food and fun for Crescendo families and their friends and neighbors.

Performances by Crescendo faculty and students; games and activities for kids; the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra instrument petting zoo; and more.

Street parking is free on weekends–come on down for all the FUN!

Crescendo students, families, friends and the greater Kalamazoo community are warmly invited to attend what promises to be an exciting afternoon. Watch our Facebook page for updates!

Scheduled faculty performers include:

Mark Portolese, violin/piano   Luke Cook, cello     Jesse Williams, clarinet

Shannon Scoles, voice    Sophie Petroski, violin        Crescendo Fiddlers

Cafe Sponsors



Meyer & Allwardt CPA

Weber Specialties Co.

Terry Baxter, MD & Stephen Jefferson, MD

Luke & Carrie Cook


Cafe Food Vendors

Hunan Gardens   Papa’s Italian Sausage

Confections with Convictions

Martini’s   Four Roses Cafe

People’s Food Co-op    Theo & Stacy’s

MacKenzie’s Bakery    Pop City Popcorn     Shawarma King

Chocolatea    Mamaleelu Cold Brew Coffee


Door Prize Donations

Nature Connection      Farmer’s Alley Theater

Studio 33 Ltd. Ballroom Dance

Bimbos Pizza   Shar Music

Barn Theater


Print Sponsor

Special Thanks

The following have helped make this event possible:

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, for use of their instrument petting zoo

The Gilmore, for assistance with supplies

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