Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra http://wmuk.org en Tobacco Pipe Art Brings Collector and Pipe Maker Together http://wmuk.org/post/tobacco-pipe-art-brings-collector-and-pipe-maker-together <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Chicago resident Jason </span>Niehoff<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a freelance bass player for the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 02:22:01 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 13221 at http://wmuk.org Tobacco Pipe Art Brings Collector and Pipe Maker Together KSO Gets New Executive Director http://wmuk.org/post/kso-gets-new-executive-director <p>The new executive director of the <a href="http://www.kalamazoosymphony.com/">Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra</a> arrives May 19th. The symphony announced Tuesday that it's hired Peter Gistelinck for the job after a search that lasted six months. Gistelinck is currently the executive director of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. He replaces former KSO executive director Jennifer Barlament who left last year to become general manager of the Cleveland Orchestra.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:02:46 +0000 Andrew Robins 13161 at http://wmuk.org KSO Gets New Executive Director Midori, Raymond Harvey on Kalamazoo residency, performances http://wmuk.org/post/midori-raymond-harvey-kalamazoo-residency-performances <p></p><p>Renowned violinist <a href="http://gotomidori.com">Midori</a> discusses the orchestral residency program she created that brings her to Kalamazoo this week to work with hundreds of young musicians around west Michigan.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 18:53:22 +0000 Cara Lieurance 12061 at http://wmuk.org Midori, Raymond Harvey on Kalamazoo residency, performances KSO's Raymond Harvey reveals secrets of Scheherazade, Schumann http://wmuk.org/post/ksos-raymond-harvey-reveals-secrets-scheherazade-schumann <p></p><p><a href="http://kalamazoosymphony.com">Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra</a> music director <a href="http://www.raymondharvey.net/">Raymond Harvey</a> &nbsp;focuses on the special qualities of two great masterworks that will be performed Friday night by the KSO.&nbsp;</p><p>Maestro Harvey speaks about the music and demonstrates musical themes from the piano in WMUK's Takeda studio.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 22:43:38 +0000 Cara Lieurance 10314 at http://wmuk.org KSO's Raymond Harvey reveals secrets of Scheherazade, Schumann Singer Doug LaBrecque on what it takes to be a star http://wmuk.org/post/singer-doug-labrecque-what-it-takes-be-star <p></p><p>As heard on <a href="http://wmuk.org/programs/lets-hear-it"><em>WMUK's Let's Hear It</em></a>, singer <a href="http://www.douglabrecque.com/">Doug LaBrecque</a>&nbsp;tells host Cara Lieurance&nbsp;about his musical rise from roles in Lakeview High School productions in Battle Creek, MI, to chorus member in <em>Les Miserables</em>&nbsp;on Broadway, to starring as the Phantom in&nbsp;<em>The Phantom of the Opera&nbsp;</em>and Ravenol in the Hal Prince production of&nbsp;<em>Showboat</em>.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:16:51 +0000 Cara Lieurance 9758 at http://wmuk.org Singer Doug LaBrecque on what it takes to be a star