Brian Braun

Sarah Whitney and Angela Pickett are two members of Sybarite5 (pronounced SIB-uh-right five), a string quintet with a modern, global sensibility. The group performs tonight in the Dalton Center Recital Hall in Kalamazoo, opening of the Fontana Summer Music Festival


Western Michigan University President John Dunn says he’s not convinced that allowing community colleges to offer more four year degrees is a good idea. 

Native Plants Improve Health of WMU's Valley Pond

Jul 15, 2016
Christine Lena

"KALAMAZOO, MI - The Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, now in its fifth year, has reached two milestones in pursuit of accreditation. At a June 14-16 meeting, the medical school was granted provisional accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the national accrediting body for educational programs leading to the MD degree." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)


SPLICE  is the Summer institute for Performance, Listening, Interpretation, and Creation of Electroacoustic music. It's a weeklong, intensive program for performers and composers who work with instruments and electronics. Held at Western Michigan University's School of Music, over 40 musicians and composers from across the US will participate in workshops, masterclasses, private lessons, and public performances of new works.