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Scope and Contents One of Kalamazoo’s oldest music organizations, the Kalamazoo Bach festival was founded by the Professor of Music at Kalamazoo College, Henry Overley, in 1946. He wanted to bring the town together to experience the joy of making music and create something inspiring, in particular, to recreate the instrumental music and choral of J.S. Bach and his contemporaries. Participants include visiting artists, local professional musicians, college and high school students, and even amateur performers....
Abstract The collection is composed of one scrapbook filled with programs, announcements, newspaper clippings and a menu from various Kalamazoo sites from 1912 to 1927.
Abstract This collection is composed of programs from the Kalamazoo Philharmonic Concert series that were held in Kalamazoo beginning in 1923 and into 1930.
Scope and Contents The piano recital took place in the evening on Tuesday, October 27, 1885, in Schoolcraft, MI. It featured performances by Miss M.F. Higbee, who was born in 1863 and would’ve been about 22 years old at the time of the recital; Mrs. J.H. Sanborn, the wife of John H. Sanborn, who lived at 716 Kalamazoo Ave. in 1885; and Walter Smith, of Schoolcraft, who played in the United States Marine Band under John Phillip Sousa. Smith was eventually named the Marine Band’s second leader, then acting leader,...