EDUCATION & OUTREACH

16th Annual High School Choral Festival

February 5-6, 2014, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Dalton Theatre, Kalamazoo College

 

Dr. Z. Randall Stroope, guest clinician

Director of Choral & Vocal Studies, Oklahoma State University

 

Ten select Michigan choirs and their directors are invited to participate in an all-day choral Master Class. The public is welcome to attend as audience members for this special youth workshop.

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9th Annual Middle School Choral Residency

March 6-7, 2014

Southwest Michigan Middle Schools

 

Dr. Kristina Boerger, guest clinician

Interim Director of Choral Activities, University of Illinois School of Music

 

Inspiring choral students in the intermediate grades for the last eight years, Dr. Kristina Boerger returns to Kalamazoo to work on-site with middle school students and their directors.

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14th Annual Young Vocalists
Competition and Concert

Competition: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Award Concert: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 3:00 p.m.

Venue: Recital Hall, Kalamazoo College

The Bach Festival's annual Young Vocalists Competition attracts an exciting array of young singers from across the Midwest. Vocalists from both high school and college divisions compete for prize money as well as a chance to perform in the Winners' Concert. Both the competition and concert are open and free to the public.

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2014 Young Vocalists Competition Winners