18th Annual High School Choral Festival

February 1-2, 2017, Time 9:10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Dalton Theatre, Kalamazoo College


Dr. Sandra Snow, guest clinician

Professor of Choral Conducting and Music Education, Michigan 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.

About the Clinician
12th Annual Middle School Choral Residency

March, 2017

Southwest Michigan Middle Schools


Dr. Kristina Boerger, guest clinician

Interim Director of DePauw University Choirs


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.

About the Clinician
17th Annual Young Vocalists
Competition and Concert

Competition: Dates will be announced July 1, 2016

Award Concert: Date will be announced July 1, 2016
Venue: Light Fine Arts, 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.

Competition Application Coming Soon