Photo by Genaro Servín on Pexels.com Kalamazoo Kids In Tune turns 9 years old this year! It's hard to believe that what started out as an afterschool cello club has now grown into a program that serves 100 students! We're kicking off our 9th school year by expanding our services to include three programs: Elementary, … Continue reading Happy 9th Birthday KKIT!
Join us this Thursday to hear the outstanding work of KKIT and Orchestra Rouh! The concert will feature Gustav Holst's The Planets, traditional Arabic music, and many other exciting selections. We hope you will be there to celebrate with us! Thursday, June 7 | 5:30 pm Chenery Auditorium Free and open to the public. Bring … Continue reading KKIT and Orchestra Rouh Gala, June 7!
Kalamazoo Kids in Tune has been scaring up Halloween spirit all over town this week. On Thursday, we hosted our annual Spooktacular concert at Woods Lake Elementary, joined by our Middle School Kids in Tune friends, as well as Orchestra Rouh and guest performers from among our parents and community members. A packed house heard … Continue reading Kids in Tune Spooktacular and Make an Eerie Sound!
Kalamazoo Kids in Tune Spooktacular Community Play Day is coming soon! If you haven’t heard about it yet: It’s a late afternoon event on Thursday October 26. All band and orchestra musicians of all ages are invited to come play great Halloween-themed orchestra music with us! Check out all the details and sign up at this link. And please … Continue reading Kids in Tune Spooktacular Community Play Day: Thursday, October 26th
Kalamazoo Kids in Tune Community Play Day is coming soon! If you haven't heard about it yet: It's a midday event on Monday July 31st. All band and orchestra musicians of all ages are invited to come play great orchestra music with us! Check out all the details and sign up at our KKIT Play … Continue reading Kids in Tune Community Play Day Sheet Music and Play-Along Videos
Our big project this year is Gustav Holst's The Planets. Can you name the planet that this rhythm comes from? Our kids spent the morning working on it...turns out that it's a bit of a tongue twister. Try repeating it a few times while counting to 5 and see if you can keep everything in … Continue reading Kids in Tune Blasts off for a Journey to The Planets
The orchestra world got a little bigger today as our Summer Kids in Tune Beginners started lessons on their new instruments. A special day in Kalamazoo for our students and teachers!
The Kids in Tune staff spent Thursday and Friday moving everything we need from our home at Woods Lake to our summer sites: Arcadia Elementary and Maple Street Middle School. We've got the new lesson and orchestra rooms ready to start Monday morning! See you soon!
Here's a link to our 2017 Gala Finale Concert Youtube Playlist. There you can see video recordings of all the pieces we performed on our June 2nd concert in Chenery Auditorium.
Yesterday Ms. Donielle and Ms. Liz joined host Lori Moore for a television interview about Kalamazoo Kids in Tune and our Gala Finale Concert, Friday, June 2, 5:30pm, Chenery Auditorium. Follow this link to see the conversation!