Today the Kids in Tune teachers shared their answers to the question “If you were stranded on a desert island, what music recording would you want to have with you?” From Coldplay to Wagner, we shared some beautiful pieces and discussed the reasons they are meaningful to us. You can hear our selections at this Youtube playlist
Tune in to The Lori Moore Show tomorrow (Tuesday, July 19) at 4pm on CW7 to meet two of the Kalamazoo Kids In Tune! Zachary and Erica will tell Lori all about the program and our upcoming KKIT summer concerts.
Here are a few pics from Miss Donielle. Here’s a link to the video!
We’re at the half-way point of the Kids in Tune Summer. After three weeks, the note board is nearly full of individual commendations the kids have earned from their teachers:
On Thursday, we spent the day on the campus of Western Michigan University, vising Seminar — the WMU High School Music Camp.
We heard a great concert, watched an orchestra rehearsal, ate a giant lunch in the cafeteria :-), and learned about college life from members of the WMU Admissions staff
Kalamazoo Kids in Tune summer program is in full swing as part of the CIS Think Summer program. We have several community performances lined up and welcome you to attend:
KKIT Orchestra at Friendship Village in the Kiva
UPDATE: Wednesday, July 27 at 2:00pm
KKIT on the Mall (in front Burnham & Flower, South St. and Kalamazoo Mall)
Thursday, July 28, 11:30-12:30
Rain site: Epic Theatre in the Epic Center at Lovell and Kalamazoo Mall.
KKIT Leaders/Chamber Orchestra at Mothers of Hope Ultimate Family Reunion,
Saturday, August 6, 1:00pm (tentative--time to be confirmed)
KKIT Young Leaders (rising 6th and 7th graders)
will perform and then lead an Instrument Petting Zoo for attendees
Join us to celebrate a very exciting summer of musical achievement!
The Kids in Tune Young Leaders Chamber Orchestra — nine 6th and 7th graders in our summer program — performed Tuesday evening at the Kalamazoo Breakfast Optimists Right Start Auction at the Fetzer Center.
We’re delighted to have our first KIT student attending Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp this summer. Imagine how happy we were to find a letter from camp in our mailbox yesterday, along with a drawing of the beautiful forests at Blue Lake:
Our first week of summer came to a thrilling conclusion with the first day of lessons for our Fundamentals class students on the instruments they chose.
Photos from our Gala Finale Concert in Chenery Auditorium, June 2, 2016.