Festival at a Glance

The festival lineup for 2017

The 2017 Michigan Festival of Sacred Music is Oct. 22 and Nov. 3-16 and Nov. 26 at various venues across Kalamazoo.

4 p.m. Sunday. Oct. 22: Festival preview. Sound and Spirit of Kalamazoo at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1747 W. Milham Ave. Portage, Mich., in conjunction with the art exhibit Scribes of Hope.  Free




7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3: Kevin Vaughn, organist, with Early Music Michigan. Presented in collaboration with St. Augustine Cathedral, 542 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, and the Southwest Michigan Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Tickets will be on sale for this event.




Kalamazoo Children’s Chorus

Amdrea Ramsey

2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5: Andrea Ramsey, with Kalamazoo Children’s Chorus, presents themes of unity and community, at First Presbyterian Church, 321 W. South Street, Kalamazoo. Tickets will be on sale for this event.


Capoeira Mandinga




2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11: Capoeira Mandinga, performance, and workshop at Kalamazoo Public Library, downtown,315 South Rose Street, Kalamazoo. Free.




Neshama Carlebach

Dr. Roland Lee Sunkins III

7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12: Neshama Carlebach, community soul concert, with the NAEA GospelFest Choir, Chenery Auditorium,714 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo. Tickets will be on sale for this event.







The Rose Ensemble

Piffaro the Renaissance Band


7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15: The Rose Ensemble is back by popular demand with Piffaro the Renaissance Band with a program on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, presented in collaboration with the Bach Festival at Chenery Auditorium, 714 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo. Tickets will be on sale for this event.

The Red Sea Pedestrians

Dawud Warnsby


7 p.m Thursday, Nov. 16: Dawud Wharnsby with the Red Sea Pedestrians at the Dalton Theatre on the Kalamazoo College Campus. Tickets will be on sale for this event.







4 p.m Sunday, Nov. 26: Messiah Sing, sing along or listen in, at First Congregational Church, 345 West Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo.

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