Festival at a Glance

The full festival lineup for 2016

The 2016 Michigan Festival of Sacred Music is Oct. 29-Nov. 2 at various venues across Kalamazoo.


Desert Dreams–Earth Spirit Duo — Master of the Native American flute, Gary Stroutsos, and percussionist Carolyn Koebel. 11 a.m. Oct. 29, Kalamazoo Nature Center. Free.

Friends of the Gamelan

Friends of the Gamelan

Friends of the Gamelan — Traditional Javanese music. 2 p.m. Oct. 29, at the Kalamazoo Public Library. Free.

Rose Ensemble

Rose Ensemble

The Rose Ensemble —The Multiple award-winning Rose Ensemble, 2 p.m. Oct. 30, Dalton Center, Western Michigan University. $25/$20 senior /$5 student

Nefesh Mountain

Nefesh Mountain

Nefesh Mountain Jewish Americana that blends Jewish and Bluegrass traditions 7 p.m. in concert with full band, Oct. 30, Congregation of Moses, $15/$5 student


Jonathan Ryan

Jonathan Ryan — Multi-prize winning organist, 6 p.m. Oct. 31. Come-in-costume, short family program of organ music. Free. Preceded by Trunk or Treat event in the parking lot of First Congregational Church from 5-6 p.m.

Jonathan Ryan–Multi-prize winning organist, Organ concert, 8 p.m. Oct. 31, First Baptist Church. $15/$5 student

DIO trio

DIO trio

DIO — Syrian musicians: voice, oud and percussion, Heritage Hall, Western Michigan University, 7 p.m. Nov. 1. $15/$5 student



Sound & Spirit of Southwest Michigan — Artists present music from diverse faiths and genres. First Baptist, 7 p.m. Nov. 2. Free.

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