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Past Events


2016 Michigan Festival of Sacred Music

2016 Michigan Festival of Sacred Music
Saturday, October 29, 2016 - Wednesday, November 02, 2016 at 12:00 am

Desert Dreams accompanied by Earth Spirit
Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 11:00 am

Friends of the Gamelan
Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Land of Three Faiths by the Rose Ensemble
Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Two opportunities to see Nefesh Mountain
Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Three opportunities to see Jonathan Ryan
Monday, October 31, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Musicians from Syria to perform in historic Heritage Hall on WMU campus
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Don't miss the Sound and Spirit of Southwest Michigan
Wednesday, November 02, 2016 at 7:00 pm



2015 Michigan Festival of Sacred Music

Brandon Ridenour and Useful Chamber
Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fall into Fall and help support Michigan Festival of Sacred Music
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 5:30 pm

2015 Michigan Festival of Sacred Music
Thursday, November 05, 2015 - Sunday, November 15, 2015 at All Day

Sound & Spirit of Kalamazoo features area musicians
Thursday, November 05, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Tapestry presents Song of Songs
Friday, November 06, 2015 at 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

HuDost appearance set for Nov. 7
Saturday, November 07, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Rohan Krishnamurthy returns with Tisra on Nov. 8
Sunday, November 08, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Ahmed Anzaldua presents piano pieces based on poetry Nov. 8
Sunday, November 08, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Hildegard Then and Now on Nov. 9
Monday, November 09, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Alhaji Papa Susso to appear Nov. 10
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Simon Shaheen, virtuoso on oud and violin, set for Nov. 12
Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 7:30 pm

First of Rachel Barton Pine's three performances set for Portage venue
Friday, November 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sacred Waters Kirtan including percussionist Carolyn Koebel
Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 10:30 am

Yale Strom and Hot Pstromi at the Congregation of Moses with special guest Rachel Barton Pine
Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Rachel Barton Pine performs with the Kalamazoo Junior Symphony
Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Sing along or simply listen at the annual Messiah Sing on Nov. 29
Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 4:00 pm


2013 Michigan Festival of Sacred Music

The Assisi Connection: Cellist Elizabeth Start and flutist Mary Stolper in concert
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Sound & Spirit of Kalamazoo
Thursday, November 07, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Scott Montgomery Masterclass
Saturday, November 09, 2013 at 10:00 am

Sons of the Three Fires
Saturday, November 09, 2013 at 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Cor Cantiamo Workshop with Composer Daniel Knaggs
Saturday, November 09, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Chatrushra: Indian Music and Dance
Saturday, November 09, 2013 at 8:00 pm

Cor Cantiamo
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Joshua Nelson, the Prince of Kosher Gospel
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Guided Meditations with Joseph and Grace Byrd
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Samite
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Southwest Michigan Taize Collective with guest artist Elden Kelly
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Golosa
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 8:00 pm

James Falzone: Sighs Too Deep For Words
Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 3:00 pm

James Falzone's Allos Musica
Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 8:00 pm

Paul Winter Consort
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Annual Messiah Sing
Sunday, December 01, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Scott Montgomery, St. Augustine's Music at the Cathedral Series
Saturday, November 08, 2014 at 7:00 pm


 

2012 Off-Season Events

Messiah Sing 2011
Sunday, November 27, 2011 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Harlem Gospel Choir
Friday, January 27, 2012 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Northern Illinois University Chamber Choir: Choral Music of Tanzania and Israel
Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Rhonda Larson & Ventus
Friday, September 14, 2012 at 8:00 pm

MFSM Annual Dinner and Concert
Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 5:30 pm

Abraham Jam Weekend Book Signing: "White Flour"
Saturday, November 03, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Abraham Jam
Saturday, November 03, 2012 at 8:00 pm

Abraham Jam Weekend: Free Public Talk
Sunday, November 04, 2012 at 12:30 pm

Joel Mabus: A Parlour Guitar Christmas
Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Messiah Sing 2012
Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 4:00 pm

John Bell
Sunday, February 10, 2013 at All Day


2011 Michigan Festival of Sacred Music

10th Anniversary Fundraising Dinner
Saturday, October 08, 2011 at 12:00 am

Pre-concert Event with Aenea M. Keyes
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 at 7:00 pm

MusicAEterna
Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 7:30 pm

Le Bon Vent
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 8:00 pm

Tapestry
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 2:00 pm

AliAkbar Moradi
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 8:00 pm

Yale Strom Lecture/Performance
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 11:00 am

Burdick-Thorne String Quartet
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 7:00 pm

Preview Dinner Event at Zooroona
Monday, November 14, 2011 at 6:00 pm

Birds on a Wire Play Colson and Pärt
Monday, November 14, 2011 at 8:15 pm

Rahim AlHaj
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 7:30 pm

WMU School of Music Convocation Series featuring Edith Hines and John Chappell Stowe
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Live and Interactive! Edith Hines with John Chappell Stowe
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 7:30 pm

Edith Hines with John Chappell Stowe with WMU's Collegium Musicum
Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 8:15 pm

Michael Chikuzen Gould
Friday, November 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Rohan Krishnamurthy and Ravikiran
Friday, November 18, 2011 at 8:00 pm

Choir Workshop with Richard Webster
Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 9:30 am

Briner Lecture: David LaMotte, "Sacred Profanity"
Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Choir Workshop with Richard Webster
Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Sacred Flutes: Native American flutist Juan Cruz and Shakuhachi master Michael Chikuzen Gould
Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 2:00 pm

David LaMotte with Elden Kelly
Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Worship and Workshop: David LaMotte
Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Hymn Fest with Richard Webster
Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Deanna Witkowski
Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


2010 Off-Season Events

Messiah Sing 2009
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 4:00 pm

Benefit Concert for Flood Victims in Pakistan
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 12:00 am

Joel Mabus and Carrie Newcomer Concert and Workshops - Make a Joyful Sound: The Fresh Voice of Spiritual Music
Friday, November 19, 2010 at 7:00 pm

Messiah Sing 2010
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 4:00 pm

Watoto Children's Choir
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 7:30 pm

WMUK Broadcast of "The Witches of Lublin" on HD2
Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 12:00 am

Sound and Spirit of Young Kalamazoo
Sunday, May 08, 2011 at 6:00 pm


2009 Michigan Festival of Sacred Music

Special Festival Event: Gospel Concert by LaMont McCoy and Kevin P. Myles
Sunday, November 01, 2009 at 7:00 pm

Techung
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 8:00 pm

Sweet Honey in the Rock®
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 8:00 pm

Rohan Krishnamurthy and Prasant Radhakrishnan
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 4:00 pm

Golosá, the University of Chicago Russian Folk Choir
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 8:00 pm

CUBE: Sounding the Sacred
Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 3:00 pm

Bob Rowe & Co.
Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 7:30 pm

David Briggs clinic with Grand Rapids American Guild of Organists
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 8:00 pm

The Afro-Semitic Experience
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 8:00 pm

Concert featuring David Briggs and singers from area high school honor choirs
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 12:00 pm

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 7:30 pm

Live from Jacob’s Ladder
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 8:00 pm

Yale Strom
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 12:00 pm

A Great Day on Eldridge Street
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 3:00 pm

Sacred Seasons, Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra
Friday, November 20, 2009 at 8:00 pm

Briner Lecture: David Briggs
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 12:00 am

David Briggs Organ Master Class
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 12:00 am

Southern Straight Singers
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 2:30 pm

David Briggs Organ Master Class with Choir
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 3:00 pm

Evensong with Community Choir and Organist David Briggs
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 5:00 pm

Klezmer Concert: Yale Strom and Hot Pstromi
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 8:00 pm

Common Chords Workshop with The Muslim Youth Choir
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 10:30 am

David Briggs Organ Recital
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 2:00 pm

Common Chords: Celebrating the Common Roots of Muslim and Jewish Music
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 4:30 pm


2008 Off-Season Events

The Sound and Spirit of Kalamazoo
Sunday, November 09, 2008 at 3:00 pm

Messiah Sing 2008
Sunday, November 30, 2008 at 12:00 am

TATTERED AND WORN: An Eccentric Look at the Good Book
Saturday, March 14, 2009 at 12:00 am


2007 Michigan Festival of Sacred Music


Dr. Richard Snyder

MFSM 2007 in Memoriam

MFSM 2007 was dedicated to the memory of Dr. Richard Snyder, MFSM Executive Director from its inception through March 2004. MFSM is accepting donations in his memory.

Sacred Harp Shapenote Singers
Wednesday, November 07, 2007 at 8:00 pm

Donna Milanovich and Stephen Hartman
Thursday, November 08, 2007 at 12:00 pm

Michael Gould
Friday, November 09, 2007 at 8:00 pm

Take 6
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 12:00 am

Dawud Wharnsby and Mohamad Aburatib
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 2:30 pm

Ellen Kushner
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 3:15 pm

Tibetan Buddhist Monks
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 7:30 pm

David Schrader
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 8:00 pm

Kalamazoo Singers
Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 2:00 pm

Rohan Krishnamurthy
Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 3:00 pm


2006 Off-Season Events

Tapestry
Thursday, June 01, 2006 at All Day

Shadow Puppetry and Gamelan
Tuesday, June 27, 2006 at All Day


2005 Michigan Festival of Sacred Music

Jeffrey A. Summit
Thursday, November 10, 2005 at All Day

Burdick-Thorne String Quartet
Friday, November 11, 2005 at 7:00 pm

Kalapriya Dance
Saturday, November 12, 2005 at 1:00 pm

Dawud Wharnsby
Saturday, November 12, 2005 at 3:00 pm

Chicago Children's Choir
Saturday, November 12, 2005 at 8:00 pm

Felix Hell
Sunday, November 13, 2005 at 3:00 pm

 

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