Scheduled Performances

22/23 Season KJSO Concert Schedule

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Concert #1
Sunday, November 13th at 4:00 pm at Chenery Auditorium

Led by guest conductor Daniel Brier, former Resident Conductor of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra

  • Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 1
  • Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto, with Angeline Kiang, Stulberg 2022 Bronze Medalist
  • Florence Price: Symphony No. 3


Concert #2
Sunday, February 19th at 4:00 pm at Chenery Auditorium

Paths to Dignity

  • Margaret Bonds: From Montgomery Variations
  • Lucas Richman: Paths to Dignity, Concerto for Violin, with Mitchell Newman, former violinist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic (World Premiere)
  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2 “Ukrainian”


Concert #3
Sunday, April 30th at 4:00 pm at Chenery Auditorium

Meditations on Fate

  • Charles-Auguste de Bériot: Scène de ballet, Op.100
    • Featuring Tyler Jacobs, winner of the 2022 KJSO Concerto Competition
  • Alan Hovhaness: Symphony No. 2 Mysterious Mountain
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Overture to La Forza del Destino (The Force of Destiny)
  • *Johannes Brahms: Schicksalslied (Song of Fate)
  • *John Williams: “Duel of the Fates” from Star Wars, Episode I
    • *Featuring singers from the combined choruses of Vicksburg High School (Dustin Morris, director) and Kalamazoo College (Christopher Ludwa, director), as well as friends and members of the choruses of the First Congregational Church (Cindy Hunter, director) and First Presbyterian Church (Carl Witt, director).

22/23 Season Prep Ensemble Concert Schedule

**Prep Ensemble concerts are free of charge**

Concert #1 – Prep Strings Only
Sunday, December 4th at 3:30 pm at Kalamazoo Central High School Auditorium

Concert #2 – Prep String and Prep Winds
Sunday, May 7th at 3:30 pm at Loy Norrix Kasdorf Auditorium