Angel Blue Joins the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra for a Holiday Performance on Saturday, December 3rd in Miller Auditorium

The Kalamazoo Ensemble Symphony is glad to introduce the second show in its 2016-17 Uncommon Occasion Arrangement, Hints of the Season – Christmas with Heavenly attendant Blue including laureate of Placido Domingo’s global Operalia rivalry, Blessed messenger Blue.

Joining the ensemble and Ms. Blue, the Kalamazoo Kids’ Melody, coordinated by Fred Sang, will charm gatherings of people with their immaculate sound and brilliant musicianship. The program, to be declared from stage, will incorporate a large portion of your vacation top picks – even Santa Clause Claus will show up.

ABOUT THE Craftsmen

Raymond Harvey

For over 35 years, Raymond Harvey has had a noteworthy effect as an American conductor of incredible ability and knowledge. Conceived in New York City, he concentrated piano and directing, getting Single man’s and Graduate degrees in choral leading from the Oberlin Center of Music; and after that concentrated instrumental directing at the Yale School of Music, procuring Expert’s and Specialist of Melodic Expressions degrees.

This season Maestro Harvey praises 18 years as Music Chief of the Kalamazoo Ensemble Symphony. He already held the top post at the Fresno Philharmonic (California), Springfield Orchestra (Massachusetts), and El Paso Musical show (Texas).

Maestro Harvey has showed up as visitor director with a large number of America’s driving symphonies, including those of Philadelphia, Atlanta, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Bison, Detroit, New Orleans and Minnesota, and in addition the New York Philharmonic’s Youngsters’ Shows and the Boston Pops. He has likewise had engagements with the Maggio Musicale Ensemble of Florence, Italy, the Pusan Orchestra of South Korea, and the National Orchestra Symphony of Costa Rica. He frequently executes as a piano player, both in orchestral arrangements and as musician/director in works of Gershwin, Mozart, and Rachmaninoff.

Notwithstanding his dedication to Kalamazoo, Dr. Harvey has been named a Partner Educator at the College of Houston, where he fills in as Music Chief of the Moores School of Music musical drama office. His operatic collection is broad, including top choices, for example, Carmen, Tosca, Madama Butterfly, La Boheme, Turandot, and Aida; and additionally the all the more once in a while played out The Diplomat, The Assault of Lucretia, and Samson and Delilah.

The Kalamazoo people group keeps on grasping Raymond Harvey through energy about his convincing exhibitions and drawing in addresses.

Holy messenger Blue

American soprano Holy messenger Blue has performed with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Munchener Philharmoniker, Israel Philharmonic, Los Angeles Musical drama, San Francisco Musical show, Frankfurt Musical show, and at the Walt Disney Show Lobby, Theater a der Wien, Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Seoul Expressions Center and Edinburgh Global Celebration.

Her operatic parts incorporate Violetta (La Traviata), Musetta and Mimi (La Boheme), Micaela (Carmen), (Lucia di Lammermoor), Helena (A Midsummer Night’s Fantasy), Liu (Turandot), (Manon), Contessa Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro), Giulietta and Antonia (Les contes d’Hoffmann), (Dido and Aeneas), and Donna Elvira (Wear Giovanni), while on the show stage she sings Mahler’s Orchestra No 2, Verdi’s Memorial und Strauss Vier Letzte Lieder.

Heavenly attendant Blue frequently shows up with Zubin Mehta, Placido Domingo and Simon Shake. Her engagements this and the coming seasons incorporate La Boheme at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, the Metropolitan Musical show in New York, in Dresden, Valencia and for the NDR in Hannover, Helena (Mefistofele) in Baden-Baden, Myrtle in The Incomparable Gatsby in Dresden, Violetta in La Traviata in Seattle and for the Regal Musical show House. She will likewise sing new creations of Porgy and Bess in Milan and in New York.

Fred Sang

Fred Sang is the Creative Chief and Executive for the Visiting Choir. Mr. Sang got his undergrad and graduate preparing at Western Michigan College. Mr. Sang resigned from Portage State funded Schools following thirty-two years of instructing. Amid those thirty-two years, he educated in London, Britain, Constantine, Hartford, Paw, and Portage Michigan. His government funded school choirs got reliable Predominant evaluations at Area and State Choral Celebrations. His understudies have perceived Mr. Sang by designating him to’s Who among America’s Educators nine circumstances.

Mr. Sang is a dynamic clinician and adjudicator for Michigan School Vocal Music Affiliation and under their protection started a tutor program for new and rising choral chiefs in the government funded schools of Michigan. He was chosen by his associates around the state to be the SSA Center School State Respects Choir Executive in 2012. He is likewise dynamic as a coach for educators and keeps up a dynamic calendar going to classrooms in the state funded schools. Mr. Sang keeps on going about as an expert for and supporter of choral music in the state funded schools. He is additionally an individual from the American Choral Executives Affiliation and Theme America. He is the beneficiary of the More prominent Kalamazoo Expressions Committee Expressions Administration grant for 2015.

Kalamazoo Kids’ Melody

The Kalamazoo Kids’ Melody has been giving extraordinary choral music to our group for more than 36 years. Beginning as a solitary choir in 1980, the Kalamazoo Youngsters’ Ensemble is currently five choirs solid and KCC understudies extend from third grade to twelfth grade. Every year around 200 youngsters, ages 8 to 18, learn and perform in an air of masterful brilliance, and by so doing, enhance the creative existence of our group.

The Visiting Choir is KCC’s most experienced choir, made up of a tried out gathering of center and secondary school kids under the imaginative course of Fred Sang. The Visiting Choir has worked together with each significant melodic association in Kalamazoo and has sung with numerous specialists who visit Kalamazoo to perform at Mill operator Assembly room and different scenes. Throughout the years they have additionally imparted the phase to: Numazu Young men and Young ladies Choir (Japan), Bloemfontein Youngsters’ Choir (South Africa), St. Mary’s Kids’ Chorale (Canada) and The Youngsters’ Ensemble of New York City (America).

Singing a shifted collection of sacrosanct and mainstream music, the Visiting Choir has sung all through Europe, the Assembled States, Canada and Japan. In 2013 they performed in Rome, Florence, Mezza Estate, and in Venice at the Bacillica of St. Mark’s. Tryouts are held by arrangement on the last two Saturday’s in April 2016 or by messaging Creative Executive, Fred Sang, at

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Kalamazoo Ensemble Symphony presents

Uncommon Occasion

Hints of the Season – Christmas with Blessed messenger Blue

Raymond Harvey, Conductor

Blessed messenger Blue, Soprano

Kalamazoo Youngsters’ Tune, coordinated by Fred Sang

The Kalamazoo Ensemble Symphony is joined by Holy messenger Blue, laureate of Placido Domingo’s worldwide Operalia rivalry, and the Kalamazoo Youngsters’ Theme, under the heading of Fred Sang, to illuminate the phase for our yearly Hints of the Season show. Santa Clause Claus himself shows up, as well.

Program to be declared from stage

Saturday, December 3, 2016 | 8pm

Mill operator Theater

Tickets: $60 – $24

Understudy & Veteran rebates accessible.

$5 Understudy Surge and Harvey’s Hideaway tickets accessible in the cinematic world the night of the show.

For tickets, visit, call the KSO Film industry at (269) 349-7759 or call Mill operator Hall Ticket Office at (269) 387-2300.

Visit for up and coming data, points of interest and calendars. Costs, specialists, dates, time and program are liable to change without notice.

The Kalamazoo Ensemble Symphony gets significant support from the Irving S. Gilmore Establishment, the Kalamazoo People group Establishment, the National Blessing for Expressions of the human experience, and the Michigan Committee for Expressions and Social Undertakings. The Kalamazoo Ensemble Symphony likewise gets liberal support from other neighborhood, state and national establishments, and also private and corporate support. For more data, visit


Established in 1921, the Kalamazoo Ensemble Symphony is Southwest Michigan’s chief melodic association, giving melodic enhancement to more than 80,000 grown-ups and youth every year. The third-biggest expert ensemble in the express, the KSO has won various honors and allows, including the Met Life Grant for Expressions Access in Underserved People group, the National Gift for Human expressions for its broad instruction programs, and a noteworthy Passage Establishment give to establish its inventive Craftsman in-Living arrangement program.

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