Choir Tour

Choir members sing during a concert

Kellogg Community College’s Touring Choir will bring songs of spirit, light, love and passion to locations across the Midwest in May as part of the choir’s Spring 2018 Midwest Concert Tour.

KCC  will present “Songs of Spirit, Light, Love and Passion” at:

  • St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
    27 E. Chicago St., Coldwater, Michigan
    10 a.m. Sunday, May 6
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  • Grace Episcopal Church
    116 W. Washington Ave., Madison, Wisconsin
    7 p.m. Thursday, May 17
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  • The Mall of America
    8100 24th Ave. S, Bloomington, Minnesota
    2 p.m. Friday, May 18
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  • Dayton Avenue Presbyterian Church
    217 Mackubin St., Saint Paul, Minnesota
    10 a.m. Sunday, May 20
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Over the past few years, KCC’s Touring Choir embarked on a series of successful national and international tours, performing in locations abroad in Ireland and Italy and closer to home in locations along the East Coast of the U.S. and in Michigan, Illinois and Indiana. The current tour marks the choir’s first appearances in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Marketing Resources & Contact

Click here to view the choir’s Spring 2018 Midwest Concert Tour Media GuideChorial Union Tour poster image

Poster pdf file

Bulletin Insert pdf file

Dr. Gerald Case-Blanchard, coordinator of KCC’s Music Program and director of the College’s choirs and vocal arts programming, is available for comment and can be reached at 269-565-7859 or blanchardg@kellogg.edu.

Music at Kellogg Community College

KCC’s Arts and Communication Department offers a robust Music Program including an Associate of Arts degree with a Music concentration and certificates in Music Enrichment and Sacred Music. Additional music opportunities for students and community members offered through the College include individualized voice and instrument lessons, master classes, student recitals, an annual Opera Workshop and other music initiatives, including youth performance camps.

The College also host three residential choirs, including the Branch County Community Chorus, the Concentus Vocal Ensemble and the Kellogg Singers, which perform together as the KCC Choral Union. In addition to performing regularly in its home state of Michigan, the Choral Union has performed nationally at major venues in Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania, and performed international concert tours of Ireland and Italy in 2012 and 2014, respectively. KCC choirs have opened for several internationally renowned musicians, including Grammy Award-winning musical groups Take 6 and Sweet Honey in the Rock, and regularly collaborate with major musical organizations including the Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra, the Haydn Festival Orchestra, the Monroe Community Chorale and Symphony and the Sacred Music Festival of Kalamazoo.

For more information about KCC choirs and other KCC music initiatives, including opportunities to study music at KCC, contact the College’s Arts and Communication offices at 269-565-7859 or visit www.kellogg.edu/music.