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David Byrne finds a great way to be gray in “American Utopia”

David Byrne finds a great way to be gray in “American Utopia”
October 31, 2020

The glint of shimmering silver chains, draped like curtains, set the boundaries of this world. The moment is occupied solely by a ghastly, white-haired figure donning a gray suit. He sits contemplatively...

Winter Concert 2019

Winter Concert 2019
January 24, 2020

OK Go Bassist and Loy Norrix Alumnus Triumphantly Returns to Kalamazoo

Damian Kulash (left) and Tim Nordwind (right) of OK Go speak at meet & greet at the Kalamazoo Public Library. When Nordwind was growing up in Kalamazoo, his mother served as the president of KPL's Friends Board of Directors.
May 12, 2019

A flyer is plastered onto the bulletin by the office. It shows four men in bright attire, tangled up in colorful yarn. This poster advertises that their tour is coming to town, but it isn’t the first...

Shoegazing In The Zoo

Shoegazing In The Zoo
April 26, 2018

  When I think of Kalamazoo, the first thing that pops into my head is music. Kalamazoo has an excellent music scene with a wide range of different genres. I’ve attended countless house shows and...

What The Loy Norrix Drum Line Means To Students

What The Loy Norrix Drum Line Means To Students
May 23, 2017

A feature of the Loy Norrix drum line and with a special look into what the program means to senior Rene Salas, freshman Devin Spencer, sophomore Yesenia Salas, and sophomore Lillia Bistrek.  

Loy Norrix Celebrates 2016 Homecoming

Loy Norrix Celebrates 2016 Homecoming
October 21, 2016

Video Credit / Michaela Whalen Music Credit / Shane Harrelson Click on the photo to view Homecoming 2016 video highlights

Jazz Music Entertains The New Generation

This group of musicians form the Western Jazz Quartet. They have all studied at Western Michigan University. Photo Credit / Alexis Martin
January 27, 2016

Have you ever wondered what it felt like to be in a college jazz band? To go from place to place just to make music with your small jazz quartet? On November 4th, the Western Jazz Quartet came to play...

Marching Knights Take on Mackinaw City

Marching Knights Take on Mackinaw City
May 27, 2015

On Friday, May 22, the Loy Norrix Marching Band traveled north to perform in the Mackinaw City Memorial Parade. "I think it's important for us [the band] to get out and experience performing in bigger...

James McMillan is Nominated for the Blue Lake International Exchange Program

James McMillan is Nominated for the Blue Lake International Exchange Program
May 28, 2013

Over one thousand four hundred kids in the U.S are nominated for the Blue Lake Program yet only three hundred fifty are accepted. Out of those who are accepted, only twenty people perform in the jazz...

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