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  • Natatorium Construction 

    Murphy, Lisa (Kalamazoo College, 2020-05-31)
    Construction on the new natatorium was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Originally set to open on 10/10/2020, work on the new swimming pool continued through the Spring term of 2021.
  • Hope 

    Murphy, Lisa (Kalamazoo College, 2020-04-29)
    The word "HOPE" is chalked onto the side of the Upjohn Library Commons in April of 2020. The college buildings were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic and classes were all held remotely during the spring term of 2020.
  • Flag at Half-Staff 

    Murphy, Lisa (Kalamazoo College, 2020-05-05)
    The flag outside Mandelle Hall flies at half staff during the coronavirus pandemic. On this day (May 5, 2020), Kalamazoo County's Health and Community Services Department reported a cumulative total of 622 confirmed cases ...
  • Frederick William Heyl 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1955)
    A portrait of Frederick W. Heyl, who set up a scholarship for local Kalamazoo high school students interested in studying the sciences at Kalamazoo College.
  • Honorary Degree Recipient F.W. Heyl 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1937-06-14)
    On June 14, 1937, Frederick W. Heyl received an honorary Doctor of Science degree from Kalamazoo College. In this photo, Heyl (at center) walks in the graduation procession up to Stetson Chapel where the ceremony was held. ...
  • Bach Festival Rehearsal, 1997 

    Anthony Dugal (Kalamazoo College, 1997)
    Members of the chorus rehearse for Bach Festival 1997. Director James Turner is pictured leading the chorus in the foreground.
  • Bach Festival Roll of Honor 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1989)
    The caption on the back of the photo states, "Receiving recognition for outstanding service to the Kalamazoo Bach Festival by being named to the Festival Roll of Honor are left to right: Adrian and Eleanor VanderLinde, ...
  • Judith Breneman 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1988)
    Judith Breneman was the Director of the orchestra for Bach Festival 1988. This picture was featured on brochures for this years festival.
  • Gary Harris, 1976 Bach Festival 

    Nickerson Miles (Kalamazoo College, 1976-03)
    Gary Harris graduated from Kalamazoo College in 1963 and went on to earn a B.D. degree at Colgate Rochester Divinity School. He also studied voice at the Eastman School of Music. Here he is shown holding a Bach music book ...
  • Alan Paddle, 1976 Bach Festival 

    Nickerson Miles (1976-03)
    Alan Paddle, 1972 Kalamazoo College graduate, studied musicology at the Mozarteum Conservatory in Austria after his graduation, and made frequent solo performances at the Salzburg Music Festival during his time there. He ...
  • Lisa Becker Smith, 1976 Bach Festival 

    Nickerson Miles (Kalamazoo College, 1976-03)
    1975 Kalamazoo College graduate Lisa Becker Smith is seen here rehearsing for the Bach Festival. A lyric coloratura soprano, she was a featured soloist with the College Singers and Motet Choir and a member of the Bach ...
  • Susan Fletcher, 1976 Bach Festival 

    Nickerson Miles (Kalamazoo College, 1976-03)
    Susan Fletcher graduated from Kalamazoo College in 1973, and during her time there performed in the operas "Dido and Aeneas," "The Telephone," and "The Boor." She was the 1971 Bach Young Artists winner. She is seen here ...
  • Calvert Johnson, 1976 Bach Festival 

    Nickerson Miles (Kalamazoo College, 1976-03)
    Calvert Johnson was a Young Artists finalist who graduated from Kalamazoo College magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 1971. He was also a Fulbright Fellow that studied in France at the Toulouse Conservatoire. He is shown ...
  • Calvert Johnson and Susan Fletcher 

    Nickerson Miles (Kalamazoo College, 1976-03)
    Calvert Johnson, 71', and Susan Fletcher, 73' are seen being applauded following a Bach Festival performance. Dr. Russell Hammar stands watching in the foreground on the left of the photo, and Assistant Professor Barry ...
  • The End of the Finale 

    Nickerson Miles (Kalamazoo College, 1976-03)
    Russell Hammar, Director of the Bach Festival, is shown signaling to the Orchestra and Choir at the end of the show. In 1976, the Bach Festival celebrated its 30th anniversary by featuring Kalamazoo College alumni in its ...
  • Bach Festival Noon Concert 

    Nickerson Miles (Kalamazoo College, 1976-03)
    In 1976 a series of noon concerts were presented by alumni as part of the Bach Festival. The concerts took place in the lobby of the Light Fine Arts building. Three unknown performers can be seen playing the clarinet.
  • Bach Festival Promoters 

    Douglas Lyttle (Kalamazoo College, 1965)
    Originally published in the February 1965 alumni magazine (p. 9), this photo shows three men and three women gathered around a typewriter at a table full of programs. The caption reads, "Busily promoting the Bach Festival ...
  • Bach Festival Rehearsal, 1964 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1964)
    Members of the Bach Festival chorus rehearse in Stetson Chapel, 1964.
  • 1963 Bach Festival Orchestra 

    Schiavone Studio (Kalamazoo College, 1963)
    A photograph of the 1963 Bach Festival Orchestra. Concertmaster Voldemar Rushevics can be seen seated on the left, closest to the middle.
  • "To the Conductor Go the Spoils" 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1962)
    This photo originally was published in the 1962 Boiling Pot (p. 87) with the caption "Beauty and the Bach." Russell Hammar appears in the picture holding a sweatshirt with the image of J.S. Bach.

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