The Kalamazoo Valley Museum presents a live music experience featuring the Kalamazoo Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra for the December Art Hop.
The Kalamazoo Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra presents holiday music old and new, along with other traditional audience favorites, at the KVM for the December Art Hop. The Kalamazoo Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra is a plucked string ensemble consisting of mandolins, mandolas, mandocellos, guitars, and bass. The KMGO was founded in 2003 to revive the mandolin orchestra tradition in Kalamazoo. Under the direction of conductor Matt Cosgrove, the orchestra enjoys performing a wide variety of music, including classical, ethnic, and “golden era” mandolin orchestra music.