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Fusion!: KWU Festival of Music

Feb. 4-7, 2020

An exciting event is coming to Kansas Wesleyan Feb. 4-7, as “Fusion!: KWU Festival of Music,” is held at locations throughout Salina. All events are free and open to the public, and both KWU students and the public will have opportunities to participate during the nearly week-long festival. 

Read the event's press release, or access more information on the performers on their web sites, linked below. Performers that have shared the stage with Stevie Wonder and B.B. King, who have been part of Grammy-nominated efforts and who have conducted all over the world will be coming to KWU for Fusion!

Event schedule: 

Tuesday, Feb. 4

Sams Chapel | 7:30 p.m.

Local bands Everyday Lights and The Radicles perform at a special acoustic concert.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

Sams Chapel | 7:30 p.m. 

The KWU Wind Ensemble and the Festival High School Trumpet Choir team with special guest, trumpeter Dr. Courtney Jones.

Thursday, Feb. 6

Ad Astra Books and Coffee House | 7:30–9 p.m.

This is "Coyote Fest", a chance for KWU students to perform musical works from any genre. 

Old Chicago Pizza and Tap Room | 9:30 p.m.–11:30 p.m. 

KWU presents "Jazz Jam", where members of the public are invited to bring their instruments and join our very own Dean Kranzler and Steve Lueth for an informal evening of music. Jazz Tangent will open the night with a brief set. 

Friday, Feb. 7

Sams Chapel | 7:30 p.m. 

The festival's President's Concert features special guests Dr. Carolyn Watson and bass Dr. Nicholas Miguel, alongside the KWU Festival Orchestra and the KWU Concerto winners.