Adam Schumaker, Director of Education    269.342.1166  Education Facebook Page

The Gilmore Keyboard Festival’s Education Programs celebrate the joy of music making and foster a lifelong appreciation of music.

Central to our mission are learning experiences that develop keyboard skills, musical exploration, and performance opportunities for youth and adults.

Gilmore Family Concerts

Experience a concert of world class piano music accompanied by engaging visuals. Admission is always free, and the entire family is invited.

Piano Labs

Small group piano lessons are available to students of all ages in a variety of settings throughout Kalamazoo and Battle Creek.


Piano students from across West Michigan perform and receive instruction from professional pianists and educators.

Piano Camp

Student pianists enjoy a week-long camp devoted to piano study and music making at the Sherman Lake YMCA Outdoor Center.

Adult Enrichment

No matter your goal, The Gilmore strives to provide a variety of enrichment opportunities for adult music enthusiasts.

Gilmore Music Education Program Sponsors

Luca Buratto (Italy)

Sunday, September 16 at 4:00 PM

Wellspring Theater

Zoltán Fejérvári (Hungary)

Sunday, November 4 at 4:00 PM

Wellspring Theater

Gabriela Montero

Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 PM

Chenery Auditorium


Gilmore Piano Camp

Student enjoy a week-long camp devoted to piano study and music making.

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