KALAMAZOO - KC : USA - MI

*Location:

   Stetson Chapel
   Kalamazoo College
   Academy Street at Thompson Street
   Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
   LL: N 42.28969, W 85.60130
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*Ringers' contact(s):

   The Kalamazoo College Guild of
     Change Ringers
   Margaret Miller, Ringing Master
   216 Stuart Avenue, Apt.3
   Kalamazoo, MI  49007-3201
   H: (269)349-6804   W: (269)343-0747
   F: (269)343-2007
   E: ringers@kzoo.edu
   - or -
   T. Jefferson Smith
   2408 Highpointe Drive
   Kalamazoo, MI  49008-2073
   H: (269)383-4208   E: smith@kzoo.edu

      Verify the current ringers' contact(s) at the NAGCR Website.

*Contact:

   Chaplain
   Kalamazoo College
   1200 Academy Street
   Kalamazoo, MI  49007-3295
   T: (616)383-8609

*Schedule:

   Practice Mon & Wed 1900-2100,
   when school is in session.  Visitors
   welcome to attend ringing weekends held
   quarterly (see College Website for
   dates).

*Technical data:

   Ring of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1983
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   Year of latest technical information source is 1996

*Links:

The Website of the Kalamazoo College Guild of Change Ringers has several pages, with a tower picture, details of the bells, and other useful information.  A large locator map on the college Website clearly shows the location of Stetson Chapel (#22).

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American rings by pitch/weight.
Ranking among all North American rings by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American rings by year of completion.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).

Index to all tower bell instruments in MI.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  3-Jan-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/01/02
   and on technical data last updated on 1996/11/29


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