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By December 20, 2017

– January 2, 2015 – The Record brief, Choirmaster Kunz hopes to rally alumni for his final concert in May
– May 4, 2015, Interviewed by CKWR Radio on Midday with RJ
– May 14, 2015 – Kitchener Citizen article written by Carrie Debrone Choral director, composer celebrates over 50 years of leadership with local choirs. Leaning back from his computer screen that patiently displays the glow of a musical score in mid creation, composer and musician Alfred Kunz glides both hands through his gray hair. After 35 years at the artistic helm of the Millennium Choral Organization, Kunz is retiring.
– May 15, 2015 – The Record article by Martin DeGroot Torn between many great artistic events. The Saturday option for “Eroica” remained open until I received a reminder about an event that has been on my radar since a call for participation started going out late last fall: Alfred Kunz’s farewell concert as a choral conductor after 60 years of service to our community. “A Gift of Music — The Journey” will take place at Bingemans Ballroom on Saturday, May 23, starting at 7:30 p.m. Accepting Kunz’s “Gift of Music” and honouring his work in our community over the years seems like a must. 
– May 15, 2015, Baden Outlook article by Barry Fisher A Celebration of a Lifetime of Music – Meet Alfred Kunz. ‘To create and direct music was a special gift given to me by the Creator and it has been a privilege and my duty to share it with singers, musicians, and the audience.’ There are many talented people who live in Wilmot Township that should be recognized for their abilities. Whether it be sports, literature, music, or other standards – Alfred Kunz is one of those who are leaders in their crowd!
– May 19, 2015 – Waterloo Chronicle Article by Bob Vrbanac, Ending on the right note –Local choir king Alfred Kunz said he isn’t ready to retire — he’s too busy to do that. He’s still composing, even though he’s less than a week away from his 86th birthday on May 26, and he’s already been asked to be a guest conductor at a number of upcoming shows. No, instead the farewell concert, called A Gift of Music: The Journey, May 23 at Bingemans Ballroom, is really a retrospective of the career of the local musical legend who will be stepping down from full-time conducting of the Nith Valley Singers and the Music Alive program.
– May 19, 2015, Roger’s TV Daytime programming with Susan Cook-Scheerer regarding A Gift of Music, The Journey Farewell concert at Bingemans Ballroom on Saturday, May 23, 2015.
– May 20, 2015, CTV Kitchener shooting of David Imrie’s program Saluting Volunteer Musicians at Suddaby School with Music Alive and the Nith Valley Singers.
– May 21, 2015 – The Record article by Valerie Hill, Choral conductor hangs up his baton after a six decade career (also printed in the Waterloo Chronicle). Alfred Kunz, sits comfortably on the expansive front porch of the two-storey home outside New Hamburg he shares with his wife Dana Kunz, a place the couple are about to leave for an apartment in the city. This will be a difficult adjustment for the conductor who is retiring from leading choirs — as well as leaving behind the peacefulness of this porch, the trees and fields, the birds and a garden ripe with springtime lushness. But in life all things must change and at nearly 86 — his birthday is May 26 — it’s time.
– June 11, 2015, Kitchener Citizen article by Helen Hall Alfred Kunz finds a new – more relaxed – musical calling. Choir director Alfred Kunz’s retirement didn’t last long. The well-known director and composer announced his retirement after over 60 years of conducting in May, and by June he had new job. Kunz will lead a mixed adult community choir being organized by the Forest Heights Community Association this fall.
-November 29, 2015, Forest Heights Community Association Mixed Choir Christmas Concert – We Are One in Music and Song
– The Day Is Yours for SATB and Solo 

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