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Conservatory Alum Billie Mahoney Honored by Dance USA

The Conservatory is pleased to note that dance alum Billie Mahoney (BA, 1949) who also was an adjunct teacher is the receipient of Dance/USA's Champion Award.  

The Dance/USA Conference comes to Kansas City June 7&n...
Dated May 26, 2017

Conservatory Welcomes Sean Chen to Keyboard Faculty

The Conservatory is pleased to welcome Sean Chen, as Adjunct Professor, Keyboard, starting Fall 2017.  28-year-old American pianist Sean Chen has performed worldwide in concerto, solo, and chamber music performances. He was the third prize wi...
Dated May 26, 2017

Conservatory Vocal Faculty, Students, and Alumni Perform in Bulgaria, Summer 2017

The Conservatory is pleased to note that Conservatory vocal faculty Dale Morehouse, Raymond F...
Dated May 26, 2017

BA Musicology Student Tevin Williams Presents Capstone Project

Conservatory student Tevin Williams, who is working on his BA, was a UMMC ambassador at the Missouri Capitol for his project “Fela and Today: Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar and Us.” He also presented his research at the 17th Annual ...
Dated May 24, 2017

Musicology Alum Troy Cummings Pens Book Chapter

The Conservatory is pleased to note that Troy Cummings (MM, musicology, 2013), contributed a chapter, which grew out of his master's thesis, to the book Anatomy of Sound: Norman Corwin and Media Authorship by Jacob Smith and Neil...
Dated May 24, 2017

Conservatory Dance Alum John Swapshire On National Tour

The Conservatory is pleased to note that John Swapshire (BFA dance, 2016) is on a national tour with Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage.

Swapshire is da...
Dated May 16, 2017

Conservatory Alum Scott Conner's Met Opera Debut Is In Movie Theaters

Bass vocalist Scott Conner (BM, vocal performance, 2008) who made his Dated May 16, 2017

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