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UMKC Conservatory Opera Wins NOA Award

The Conservatory is pleased to announce that our Spring 2018 opera La voix humaine, directed by former Conservatory opera director Fenlon Lamb, with Jefferson Ridenour (Scenic Designer), Hector Quintero (Lighting Designer), and Kris ...
Dated Nov 16, 2018

Conducting Grad Student Isaac Brinberg Has Paper Accepted at CMS

The Conservatory is pleased to note that MM wind conducting student Isaac Brinberg's paper “With a Click, With a Shock: West Side Story as Verismo” was accepted for presentation at the Dated Nov 15, 2018

Jazz Faculty Mitch Butler Nominated for Board of the American Jazz Museum

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to announce that jazz faculty and jazz studies co-coordinator and Grammy awardee Mitch Butler has been nominated by the Kansas City, MO mayo...
Dated Nov 13, 2018

Conservatory Composition Faculty Chen Yi's Recent Appearances

Conservatory Composition faculty and world-renowned composer Chen Yi has been busy as a guest composer/professor around the country. On Nov. 2, 2018 she was guest compo...
Dated Nov 13, 2018

Fountain City Brass Band Tours and Competes in England, Nov. 2018

Kansas City’s award-winning Fountain City Brass Band, whose music director is the Conservatory’s Joseph Parisi, and whose artistic d...
Dated Nov 08, 2018

Dr. Joseph Parisi Named Curators' Distinguished Professor

The UMKC Conservatory is proud to announce that Dr. Joseph Parisi has been named Dated Nov 08, 2018

Musicology Faculty Alison DeSimone Receives Prize

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to announce that Alison DeSimone, Assistant Professor of Musicology, has received the inaugural Ruth Solie Prize for Outstanding Article on Briti...
Dated Nov 05, 2018

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