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Andrew Granade's Recent Speaking Engagements

Dr. Andrew Granade, Professor of Musicology and Associate Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs, has been busy with public speaking lately, in addition to his other academic duties....
Dated Sep 13, 2018

Roo Horns News!

The Conservatory is pleased to note that Roo Horns have been invited to give a short concert at the upcoming Mid-South Horn Workshop, October 12–14, 2018, at Wichita State University, Wichita, KS. Only three institutions were chosen. St...
Dated Sep 13, 2018

Remembering WWI: The Conservatory Commemorates Armistice Day

World War I officially ended at 11:11 a.m., November 11, 1918. Join us throughout the season as we offer repertoire that honors that terrible war. In addition to performances that include significant repertoire, on November 11, the Conservatory pr...
Dated Sep 12, 2018

Dancer/Choreographer Michele Gifford Gives Master Class

The Conservatory dance division hosted Michele Gifford (former New York City Ballet dancer) September 2018. Gifford was a guest artist teaching master classes and teaching some of the dance students the choreography of a p...
Dated Sep 11, 2018

Composition Alum Xi Wang To Have Commission from Philadelphia Orchestra

The Conservatory is pleased to note that Xi Wang (MM composition, 2003) is one of six young composers who will have a work commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra in an effort to strengthen the role of women in classical music. The annoucement ...
Dated Sep 11, 2018

Composition Alum Hong Hong Gianakon Wins Competition

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to note that Hong Hong Gianakon (DMA, Composition, MM, Music Theory, 2018) (who also plays the pipa) has won the 2018 Gerald Kemner Orchestra Composition Competition. Her work, Three Portraits of Pipa for ...
Dated Sep 11, 2018

Graduate Student Daniel Shineberg To Present Research at AMTA Conference

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to note that graduate student Daniel Shineberg is selected to present his research with UMKC alumni, CharCarol Fisher, MA, MT-BC at the 2018 National AMTA Conference in Dallas Texas, Nov....
Dated Sep 07, 2018

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