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Dance Faculty Paula Weber Choreographing for Albany Berkshire Ballet

The Conservatory is pleased to announce that Paula Weber, Chair of Dance/Professor of Dance will stage and choreograph Midsummer Night's Dream for the Dated Mar 22, 2019

Composition Student Lan Shi Wins Commission

The Conservatory is pleased to note that MM composition student Lan Shi's work, Xizhou Song for piano trio was commissioned by the Zhejiang Conservatory of Music and was performed, March 20, 2019, in Quzhou, Zhejiang provinc...
Dated Mar 21, 2019

Piano Faculty Thomas Rosenkranz In Rhode Island and Iowa

Associate Professor of Piano and Coordinator of the Keyboard Area, Thomas Rosenkranz was recently a visiting artist at Providence College, Rhode Island, February 22–23, 201...
Dated Mar 19, 2019

Mitch Butler Named Associate Professor of Jazz Studies

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to announce that Dr. Mitch Butler, Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies has been named as Associate Professor of Jazz Studies. 

Mitch Butler is a native of Raleigh, NC. He received the bachelor and...
Dated Mar 07, 2019

Oboe Faculty Celeste Johnson Awarded Grant

The Conservatory is pleased to note that Associate Professor of Oboe, Celeste Johnson has been awarded a Research Board Grant from the University of Missouri  System for her &quo...
Dated Mar 06, 2019

Composition Grad Student Yizhang Liu Accepted to Two Music Festivals

The Conservatory is pleased to note that MM composition student Yizhang Liu 2019 has been accepted to two music festivals: the International Music Festival of the Adriatic (IMFA) in Duino, ...
Dated Mar 04, 2019

Composition Prof. Chen Yi Elected to American Academy of Arts and Letters

The UMKC Conservatory is very pleased to note that the Lorena Searcy Cravens/ Millsap/ Missouri Distinguished Professor of Composition Chen Yi has been elected to the p...
Dated Mar 04, 2019

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