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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Master Classes at the Conservatory

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to announce that members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will give master classes at the Conservatory, October 11, 2017, 3–5 p.m.  The CSO is in Kansas City to perform on...
Dated Sep 20, 2017

Music Theory Professor David Thurmaier Publishes New Article

The Conservatory is pleased to announce that David Thurmaier, Associate Professor of Music Theory and Chair of Composition, Music Theory and Musicology has published his article ...
Dated Sep 20, 2017

Conservatory Percussion Students Have Great News

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to share the good news of three percussion students, all of whom study with Christopher McLaurin.

Artist's Diploma student Christopher Her...
Dated Sep 15, 2017

Conservatory Composition Alum Gavin Brivik is Nominated

The Conservatory is pleased to announce that Gavin Brivik (BM composition, 2016) is nominated for the SABAM Award for the Most Original Composition by a Young International composer, for the 2017 World Sou...
Dated Sep 14, 2017

Conservatory Composition/Tuba Student Logan Jungman Receives Inspiration Grant

The Conservatory is pleased to note that senior Logan Jungman (BM composition and tuba performance) is receiving an Inspiration Grant from ArtsKC for his senior recital featuring all new music for tuba.

Logan commissioned five compose...
Dated Sep 14, 2017

Conservatory Music Ed Alum Beth Davey Wins Missouri Teacher of the Year

The UMKC Conservatory is very pleased to announce that Beth Davey (BME, choral, 2012) has been named as the prestigious Missouri Teacher of the Year.  Davey teaches at Iveland Elementary, Overland, MO, in the Ritenour School District. Dated Sep 11, 2017

Composition Alum Nahyun Kim Wins Composition Contest

The Conservatory is pleased to announce that Nahyun Kim (DMA composition, 2014) who is an adjunct assistant professor at Kansas City Kansas Community College, has won the 2017 Composition Contest Dated Sep 11, 2017

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