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UMKC Conservatory Announces 2017–18 Conservatory Artist Series

The 2017–18 academic year brings the exciting Conservatory Artist Series to the UMKC Campus, Folly Theater, and the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The Conservatory Or...
Dated Aug 16, 2017

Conservatory Alum Jonathan Borja Has Article Featured in The Flutist Quarterly

The Conservatory is pleased to note that an article by Conservatory alumnus and former musicology faculty member Jonathan Borja (MM flute performance 2005; MM musicology 2010; DMA flute performance 2010), titled “Cultural Syncretism: The Sou...
Dated Aug 08, 2017

Conservatory Composition Faculty Chen Yi Named One of Top Composers

The Washington Post has named Conservatory composition faculty Chen Yi as one of the top 35 female composers in classical music in an Dated Aug 04, 2017

Conservatory Music Ed Alum Audrie Burk Wins Conductor Award

Audrie Williams Burk (BME, choral, 2008) has won the 2016 Illinois Grade School Music Association’s Barbara Buehlman Young Conductor Award.  Burk teaches at Richland Elementary School in Creston Hill, IL.  Dated Aug 02, 2017

Conservatory Jazz Alum Danielle Hennerberg Wins Charlotte St. Award

The Conservatory is pleased to note that Danielle Hennerberg (BM, jazz studies, 2017) has been awarded a 2017–18 Charlotte Street Foundation Studio ...
Dated Jul 31, 2017

Conservatory Music Education Student Alaina Bottini Wins Scholarship

Conservatory undergraduate music education student Alaina Bottini was awarded the Missouri Choral Directors Association Tresa Jo Wilson Scholarship at the MCDA Summer Conference, July 2017, Jefferson City, MO.

The scholarship commemor...
Dated Jul 25, 2017

Conservatory Conducting DMA Boris Vayner To Teach at KU

The Conservatory is pleased to note that Boris Vayner (DMA, conducting, ABD) will be a part time Lecturer in Viola at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, for the 2017–18 academic year.

Dated Jul 25, 2017

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