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DMA Grad Lorissa Mason Appointed to U of Arkansas, Little Rock

The Conservatory is pleased to note that Lorissa Mason (DMA, conducting, 2019) has been appointed Director of Choral Activities at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock's Department of Music.

Congratulations, Lorissa!

Dated May 17, 2019
Volker Brass Wins Prize at Fischoff Competition

Volker Brass: UMKC Conservatory Graduate Fellowship Brass Quintet, received the American Brass Quintet Prize in the Senior Division of the Fischoff Winds and Brass Competition. Volker traveled to South Bend, Indiana May 10–12, 2019 to compet...
Dated May 17, 2019

The Conservatory Welcomes Kenneth Martin

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to welcome Kenneth Martin as the Patricia McIlrath Endowed Professor of Theatre and Chair of the Theatre Division, beginning Fally 2019. Professor Martin is currently Professor of Scenic Design and Chair of the The...
Dated May 15, 2019

UMKC Conservatory Welcomes Piano Faculty Christopher Madden

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to announce that Dr. Christopher Madden joins the Conservatory as Assistant Professor of Piano Pedagogy, Fall 2019. Dr. Madden is currently an Assistant Professor of Piano Pedagogy at Texas Woman's Univers...
Dated May 09, 2019

Composition Professor Paul Rudy Scores Mini Series by UMKC Prof.

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to announce that Paul Rudy, Curator's Distinguished Professor of Music Composition has scored the mini series Terminal, by Dated May 07, 2019

Saxophone Student Chase Shumsky Awarded Presser Scholarship

The Conservatory is pleased to announce that saxophone student Chase Shumsky, who studies with Zachary Shemon was chosen by Conservatory faculty to receive the <...
Dated May 01, 2019

Music Therapy Faculty Robert Groene Receives Presidential Commendation

Dr. Robert Groene, Associate Professor of Music Therapy received the Presidential Commendation Award from the American Music Therapy Association, Midwest Region. 

Dated Apr 29, 2019

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