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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Jennifer Higdon Returns to UMKC Conservatory as Barr Insti

Pulitzer Prize winning composer Jennifer Higdon returns to the UMKC Conservatory for the second year of her Barr Institute Laureates...
Dated Mar 22, 2018

Conservatory Sax Student Patrick Olmos Places in National Finals

The Conservatory is pleased to note that Artist's Certificate saxophone student Patrick Olmos, who studies with Zachary Shemon, won third place in the nation...
Dated Mar 20, 2018

Composer Zhou Long Selected for The Thousand Talents Program

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to note that Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and Conservatory faculty Zhou Long, was one of only ten individuals to be honored with sel...
Dated Mar 19, 2018

Dr. Thomas Rosenkranz Joins the Conservatory Keyboard Faculty

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to announce that Dr. Thomas Rosenkranz joins the Conservatory keyboard faculty, Fall 2018 as Associate Professor of Piano and Chair of the Keyboard Studies Division.  Dr. Rosenkranz ...
Dated Mar 19, 2018

Conservatory Piano Faculty Henry Kramer Gets Rave Review in Philly

The Conservatory is pleased to note keyboard faculty Henry Kramer's rave review on for his recital, Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the American Philosophica...
Dated Mar 13, 2018

Conservatory's Southpaw Quartet Takes Third Place

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to share that the saxophone Southpaw Quartet took third place in the North American Saxophone Alliance Quartet Competition.  They were among 20 quartets competing at the Dated Mar 12, 2018

Conservatory Musicology Students Present Scholarly Papers

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to note that three Conservatory Musicology students Dillon Henry, Po Sim Head, and Michelle Jurkiewicz will present their scholarly research at the Dated Mar 09, 2018

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