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Matteo Magarotto Publishes New Article

The Conservatory is pleased to note that Dr. Matteo Magarotto, who joins the Conservatory, Fall 2018 as a one-year Assistant Teaching Professor in Musicology has published an article titled "The Hero's Journey: Beethoven's S...
Dated Jul 11, 2018

Jazz Director Bobby Watson Receives Don Redman Jazz Heritage Award

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to announce that Bobby Watson, the William D. and Mary Grant / Missouri Professor of Jazz Studies and co-d...
Dated Jul 11, 2018

Thomas Rosenkranz Has a Busy International Summer

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to note that Dr. Thomas Rosenkranz, who joins the Conservatory, Fall 2018 as Associate Professor of Piano and Chair of the Keyboard Studies Division recently travelled to China to give master classes at t...
Dated Jul 09, 2018

Composition Student Bo Li Wins Composition Award

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to note that composition DMA student Bo Li's large orchestra work Sleeping in the Wind was awarded second prize of the T...
Dated Jul 09, 2018

Conservatory Alum Kay He Appointed to University of Arizona

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to announce that Kay He (MM, composition, 2013) is appointed as Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona, Tuscon's Fred Fox School of Music, beginni...
Dated Jul 09, 2018

Conducting DMA Joshua Maize Appointed as Director of Music

The Conservatory is pleased to note that Joshua Maize (BME, choral conducting, 2011; DMA, choral conducting, 2018) has been appointed Director of Music and Arts at First Presbyterian Church...
Dated Jun 18, 2018

Conducting DMA Jacob Narverud Wins Job in NY

The Conservatory is pleased to note that Jacob Narverud (MM choral conducting, 2012; DMA, choral conducting, 2018) has accepted a position as Choral Director at Dated Jun 18, 2018

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