UMKC Conservatory Alums Win Grammys!



UMKC Conservatory alum Charles Bruffy wins another Grammy! Charles Bruffy's (MM voice performance,1998) Kansas City Chorale was nominated in two categories this year: Best Choral Performance and Best Engineered Album, Classical for the group's album Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil.  The group won for Best Choral Performance.

Two other Conservatory alum perform with the Kansas City Chorale:  Bryan Pinkall (DMA, voice performance, 2013) and Julia Scozzafava (MM, voice performance, 2003) are included as solo artists in that nomination for Best Choral Performance.  

Other alumni who perform with Kansas City Chorale include David Adams, Paula Brekken, Katherine Crawford, Erin Keller, Jessica Salley, Nickolas Stoppel, Sarah Tannehill Anderson, Pamela Williamson, Bryan Taylor.  Student Anna Hoard also performs with the group.

Charles Bruffy is also the Conservatory's 2016 Alumni Achievement Awardee.

Congratulations to all!

For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949