Chicago Symphony Orchestra Musicians Give Master Classes at UMKC Conservatory in Collaboration with the Harriman-Jewell Series


The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to announce that musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will give master classes to UMKC Conservatory students, October 28, 2015, 1–3 p.m.  See the list below for building and room locations.

The CSO is in Kansas City to perform at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts presented by the  Harriman-Jewell Series, Oct. 27, 7 p.m. Founded in 1891, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is consistently hailed as one of the greatest orchestras in the world. The celebrated Orchestra will play a daring program of two full symphonies—Beethoven’s Fifth and Mahler’s First—under the masterful baton of its renowned music director, Riccardo Muti.  For tickets and more, click here.

Robert Chen, concertmaster, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, room 326

Charles Pikler, principal viola, Grant Hall, room 332

John Sharp, principal cello, Grant Hall, room 333

Alex Hanna, principal bass, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, room 126

Richard Graef, assistant principal flute, Grant Hall, room 314

Michael Henoch, assistant principal oboe, Grant Hall, room 135 (clarinet studio)

Stephen Williamson, principal clarinet, Grant Hall, room 330

Miles Maner, contrabassoon/bassoon, Grant Hall, room 105A

*Dan Gingrich, acting principal horn, Grant Recital Hall

*Mark Ridenour, assistant principal trumpet, James C. Olson Performing Arts Ctr, White Recital Hall 

*Jay Friedman, principal trombone, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, room 128

Cynthia Yeh, principal percussion, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, room 323 (percussion studio)

*All brass will meet in White Recital Hall for the first hour of the class, then adjourn to separate rooms.

The master classes are free and open to the public.  We are grateful to this partnership with William Jewell College and its Harriman-Jewell Series.

For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949