Composition Student Wang A Mao Wins MMTA Award


The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to note that the 2014 Missouri Music Teachers Association (MMTA) annual commissioned composer has been awarded to Wang A Mao, DMA Composition student at the UMKC Conservatory.

MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) is dedicated to encouraging the creation of new works by composers, and annually assists its affiliated state associations in the generation and performance of new music through the national composers commissioning program. A newly commissioned work receives its premiere performance at the conference of the State MTA.

Wang A Mao's work will premiere November 2014 at the state conference. Patrick Chan, another UMKC Composition student, received Honorable Mention.


For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949