CONSERVATORY

UMKC Conservatory Student Aaron Markarian Fatally Wounded

About the Conservatory

We are sad to report the death of one of our students. Aaron Markarian, a bright and talented young man who was studying at our Conservatory of Music and Dance, was killed during a robbery at a private home near campus Thursday night.

Three other people were wounded, but information on their identities is being withheld to protect their safety. We offer our condolences to Aaron’s family and friends, and to everyone affected by this tragedy.  The UMKC Counseling Center is available to help and can be reached at 816-235-1635.  

For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949
Email: selfdr@umkc.edu