CONSERVATORY

Conservatory Piano DMA Student Kari Johnson Chosen As Guest Artist for Electronic Music Midwest

karijohnsonwebA.png

Conservatory DMA student Kari Johnson was invited to be the 2013 guest artist at Electronic Music Midwest, October 24-26, 2013, Kansas City Kansas Community College.  Ms. Johnson studies with John McIntyre.

Kari Johnson specializes in new music and electronic music performance. Praised by critics for her "amazing musicality" and "flair for drama," Ms. Johnson works to create a dynamic, captivating experience for her audience. In addition to her active performing schedule, Ms Johnson is on the faculty of Avila University, where she teaches applied piano. She also maintains a large pre-college teaching studio, both privately and through the UMKC Community Music and Dance Academy. She is an active adjudicator and presenter, participating in events at Kansas City area schools and through the Kansas City Music Teachers Association.

EMM is the result of a consortium formed in 2002 between Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC), Lewis University, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Officially formed in 2002, this festival was founded by Mike McFerron, Connie Mayfield, and Paul Rudy in 2000 when it was presented at KCKCC under the name "Kansas City Electronic Music Festival."

Congratulations!

For more information, please contact:

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