Eph Ehly Named Recipient of DCINY's Educator Laureate Award
Distinguished Concerts International New York has named UMKC Conservatory Professor Emeritus Eph Ehly as its Educator Laureate.
Named "one of the most sought-after choral conductors/clinicians" by the American Choral Directors Journal, Eph Ehly is renowned as a conductor, author, and lecturer.
DCINY's maestro and Conservatory alum Jonathan Griffith, the recent winner of the 2014 American Prize in Conducting, notes, "Dr. Ephy Ehly has been a major influence in my life, not only musically, but also personally. Much of who I am today as a conductor goes back to the early days of my doctoral studies at the Conservatory of Music [and Dance] at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and specifically with my daily contact with Dr. Ehly. It is a sincere privilege to honor this wonderful and giving musician and human being."
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