UMKC Conservatory Student Noah Matthew Siegel Passes Away


The UMKC Conservatory is saddened to announce the death of Noah Matthew Siegel, (BM, piano performance, 2012; Performer’s Certificate, piano performance, 2014) who died from injuries suffered from a fall at the UMKC Rockhill parking structure.
Matt was working as a freelance collaborative pianist with Conservatory students. We offer our condolences to Matt’s family and friends, and to everyone affected by this tragedy.
Conservatory Dean Peter Witte offered, "A gifted pianist and collaborator, Matthew Siegel was a generous artist. As we mourn and reflect, we'll rededicate ourselves to the things he cherished, music, friends, and family."
We will miss him.

Difficult news like this can deeply affect our campus community. There are a variety of resources available to help. These include the Counseling Center and Student Health and Wellness (located at 4825 Troost), which are available to support members of the Conservatory and campus at large. If you need support please feel free to call 816-235-1635 to arrange an appointment. In addition, there are walk-in crisis hours available at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Student Health and Wellness can be reached at 816-235-6133 and has appointments available Monday-Friday.

For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949