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UMKC Conservatory Students Perform With the Kansas City Symphony

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The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to note that its students perform with the prestigious Kanas City Symphony April 30, 2014, 6 p.m., on the Helzberg Hall stage, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.  The 6 p.m. one-hour FREE concert features wind serenades by Mozart and Dvorák. 

Jane Carl, professor of clarinet and chair of Instrumental Studies said, "When David Sullivan, Associate Principal Horn of the Kansas City Symphony approached me about this partnership to include our best students in a joint performance with members of the orchestra, I was delighted. You can learn so much from sitting next to a professional, and many musicians in the Kansas City Symphony are only a few years older than our students. It's great for our students to be able to collaborate with these wonderful musicians."

Steven D. Davis, professor, director of bands and of the Conservatory Wind Symphony notes, "Apprenticeship has been a beautiful way of learning music for centuries. The musicians of the Conservatory Wind Symphony are thrilled to be sitting side-by-side with members of the Kansas City Symphony performing the masterworks that are the Mozart and Dvorák Serenades for Winds."

Students performing include Dieter Koch, oboe; Amanda Hudnall, clarinet; Michael Scott and Keel Williams, bassoon; and Natalie Higgins, horn. 

For more information about this FREE concert, and to make a reservation, click here.  The concert is a delightful way to kick off an evening out in downtown Kansas City.

For more information, please contact:

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