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Jessica Riggins

Jessica Riggins, originally from Columbia, Missouri, is a very active voice in the local music scene. She is the Board President of Mid America Freedom Band, a KC based 501c3 Non-Profit, and the jazz contributor for the online arts magazine KCMetropolis. She holds degrees from the University of Central Missouri (B.M., M.M.) where she studied Music History and Literature, with a research interest in 20th century avant-garde music. After completing her Master’s coursework, Jessica served as adjunct instructor at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, MO as well as the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, MO, teaching undergraduate courses in music appreciation, music history, and woodwind pedagogy. 

Fax: 235-5265

  • prepares and archives recital and concert programs, umkc-recitalprograms@umkc.edu
  • social media maven
  • maintains Conservatory web calendar and outside performance calendars