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Conducting Alum Luis Víquez Wins Award

We are pleased to note that Luis Víquez (DMA, orchestral conducting, 2017) has won the University of South Dakota President´s Rese...
Dated Oct 10, 2019

Conservatory IPhD Alum Philip Edelman Publishes New Study

Philip Edelman (Interdisciplinary PhD, music education, May 2016) who is Assistant Professor of Music Education at University of Maine, Orono, has just published an interesting...
Dated Oct 02, 2019

Vocal Alum David Sanchez Appears in the MET's Porgy and Bess

The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to announce that David Sanchez (MM, vocal performance, 2018) who studied with Ray Feener has had a great year. He is currently performing, as a sol...
Dated Sep 30, 2019

DMA/Conducting Alum Garrett Rigsby Appointed to UC Davis

Conducting alum Garrett Rigsby (DMA, conducting, 2019) has been appointed as interim assistant director for the UC Davis Marching Band. Rigsby is an alum of UC Davis, having earned his MA there. Rigsby will work with the Student Leadersh...
Dated Sep 26, 2019

Spectacular Steinway Showcase Recital With the Legendary Piano of Vladimir Horowitz

Join the UMKC Conservatory on Friday, October 18, 7:30–8:30 p.m., for a concert in White Recital Hall, with the legendary piano of Vladimir Horowitz. This benefit performance features UMKC Keyboard faculty and students includi...
Dated Sep 19, 2019

Dr. Everett Has Been Giving Conference Talks!

Dr. William Everett has traveled far and wide in his public speaking engagements recently. Here's the skinny:

“The Geisha (1896) as a Locus of Intertextu...
Dated Sep 18, 2019

Horn Alum Kali Dodd Wins Position with Symphony

Kali Dodd (BM, horn performance, 2019) who studied with Martin Hackleman, has won the position of Assistant Principal Horn in the Champaign-Urbana Sy...
Dated Sep 09, 2019

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