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Ryan Dudenbostel (MM, orchestra conducting, 2008) has taken the new position as director of orchestral studies, Western Washington University, Bellingham, starting fall 2014.  Ryan received his undergraduate degree from Western Washington Uni...

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The Conservatory is very pleased to announce that a $500,000 gift from Sid and Carole McKnight establishes the McKnight Family Jazz Studies Scholarship at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.

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Conservatory freshman flute student Emma Reno is the winner of the Overland Park (KS) Orchestra's 2014 Youth Soloist Audition, March 5. The event is open to instrumentalists under the age of 21. Emma performs the first movement of Mozart's Conce...

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The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to note that the following students won scholarships at the KC Musical Club Scholarship and Sigma Alpha Iota Competitions.

Matthew Siegel, piano, Performers Certificate, student of

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Clarinetist Amanda Hudnall, performer's certificate student, who studies with Jane Carl, won second place in the St. Louis chapter of National Society of Arts and...

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The Conservatory is pleased to note that Ingrid Stölzel (DMA, composition, 09) and Nick Omiccioli (DMA, ABD) have their work featured at Ortus International, the Khorikos International New Music Competition, 2014.  On Ma...

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Rebecca Sherburn, associate professor of voice published "Why Do We Sing So Loud?--Reflections on Reflexes That Deceive and Tendencies That Can Harm,&qu...

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Conservatory composition DMA student Derek Jenkins has won the 2013 Gerald Kemner Prize for Wind Ensemble. His piece Boreas: The North Wind will be performed next year by Steve Davis and the UMKC Conservatory Wind Symphony.

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The UMKC Conservatory is pleased to announce that Los Angeles Philharmonic musicians Marion Arthur Kuszykm oboe; Michele Grego, bassoon, Burt Hara, clarinet; and Sarah Jackson, flute/piccolo give master classes March 14 at the Conservatory.  ...

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Each year, the UMKC Alumni Association recognizes outstanding individual alumni, and one family, with top honors. UMKC will honor its outstanding alumni for 2013--14 at a luncheon event, April 24, Swinney Recreation Center, on the UMKC campus...

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