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A lot of former Conservatory students appear on Dominique Sanders's new #jazz album! Read KCUR's review:

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Music Review: Dominique Sanders' 'A True Story Based On...'
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By expanding the range and possibilities of jazz, “A True Story Based On…” acts as a convincing rebuttal.
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The UMKC Choirs at the Conservatory Choral Conducting Workshop is ON this week! Check out the schedule of events here:


UMKC Advanced Choral Conducting Workshop
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Join us in Kansas City for a workshop focusing on conducting technique for the choral conductor. Current high school and university faculty as well as graduate students in conducting are welcome to apply. Participants may enroll either as conductors or as auditors. Conducting spots are limited to…
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Conservatory alumna Lisa Cattanach (MME '02, BME '82, choral music education) organized the Pianos On Parade event here in Kansas City, partnered with Kansas City Music Teachers Association and Keys 4/4 Kids - KC. Here's a great interview with her about it on KCMETROPOLIS. Keep your eye out for the decorated pianos across the metro!


Pianos on parade
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Curious about all those decorated pianos positioned around the KC metro? KCM's Alex Anderson spoke with Lisa Cattanach of the Kansas City Music Teachers Association about the group's 100 anniversary and its partnership with Keys 4/4 Kids.
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Only 2 weeks left to see "A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America." Win 4 tickets!
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See America’s rich and diverse folk art traditions from portraits and landscapes to painted furniture and whirligigs.
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Composition senior Gavin Brivik had a great experience at the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP)/NYU Scoring for Film and Multimedia workshop, working with New York Philharmonic players, Michael A. Levine, and more! #newmusic


Composition Undergrad Gavin Brivik Excels at Film Scoring Wkshop
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Composition senior Gavin Brivik attended the ASCAP/NYU film scoring workshop where he got to work with the New York Philharmonic players, and with professionals in every field from mixing engineers to East/West programmers who taught the students how
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The story of a gifted artist being lost to history is a common one. Laura Lowry, UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance doctoral vocal performance student, is about to set the record straight for one nineteenth-century German composer, Emilie Zumsteeg. #UMKCGoingPlaces #UMKC


UMKC Doctoral Student To Study Influential Composer
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DAAD Scholar brings new life to forgotten songstress The story of a gifted artist being lost to history is a common one. Laura Lowry, University of Missouri-Kansas City doctoral voice student, is about to set the record straight for one 19th... #conservatoryofmusicanddance
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THIS JUST IN: Tonight's concert featuring Conservatory alumni and faculty has been moved to White Recital Hall in the James C. Olson PAC (4949 Cherry St on UMKC's Volker campus) with a new start time of 7:30 p.m., due to chances of rain. See you tonight!

Mnemosyne Quartet with Zach Shemon
TONIGHT, Tues. June 16, 7:30 p.m.
UMKC - White Recital Hall, FREE admission



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Tonight: Mnemosyne Quartet (Conservatory #alumni) performs with saxophone professor Zachary Shemon at Prairie Logic. Free admission! #newmusic



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#Alumni news alert! Composition alumnus Ian Corbett's (DMA '00) book "Mic It!" has been published by Focal Press. Congrats!! #music #technology


Composition Alum Ian Corbett Writes New Book
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Ian Corbett (DMA, composition 2005) has written Mic It! Microphones, Microphone Techniques, and Their Impact on the Final Mix, published by FocalPress.
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Welcome to the Community Music and Dance Academy's three workshops this week at the Conservatory: Wind Band Teaching Symposium, Saxophone Workshop, and Composition Workshop!

cc UMKC Bands at the Conservatory, UMKC Conservatory Saxophone Studio, #newmusic


Festivals and Summer Programs
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The Academy's festivals and summer programs provide enrichment experiences and in-depth training for middle and high school students, aspiring professionals, and established career performing artists.
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