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1. Above the Crowding Above the Crowding April 16, 2006 Article discusses the Conservatory of Music's need for more space, gives a historical timeline from its beginnings 100 years ago, and features successful graduates and some students.

2. Composing His Life and His Music Composing His Life and His Music April/18/1986 File containing a biographical article about Robert Brookmeyer, a 56-year-old musical composer and trombonist. Born in Kansas City in 1929 and performing with prominent jazz musicians such as "Claude Thornhill,...

3. Conservatory Eyes Downtown Role Conservatory Eyes Downtown Role October 21-27, 2011 Article about the proposal to move the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance to the downtown area. “Among the missing notes are how large it will be and where it will go.”...

4. Conservatory Marks Century with Concert Conservatory Marks Century with Concert April 24, 2006 During the 100th anniversary celebration of the University of Missouri-Kansas City's consevatory of music, Dean Randy Pembrook announced that the conservatory had officially changed its name to UMKC Conservatory...

5. Conservatory of Music Conservatory of Music April/30/1922 History of the Conservatory of Music and description of its tendency of procuring students from the Southwest heading to the East.

6. Conservatory of Music Conservatory of Music June/20/1914 History of the conservatory including its first home, the since-burned Ridge Building, with an illustration of the 1914 building.

7. Conservatory of Music Conservatory of Music March/24/1938 History with illustrations.

8. Conservatory of Music Conservatory of Music September/19/1937 Rating as a four-year accredited school restored with scholarships funded by Mrs. Henry L. McClure.

9. Conservatory of Music Conservatory of Music August 1, 1936 The Conservatory combined with the Horner School and Lyceum Bureau and moved to the quarters of the latter at 30th & Troost Avenue, then moved on August 1, 1936, to the former Armour residence on Armour...

10. Conservatory of Music Conservatory of Music January/2/1916 Plans for new building and new state funding.

11. Conservatory of Music Conservatory of Music July 12, 2016 Received its charter from the State of Missouri on July 11, 1916.

12. Deaths: Mrs. Hildred A. Orr Deaths: Mrs. Hildred A. Orr August/22/1956 Obituary for Mrs. Hildred Orr, "58, a piano teacher 25 years at the Kansas City Conservatory of Music." Native of Falls City, Nebraska coming to Kansas City about 1926 and residing at 3434 Gillham Road...

13. From a Start Playing by Ear, Youth Wins Honors in Piano From a Start Playing by Ear, Youth Wins Honors in Piano June 6, 1956 Biographical article with photo about Ronald Brown, an 18-year-old French horn soloist with the Kansas City Philharmonic and winner of a scholarship to the Conservatory of Music in Kansas City. Brown was...

14. Joanne Baker Joanne Baker December 30, 2004 Obituary for Joanne Johnson Baker who died December 27, 2004. She was a local musician and piano teacher and was on the faculty of the Conservatory of Music (UMKC) for 49 years. "Joanne chaired the prestigious...

15. K. C. U. Music Tie Today K. C. U. Music Tie Today September 1, 1959 Effective September 1, 1959, the Conservatory of Music became a division of the University of Kansas City.

16. KC Conductor's MahlerFest Wins Coveted Music Prize KC Conductor's MahlerFest Wins Coveted Music Prize September 11, 2005 Article reports the awarding of the Gold Medal of the International Gustav Mahler Society, "one of classical music's most prestigious awards," to Kansas City conductor Robert Olsen. Olsen, a conducting...

17. KC Pianist Richard Cass Dies at 78 KC Pianist Richard Cass Dies at 78 December 1, 2009 Retired UMKC professor Richard Cass, "one of Kansas City's most influential musicians and teachers," died of a stroke November 28, 2009. Cass taught at the University for 25 years and was known for his...

18. KC Voice Rings Around the World KC Voice Rings Around the World November 3, 2013 Biographical article that focuses upon the life of opera singer Vinson Cole. Cole's upbringing in the Swope Park area of Kansas City is summarized. Details related to his music education and later career...

19. Mrs. Mae E. Hess Rites: Contralto Soloist Died August 8 in Egypt Mrs. Mae E. Hess Rites: Contralto Soloist Died August 8 in Egypt August/21/1962 Photo and obituary for Mae Hess, a singer and "member of the women's committee of the Kansas City Conservatory of Music and the National Federation of Music clubs," etc., living at 750 West 47th Street...

20. Musician with Area Roots Takes his Talent to Broadway Musician with Area Roots Takes his Talent to Broadway December 31, 2005 Ray Lisenby is a 1973 graduate of Raytown South High School and received his bachlor's and master's degrees from the University of Missouri Kansas City Conservatory of Music. After teaching music at Belmont...