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21. 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...

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

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

24. Conservatory of Music Conservatory of Music 1944 Folder contains commencement exercises program, June 3, 1944. Graduate's names are listed.

25. Dawson, William L. Dawson, William L. 2005 Short bio of Dawson with a transcription of a porition of an interview with Dawson about his time at the Horner Institute of Fine Arts (now the Conservatory of Music).

26. 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...

27. Elks' Club Building Elks' Club Building Postcard of the Elk's Club Building

28. 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...

29. History of the Conservatory of Music of UMKC History of the Conservatory of Music of UMKC 1981 A 28-page paper divided into three parts covers the history of the Conservatory from its beginnings in circa 1905.

30. Homegrown: J. Kent Barnhart Homegrown: J. Kent Barnhart March 2002 Brief biographical sketch, with photograph, of J. Kent Barnhart, a multi-talented entertainer who grew up in Raytown and attended the UMKC Conservatory of Music.

31. Horner Conservatory of Music Horner Conservatory of Music File contains two newspaper articles about the building, the Winter manson, being torn down.

32. Horner Institute Horner Institute 1928 Illustrations and ad for the Horner Institute-Kansas City Conservatory of Music at 3000 Troost Avenue "[w]here Madame Shumann-Heink is now teaching her first Master Class."

33. In Touch with Bobby Watson In Touch with Bobby Watson December 2008/January 2009 Article profiles jazz saxphonist, composer, and educator, Bobby Watson. A native of Kansas City, Kansas, Watson spent much of his career in New York City. He returned to Kansas City in 2002 to assume the...

34. 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...

35. 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.

36. Kander With Candor Kander With Candor October 5, 2002 Feature article on composer John Kander who grew up in Kansas City. His credits include such Broadway shows as The Happy Time, Cabaret, and Chicago. He is to be honored at the UMKC Conservatory of Music's...

37. Kansas City--1922 - 1925 Kansas City--1922 - 1925 May 3, 1905 Chapters in biography of Arnold Volpe contain information about his time in Kansas City. Volpe was head of the Conservatory from 1922 to 1925. He was also hired to "organize and conduct a symphony orchestra...

38. Kansas City Hears Powell Weaver Work Kansas City Hears Powell Weaver Work January/15/1951 Announcement of classical music pieces and performers in the Fritschy Artist Series, including Isaac Stern.

39. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Dorothy Burrows Perkins, or Dorothy Perkins (1884-1981), a ballet teacher and native of Kansas City, with residence at 3921 Wyandotte Street and dance studio ("Dorothy Perkins Studio")...

40. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Chapter of the book about Mary Epperson (~1854-1938), a prominent promoter of Kansas City art and music after the death of her husband, Uriah Epperson, in 1938. Photo and description of her life, being...