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Kansas City's Conservatory of Music: An Institution Which Has Made Much Progress in Its Short Life
Proposition to incorporate the educational institution as a university of music.
Kansas City: A Musical Portrait
Article about photograph records of famous classical performers of the past, in addition to present (1962) performances associated with the Conservatory and the Philharmonic.
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...
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...
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...
Photo and biographical description of James Mobberley, "one of the country's hottest classical [music] composers" and "the Kansas City Symphony's first composer-in-residence" at the age of 37 while "teaching...
Local Music Legend: Tiberius Klausner
Photos and biographical article about Tiberius Klausner, "professor of violin at University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, concertmaster of the Kansas City Symphony and leader of the Volker...
Missouri: Operas and Critics
Article about various classical music events in Kansas City, including the Kansas City Lyric Theater, the Conservatory of Music, the Youth Symphony, and opera, etc.
Missouri: Special Limited Edition
Photo and bio of Katie Strassberger, co-founder of the Strassberger Conservatory of music in Saint Louis.
Mother of Ballet
Biographical article about Tatiana Dokoudovska, nicknamed "Miss Tania," the founder and director of the Kansas City Civic Ballet and later pioneer of a dance degree program at the Conservatory of Music....
Mrs. Mae E. Hess Rites: Contralto Soloist Died August 8 in Egypt
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...
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...
New Teachers in Kansas City Music Schools
Photos and caption about three new music teachers in Kansas City--Helen Brown Read, or Helen Read, a singer with international experience at the Horner Institute, Mrs. Forest Schulz, a pianist at the same...
Obituary for Mrs. Mora Moreland Craig
February 10, 1973
Obituary for Mrs. Mora Moreland Craig, or Mora Craig, a teacher at the Conservatory of Music, the University of Missouri, and the University of Kansas.
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 4, 1909-1950, Page p477
A portion of Kansas City from W. 34th Street south to W. 36th Street and from Baltimore Avenue east to Warwick Boulevard, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 4, 1909-1957, Page p565
A portion of Kansas City from E. 43rd Street south to E. 45th Street and from Main Street east to McGee, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...
SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid
1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950)
The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...
SC66 Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid
This collection consists of various types of local fine arts programs and is designed to be an on-going collection. The programs are arranged alphabetically by either the theater name or place of performance,...
SC66-1 Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid
Alfred Gregory, a local attorney, was born August 15, 1858, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and died in Kansas City on May 15, 1946. His father was the first president of the University of Illinois. He had both...
SC66-2 Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid
Edith Lowe Peters appears to have been a long-time Kansas City resident, born in 1882 in Rock Port, Mo. Her father, Frank Lowe, was a local Kansas City figure known in law, church, and political circles....
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