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Downtown Arts Campus Crosses $30 Million Threshold

October 6th, 2014 · No Comments · News

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The UMKC Foundation announced an additional $5.6 million in gifts to support the Conservatory of Music and Dance and its future home,

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Bobby Watson Inducted into American Jazz Walk of Fame

July 28th, 2014 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, Events

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Bobby Watson, William D. and Mary Grant/Missouri Professor of Jazz Studies at UMKC’s Conservatory of Music and Dance, will be honored with a place on Kansas City’s American Jazz Walk of Fame at the

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Conservatory Alumna Receives Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Award

June 9th, 2014 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the  International Academic Programs.] Zoe Melcher, a 2013 graduate of the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, recently received the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award to attend the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

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Location Announced for UMKC Downtown Arts Campus

May 12th, 2014 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The proposed Downtown Campus for the Arts for the University of Missouri-Kansas City achieved another milestone today with the announcement of a real estate pledge setting up a new home for the university’s Conservatory of Music and Dance.

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UMKC Scholars Chosen For Fulbright Awards

May 12th, 2014 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Two University of Missouri-Kansas City instructors can now add “Fulbright” to their resumes.

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Faculty Profile Series: Joseph Parisi

December 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] This is another in an ongoing series of profiles of faculty members who have recently achieved tenure and/or promotion. These profiles are intended to provide

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UMKC Composition Student Chin Ting Chan Ranks No. 3 in National Competition

July 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by The American Prize] Composer and University of Missouri-Kansas City student Chin Ting Chan received 3rd place nationally in The American Prize in Chamber Music Composition competition, 2013 – student division, for the work “Icebergs.” Chin Ting Chan was selected from applications reviewed

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Carol Dale Named to National Flute Association’s Finance Committee

July 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.] Carol Dale, D.M., was recently named to the Finance Committee of the 5,000-member National Flute Association. Her term will begin at the NFA’s Convention in August 2013. She previously served as secretary of the organization.

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$20 Million Gift Boosts Downtown Campus

July 8th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, Mission and Goals, News

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation has pledged $20 million toward the creation of a Downtown Campus for the Arts for the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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DBR + Musical Bridges Students = Unforgettable

April 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, Events

[The following was submitted by the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.] A Daniel Bernard Roumain and Musical Bridges Fundraiser will be held 7:30 p.m. April 26 at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity, 500 W. Pershing.

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