By Arzie Umali
Next week the Women’s Center’s Her Art Project will be co-sponsoring a concert featuring some very talented women composers at UMKC. In collaboration with the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, the UMKC Women Composers concert will be part of the Musica Aestas concert series, June 16 – 22. Now in its third year, this concert series features innovative programming by guest performers, as well as faculty from the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance. The Women Composers concert will be Wednesday, June 20 at 7:30 p.m. at White Recital Hall in the UMKC Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry St. Featured composers and performers will be:
Mara Gibson: E: Tip for cello solo, played by Sascha Groschang featuring video collaboration by Caitlin Horsmon
Tatev Amiryan: piano solo work, played by Tatev Amiryan
Asha Srinivasan: Dviraag for flute and cello, played by Grace Lai and Sascha Groschang
Asha Srinivasan: Alone, Dancing for flute solo, played by Grace Lai
Chen Yi: Duo Ye for piano solo, played by Tatev Amiryan
Chen Yi: Romance and Dance for violin and piano, played by Amy Hu and Tatev Amiryan
The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance Community Music and Dance Academy website.
The Her Art Project is a program of the UMKC Women’s Center that strives to support the achievements of local women artists of all disciplines and to advance the equity of all women in the arts in Kansas City. For more information, please visit the Her Art Project website.