The Hills Are Alive: 50 Years of The Sound of Music

By , October 6, 2015 1:20 pm

Library portFOLioSeriesLogoIn conjunction with the UMKC Friends of the Library’s 50th anniversary, they are proud to host the “50 Years of The Sound Of Music” — a film screening and panel discussion.




Julie Andrews appears in the 1965 film "The Sound of Music." (Gannett News Service/Fox Video/File)

Julie Andrews appears in the 1965 film “The Sound of Music.” (Gannett News Service/Fox Video/File)

50 years of The Sound of Music

A Film Screening and Discussion

Sunday, October 18

1:00 pm Panel Discussion

1:30pm pm Film Viewing

Tivoli Cinemas

4050 Pennsylvania Ave Kansas City, MO 64111


The following panelists will share their expertise in discussion the reception of the film, in the U.S. and abroad, as well as a discussion of the film in its historical context and its relationship to other films and musicals of the era:

  • Andrew Granade, PhD. (Conservatory) chair of Composition, Music Theory, and Musicology/Associate Professor of Musicology
  • William Everett PhD. (Conservatory) Curators’ Professor of Musicology
  • Dr. Tom Poe, PhD. Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies
  • Nara Newcomer, MLS, MA. Moderator. Head, Music/Media Library

This event is FREE and open to the public


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