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CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC    159         
University of Missouri-Kansas City
50th & Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO
816-235-2700
ADMISSION: Varies

More than 350 concerts and recitals yearly. The Conservatory is part of the University of Missouri system which trains students in music and dance. In addition to faculty and student recitals, there are performances by orchestras, jazz bands, choral groups and dance. The Conservatory also sponsors the "Signature Series". The concerts are performed at a variety of locations.

EARLY MUSIC CONSORT    160         
1307 Holmes (St. Mary's Episcopal Church)
Kansas City, MO
816-842-0975
ADMISSION: Adults $10
SEASON: November to March

Baroque orchestra on period instruments, playing the music of Bach and Heyden. All concerts are performed at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 416 W 12th Street. Musicians from all over the United States come to play in this orchestra.

FRIENDS OF CHAMBER MUSIC    161         
300 W. 12th Street (Folly Theater)
Kansas City, MO
816-561-9999
ADMISSION: $17-$26
SEASON; September-April

Performances by professional chamber musicians of national and international renown. Highlights of the past 27 seasons include the Julliard String Quartet, the Beaux Arts Trio, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra with Pinchas Zukerman, the English Concert with Trevor Pinnock, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Chanticleer, Anonymous 4, and soloists Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Richard Goode, and Dawn Upshaw. FCM presents a wide variety of ensembles and artists including string quartets, pianists, vocal music, early music, chamber orchestras and holiday concerts. The season consists of 17-20 events in all, including the International Chamber Music Series, Master Pianists Series, Early Music Series and the String Quartet Festival.

KANSAS CITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA    162         
7830 State Line Road
Prairie Village, KS
816-960-1324
ADMISSION: $9-$25
SEASON: September-April

Classical Music that has been written for chamber orchestras. There are five concerts a year. The chamber orchestra has five performances a season. The performances are held in Folley Theatre and other venue.

KANSAS CITY SYMPHONY, THE    163         
1020 Central
Kansas City, MO
816-471-0400 Reservations
ADMISSION: Ticket prices vary according to seating and day
SEASON: August-May
CLASSICAL CONCERTS: Friday-Saturday-Sunday
NIGHTLIGHTS POPS Concerts: Saturday and Sunday

During the course of its 42-week season the region's largest professional orchestra performs 55 subscription concerts in the Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central, and the Music Hall, 13th and Central, offered in 12 regular series on three different nights of the week. The Symphony also performs at various locations throughout the metro area.

KANSAS CITY SYMPHONY CHORUS    164         
P.O. Box 412938
Kansas City, MO 64141
TICKETS: 913-268-0220
ADMISSION: $10-$30
SEASON: August-May

The Kansas City Symphony Chorus is a premiere 110-voice volunteer vocal ensemble. Selected by audition, members come from a variety of backgrounds — from teachers to attorneys. Conducted by Arnold Epley. the Chorus performs annually with The Kansas City Symphony as well as their own concert schedule.

LYRIC OPERA OF KANSAS CITY,THE    165         
1029 Central
Kansas City, MO
RESERVATIONS: 8416-471-7344
TICKETS: $10-$55
SEASON: September- May
Performances on Sat, Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun

The Lyris Opera celebrates its 43rd season. Classic operas are performed in original language with electronic translations. The four productions per season are held in the Lyric Theatre.

NORTHLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA    166         
4500 River Park Dr.
Riverside, MO
816-759-1260 Ext. 9084
ADMISSION: Free
SEASON: September - May

A community orchestra composed of 65 professional, and amateur musicians that perform 4 to 6 concerts a year. Concert locations will vary. The Northland Symphony Orchestra was established in 1968, making it the oldest community orchestra in the metropolitan area. You can have your name put on a mailing list to receive announcements to where and when concerts will be performed.

SANDSTONE AMPHITHEATRE    167         
633 North 130th Street
Bonner Spring, KS
913-721-3400
ADMISSION: Varies
SEASON: April-October

A state-of-the-art 18,000 seat amphitheatre (7000 reserve and 11,000 lawn seating) outdoor concert facility. Sandstone features National and International live entertainment ranging from adult contemporary to rock-in-roll to family entertainment to comedy. For concert and ticket information check the Kansas City Star, Sunday's Arts and Friday's preview section.

SUMMERFEST CONCERTS INC    168         
P.O. Box 15748
Kansas City, MO
816-235-2700
ADMISSION $15- $17.50
SEASON: July, Saturday and Sunday performances

Summerfest is an eleven-piece classical chamber music ensemble that presents a festival of concerts during the month of July at Historic St. Mary's Episcopal Church in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, and at other venues throughout the year as announced. Hailed by The Kansas City Stars "one of the area's two most distinguished indigenous musical organizations." Summerfest brings audiences innovative programs of chamber music from all periods. Following every performance is a reception where musicians and audience may meet and enjoy refreshments.




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