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1. Another Chorus for Bruffy Another Chorus for Bruffy June 29, 2008 Charles Bruffy, "longtime conductor of the Kansas City Chorale," has been appointed conductor of the Kansas City Symphony chorus. Bruffy succeeds Arnold Epley who served for 17 years as conductor of the...

2. Bartle Deal Clears Way for Ballroom Bartle Deal Clears Way for Ballroom May 3, 2005 A preliminary agreement has been reached that will allow construction of the Bartle Hall ballroom and provide a $25 million city contribution to a revised Performing Arts Center. About 1/3 of a 17.5 acre...

3. Brand-New Digs, Bigger Shows Brand-New Digs, Bigger Shows November 14, 2010 Kansas City's largest performing arts organizations anticipate "big and better" performances for their 2011-2012 inaugural seasons at the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The Center is scheduled...

4. Carl Busch Carl Busch File contains information about Carl Busch, the founder and conductor of the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra. He was a native of Denmark and musical composer of the early 20th century, included in the 1912...

5. Carl Busch and the Symphony Orchestra an Asset That Should Be Capitalized Carl Busch and the Symphony Orchestra an Asset That Should Be Capitalized March 30, 1915 Article about the importance of the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra, led by director Carl Busch, to the city, "as much a necessity for this city as water, light and paved streets," with photo.

6. Clasical Music in Kansas City: a Brief but Fascinating History Clasical Music in Kansas City: a Brief but Fascinating History 2004-2005 Article surveys the history of Kansas City's orchestras starting with Mary Donohue who gave piano lessons out of her home at First and Grand in the 1850s. The various orchestras and their conductors are...

7. Crescendo of Guest Artists at Symphony's New Home Crescendo of Guest Artists at Symphony's New Home January 15, 2011 Article details the plans for the 2011-12 season for the Kansas City Symphony that will help "to inaugurate the Symphony's state-of-the-art performance home, the 1,600 seat Helzberg Hall." The program...

8. Designers' Showhouse XIX Designers' Showhouse XIX 1988 Two-page paper on the 19th Designers' Showhouse showcasing the residence of Herbert P. Wright at 3735 Belleview Avenue. The house was built in 1913, designed by architect Clarence Shepard, and listed "on...

9. Designers' Showhouses Designers' Showhouses File contains manuscripts, booklets, and information about the designers' showhouses. Designers' Showhouse is a fund-raiser for the Kansas City Symphony generally held in Spring and organized by the Junior...

10. From the Ashes. .. From the Ashes. .. January//1983 Article about the new symphony orchestra born "from the ashes" of the defunct Philharmonic..

11. Helzberg Plans Symphony Offices Helzberg Plans Symphony Offices April 15, 2008 Philanthropist Shirley Helzberg plans to restore and expand the old Vitagraph Film Exchange Building at 17th and Wyandotte for symphony offices and other tenants. Its close proximity to the Kauffman Center...

12. How Many Seats Are Enough? How Many Seats Are Enough? October 5, 2003 Article discusses the controversery over the decision of the board of the performing arts center to build a 1,200 seat orchestra hall in the proposed center specifically for the Kansas City Symphony. With...

13. How the Symphony Made It How the Symphony Made It September//1986 Story of the transition from the Kansas City Philharmonic to the Kansas City Symphony in the early 1980s.

14. Kansas City Philharmonic: Gone, but Not Forgotten Kansas City Philharmonic: Gone, but Not Forgotten January//1983 Highlights in the history of the Philharmonic Orchestra.

15. Kansas City Symphony Kansas City Symphony circa 1911-1914 Group portrait of the Kansas City Symphony with Carl Busch, conductor, in the Shubert Theater.

16. Kansas City Symphony Conductors Kansas City Symphony Conductors Conductors of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra: (later Symphony) Karl Krueger: 1933-1943 Efrem Kurtz: 1943-1947 Hans Schwieger: 1948-1970 Maurice Peress: 1974-1980 William McGlaughlin: 1985-1998...

17. Kansas City Symphony Orchestra Kansas City Symphony Orchestra

18. KC Conductor Gains New Job in Iowa KC Conductor Gains New Job in Iowa March 18, 2006 Assistant Conductor of the Kansas City Symphony, Timothy Hankewich, has been hired as music director of the Cedar Rapids, Iowa Symphony. Hankewich, who joined the symphony as resident conductor in 1999,...

19. KC's Performing Artists Anticipate Downtown Revival KC's Performing Artists Anticipate Downtown Revival September 2004 Article describes the creative energy growing in Kansas City's performing arts community in response to the proposed performing arts center and other downtown revitalization projects.

20. Maestro Michael Stern's Vision for the Kansas City Symphony Maestro Michael Stern's Vision for the Kansas City Symphony Fall 2006 Profile of Kansas City Symphony conductor Michael Stern, discusses his reactions to Kansas City, attitudes toward conducting and hopes for the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.