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SC66 Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid
This collection consists of various types of local fine arts programs and is designed to be an on-going collection. The programs are arranged alphabetically by either the theater name or place of performance,...
SC66-2 Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid
Edith Lowe Peters appears to have been a long-time Kansas City resident, born in 1882 in Rock Port, Mo. Her father, Frank Lowe, was a local Kansas City figure known in law, church, and political circles....
SC71 Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Scrapbooks Finding Aid
The Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra began performing in 1933 and ceased in 1982. Beginning performances were held in Convention Hall. The orchestra's home for many years was the Music Hall located in...
Schwieger Leads Mozart Requiem
Short article about concerts "[c]ommemorating the 200th anniversary of Mozart's birth," by the Philharmonic Orchestra.
Store Accumulates a Musical Bounty
Photos and article about the Luyben Music store, "[a]n institution for Kansas City musicians" at 4318 Main Street since 1951. History and descriptions of the store's operations, started by Robert Luyben...
Success in Kansas City
Article about the transition between conductors Krueger and Kurtz and the growth in financial success of the orchestra under Kurtz.
Swing's Man of the Month: Efrem Kurtz--"The Sissy Is Gone. .."
Biographical article about Efrem Kurtz, conductor of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra since about 1942 and a native of Russia known for "'tak[ing] the 'sissy' out of symphony.'"
The Big Man with the Little Stick
Photos and biographical article about Hans Schwieger, conductor and director of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra since 1948, born in Germany in 1906.
The Inland Ground: An Evocation of the American Middle West
Chapter of the book about the culture and the "high arts" of Kansas City.
The Trials and Tribulations of Hans Schwieger
Photo and biographical article about Hans Schwieger, conductor of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra for 21 years as of 1969. Discussion of his life and career as a native of Germany emigrating to...
Tiberius Klausner with Violin
Head and shoulders portrait of Tiberius Klausner, violinist, with violin.
Unidentified woman holding bouquet of roses, location unknown.
Three women outside an unidentified building looking at what appears to be a check. Probably members of the Women's Committee of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra.
Vince Bilardo, 1928-2009
Tribute to recently deceased Kansas City percussionist, Vince Bilardo. Described as the "gold standard" of jazz drummers in Kansas City, Bilardo worked with nearly every notable musician in the area during...
Performance portrait of pianist William Kapell seated at the piano playing.
Portrait of pianist William Kapell.
Women's Committee of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra
View of 10 women identified as the officers of the Women's Committee of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra. Individual identification and location not given.
Women's Dinner Meeting
Interior view of women seated and eating in unidentified location at a dinner or luncheon gathering. May be members of the Women's Committee of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra. No individual identification...
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