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41. Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid circa 1880 - present 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,...

42. KC Charities Pick Up the Pieces After September 11 KC Charities Pick Up the Pieces After September 11 April 2002 Article describing the drop in donations to charity organizations in Kansas City following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

43. 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,...

44. KC Symphony, DiDonato Take a Turn on TV KC Symphony, DiDonato Take a Turn on TV July 15, 2012 Review of the documentary, "Homecoming: the Kansas City Symphony Presents Joyce DiDonato" produced by PBS and KCPT-TV, and shown as part of PBS Arts Summer Festival. Featuring interviews and views backstage,...

45. 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.

46. Local Heroes Local Heroes December//1991 Photo and biographical description of James Mobberley, "one of the country's hottest classical [music] composers" and "the Kansas City Symphony's first composer-in-residence" at the age of 37 while "teaching...

47. Local Music Legend: Tiberius Klausner Local Music Legend: Tiberius Klausner Winter//1991 Photos and biographical article about Tiberius Klausner, "professor of violin at University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, concertmaster of the Kansas City Symphony and leader of the Volker...

48. Longtime Community Builder Celebrates 90th Birthday Longtime Community Builder Celebrates 90th Birthday September 12, 2008 A birthday party for Norman Kahn given by his wife Sybil was held at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Kahn built Brown-Strauss Steel into what became Azcon and later started Kahn Steel. He has served...

49. 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.

50. Making History for KC Again Making History for KC Again May 13, 2010 The Kansas City Symphony "relocated to its new space in the restored Vitagraph Film Exchange Building at 17th and Wyandotte streets on May 1." The $24 million renovation of the building was philanthropist...

51. Martha Jo Seufert Martha Jo Seufert December 22, 2004 Obituary for Martha Jo Seufert, co-owner of Ruth Seufert Celebrity Attractions and violinist for the Kansas City Symphony. Died December 20, 2004.

52. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of John Behr, director of the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra and "the Willis Wood Theatre orchestra, numbered as the best of the local theater orchestras," arriving in Kansas City in 1885...

53. Missouri Arts Council Funds Dry Up Missouri Arts Council Funds Dry Up January 8, 2006 Money once promised by the Missouri Arts Council to local arts groups has been canceled. Local arts groups who would have benefited include the Kansas City Symphony, the Kansas City Ballet, the Lyric Opera,...

54. Music & Man: He's Got a Way about Him Music & Man: He's Got a Way about Him February//1991 Photos and biographical article about William McGlaughlin, "the director of music and conductor of the Kansas City Symphony" since 1986, growing up in Philadelphia as a trombone player and coming to Kansas...

55. New Baton Will Fly at Symphony New Baton Will Fly at Symphony September 8, 2004 Article describes the hiring of Michael Stern as the symphony's fourth music director. Stern succeeds Anne Manson, and his four-year contract will go through the 2008-2009 season.

56. New Blood: Michael Stern Pushes Boundaries with the Kansas City Symphony New Blood: Michael Stern Pushes Boundaries with the Kansas City Symphony December 2007 Profile of Michael Stern, musical director of the Kansas City Symphony. Stern accepted the position of conductor in 2004 and has started programming innovative and contemporary music for the Symphony....

57. New Concert Hall Sounds Like 'Dream Come True' New Concert Hall Sounds Like 'Dream Come True' May 19, 2011 The Kansas City Symphony had its first rehearsal in the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on May 18, 2011. The first piece played in Helzberg Hall was Beethoven's First Symphony which was a great...

58. Norman Hollander, Obituary Norman Hollander, Obituary April 14, 2010 Principal cello player for the Kansas City Philharmonic/Kansas City Symphony for 41 years, Norman Hollander died April 7, 2010. He retired in 1996. Hollander also taught cello and chamber music at UMKC....

59. Obituary for Richard H. Spencer Obituary for Richard H. Spencer September 12, 2008 Obituary for local lawyer Richard Henry Spencer who died September 9, 2008 at age 81. He was a partner of the Spencer, Fane, Britt & Browne law firm which he had been associated with since 1952. He was...

60. Paseo Academy Gives Creative Students a Chance to Shine Paseo Academy Gives Creative Students a Chance to Shine August 2, 2006 The Paseo Academy of Fine Arts, at 4747 Flora, is a magnet school with conservatories of creative writing and visual arts, dance and theatre and music. The Academy has some of the District's highest test...