Conservatory in the Schools awarded second NEA

Conservatory’s Academy Awarded NEA ArtWorks Grant The UMKC Conservatory’s Academy is pleased to announce that it has received a National Endowment for the Arts ArtWorks$20,000 grant for its Conservatory in the Schools program.  This is the second NEA grant for this program.   The groundbreaking Conservatory in the Schools programs provide high-quality performing arts instruction encompassing […]

Folium underway

Today I started a new series is called Folium (inspired by Luisa Sello’s poem “Let Clover be Aid”).  I met all of the performers/collaborators for this new project through through my fantastic friends/colleagues, Chen Yi and Narong Prangcharoen. The first piece of the series is composed for Michael Hall (viola) and audience to be premiered […]