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UMKC Conservatory of Music Celebrates 100 Years

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Alumna Dixie Lou Morris (B.A. 1994) joins Dean Randy Pembrook to light birthday candles, kicking off the Conservatory's 100thanniversary celebration.

This weekend, the UMKC Conservatory of Music concludes its yearlong 100th anniversary celebration. The institution is a training ground for the next generation of performers - in opera, dance, and orchestra - but growing enrollment has exceeded the capacity of the Conservatory's rehearsal, classroom, and performance space. Dean Randy Pembrook talked to KCUR's Laura Spencer earlier this week about the history and the future of the Conservatory. By Laura Spencer

Kansas City, MO – The UMKC Conservatory of Music presents its "100th Anniversary Grand Finale," Friday and Saturday at White Recital Hall on the UMKC campus.

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