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Celebrating Kansas City's contemporary composers

A group of musicians posed for a photo
Angie Jennings
Members of newEar Contemporary Chamber Ensemble.

newEar Contemporary Chamber Ensemble is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. To honor this milestone, explore music from Kansas City composers in the first of a series of shows highlighting all local artists.

Learn more about newEar's 30th seasion at

Sascha Groschang
Laurel Parks

Safe Passage
by Laura Whitney-Johnson
Ensemble Plus 47

We Were All
by Yotam Haber
David Bloom with Contemporaneous

by Nick Omiccioli
Pan Pacific Ensemble

Night Thoughts
by Chen Yi
The Azure Ensemble

On Thin Ice
by James Mobberley
R. Winston Morris with Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble

Whisper from Afar
by Narong Prangcharoen
Asia - America New Music Institute: GaHyun Cho - violin, Marek Szpakiewicz - cello, Benjamin Salisbury - piano

Sascha Groschang is a host for Sound Currents on 91.9 Classical KC.
Laurel Parks is a host for Sound Currents on 91.9 Classical KC.
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