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Park University International Center for Music – Stanislav & Friends 2022

More than 1,000 classical music enthusiasts recently gathered at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts for Park University International Center for Music’s Stanislav & Friends 2022. Cyprienne Simchowitz and Jerry White served as the honorary chairmen. The evening featured special performances from the world-renowned faculty, students, and alumni of the Park University International Center for Music. 

Andrew and Emily Sallee


Andrew and Kim Shoffner


Chera Hishaw and Georgann Hishaw


Deborah Salkov and Dan Margolies


Eileen Kershenbaum, Anne Gatschet, and Steve Karbank


Erik Bergrud and Kimberlee Ried


Jonathan Dickinson, Bev Evans, and Gordon McNelly


Miranda Starr, Carolyn Gazeley, Debbie Smith, and Debbie Star


Shane Smeed, Park University; and Angela Smeed, Stanislav Ioudenitch, Daniel Veis, Ben Sayevich, and Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich


Shane Smeed, Park University; and Angela Smeed, Dan Margolies, Jerry White and Cyprienne Simchowitz, honorary chairmen; Behzod Abduraimov, Ben Sayevich, Maria Ioudenitch, Stanislav Ioudenitch, Daniel Veis, Igor Khukhua, Kenny Broberg, Anastasia Vorotnaya, Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, Michael Davidman, Kyoshiro Hirama, Sergey Belyavsky, and Bruce Sorrell

Featured in the June 11, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo Credit: Kenny Johnson Photography


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