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UMKC Conservatory – Crescendo Brilliant Together

November 3rd was the date for the UMKC Conservatory’s Crescendo Brilliant Together, which was held at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Co-chairs Bev and Erik Elving and Peter Bali and JoZach Miller created a 1920’s-themed soiree to delight the senses, complete with a performance featuring the UMKC Conservatory’s faculty and staff, followed by a gourmet dinner. Proceeds support student scholarships at the Conservatory.

Co-chairs Erik and Bev Elving and Peter Bali and JoZach Miller


Conny and Dean Courtney Crappell, UMKC Conservatory; with UMKC Chancellor Mauli and Sue Agrawal


Conservatory dancers


Conservatory students performed for the guests.


Featured in the December 9, 2023 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Brandon Parigo and Patrick Oliverio