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UMKC Friends of the Conservatory’s Crescendo

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts was the site for UMKC Friends of the Conservatory’s Crescendo, In the Spotlight: Illuminating Lives Through the Performing Arts, which was held on November 4th. Jenny and Warren Erdman served as the honorary chairmen, and Michele Hamlett-Weith was the chairman. The event featured a collage of fast-paced performances by Conservatory students and faculty members. Proceeds support students in the UMKC Conservatory.   

Dean Courtney Crappell, Michele Hamlett-Weith, chairman; and UMKC Chancellor Dr. Mauli Agrawal


Hermon Mehari, alumni spotlight honoree


Whitney Locher, alumni spotlight honoree


Featured in the December 17, 2022 issue of The Independent.