Collection Display | Shining a Light Concert

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Through April 14, 2023 | Ground Floor Display Table, UMKC Music/Media Library

Learn more about the music, composers, and performers featured in the UMKC Music/Media Library’s Shining a Light Concert on April 4, 2023 in the iX Theatre at Miller Nichols Library. The concert features 21st century music by composers from historically underrepresented groups performed by students at the UMKC Conservatory.

Peruse books, scores and albums for Chen Yi, Libby Larsen, Viet Cuong, Jeff Scott, Joan Tower and Juliana Hall.

UMKC Music/Media Library displays include books, scores, and media.

The Shining a Light Collection was founded in 2020 with 55 scores. It was grown to include over 800 works by over 170 composers. Explore the collection here.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to see more collection highlights. We also partner with the Marr Sound Archives to highlight LPs from their collection. Click the button below to see the resource list for the Shining a Light Concert collection display. Most items are available for check out.

Collection display curated by UMKC Music/Media Library Staff Libby Hanssen and Bryanna Beasley, with assistance from Marr’s Nikki L’Amour.

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Case dimensions: 5’ long x 30” wide x 9” high sitting atop 3’ legs

Glass exhibit table


The First Floor Gallery is located just inside the main entrance of the Miller Nichols Library.

Wall with exhibit content

Conference Room 325

Located on the Third Floor of Miller Nichols Library. For access, enter the library at the north ground floor entrance or the west first floor entrance. Then take the stairs or the elevator to the third floor..

Map of third floor of Miller Nichols Library