Shining a Light Concert

April 4, 2023 6:00 pm
iX Theatre Miller Nichols Library, 1st Floor

Join us for the UMKC Libraries’ Shining a Light Concert, featuring performances by UMKC Conservatory students on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 from 6-7 p.m. Register below for updates and reminders. FREE and open to the public.

The concert includes selections from the UMKC Music/Media Library’s Shining a Light Collection, 21st century music from underrepresented composers. We invite you to this one hour concert and reception to hear fresh, new music performed by up-and-coming musicians.

The Shining a Light Collection was founded in 2020 with 55 scores and has grown to include over 170 composers and over 800 musical works. 

This concert is supported by the UMKC Libraries Elizabeth Noble Fund.

UMKC Conservatory students perform for the Shining a Light Concert at UMKC Libraries.

The concert includes:

  • Libertango, by Astor Piazzolla, arranged by Jeff Scott. Performed by Plaza Winds.
  • Great Camelot, by Juliana Hall. Performed by Riley Buck, tenor, and Jared Agee, piano.
  • Gavel Patter, by Libby Larsen. Performed by Esther Jihye Han and Andreas Landstedt, piano four hands.
  • Copperwave, by Joan Tower. Performed by Volker Brass.
  • Memory (for flute), by Chen Yi. Performed by Melanie Rodríguez Díaz, flute.
  • Electric Aroma, by Viet Cuong. Performed by Full Gremlin.

Learn more about the performers, composers, and works featured in the Shining a Light Concert by visiting the Shining a Light Concert Collection Display in the UMKC Music/Media Library, Ground Floor.


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

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