Luyben Music: A Celebration

April 6, 2022 5:00 pm
Miller Nichols Library | Room 325
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Hosted by Annette Luyben; Interim Dean Andrew Granade, UMKC Conservatory; Dr. Alison DeSimone, Associate Professor of Musicology; UMKC LaBudde Special Collections; and students from the UMKC Conservatory’s Advanced Research & Bibliography class. Please join us in celebrating the history of Luyben Music, a Kansas City institution.

As part of this event, students from the UMKC Conservatory’s Advanced Research & Bibliography class will showcase specific items from the Luyben Collection, newly donated to UMKC’s LaBudde Special Collections.

There will be refreshments from 5-6:30. Annette Luyben and students will give short remarks at 5:30. Otherwise, come browse the collection and celebrate Luyben Music’s impact on Kansas City!

Parking is metered in the lot north of the Miller Nicholas Library; you will need a smart phone in order to download the AMP Park App to pay for your spot. 

If you would like free parking, please contact the library for a temporary parking pass: UMKC Libraries Administrative Services or 816-235-1531. If you need accessible parking, please contact the library.

For questions pertaining to this event, reach us at (816) 235-2859 or email Alison DeSimone at

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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