PAST CONCERTS

11/3/18 Fall Concert "Tchaikovsky and Brahms"

Medical Arts Symphony of Kansas City                                                                                                           
8:00 PM  Battenfeld Auditorium, University of Kansas Medical Center

Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 2, Brahms' "Tragic" Overture and Handel's Oboe Concerto in g minor, Celeste Johnson, oboe

9/2/18 Season Opener

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7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Arthur Honegger "Pastorale d'ete," Haydn Symphony No. 88, Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 (1st Mvt), and Mendelssohn Violin Concerto (1st Mvt).

5/6/18 Season Finale

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                            
7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Philip Lasser's Ballade with Virginia Q. Backman, Mozart's Symphony no. 41 and Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin   

5/5/18 Season Finale

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                          
3:00 PM  Community Christian Church, Kansas City MO

Philip Lasser's Ballade with Virginia Q. Backman, Mozart's Symphony no. 41 and Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin   

4/28/17 Season Finale "Smetana and Brahms"

Medical Arts Symphony of Kansas City                                                                                                           
8:00 PM  Battenfeld Auditorium, University of Kansas Medical Center

Smetana: Moldau, Brahms Serenade no. 1 and Debussy/Brewer: "La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune"

3/11/18 Guest Artist Christopher Ulffers

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Wolf-Ferrari's Suite-Concertino with Christopher Ulffers and Copland's Appalachian Spring.

3/10/18 Guest Artist Christopher Ulffers

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             3:00 PM  Community Christian Church, Kansas City MO

Wolf-Ferrari's Suite-Concertino with Christopher Ulffers and Copland's Appalachian Spring.

2/24/17 Winter Concert "Delius and Beethoven" 

Medical Arts Symphony of Kansas City                                                                                                             8:00 PM  Battenfeld Auditorium, University of Kansas Medical Center

Delius: Two Pieces for Small Orchestra, Beethoven: "Fidelio" Overture, Stephanie Berg "Regal Themes," and Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No. 3

2/18/18 Valentine's Concert

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Songs by Debussy and Faure arranged by Philip Lasser featuring Sarah Tannehill Anderson

1/21/18 Chamber Winds

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Arvo Pärt's Fratres for Winds and Percussion and Milhaud's Symphonie de chambre No. 5 

12/9/17 Celebrate the Holidays at KU Medical Center!

Medical Arts Symphony of Kansas City                                                                                                             8:00 PM  Battenfeld Auditorium, University of Kansas Medical Center

Holiday Favorites

12/1/17 University of Central Missouri

https://www.ucmo.edu/music/                                                                                                                           7:30 PM  Hart Recital Hall, Warrensburg MO

Grieg Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Sibelius Finlandia, Järnefelt Praeludium and Berceuse

11/11/17 Fall Concert "Saint-Saëns and Mendelssohn" 

Medical Arts Symphony of Kansas City                                                                                                             8:00 PM  Battenfeld Auditorium, University of Kansas Medical Center

Mendelssohn Symphony no. 5 and Saint Saens Piano Concerto no. 2 with Li-Hsin Chen

10/29/17 "A Mighty Fortress"

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                           
7:30 PM  Community Christian Church, Kansas City MO

Bach's Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott BWV 80 with the Kansas City Kansas Community College Chamber Choir and Community Chamber Choir

9/3/17 Concerto Competition Winners

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Ravel's Pavane, Bruch Violin Concerto no. 1 (3rd mvt), Saint Saens Piano Concerto no. 2 (1st mvt)  and Beethoven Symphony no. 8

8/5/17 Summer Concert "Strauss and Brahms" 

Medical Arts Symphony of Kansas City and Midwest Chamber Ensemble  
8:00 PM  Battenfeld Auditorium, University of Kansas Medical Center                                                               

J. Strauss Die Fledermaus Overture and Brahms' Piano Concerto no. 1 with Richard Jeric

5/7/17 "Transformations"

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Falla's Harpsichord Concerto (with Jessica Koebbe), Bach's Violin Concerto in E major BWV 1042 (with Nathan Humphrey) and Tchaikovsky's Orchestral Suite no. 4 "Mozartiana"

4/9/17 Parkville Symphonic Band Spring Concert

Parkville Symphonic Band
3:00pm Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel                                                                                                              

Holst arr James Curnow "Jupiter" from The Planets

4/1/17 Medical Arts Symphony of Kansas City

Medical Arts Symphony of Kansas City                                                                                                             8:00 PM  Battenfeld Auditorium, University of Kansas Medical Center

Haydn's Symphony no. 100, Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance" March no. 2 and Lalo's Cello Concerto with Eman Chalshotori

3/12/17 "Best of the Brits"

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Handel's Water Music Suite No. 2 and Oboe Concerto (with Katherine Woolsey), Elgar's Serenade, and Vaughan William's Folk Song Suite.

1/22/17 "Connoisseur's Concert: American Music"

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

David Amram's Three Songs for America and Copland's Nonet for Strings

12/10/16 Celebrate the Holidays at KU Medical Center! 

Medical Arts Symphony of Kansas City                                                                                                             8:00 PM  Battenfeld Auditorium, University of Kansas Medical Center

 Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker Suite," Leroy Anderson's "Sleigh Ride" and "Christmas Festival" and more.

12/2/16 University of Central Missouri

https://www.ucmo.edu/music/                                                                                                                           7:30 PM  Hart Recital Hall, Warrensburg MO

Bizet: L'Arlésienne Suites 1&2

11/6/16 Haydn and Schubert

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Haydn's Piano No. 11 (mvt. 1) with Luther Fuller and Faure: Suite from Pelléas et Mélisande and John Rutland leads Schubert's Symphony No. 5

10/30/16 Philharmonia of Greater Kansas City 

http://www.kcphilharmonia.org/                                                                                                                        4:00 PM  Grand Avenue Temple, Kansas City, MO

Beethoven: Egmont Overture and  Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain    

9/30/16 Emporia State University Chamber Orchestra

https://www.emporia.edu/music/                                                                                                                          7:30 PM  Heath Recital Hall, Emporia KS

Grieg: Holberg Suite and Whitacre: October

9/4/16 "Classical Monuments"

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Mozart's Clarinet Concerto with Robert Walzel and Beethoven's Symphony No. 5  

8/6/16 ClarinetFest

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                            10:30 am  Crafton-Preyer Theatre on the University of Kansas Campus (Lawrence KS)

Spohr Octet and Nonet 

5/8/16 Orchestral Spectacular!

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Brahms' Alto Rhapsody, Bach Orchestral Suite No.2 in B minor and Schumann's Symphony no. 3 “Rhenish.”  

5/1/16 Bachathon XXXVI KC Chapter of the American Guild of Organist

Time TBD  Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, MO

Bach Orchestral Suite No.2 in B minor (Midwest Chamber Ensemble)

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2/14/16 Valentine's Day Concert

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS7:30 PM 

Saint Saens "Wedding Cake" (Jessica Koebbe, piano) and a Valentine's Day Medley arr. by Rich Coble

As part of this concert members of the Midwest Chamber Ensemble will perform chamber music.

1/31/16 MCE Brasstacular!

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Dukas Fanfare pour précéder La péri, Barber Mutations from Bach, and More!

1/30/16 MCE Brasstacular!

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Kansas City MO 

Dukas Fanfare pour précéder La péri, Barber Mutations from Bach, and More!

1/21/16 OvreArts

www.ovrearts.org                                                                                                                                                7:30 Heinz Memorial Chapel, Pittsburgh PA

Hannah Ishizaki To Hear, To Listen, Daniel Sabzghabaei Upon Viewing a Family in Mourning, Laura Schwartz Machines, and Chris Massa .38

1/17/16 New Arrangements, New Music

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Premiere of Joseph Kern's orchestration of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition for Piano and Chamber Ensemble (Mary Rose Norell, piano).

As part of this concert Guest Conductor Edward Leonard leads Lee Hartman’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Suite.

11/1/15 Guest Artist Keith Kirchoff

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Premiere of Michael Miller's Piano Concerto (Keith Kirchoff, piano),  Haydn's Symphony no. 101 (Clock) and Leroy Anderson's The Syncopated Clock

9/6/15 Youth Concerto Competition Winner

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

First movement of Mozart’s Piano Concert No. 21 (Emily Casteen, piano), Rimsky-Korsakov's Sinfonietta and Beethoven's Symphony no. 1

7/27/15 Classical Revolution Kansas City

8:00 PM Californos, Kansas City MO

Martinů's Nonet.  

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6/28/15 MCE Concerto Night

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faune, Hue's Fantasie (Hannah Porter Occena, flute), and "Vedrai, carino" from Mozart's Don Giovanni and "O mio babbino caro" from Puccini's Gianni Schicchi(Rebecca Trites, Soprano)

As part of this concert Sara McClure will lead Movements from Haydn's Second Cello Concerto (Eman Chalshotori) and Mozart's Second Horn Concerto (Shannon McCranor) and Nicholas Bell will lead Weber'sAndante and Hungarian Rondo (Ross Edgar, bassoon).

5/3/15 MCE Season Finale

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Joseph Kern's Chamber Symphony (premiere)

As part of this concert Richard Jeric will lead Bach's Fifth Brandenburg Concerto from the keyboard.

3/29/15 Falla and Debussy

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Mozart's Symphony no. 36, Faure's Pavane and Falla's El Amor Brujo

1/16/15 Carnival of the Animals

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM MidAmerica Nazarene University Bell Center, Olathe KS

Russell Thorpe "Flocks" (premiere). The concert features the Midwest Chamber Ensemble and MNU faculty members.

Also on the program: Saint Saens' Carnival of the Animals conducted by Ramiro Miranda.  Jessica Koebbe and Richard Jeric are the piano soloist.

11/23/14 Best of Bach

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM Prairie Baptist Church, Prairie Village KS

Bach's Cantata BWV 54 with counter-tenor soloist Jay Carter

Kairy Koshoeva will perform the Goldberg Variations on this program as well.

11/9/14 Romantic Masters

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Schubert's "Unfinished" Symphony No. 8, Wolf's Italian Serenade (Brittany Wasko, soloist) and arias by Puccini and Verdi (Sarah Tanehill Anderson soloist).

10/26/14 Edgar Allan Poe in Music

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                           
7:30 PM Gano Chapel William Jewell College, Liberty MO

Stravinsky's Octet

This program includes several choral works on Poe text sung by the William Jewell College Choir.

8/31/14 Midwest Chamber Ensemble Season Opener

Midwest Chamber Ensemble                                                                                                                             7:30 PM  Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village KS

Beethoven's Symphony 7, and Grieg's Piano Concerto (mvt 1).