44th Annual Conference

Kansas City, Missouri
28 February - 4 March 2018

Hotel Accomodations

InterContinental Kansas City
401 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64112

Conference Program

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Honorary Member

The Honorary Members for the 2018 conference are Zhou Long and Chen Yi. More information...

Conference Events

» Thursday Sacred Harp Sing

» Thursday Evening Concert

University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory Orchestra, Concerto and Aria concert, White Recital Hall, 7:30 pm (busses depart hotel @ 6:45 pm) Free, with conference badge
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» Friday Excursions

» Friday Evening Concert

Annual Vivian Perlis Concert, featuring the music of honorary members Chen Yi and Zhou Long, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 11 East 40th St., 7:30 (busses depart hotel @ 7:00)
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» Saturday Evening Banquet and Entertainment:

Kansas City BBQ Buffet

Storytelling Competition (It's true!)

Entertainment by Victor and Penny

Program Committee

Paul Laird, chair
Andrew Granade
Monica Hairston O'Connell
Nadine Hubbs
Gregory Reish
Douglas Shadle

Local Arrangements

William Everett, Chair
Alison DeSimone, University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
Andrew Granade, UMKC
Martin Nedbal, University of Kansas
Craig Parker, Kansas State University
Allison Robbins, University of Central Missouri
Colin Roust, University of Kansas
Roberta Freund Schwartz, University of Kansas