Jean Belmont Ford: The Joy of Writing Music

Last March, during the last performance of the American Choral Directors Association’s conference, the Kansas City Chorale performed the latest work by Kansas City composer Jean Belmont Ford, “Manifesto.” The piece wasn’t listed on the program and when artistic director Charles Bruffy announced that she was in the audience, people gasped.

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In “Women of Note,” Kansas City Baroque Consortium Celebrates the Influential Women of the Era

Kansas City Baroque Consortium’s summer concert series, now in its third year, is elegant and intimate, and growing into a must-attend event. These concerts are more than just satisfying collages of Baroque era music, though the players strive for authentic-as-possible performances on period instruments. They also set the music in historical context, bringing to light […]

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A Very Squeaky and Time-Consuming Process

“Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.” So said “Winnie the Pooh” and thanks to Molly Balloons, Kansas City is experiencing the truth of that observation. The multi-talented balloon artist, formerly known as Molly Munyan, has long been making people smile — working kid and adult parties, fashioning wild headgear and objects, and decorating events.

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