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February 17, 2020 - April 7, 2020
Carlsen Center
Arts & Performances, Community

Noon on Mondays and Tuesdays, Feb. 17-April 7, 2020 | Free Admission | Limited reserved parking is available for all Jazz Series performances.

Now in their 31st year, the hour-long recitals feature some of the most respected professional classical and jazz musicians in the Kansas City area. Many of them tour internationally and perform with noted local organizations like the Kansas City Symphony, the Kansas City Chamber Orchestra and the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra. Some of them are on the faculties of conservatories and music programs in Kansas and Missouri. Others teach privately and play in bands for musical theatre. Many are featured in festivals across the country.

All events are located in the Carlsen Center Recital Hall, except where noted. 

Spring 2020 Ruel Joyce Recital Series - Mondays at noon 

Feb. 17 The Wires
Feb. 24
*Polsky Theatre
Thomas Rosenkranz, piano
March 2 Kristee Haney, mezzo soprano
Erin Bates Kemp, piano
March 9 Kimberly Farnsworth, bassoon
March 16
*Polsky Theatre
Mark Lowry, Marimba and More
March 23 Harp 2 Harp
Roseanne Gortenburg
Phaedra Moll
March 30
*Polsky Theatre
Lyric Opera Resident Artists
April 6 The Kansas Virtuosi

Spring 2020 Jazz Series - Tuesdays at noon

Feb. 25
*Polsky Theatre
Brad Gregory Sextet
March 3 Ervin Brown Quartet
March 10 Eclipse Trio
March 17
*Polsky Theatre
Molly Hammer Quintet
March 24 Michael McClintock and Jeff Freling, guitars
March 31
*Polsky Theatre
JCCC Faculty Jazz Quintet
April 7 Adam Larson Quartet