Julian Kaplan: 'The piccolo trumpet is a challenging instrument'
Julian Kaplan, principal trumpet for the Kansas City Symphony, was born in Cleveland and grew up in Charlotte, N.C. He previously played with the Lexington Philharmonic and the Jacksonville Symphony. He performs Tartini: I. Allegro moderato from T
Rachel Black performed "Edyka" at Congregation Beth Torah. The band members: Nanette Kraus, Emily Tummons, Randy Deutch, Carmen Dieker and Larry Figg. The Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City helped fund the concert.
Will is the author of Lord Vishnu's Love Handles and The Worthy from Simon & Schuster. Both novels were selected as The New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice and garnered Clarke the title "Hot Pop Prophet" by Rolling Stone Magazine.
The Kansas City Unicorn Theatre's "Project Dawn," which is running through Feb. 18, 2018, tells the stories of women caught in a web of prostitution, drug addiction and poverty. Seven women portray 14 characters in this stage drama about a new cou
Park University graduate student Kenny Broberg, a native of Minnesota, was the silver medalist in the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in June. Now he's focusing on a career in music. See excerpts of Broberg's quarterfinal round in
Kansas City native Nathan Darrow (Netflix’s “House of Cards,” Showtime’s “Billions,” Fox’s “Gotham”) is back in town to play the title character in the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival's production of "Hamlet," which runs June 13 to July 2. S
Listen to Cary Mock play and sing “O Holy Night” in his Overland Park home. Mock, who has performed with the Quality Hill Playhouse and sung the National Anthem at Kauffman Stadium, was diagnosed with cancer two years ago and received a bone marro
Amaya Rodriguez and Humberto Rivera Blanco are native Cuban ballet dancers who emigrated to the United States last year to pursue greater opportunities in dance for themselves with the Kansas City Ballet and better lives for their families.
For many of the students at the Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts, getting lessons from a professional dancer, especially one who just a few months ago was dancing with the famed African-American Alvin Ailey company, can be life changing,
A rare First Folio of the works of William Shakespeare is making its only appearance in Missouri during a nationwide tour to mark the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death. The First Folio, which will be on display at the Kansas City Public Librar
Actors, longtime friends and co-workers Cindy Williams and Eddie Mekka, who once starred together in the television sitcom, "Laverne & Shirley," are back on stage together in "Beau Jest," a comedy running at the New Theatre Restaurant in Overland
Watch an excerpt from Fire in Dreamland, part of the Kansas City Repertory Theatre's OriginKC New Works festival. Two world premiers, Fire in Dreamland, written by Rinne Groff and directed by Marissa Wolf, will perform in repertory with Lot's Wife