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The album was released on March 29, 2024.

Review: “Cowboy Carter”: Beyoncé’s Defiant Journey into Country Music

Jazlyn Summers, Staff Writer
April 10, 2024

  “COWBOY CARTER” is a beautifully written, well-thought-out work of art containing a message directly from the core of Beyonce’s southern heart.    As the second act to her summer smash “RENAISSANCE,” this album had some big boots to fill– and it did not...

The Goldenberg Duo performing at the Diastole Scholars’ Center.

Melodic Magic: The Goldenberg Duo Enchants UMKC

Mhina Major, Staff Writer
April 9, 2024

 The Goldenberg Duo graced UMKC with a magical piano and violin performance. The brother and sister duo showcased their talents on March 21 at the Diastole Scholars’ Center.   As they played, Dr. William Goldenberg mesmerized the audience with his piano skills and his...

Kelsie Lemon and Dr. Amy Robertson

UMKC Music Therapy Department Celebrates 50 Years

Lauren Zoller, Staff Writer
February 26, 2024

 Faculty, students and alumni of UMKC’s Music Therapy department are gearing up for a momentous occasion as they celebrate the program’s 50th anniversary.   Set to take place April 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, the event promises...

Users of TikTok can no longer access their favorite songs and artists discographies.

TikTok Content Takes a Hit: Universal Music Group’s Drastic Decision Draws Criticism

Lucas Campbell, Staff Writer
February 23, 2024

 Outcry arises from users of TikTok after losing the ability to use music by Taylor Swift, BTS, Drake, Olivia Rodrigo and more.   On Feb. 1, Universal Music Group removed its music catalog off TikTok, leaving the platform and its creators with significantly less music to...

The Conservatory has around 700 students involved.

Spring Symphony: A Crescendo of Performances at the UMKC Conservatory

Catie Walker and Lilah Manning
February 16, 2024

  This spring, the UMKC Conservatory will host performances ranging from orchestras to jazz groups and solo senior recitals.   Most concerts are free for UMKC students, but larger performances offer students a discounted ticket price.     Sophomore music education...

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