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Nestled in the river bluffs overlooking Kansas City, MO, a musical enclave is quietly producing some of the best classical musicians in the world. Based on the Classic European Apprenticeship Model, the Park International Center for Music is transforming talented protégés in piano, violin, viola and cello into world-class performers.

Our internationally renowned instructors prepare students not only for the rarefied air of top international competition, but also in the life skills needed to thrive in their chosen profession.

No other American music program provides this intensive European protégé/master training.



Park ICM Founder and Van Cliburn award winner Stanislav loudenitch poses with former protégé, Behzod Abduraimov, who currently is selling out concerts around the world including Carnegie Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and the Royal Albert Hall accompanied by the London Philharmonic Orchestra.


Plamena Mangova: Park ICM 1900 Series
Sunday, March 11, 4:00 PM

Called the “Brilliant Bulgarian,” Pianist Plamena Mangova will create a rare opportunity for classical music lovers in Kansas City on Sunday, March 11th, at the 1900 Building. Mangova will be accompanied by KC Symphony Concertmaster, Noah Geller, and others, at one of KC’s acoustical jewels, the 1900 Building in Westwood.

Tickets $20, Students $10 with ID. Purchase Tickets Here

Full Program Information Here


Park University International Center for Music undergraduate students Hanna Zhdan, violin; and Dilshod Narzillaev, cello have been invited to compete along with eight others selected from instrumentalists between 18 and 26 years of age and enrolled in undergraduate or graduate studies.

The 22nd  Annual Hellam Young Artists’ Competition will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The Competition is open to musicians 18-26 years of age who are currently enrolled in undergraduate studies in colleges and universities or in music conservatories.

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