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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.

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STANISLAV & FRIENDS 2022

Held in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Stanislav & Friends 2022 will be a rare opportunity to experience the music and magnificence of the International Center for Music’s award-winning artists like Behzod Abduraimov, Igor Khukhua, Kenny Broberg, Maria Ioudenitch, and more. This third-annual event is sure to sell out, so if you’re interested in attending, Learn More about the Event Here or Become a Stanislav & Friends 2022 Benefactor.

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PARK ICM AND OWEN COX DANCE GROUP SHARES PERFORMANCE ONLINE

Did you miss the fabulous collaboration between Owen/Cox Dance Group and students from the International Center for Music? If so, watch the incredible performances here!

Photo credit Damian Gonzales Photography

STANISLAV & FRIENDS 2022 ANNOUNCES HONORARY CO-CHAIRS

Park University and the International Center for Music are pleased to announce that Cyprienne Simchowitz and Jerry White have agreed to serve as Honorary Co-Chairmen of Stanislav & Friends 2022, the premier event of Park University.

Read More About Cyprienne and Jerry Here

PARK ICM KICKS OFF 2022 WITH ELMAR OLIVEIRA, VIOLIN

Saturday, January 29, 2022, 7:30 PM
1900 Building
1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission Woods, KS

January 29, Elmar Oliveira is an American violinist whose remarkable combination of impeccable artistry and old-world elegance sets him apart as one of our most celebrated living artists. Mr. Oliveira remains the first and only American violinist to win the Gold Medal at Moscow’s prestigious Tchaikovsky International Competition. In concert January 29 at the 1900 Building, he will be accompanied by Pianist, Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich. Covid protocols include proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test within 48 hours.

Program and Video Recording Here

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PARK ICM STRING STUDIOS IN RECITAL

February 3, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
1900 Building
1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission Woods, KS

Park ICM’s concert season will continue with an award-winning roster of string musicians including but not limited to violinists Igor Khukhua, Orin Laursen, Ilkhom Mukhiddinov, and others, in the string studios of violinist Ben Sayevich, cellist Daniel Veis and violist Peter Chun. Program and performers to be determined.

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ICM ORCHESTRA PERFORMS WITH GUEST CONDUCTOR JOHN MCLAUGHLIN WILLIAMS

Friday, March 4, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel at Park University

The Park International Center for Music Orchestra will present its next concert of the 2021-2022 series on Friday, March 4 at 7:30 PM. The program will be under the direction of Maestro John McLaughlin Williams, a Grammy-winning conductor and violinist who has recorded on the Naxos label, and held violin positions in the Houston, Virginia, and Boston Symphony orchestras. The concert will be held in the Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the grounds of Park University, Parkville, Missouri.

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THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE PARK INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR MUSIC’S STEINWAY FLEET HAS ARRIVED!

Van Cliburn Gold Medalist, Professor Stanislav Ioudenitch had found THE ONE & our new baby arrived yesterday from NYC’s Steinway & Sons with the help of our awesome rep from Steinway Kansas City. Pianist Anastasia Vorotnaya took it for a test drive and got TWO THUMBS UP!