Events & Performances 2024-06-03T16:52:28+00:00

Park University’s International Center for Music is proud to bring a wide array of world-class musical performances to the Kansas City metro area. Don’t miss your chance to see, hear and meet amazing artists who are filling the world’s most prestigious concert halls.

Announcing the International Center for Music 2024-2025 Concert Season

PARK ICM & NAVO Present Behzod Abduraimov, Piano, and Shah Sadikov, Conductor, with the Park ICM Orchestra and the NAVO Chamber Orchestra

Folly Theater, 300 W 12th St, Kansas City, MO
September 20, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

The season kicks off with a notable collaboration between Park ICM and NAVO Arts, featuring our Artist-in-Residence, Behzod Abduraimov, and conductor and ICM alumnus, Shah Sadikov. This unique partnership brings together the ICM Orchestra and NAVO Arts musicians, creating a rich tapestry of talent. Behzod, internationally celebrated for his performances with major orchestras such as the Chicago Symphony, the London Symphony Orchestra, and at prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall, New York, and Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, will be featured as a soloist.

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Tickets will go on sale in June 2024

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Stanislav Ioudenitch Piano Studio in Recital

1900 Building, 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission Woods, KS
October 24, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Experience an unforgettable evening with the students of Stanislav Ioudenitch. Revel in performances by award-winning pianists from Park ICM, as they deliver mesmerizing renditions of both classic and contemporary piano masterpieces. Program Information Here

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Park ICM Orchestra Fall Concert With Guest Conductor Laura Jackson

Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel, 8700 NW River Park Drive, Parkville, MO
Friday, November 1, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

The Orchestra of the International Center for Music at Park University will present its Fall Concert under the direction of guest conductor Laura Jackson, Music Director and Conductor of the Reno Philharmonic Association, who is making her return engagement with the ICM Orchestra.

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Park ICM Presents the String Studios in Recital

1900 Building, 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission Woods, KS
Thursday, November 14, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Join us for the ICM String Studios Concert. Our talented string students will take the stage to present a diverse and rich program, showcasing the broad spectrum and emotional depth of compositions written for string instruments. Program Information Here

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Park ICM Orchestra Holiday Concert

Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel, 8700 NW River Park Drive, Parkville, MO
Saturday, December 7, 2024, 7:30 p.m.

Offered at the charming Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel at Park University, this delightful concert enhances what has already become one of the best holiday events in the Greater Kansas City area, Parkville’s Christmas on the River. Park ICM’s Orchestra will create a special evening of music full of holiday sounds and spirit.

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Park ICM Presents Park Trio in Recital

1900 Building, 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission Woods, KS
Friday, January 24, 2025, 7:30 p.m.

Experience The Park Trio in Concert as our esteemed resident ensemble, featuring ICM faculty members Ben Sayevich, Violin; Daniel Veis, Cello; and Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, Piano. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness their exceptional artistry. Program Information Here

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Park ICM Orchestra Valentine’s Concert with Guest Conductor Tim Hankewich

Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel, 8700 NW River Park Drive, Parkville, MO
Friday, February 7, 2025, 7:30 p.m.

The Orchestra of the International Center for Music will present its annual Valentine’s concert at the gorgeous Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel at Park University. The program will be under the direction of Kansas City favorite, guest conductor Timothy Hankewich, music director of Orchestra Iowa, who returns for his fourth appearance with the ICM Orchestra. Program Information Here

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Park University Presents Stanislav & Friends 2025

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Saturday, March 1, 2025, 7:00 p.m.

Join us at our highly anticipated annual gala, “Stanislav & Friends: Echoes of Spain.” Immerse yourself in an evening of passion and talent as we showcase the rich tapestry of Spanish melodies and rhythms. “I look forward to sharing the stage with a stellar lineup of musicians at this all-star gala event, where there might just be a very special surprise in store for our guests,” says Ioudenitch.

Single tickets will go on sale December 1, 2024

Park ICM Presents David Radzynski and Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich

1900 Building, 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission Woods, KS
March 14, 2025, 7:30 p.m.

Experience the exceptional musicality of violinist David Radzynski, former concertmaster of The Cleveland Orchestra, and ICM director of collaboration pianist-virtuoso Lolita Sayevich. David’s illustrious journey from ICM to leading roles with some of the world’s greatest orchestras, and now to concert violinist, when combined with the virtuosity of pianist Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich (ICM Director of Collaborative Piano), results in a recital that showcases the height of instrumental mastery.  Program Information Here

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Park ICM Presents Hansjörg Schellenberger, Oboe, and Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, Piano

1900 Building, 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission Woods, KS
Friday, April 11, 2025, 7:30 p.m.

Do not miss this recital featuring Hansjörg Schellenberger, whose illustrious career as an oboist includes serving as the principal oboe of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under legendary conductors such as Herbert von Karajan, Carlo Maria Giulini, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, and Claudio Abbado. Mr. Schellenberger will be joined by ICM Director of Collaborative Piano, Lolita Sayevich. Program Information Here

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Park ICM Orchestra Season Finale With Guest Conductor Barbara Yahr

Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel, 8700 NW River Park Drive, Parkville, MO
Friday, April 25, 2025, 7:30 p.m.

The Orchestra of the International Center for Music at Park University will present its final concert of the season at the charming Chapel on campus in Parkville, Missouri. The program will be under the direction of guest conductor Barbara Yahr, now in her twentieth year as music director of the Greenwich Village Orchestra of New York, and who is making a repeat appearance with the ICM Orchestra.

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Park ICM in Partnership with NAVO Presents Stanislav Ioudenitch and Maria Ioudenitch

1900 Building, 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission Woods, KS
Wednesday, May 7, 7:30 p.m

Our season finale will feature the father-daughter duo, Stanislav Ioudenitch, piano, and Maria Ioudenitch, violin. Witness their exceptional musical chemistry as they present an all-French program. Maria has earned top honors at the Ysaÿe, Tibor Varga, and Joseph Joachim International Competitions, along with receiving special recognitions like the Joachim’s Chamber Music Award and a prestigious recording deal with Warner Classics. Experience this unique family affair in concert! Program Information Here

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Student Recitals

Public recitals presented by undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Park University International Center for Music are an integral part of their professional training. These recitals provide opportunities for students to present public performances giving evidence of their ability to perform technically and musically challenging repertoire at the highest standard. We invite you to attend these amazing upcoming performances! View All Recitals

Tatiana Dorokhova, Piano, Recital

Thursday, June 6th
7:00 p.m.
Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel

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