A Benefit for the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance


Thank you to these generous donors for supporting Conservatory students through Crescendo 2017. For more information about donating to the Conservatory or establishing a scholarship, please contact Mark Mattison at 816-235-1247 or mattisonm@umkcfoundation.org


Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation

Platinum Sponsors

JE Dunn Construction Company

Patron Party Hosts

Dr. Doug and Barbara Cusick

Silver Sponsors

Stanley J. Bushman and Ann Canfield
Terry and Peggy Dunn
Howard and Anne Elsberry
Warren and Jenny Erdman
Kansas City Southern Charitable Fund
Mr. John and Mrs. Jacqueline N. Middelkamp
Richard J. Stern Foundation for the Arts

Bronze Sponsors

Alan and Mary Atterbury
Richard and Jane Bruening
Cognios Capital LLC
Dickinson Family Charitable Foundation
Gary and Sherry Forsee
Scott Francis and Susan Gordon, Discretionary Fund, Francis Family Foundation
Hallmark Cards
Joan Horan
William T. Kemper II Foundation/Robert Loyd
Lewis Rice LLC
McCownGordon Construction
Lisa and Charles Schellhorn
Martin Smoler and Suzanne Shank
Mike and Nancy Thiessen
The Thornhill Family
Thomas and Sally Wood Family Foundation

Table Sponsors

Irwin and Rita Blitt
Dalene Bradford
City of Kansas City, MO, Office of City Manager
Commerce Bank
Country Club Bank
Beth Ingram and Edward P. Milbank
Dr. Roger and Ms. Sandra Jackson
KC Hospitalists
Midwest Trust/FCI Advisors
JoZach Miller and Peter Bali
Philip and Rebecca Smith
Stinson Leonard Street LLP
Jo Ann and William Sullivan
Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC
UMKC Advancement
UMKC Friends of the Conservatory Board
UMKC Office of the Chancellor
UMKC Conservatory, Office of the Dean
UMKC Foundation
UMKC Trustees
University of Missouri, Office of the President
Linda T. Watson


Dick and Emily Ballentine
Ivan and Karla Batlle
Kenneth and Anne Baum
Melinda and Tom E. Beal
Robert M. and Mary Don Beachy
Dr. Robert and Pam Bruce
Charles Bruffy and Don Loncasty
Dr. Akin and Ayca Cil
John and Carol Cowden
Una Creditor
David and Amy Embry
Melanie and Mike Fenske
Thomas and Jane Grant
Donald J. Hall, Sr.
Shirley and Barnett Helzberg
Michael Henry and Terry Anderson
Karen and Mike Herman
Lisa Merrill Hickok
Lisa and Larry Hoffman
Charles and Mary Kay Horner
Dr. Andrew and Lynn Kaufman
Kansas City Life Insurance Company
Julie and Mike Kirk
Bill and Regina Kort
Audrey and Asher Langworthy
Lathrop Gage LLP
Siobhan M. Lesley
Elaine and Benjamin Mann
Kay Martin
Albert and Sandra Mauro
Yvette and Joseph Miceli
Jeff and Mary Morris
Sherrill Mulhern
Barbara Nelson
Dr. Ronald and Donna Patton
The Hon. John R. Phillips and Mrs. Diane Phillips
Jim and Kathy Polsinelli/Polsinelli PC
Jim and Katherine Schorgl
Jack and Barbara Spilker
Joan McGee Thompson
Mrs. John D. Turner
Tim Van Zandt and Chris Beal
Tom and Loren Whittaker
David and Kathy Wysong
Karl and Beth Zobrist