Beyond Jewell

Quality graduate programs and employers seek music students who have successfully completed a liberal arts degree along with their disciplined music studies. This foundation prepares Jewell alumni for lifelong learning. Our students have excelled in the following programs and careers:

Graduate Schools

  • Oxford University (England) doctoral candidate
  • Yale University School of Music
  • Yale Institute of Sacred Music
  • Indiana University Jacobs School of Music doctoral candidate
  • Stony Brook University doctoral candidate
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Seton Hall University School of Law
  • St. Louis University School of Law

Careers

  • Mid-America Productions (New York City) executive director
  • Wall Street Journal drama critic and playwright
  • American Operatic Baritone and Grammy award winner
  • EPCOT’s Candlelight Processional conductor
  • Texas Children’s Hospital music therapist
  • Chamber Music Orchestra of Tulsa executive director Kansas City Lyric Opera singer
  • Production studio owner and choral arranger
  • Wheaton Conservatory of Music assistant professor
  • Conductor of Metropolitan Youth Symphony of Kansas City
  • Public and private school music teachers/conductors
  • Harriman-Jewell Series development director
  • Sound engineer
  • Choral accompanist and voice instructor
  • U.S. Navy Rear Admiral
  • Advertising agency media analyst
  • Community cultural affairs specialist

 

Music Events Calendar
SEPTEMBER 2017
29 Choral Reunion Concert: Gano Chapel
OCTOBER 2017
10 Jazz Band Concert: noon, White Atrium
19 Department Recital: Senior Music Majors: 5:30 p.m., Forbis Recital Hall
22 Handbell Concert: 3 p.m., Gano Chapel
26 Symphonic Band Concert: 7 p.m., Gano Chapel
28 Concert: Liberty Symphony Orchestra: 7:30 p.m., Liberty Performing Arts Theater (tickets required)
29 Concert Choir: 3 p.m., Village Presbyterian Organ Dedication, Village Presbyterian Church, Prairie Village, Kan.
NOVEMBER 2017
2 Fall Musical "Carrie": 7 p.m., Peters Theater (tickets required)
3 Fall Musical "Carrie": 7 p.m., Peters Theater (tickets required)
4 Fall Musical "Carrie": 7 p.m., Peters Theater (tickets required)
4 Early/Fall AUDITIONS: registration deadline 10/28
5 Fall Musical "Carrie": 2 p.m., Peters Theater (tickets required)
10 Department Recital: Junior Music Majors: 5:30 p.m., Forbis Recital Hall
11 Schola Cantorum: Choral Evensong: 5 p.m., St. Mary Magdeline, Belton, MO
15 Chamber Music Recital: 7:30 p.m., Forbis Recital Hall
DECEMBER 2017
2 Concert: Liberty Symphony Orchestra : 7:30 p.m., Liberty Performing Arts Theater (tickets required)
5 Chapel Choir Concert: Britten’s “A Ceremony of Carols”: 7:30 p.m., Gano Chapel
9 Concert Choir Christmas Concert: 7:30 p.m., Redemptorist Church (admit fee at door)
11 The City Come Again: Noon (music begins at 11:30 a.m.), Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City
FEBRUARY 2018
3 Regular/Winter AUDITIONS: registration deadline 1/30
15 Opera Workshop Performance: 7:30 p.m., Gano Chapel
17 Regular/Winter AUDITIONS: registration deadline 2/10
17 Opera Workshop Performance: 7:30 p.m., Gano Chapel
23 Department Recital: First Year Music Majors: Forbis Recital Hall
MARCH 2018
11 Windfest – WJC Symphonic Band & select high school bands: 7 p.m., Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, KC (tickets required)
18 Concert Choir w/ New England Conservatory Chamber Singers: 4 p.m., Grace Cathedral, Topeka, Kan.
22 Jazz Band Concert: Noon, Trotter Arts Plaza
APRIL 2018
14 Concert: Liberty Symphony Orchestra: 7:30 p.m., Liberty Performing Arts Theater (Tickets: libertysymphony.org)
18 Chamber Music Recital: 7:30 p.m., Forbis Recital Hall
21 Concert: Symphonic Band: 2 p.m., Gano Chapel
24 Chapel Choir & Men’s Chorus Spring Concert: 7:30 p.m., Gano Chapel
29 Handbell Choir Spring Concert: 3 p.m., Gano Chapel
30 Choral Scholars perform at Holocaust Remembrance: 6:30 p.m., Maple Woods Community College (suitable for ages 13+)
MAY 2017
3 Concert: Jazz Band: 7 p.m., Peters Theater (Brown Hall)
6 Concert Choir Tour Preview Concert: 7:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City