Community School of Music

The Lydia Lovan Community School of Music
For more than 40 years, the Lydia Lovan Community School of Music has been offering quality music instruction to the community. Instruction is offered for most instruments as well as voice. Lessons are taught weekly in Pillsbury Music Center at William Jewell College.

Instructors
The Community School program includes college professors and community instructors. Instructors are required to have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music, and most have graduate degrees in music. Occasionally the music department will approve a college student to teach for our program, providing that they meet the department’s requirements. Please contact us for information about specific instructors.

Rates
Each instructor sets his/her own rate. Please contact us for specific fees. There is a one-time registration fee of $10 for all new students.

Weather Cancellation Policy
The Community School of Music follows the actions of the Liberty School District. If the Liberty School District cancels school or evening activities due to weather, then the Community School of Music will also be closed. You can also check the Liberty School District website for this information: www.liberty.k12.mo.us.

Recitals
Recitals are offered monthly during the school year. These events are open to all Community School students. Recitals are usually on Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m., and they are open to the public. Please contact us for specific recital dates and times.

For more information, email Nicole Murray, Director, or call (816) 415-7536.

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