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Photo of the Kansas City Symphony and Chorus during a 2018 Messiah performance in Helzberg Hall

Handel’s Messiah, featuring the KC Symphony Chorus

Nearly 200 Instruments & Voices >> December 10-12
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TubaChristmas 2021 – Tuba & Euphonium players unite!

Friday, December 3 at Crown Center Square
Photo of the Kansas City Symphony performing in Helzberg Hall to a full house

Vaccination Requirements and Masking Recommendations for Fall/Winter 2021 Symphony Concerts

New policy announced for children under age 12
Photo of Jason Seber, Santa Claus and the Kansas CIty Symphony on stage in Helzberg Hall at Christmas Festival

Christmas Festival, presented by Humana

Joyous songs of the season >> December 16-19

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Beethoven Walks into a Bar Podcast

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Home Alone: Film + Live Orchestra

Hilarious and heartwarming holiday fun >> Dec 22-24

Revolution: The Music of The Beatles — A Symphonic Experience

Fab Tribute to the Fab Four >> January 7, 8, 9

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Spotlight | Associate Principal Oboe

Alison Chung

Alison Chung

Spotlight | Associate Principal Oboe

Alison Chung

Originally from the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Alison Chung joined the Kansas City Symphony beginning with the 2017/18 season. Previously she held positions with the Houston Grand Opera and Houston Ballet orchestras as well as the Grant Park Festival Orchestra. She has served as acting principal oboe of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Florida Orchestra, where she also was a featured soloist. Chung studied with Robert Morgan in Chicago and received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Eastman School of Music, studying with Richard Killmer. She continued her orchestral training as a fellow with the New World Symphony for three years and has attended numerous summer festivals including Spoleto, Sarasota, Music Academy of the West, Banff Centre for the Arts and National Repertory Orchestra. In her free time, Chung enjoys jogging in Loose Park, volunteering around the city, baking and writing a food blog.


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