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Postponing fall schedule due to COVID-19 pandemic

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The Kansas City Symphony has established itself as a major force in the cultural life of the community by providing great performances for greater audiences. Praised for performances of uncompromising standard, the orchestra is the largest in the region and enjoys a national reputation under the artistic leadership of Music Director Michael Stern.

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What to Expect at the Symphony

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Learning Through Orchestral Music

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Learning Through Orchestral Music

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Spotlight | Second Violin

Rena Ishii

Rena Ishii

Spotlight | Second Violin

Rena Ishii

Rena Ishii joined the orchestra in 2011. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in violin performance from University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Won-Bin Yim. She continued her studies with William Preucil at Cleveland Institute of Music and received a professional studies certificate. In the Cleveland area, she became active as an orchestra player and was a member of Canton Symphony, Akron Symphony and the Cleveland Pops Orchestra. Ishii has spent summers at Aspen Music Festival, Spoleto USA, and Tanglewood Music Center. Ishii has a passion for teaching as well. She has been actively teaching privately and at schools. In her free time, she enjoys jogging, cooking, and reading.


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