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Also Sprach Zarathustra with Mahler and Leshnoff

November 22-24
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Mary Poppins in Concert Live to Film

November 27, 29, 30 and December 1
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December 2 & 6 at Noon
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Handel’s Messiah

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Beethoven for the Generations

Monday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m.
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Spotlight | Second Violin

Mary Garcia Grant

Mary Garcia Grant

Spotlight | Second Violin

Mary Garcia Grant

Mary Grant received her undergraduate degree in violin performance from Rice University, where she studied with Raphael Fliegel. She received a master’s degree from Queens College-City University of New York, where she studied with Ruth Waterman and Ani Kavafian. While in New York City, she played with the National Orchestral Association, a training orchestra for young musicians. She also studied baroque violin with Nancy Wilson. She has played with the Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra in Europe and the National Repertory Orchestra in Colorado. Grant has been a violinist with the Kansas City Symphony since 1989 and was a founding member of Summerfest. She teaches violin through Urban Strings and the Kansas City Suzuki Academy. Grant lives with her husband, Jim, and cats, Eleanor and Cedric, in Stilwell, Kansas. In their spare time, she and Jim enjoy gardening, running, traveling and spending time with their grandchildren.


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