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TubaChristmas 2020

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Jonathan Leshnoff recording release

Symphony No. 3 and Piano Concerto feat. Joyce Yang
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What to Expect at the Symphony

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Learning Through Orchestral Music

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Spotlight | Horn

Elizabeth Gray

Elizabeth Gray

Spotlight | Horn

Elizabeth Gray

Elizabeth Schellhase Gray joined the Kansas City Symphony as Second Horn in November 2009. Prior to joining the Kansas City Symphony, she served as Acting Fourth Horn for the Houston Symphony during their 2008-2009 season. Mrs. Gray graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Music in Horn Performance from Rice University, where she studied with Houston Symphony Principal Horn William VerMeulen. Upon graduation, she moved to Los Angeles to study with former San Francisco Symphony Principal Horn, David Krehbiel. She won the position with the Kansas City Symphony during October of her first year and left school shortly after to join the orchestra. During the summer of 2015, she served as the Fourth Horn for the Colorado Music Festival and has also locally played with Summerfest. She has received fellowships to the Pacific Music Festival (2009-10), Tanglewood Music Center (2007), National Repertory Orchestra (2008), and the Spoleto USA Festival (2008). As a soloist, she has appeared with the Kansas City Symphony, Plymouth (MI) Symphony, the Ann Arbor Concert Band, and the Plymouth (MI) Community Band. Former teachers also include Louis Stout, Corbin Wagner, and William Brown. Mrs. Gray resides in Overland Park with her husband and two sons.


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