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Photo of Symphony and Audience in Helzberg Hall

Founded by R. Crosby Kemper, Jr.+ in 1982

Board of Trustees established in 1983

Russell Patterson+, Conductor Emeritus


KANSAS CITY SYMPHONY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OFFICERS
William M. Lyons, Chair Pat McCown, Vice Chair
Terry Bassham, Vice Chair Linda Gill Taylor, Vice Chair
Ann Kaufmann Baum, Vice Chair William B. Taylor, Vice Chair and Secretary-Treasurer
Michael D. Fields, Vice Chair

 

DIRECTORS
Vince Clark C. Michel Minor
Cary D. DeCamp Beryl Raff
TK DeWitt Jim Reed
Kelli Glynn Joshua C. Rowland
Spence Heddens Richard Ryan
James A. Heeter Kent W. Sunderland
Liz Hjalmarson Ursula Terrasi
Irvine O. Hockaday, Jr. Abigail M. Wendel
Bebe Kemper Hunt Gena M. Williams
Robert A. Kipp Susie Yang
John Klinghammer
 

EX-OFFICIO

Frank Byrne, Executive Director
Michael Stern, Music Director
Shirley Bush Helzberg, Chair Emerita  

 

PAST BOARD PRESIDENTS

1983-85 Paul H. Henson +  1988-90 George E. Powell, Jr. +
1985-87 R. Crosby Kemper, Jr. +  1990-95 David W. Hunerberg
1987-88 Paul H. Henson +  1995-2013 Shirley Bush Helzberg
   

FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Christine Kemper, President Stephen H. Hill
Julia Irene Kauffman, Vice President Michael A. Schultz
Russell W. Baker, Jr., Secretary
Sylvia J. Brush, Auxiliary Representative
George E. Powell III, Treasurer
Jan B. Leonard, Foundation Coordinator

 

FOUNDING DIRECTORS

 
Henry W. Bloch William N. Deramus III +
George C. Dillon + James H. Hale +
Donald J. Hall Paul H. Henson +
R. Crosby Kemper, Jr. + George E. Powell, Jr. +
George A. Russell + Richard H. Spencer +
Richard J. Stern +  

 

 

Current as of July 18, 2017

+ In memoriam