A Look Ahead: Songflower – Students and Teachers

Image may contain: 2 people, textSongflower Chorale Spring Concert

Songflower Chorale, a local choral ensemble standing on the long and illustrious tradition of the Kansas City Fine Arts Chorale, presents “Students and Teachers” 3 p.m. Sunday April 29th at Historic St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 1307 Holes, Kansas City, MO

The concert’s repertoire consists of unique works focused on the passing of musical language and tradition from each generation to the next. Included are works of Padre G. B. Martini, a Viennese composer and priest under whom young Mozart studied counterpoint, Gottfried August Homilius, a Swedish organist and composer who studied under J. S. Bach, and several modern composers including renowned teachers such as Paul Chihara and Cecil Effinger. They will also present brand new works by Leslee Wood, Nick Shaheed, and Shelby Scott, all studying composition at the University of Kansas, along with works by composer and director Geoffrey Wilcken. The Chorale will also be assisted by the John Schafer at the organ.

Admittance is free and open to the public; donations at the door are most welcome. The Songflower Chorale is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and relies entirely on donations to fund its outreach to the Kansas City metropolitan area. For more information or to make a secure donation online, visit http://www.songflower.org

Clay and Jackson County Zoo Days

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Residents of the Clay and Jackson counties still have a few more weekdays to take advantage of their free visits to the zoo in April that is their right for paying the special zoo tax. Anyone in the two counties can take the ticket they got in the mail and get in for free for the remaining weekdays of this Month.

Worlds of Fun

Last weekend was opening weekend, but the season has just begun for Worlds of Fun. Hours are 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday.

Enjoy the return of your favorite rides, live shows, PEANUTS characters, and be one of the first to ride on the all new Nordic Chaser! Whatever your thrill level, there is plenty of fun to be had for the whole family.

This is also the perfect day to activate your child’s 2018 Pre-K Pass, offering FREE admission for children ages 3-5 for the entire 2018 season. Simply register online, activate at the park and come play!

Get access to all four seasons of fun in 2018 with a Gold Season Pass. Score unlimited visits to ride all spring on Nordic Chaser, splash all summer at Oceans of Fun, scream in the fall at The Great Pumpkin Fest and Halloween Haunt and have a holly jolly good time at Kansas City’s most immersive holiday event, WinterFest, in winter.

 

Please note: If anyone has events they think should be featured on this events list, please send me the information for my consideration and inclusion.

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