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Friends of Chamber Music – Soirée 2023

Doctors Hilary and John Stroh served as the honorary chairs for Soirée 2023. The benefit for the Friends of Chamber Music was held at the Kansas City Club on March 3rd. Nancy Lee Kemper is the board chair. Among the highlights were a preview of the 2023-2024 season, a live auction, and a performance by Dmitri Atapine and Hyeyeon Park, Friends of Chamber Music, on cello and piano, respectively. Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions created the delectable dinner. The organization presents concerts, along with education and community programming. 

Nancy Lee Kemper, board chair


Drs. Hilary and John Stroh, honorary chairs


Dmitri Atapine and Hyeyeon Park, Friends of Chamber Music


Piano and cello performance by Hyeyeon Park and Dmitri Atapine, Friends of Chamber Music


Marika and Dallas Ivanko, Maggie Horn, and David Henderson


Dean Courtney Crappell, UMKC Conservatory; and Conny Crappell


Kamal Mikhail, Barbara Haman, Gregory Gille, and Mary Lynn Soli Mikhail


Inon Barnatan with Dmitri Atapine, Friends of Chamber Music


Inon Barnatan, Dwight Arn, Heather Leith, and Dmitri Atapine, Friends of Chamber Music


Molly Dwyer and Al Mauro, Jr.


Tom and Kathy Nanney


Featured in the April 1, 2023 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Kenny Johnson


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