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Harriman-Jewell Series – 1,000th Concert Celebration

Harriman-Jewell Series hosted its 1,000th Concert Celebration with the Kansas City debut performance of Pretty Yende, soprano. Jackie and John Middelkamp were the honorary chairmen, and Suzanne Shank served as the chairman of the January 7th event. Benefactors enjoyed a spectacular concert and a delicious post-performance dinner at The Carriage Club. Guests celebrated the artists and ensembles who have appeared on the Series 10 times or more by presenting them with the Richard Harriman Award. Present to accept the award was David Parsons, Kansas City native and international choreographer and dancer. 

Honorary Chairmen John and Jackie Middelkamp with David Parsons, honoree; and Melinda Cloobeck


Marcia Karbank and Pretty Yende, soprano


Clark Morris, Harriman-Jewell Series; with Jackie and John Middelkamp, honorary chairmen, and Suzanne Shank


David Parsons posed with a Richard Harriman Award.


Richard Harriman Awards were given to Series’ artists who have appeared 10 times or more.


Erie Mills, Nathan DePoint, John Churchwell, John Livingston, Ruby Dibble, and Paige Livingston


Soprano Pretty Yende


Kamal Khan, pianist; and Pretty Yende at The Folly Theater


Featured in the February 4, 2023 issue of The Independent.
Photo Credit: Veritography


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