Te Deum concert

2021-2022 Season

Tickets on sale for Divine

Don’t miss the final concert of Te Deum’s 14th season! In collaboration with Father Justin Mathews from Kansas City’ Reconciliation Services, Te Deum will present sections of the Orthodox All-Night Vigil service and the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, integrating works of the most famous Orthodox composers. “Divine” offers a window into the solemnity of… Read more »

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Te Deum celebrates 14th season sponsors

As Te Deum prepares for the final concert of the 14th season, we are honored to recognize the many sponsors whose generosity allow us to continue bringing beautiful, virtuosic music to the Kansas City community. Since 2017, our season sponsorship program has provided foundational support to the operational needs of Te Deum. We are so… Read more »

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Te Deum offers free Lenten Vespers service

As part of our commitment to early music, Te Deum often performs chant as part of our Antiqua series performances. Since 2020, Te Deum has also performed Vespers concerts as a free public offering, providing the community with a thoughtful, researched, and detailed presentation of this ancient music. The next Vespers concert will be Sunday,… Read more »

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Start your New Year with Te Deum’s Antiqua series concert

Start the New Year with Te Deum for Antiqua’s upcoming performance featuring Palestrina’s beloved Pope Marcellus Mass. You are invited to travel with Te Deum to 16th-century Rome and experience a Renaissance era service of the Sistine Chapel, the Pope’s private space for prayer and worship. Featuring Palestrina’s beloved Pope Marcellus Mass, motets of Josquin des Prez, and Gregorian chant. Saturday, January 22, 7:30… Read more »

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Christmas Joy tickets now on sale

We are thrilled to announce Christmas Joy, Te Deum’s annual holiday performance. Featuring Kirke Mechem’s “7 Joys of Christmas,” this performance will celebrate the many Joys of the Christmas season, including the times that joy feels out of reach. The program will explore themes of Love, Joy, Generosity, and Singing, with included works by Abbie Betinis,… Read more »

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We need your support! Lumine 2021

  As we come together for in-person concerts this season, we are united by the universal connection that music provides. Music allows us to express emotions and find meaning where words alone often fall short. Te Deum audiences are returning to concerts in 2021 because of the power and depth of our performance experience, rooted in… Read more »

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Save the Date for Vespers

Te Deum Presents: Vespers Sunday, July 18th at 5:00 pm St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (map) This service is a free offering to the public. Join Te Deum Tenors and Basses for a 45-minute prayer service fully chanted in Latin. This will be Te Deum’s first in-person performance since March 2020 as we open the 14th season… Read more »

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New partnership formed with UMKC Conservatory

Te Deum has launched a new partnership with the UMKC Conservatory, creating the UMKC Conducting Fellowship. Each season, a graduate Conducting student will receive the Conducting Fellowship and join Te Deum at rehearsals and performances serving in an artistic assistant role. Executive & Artistic Director Matthew Christopher Shepard is thrilled to form this partnership with… Read more »

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Te Deum expands artistic staff

Te Deum is thrilled to announce the creation of a new artistic leadership role: Assistant Rehearsal Director. The Assistant Rehearsal Director will work alongside Executive & Artistic Director Matthew Christopher Shepard to lead sectionals and rehearsals in preparation for performances. Matthew Shepard recently announced that long-time Te Deum singer Jon Duncan will be serving in this… Read more »

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