Te Deum concert



July 18, 2021 and March 13, 2022

Join us for a meaningful Vespers service featuring Te Deum Tenors and Basses offering a 45-minute prayer service fully chanted in Latin. This performance is a free offering to the public


June 11 and 12, 2022

In collaboration with Father Justin Mathews, 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.

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 »

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 »

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 »

King of Instruments tickets now on sale

Featuring GRAMMY nominee Jan Kraybill on the organ and local gospel recording artist Isaac Cates, Te Deum’s final concert of its 13th season will explore a broad range of repertoire for organ and choir. Hope is the central theme of King of Instruments, a theme mirrored in life as we anticipate the end of the… Read more »

Te Deum announces Kreuzige Pre-Concert Lectures

We are thrilled to offer all Kreuzige ticket holders access to a pre-concert lecture featuring Dr. Paul Laird, Professor of Musicology at the University of Kansas. Attendees will enjoy a live conversation and Q&A providing insights on the concert’s Baroque repertoire. Join us 45 minutes before the concert to enjoy Dr. Laird’s vast knowledge and… Read more »

Kreuzige tickets now on sale

Tickets are officially on sale for Te Deum’s upcoming Antiqua series concert. Te Deum and the Kansas City Baroque Consortium will present some of the Baroque era’s most profound music for Passiontide (the week leading up to Easter). The concert will include J.S. Bach’s Cantata 182 Himmelskӧnig, sei willkommen (King of Heaven, welcome), and Heinrich… Read more »

Support Te Deum on #GivingTuesday

As we continue to navigate these uncertain times, we look towards our future with excitement and a fervent belief that the Arts are an essential part of life. On December 1st, Te Deum joins organizations around the globe to participate in #GivingTuesday. Te Deum has not been immune to the financial impact of this COVID-19 pandemic,… Read more »

Peace & Joy tickets now on sale

Tickets are officially on sale for Te Deum’s upcoming Christmas concert. Te Deum’s 3rd annual Christmas concert has been designed to thoughtfully reflect on the warmth of the Holiday season. We hope this concert will be a hopeful, intimate time to gather with your family. Regardless of the way in which we come together in… Read more »