Te Deum concert


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 »

Brahms Requiem tickets now on sale

Tickets are officially on sale for Te Deum’s first concert of the 13th season. Brahms Requiem will be Te Deum’s first ever online only livestream concert and is sure to be a meaningful viewing experience. This concert was originally performed in April 2016 and features pianists Jan Kraybill and Elisa Bickers, baritone Brian Ming Chu, soprano… Read more »

Introducing James Eakin, Composer-in-Residence

Artistic Director Matthew Christopher Shepard and the Board of Directors are thrilled to announce that James Eakin has been appointed as Composer-in-Residence for Te Deum’s 2020-21 Season. Eakin is one of the busiest and most sought-after composers in America today. His music catalog is prolific and spans genres from Concert Hall to Pop/Rock. He has… Read more »

Te Deum earns Missouri ArtSafe Certification

Te Deum has joined a coalition of organizations to earn Missouri ArtSafe Certification. Missouri ArtSafe was developed by the Missouri Arts Council to give arts organizations access to best practices in producing art for the public during the pandemic. The ArtSafe program provides training, universal measures, certification, and promotion. Organizations become certified by pledging and adhering… Read more »