Upcoming Events

August 10,2014 / 7:30 p.m. 
ChoralFest 2014: Fauré's Requiem 
Come sing with us! Assistant Conductor Sara McClure leads the ChoralFest Choir in a performance of the Fauré Requiem accompanied by several Midwest Chamber Ensemble instrumentalists and well-known Kansas City soloists Sarah Tannehill Anderson, soprano, and Sam Anderson, baritone. If you are interested in singing, please see rehearsal details below, and email Sara at prairiesara{at}gmail.com to sign up!

Rehearsal Schedule:
Sunday, August 3, 3-5 p.m.
Monday, August 4, 7-9 p.m.*
Tuesday, August 5, 7-9:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 7, 7-9:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 9, 3-5:30 p.m. (dress)
Sunday, August 10, 6 p.m. call for 7:30 p.m. concert!

*Choral Singing Workshop/Sectionals with Dr. Tony Maglione of William Jewell College (SA 7-8 p.m., TB 8-9 p.m.)

new this year: no registration fee
scores will be provided (Hinshaw, edited by Rutter)

August 31, 2014 / 7:30 p.m. / Pre-Concert Talk at 6:45
Opening Night: Beethoven, Grieg, Kern
The Midwest Chamber Ensemble's third season officially opens with a world-premiere fanfare by Composer-in-Residence Joseph Kern. Daniel Mangaracino, the winner of the 1st Annual Youth Concerto Competition, plays the first movement of Grieg's Piano Concerto, and Music Director Steve Lewis leads the orchestra in Beethoven's stunning Seventh Symphony. A triumphant evening not to be missed!

06.16.15 ~ Like to sing? Always dreamed of learning the Fauré Requiem? Join Assistant Conductor Sara McClure for the fourth annual ChoralFest at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection. Singers from across the Kansas City area come together to sing a major work in a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends and warm up for the coming season! A week of rehearsals begins August 3rd with the concert on August 10th. Email Sara at prairiesara{at}gmail.com to sign up. 

04.23.14 ~ We are pleased to welcome the Midwest Chamber Ensemble's new concertmaster: Katherine Okesson! Katherine brings an impressive array of experience to both orchestral and chamber music at MCE, and you can read more about her by clicking here

03.19.14 ~ Announcing Season Three! We have prepared an exciting 2014-15 line-up of music both new and old, chamber and orchestral, with superb soloists. Click here to read the press release detailing the schedule
We are fortunate to work under the auspices of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection. Although we are not supported financially by the church, your donations are tax deductible. Please visit the church's website by clicking on the logo to the right. Special thanks to Pastor Alix Pridgen and the congregation of LCR for their generous support!
Featured Reviews
"This young group’s 2013–14 season begins in August, and their exciting lineup of world premieres, guest artists, collaborations, and favorite classic repertoire should make Midwest Chamber Ensemble the group to keep your eye on in the coming year." -Karen Hague, KC Metropolis