2:00 p.m. performance with reception to follow
Vocal ensemble KC VITAs perform a contemporary choral piece by New York-based composer Julia Barry, written in conversation with ensemble members on the theme of “Home.” Taking place as part of a nationwide initiative that encourages communication across our country's divides, this performance aims to constructively respond to the civic and environmental crises currently fracturing our homes, and encourage cultural democracy and empathy across the country.
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Standing for the “Kansas City Vibrating Internal Thyroarytenoids,” KC VITAs is a group of professional singers with the mission to promote the continued creation and performance of “contemporary-classical” vocal music. The choir is committed to performing new music, benefitting composers and performers alike.
Jackson C. Thomas is the founder and director of KC VITAs. Originally from Carrollton, Missouri, Thomas is a conductor, tenor, clinician, and teacher based in the Kansas City area, who currently serves as an Instructor at the University of Central-Missouri where he teaches Voice, Aural Training, Opera Workshop, and Women’s Choir.