Schumann's Piano Concerto & Takach's We Are Phoenix

  • May 4, 2025 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Prairie Baptist Church

    7416 Roe Ave
    Prairie Village, Kansas 66208
Ticket Price $20.00 Buy Tickets

Join Midwest Chamber Ensemble for a stunning close to our thirteenth season with the performance of two works you won't want to miss -- Charl Louw perfoming Schumann's legendary Piano Concerto and Timothy C. Takach's We Are Phoenix. MCE will be joined by the KCKCC Choir led by Dr. John Stafford II to perform the Kansas Premiere of We Are Phoenix, a project led by the composer to get the work premiered by one ensemble in all 50 states. We Are Phoenix explores themes of human resilience and will be accompanied by projections - it will be a unique experience you won't want to miss!

Date & Time

Sun, May 4, 2025 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Venue Details

Prairie Baptist Church

7416 Roe Ave
Prairie Village, Kansas 66208 Prairie Baptist Church
Midwest Chamber Ensemble

The Midwest Chamber Ensemble is a Kansas City-based 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the performance of Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Ensemble music of the classical tradition. The ensemble's personnel is selected on the basis of artistic merit and comprises young professional musicians and exceptional music students. The Midwest Chamber Ensemble prepares its members for future career opportunities by creating a professional environment and providing its audiences quality concerts.

Our current and former musicians have played with ensembles such as: Boulder MahlerFest Orchestra, Kansas City Symphony, Longmont Symphony, Missouri Symphony, Omaha Symphony, Performance Santa Fe, South Dakota Symphony, Springfield Symphony, Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, Topeka Symphony, Wichita Symphony.

They have also gone on to top music programs at schools such as: the Curtis Institute of Music, Indiana University, Northwestern University, Peabody Conservatory, Rice University, Ball State University, University of Missouri-Kansas City.

The Midwest Chamber Ensemble has been awarded third place for the community division of The American Prize in Orchestral Performance for the 2016-17 season!

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