James C. Olson Performing Arts Center
4949 Cherry Street
(816) 235-2900

Mailing Address
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Conservatory of Music and Dance
4949 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110-2229

Interim Dean:
Andrew Granade

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies:
David Thurmaier

Associate Dean for Performance/Operations:
James Snell

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies:
Aidan Soder


UMKC is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (1933), the National Association of Schools of Dance (2008), the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (1961), and the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.