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Photo of Symphony and Audience in Helzberg Hall

Founded by R. Crosby Kemper, Jr.+ in 1982

Board of Trustees established in 1983

Russell Patterson+, Conductor Emeritus


KANSAS CITY SYMPHONY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OFFICERS
William M. Lyons, Chair Patrick J. McCown, Vice Chair
Ann Kaufmann Baum, Vice Chair Linda Gill Taylor, Vice Chair
Michael D. Fields, Vice Chair William B. Taylor, Vice Chair and Secretary-Treasurer
Robert A. Kipp, Vice Chair

 

DIRECTORS
Terry Bassham Irvine O. Hockaday, Jr.
Tom Bowser Bebe Kemper Hunt
Sylvia J. Brush Lamar Hunt, Jr.
Vince Clark Joshua C. Rowland
Cary D. DeCamp Richard Ryan
Kelli Glynn Marny Sherman 
Michael Gordon
Joshua Sosland
Evan Halloin Kent W. Sunderland
Spence Heddens
Ursula Terrasi
James A. Heeter Susie Yang
Liz Hjalmarson
 

EX-OFFICIO

Frank Byrne, Executive Director
Michael Stern, Music Director
Shirley Bush Helzberg, Chair Emerita  

 

PAST BOARD PRESIDENTS

1983-85 Paul H. Henson +  1988-90 George E. Powell, Jr. +
1985-87 R. Crosby Kemper, Jr. +  1990-95 David W. Hunerberg
1987-88 Paul H. Henson +  1995-2013 Shirley Bush Helzberg
   

FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Christine Kemper, President Stephen H. Hill
Julia Irene Kauffman, Vice President Michael A. Schultz
Russell W. Baker, Jr., Secretary
Sylvia J. Brush, Auxiliary Representative
George E. Powell III, Treasurer
Jan B. Leonard, Foundation Coordinator

 

FOUNDING DIRECTORS

 
Henry W. Bloch William N. Deramus III +
George C. Dillon + James H. Hale +
Donald J. Hall Paul H. Henson +
R. Crosby Kemper, Jr. + George E. Powell, Jr. +
George A. Russell Richard H. Spencer +
Richard J. Stern +  

 

 

Current as of July 18, 2017

+ In memoriam