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University of Central Missouri
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Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4640
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PAS Presents Harpist Bridget Kibbey Concert

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (Nov. 9, 2016) -The Performing Arts Series and the Department of Music at the University of Central Missouri present internationally renowned harpist Bridget Kibbey in Concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in Hart Recital Hall.

Bridget Kibbey
Bridget Kibbey

Recognized for her artistry and virtuosity, Kibbey is a champion for expanding the scope and platform of the harp. She is a recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, the Classical Recording Foundation’s Young Artist Award, a winner of Concert Artist Guild’s International Competition, Astral Artist Auditions, and is the only harpist to win a position with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s Chamber Music Society II.

Kibbey tours internationally as concerto soloist, recitalist, and collaborator with some of today’s most compelling artists, including Placido Domingo, The Knights, The National, Dawn Upshaw and Gustavo Santaollala. Her solo performances have been broadcast on NPR’s Performance Today, on New York’s WQXR and Q2 Radio, WNYC’s Soundcheck, WETA’s Front Row Washington, WRTI’s Crossover, and A&E’s Breakfast with the Arts. Kibbey’s debut album, Love Has Come Again, was named one of the Top 10 Releases by Time Out New York. Her performances can be found on Facebook and YouTube and on her website,

Kibbey’s UCM concert concludes a three-day residency at UCM, where she will conduct masterclasses, an elementary school concert and a seminar titled Making a Life in the Arts, which is free and open to the public.

Tickets for Bridget Kibbey in Concert are available online at, at the Central Tickets Box Office from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday-Friday, in Administration 100B, by calling 660-543-8888, and one hour prior to showtime at the venue.

Financial assistance has been provided through a grant by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.