Jordan Buchholtz

Jordan Buchholtz

Classical Contributor 

Jordan Buchholtz is a pianist, accompanist, and teacher. As an active performer, she regularly plays in solo piano and chamber music recitals and collaborates with both vocalists and instrumentalists. She enjoys being involved in chamber music ensembles, serving as an opera rehearsal and production accompanist, and playing piano and organ for church. She has been a participant in various piano master classes with Christopher Taylor, Stacey Barelos, and Paul Wirth. During her undergraduate studies, she played piano and celesta in the Luther College Symphony Orchestra and performed with them on tour in Vienna, Austria in January of 2011.

A native of Spring Valley, Minnesota, Jordan is currently pursuing an Artist Certificate in Piano Performance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and is studying with Karen Kushner. She previously obtained a MM at UMKC and a BA in Music Performance from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, studying piano with John F. Strauss. Along with her graduate studies, she is the opera accompanist at UMKC and writes music reviews for

Introspective delicacy

Nelson Freire’s impeccable tranquility and finesse at the piano illuminated a contemplative program of pieces by Mozart, Schumann, Brahms, Debussy, and Albéniz at the Folly Theater.

ABBA Cadabra

Heartland Men’s Chorus’ pyrotechnic energy and aesthetically decorative production of “ABBA Cadabra” captivated and excited a full house at the Folly Theater on Sunday night.

Brute force

Vladimir Feltsman brought old-fashioned Russian pianism to works by Bach, Beethoven, and Mussorgsky on The Friends of Chamber Music's series last weekend.

Gestures of the masters

“A Century of Bernstein” continues with the Kansas City Symphony’s superior performance of the Symphonic Suite from “On the Waterfront,” Prokofiev’s Second Violin Concerto, and Schumann’s Second Symphony.

Homage to German tradition

The Brentano String Quartet with pianist Jonathan Biss, gave a fantastic, albeit peculiar recital on The Friends of Chamber Music's series last weekend at the Folly Theater.

Forever timeless

American singer, songwriter, and bassist Peter Cetera brought his experience from his time with the rock band Chicago and his solo career, as well as humor to the stage...

“A Century of Bernstein” begins

The Kansas City Symphony thrilled and inspired the audience at Helzberg Hall with Bernstein’s Serenade, John Corigliano’s Elegy for Orchestra, and Beethoven’s “Eroica.”

All about that bass

High quality music-making, and pristine synchronized playing evoked by the Ying String Quartet with pianist Alon Goldstein and bassist Rachel Calin captivated last Friday night's audience at the C....

Sacred Christmas

Musica Sacra presented its annual Christmas concert at Rockhurst University featuring Baroque Christmas music from Italy, Germany, France, and England.

Peaceful partsongs

Musica Vocale’s innate sense of serenity and harmony illuminated the spirits at St. John’s United Methodist Church with an assortment of sacred and secular partsongs, ranging from the Renaissance...

The Last Minute Trio

As last second replacements for the Pavel Haas Quartet, clarinetist David Shifrin, cellist Amit Peled, and pianist Alon Goldstein came together to create an incredible pick-up ensemble for The...

Dazzling charisma

Returning to the Harriman-Jewell Series, Joshua Bell and Alessio Bax performed sonatas for violin and piano with exquisite artistry.

Improvisational piano fire

The Harriman-Jewell Series presented pianist Charlie Albright for their first Discovery Concert of the season to a full house at the Folly Theater on Saturday night. His felicitous energy...

Rockin’ Rach

The Kansas City Symphony opened their Classical Series with three exciting and thrilling pieces with a Russian theme: Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Capriccio espanol,” contemporary composer Christopher Rouse’s “Odna Zhizn,” and Rachmaninoff’s...

Simply superb

Park University’s very own 2017 Van Cliburn Silver Medalist Kenny Broberg gave a stunning recital at the Folly Theater on Sunday afternoon, playing some of his repertoire from the...

PREVIEW: Fall 2017 Keyboard Concerts

As you immerse yourself into the piano world this fall, take note of the thrilling and versatile pianists and organists featured in solo and chamber concerts throughout Kansas City....

French patisserie and organ music

The 5th Annual French Organ Festival took place at The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception last Sunday afternoon and featured seven exceptional local Kansas City organists who presented a...

Ode to McGlynn

Featuring music by Irish composer Michael McGlynn, the Kansas City Chorale presented a full program of his music at Visitation Church, showcasing three main styles and languages; Latin, English,...

American spiritual journey

The William Baker Festival Singers sang with vitality and sensitivity at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception last Friday evening. Their program consisted of arrangements of spirituals and other...
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