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Samantha Ege plays the music you need to know

Pianist and musicologist Samantha Ege
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Pianist and musicologist Samantha Ege

Pianist and scholar Dr. Samantha Ege sits down with Classical KC's Brooke Knoll for a discussion about her musicianship, her research and the musical voices she works to bring to the forefront. We'll hear her perform works by Margaret Bonds, Florence Price, Kansas City native Nora Holt and more.


Brooke Knoll


Samantha Ege, piano


Piano Concerto in One Movement
by Florence Price

Negro Dance
by Nora Holt

Spiritual Suite:
The Valley of the Bones
The Bells
Troubled Water
by Margaret Bonds

Four Seasonal Sketches:
Spring Intermezzo
Summer Interlude
Autumn Dance
Winter Holiday
by Betty Jackson King

Dubnova Preludia (April Preludes), Op. 13
I. Allegro ma non troppo
III. Andante semplice
IV. Vivo
By Vítězslava Kaprálová

You can learn more about Samantha Ege at

She performs a Harriman-Jewell Series Free Discovery Concert on Sunday, May 15th at 5pm at The Folly Theater. Learn more at

Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and afternoon host for Classical KC. You can reach her at
Sam Wisman is a Senior Producer for 91.9 Classical KC and a backup announcer for KCUR 89.3. Email him at