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Mizzou Music: Mary Kouyoumdjian

Mary Kouyoumdjian

Armenian-American composer Mary Kouyoumdjian will be in Columbia later this month. She was selected as a resident composer for the 2016 Mizzou International Composers Festival. Kouyoumdjian was a guest on a recent episode of Mizzou Music.

This interview originally aired as part of the Mizzou Music program on Wednesday, July 5, 2016.

Listen for new episodes of Mizzou Music each Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. on Classical 90.5FM.

Trevor serves as KBIA’s weekday morning host for classical music. He has been involved with local radio since 1990, when he began volunteering as a music and news programmer at KOPN, Columbia's community radio station. Before joining KBIA, Trevor studied social work at Mizzou and earned a masters degree in geography at the University of Alabama. He has worked in community development and in urban and bicycle/pedestrian planning, and recently served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zambia with his wife, Lisa Groshong. An avid bicycle commuter and jazz fan, Trevor has cycled as far as Colorado and pawed through record bins in three continents.