The Kansas City Performing Music and Arts, Association (KCPMAA) mission is to facilitate each participant's development of intellectual abilities and skills in the area of instrumental and vocal music. This multicultural organization presents quality workshops and seminars to enhance personal and/or group development in the areas of instrumental and vocal music. KCPMAA came into existence in 1994, under the leadership of Elwanda C. Richardson, Board Chair, and is governed by an eight member board of directors.
KCPMAA programs highlight the great music heritage of Kansas City and its diverse population by presenting music workshops, seminars, and educational conferences. It is the mission of this organization to invest in the community by providing quality programs for youth and adults. KCPMAA is truly an organization that is dedicated to keeping the music heritage of Kansas City alive and well.
In 2005, KCPMAA formed the Kansas City Mass Choir ™ . The Kansas City Mass Choir's membership is made of the Kansas City Music and Arts Conference workshop participants. This 200+ voice choir presents some the best original Gospel music composed by Kansas City writers. The KC Mass Choir has performed for the American Heart Association One Voice Concert featuring national recording artists such as, Pastor Marvin Sapp, and Yolanda Adams. The KC Mass Choir was one of the featured choirs for the grand opening of the Kauffman Performing Arts Center.
Kansas City Mass Choir