Kansas City Electronic Music and Arts Alliance



The Kansas City Electronic Music and Arts Alliance (KcEMA) was founded in 2007 to encourage and develop understanding and appreciation of electronic music and to create an expansive sense of community for electronic musicians and other artists in the Kansas City Area. KcEMA organizes concerts of electronic music and collaborative projects with generative and performing artists. KcEMA provides a forum for electronic musicians and artists in other media to collaborate, exchange ideas, and grow as an interactive, supportive community.

President: John Chittum
Vice-President: Christina Butera
Treasurer: Cody Kauhl
Secretary: Eli Hougland
Public Relations: Stacy Busch

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2016-17 Season Announcement

Sep 29, 2016

John Chittum

KcEMA ReLaunch

As president, I’m excited to announce the full ReLaunch of KcEMA. Our first program, the ReLaunch Part at La Esquina was a great success. Special thanks to Mnemosyne and Ensemble of Irreproduceable Outcomes for joining us for a great evening.

We look forward to even more concerts, community engagement, and collaborations over the next year. We are also working on transforming our website, and expanding our online presence. Keep watching our site, our Facebook page and Twitter.

Thanks for dropping by,

John Chittum KcEMA President

Get to know ChucK and KcEMA President

Oct 2, 2016

John Chittum

This is the first in our series of interviews and demos. Stacy Busch, our head of marketing and PR, sat down with me to chat about life, my experiences and background, and to hear a bit about ChucK. Check it out!

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2016-17 Season

KcEMA ReLaunch!

August 27th

La Esquina

1000 West 25th Street, Kansas City, MO

Doors at 7:45pm

We have an awesome, new season filled with collaborations and concert events. We are super excited to talk about this season and spread the word and we want you to come and hangout with us! There will be live music performed by Mnemosyne Quartet and Ensemble of Irreproducible Outcomes along with a sampling of local electronic music.

Illumiphonic Performing Arts Showcase

November 5th

La Esquina

1000 West 25th Street, Kansas City, MO

Charlotte Street and partners showcase new performance-based work featuring experimental video, music, and movement. Performances will be showcased inside la Esquina venue. Featuring KcEMA executive board members Cody Kauhl and Stacy Busch in a new multimedia performance.



KcEMA welcomes dynamic vocalist Liz Pearse. She’ll melt your face off, in the best kind of way.

A Midsummer’s Multichannel Rave



How many speakers can we gather in one location? What happens if you jump into a party, and sounds swirl around you in every direction? This isn’t an every day dance party. Featuring local KC artists

2016 postcard