Mizzou music festival offers free rides from Kansas City and St. Louis

Jul 9, 2013

Alan Piers conducts the MU new-music ensemble Alarm Will Sound, which is scheduled to perform at the Mizzou International Composers Festival later this month.
Alan Piers conducts the MU new-music ensemble Alarm Will Sound, which is scheduled to perform at the Mizzou International Composers Festival later this month.
Credit Cory Weaver / MU/Alarm Will Sound

The Mizzou International Composers Festival annual music composition festival taking place this summer in Columbia is offering free transportation for a limited number of concert-goers from St. Louis and Kansas City.

The festival begins July 22 and continues through July 27. Venues include the downtown Missouri Theatre and several concert halls on the University of Missouri campus.   Performers include the ensemble Alarm Will Sound.

The 20-person MoX shuttle rides are scheduled to leave for Columbia on Friday and Saturday afternoon and return after the concluding Saturday night concert. Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis through Friday.

Patrons are responsible for their own tickets and any lodging. The St. Louis pick-up point is Mid Rivers Mall in St. Charles County. The Kansas City pickup is the Kauffman Center.