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Northwest Missouri State University


Hitting the High Notes

Hitting the High Notes

The career of Kara Shay Weston Thomson ’92 has progressed from singing in church basements to performing with the New York City Opera. Throughout this journey, she remains ever-grateful for the support of her family and friends that has allowed her to live her dream and to become, as The New York Times describes her, “a compelling American soprano.”

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