The University of Kentucky’s very own Juan Trigos was awarded with the 2024 Azrieli Commission for International Music. Trigos, in his first year at UK School of Music, is a composer, conductor and assistant professor of music theory and composition.
Juan Saldivar, Jr., DMA student in the University of Kentucky School of Music, is elevating opportunities for Mexican and Mexican American composers through a new initiative. Through Border Bones, Saldivar and Velarde aim to increase trombone duet repertoire from rising marginalized and underrepresented composers.
UK School of Music Alum Renee Collins Cobb, M.Ed. of Room 17 Productions, Inc wins two Stevie® Awards in a ceremony held in New York City on November 10, 2023.
From Oct. 16 – 20, 2023, eight faculty members from the University of Kentucky School of Music traveled to Ionian University in Corfu, Greece, to participate in the first full exchange as part of a new bilateral relationship between UK and Ionian University.
UK Mega-Sax has released their latest album, "Stink, Stank, FUNK - 4.0," the follow up album to the "Stinkin'" series featuring UK students.
Dieter Hennings is Professor of Music at the University of Kentucky and curates the UK International Guitar Series, which has brought to Lexington some of the finest guitarists in the world.
UKNow recently caught up with doctoral student Wagner Mauricio Pástor while he was performing in New York City to learn a bit more about his journey to his D.M.A. and his time at UK.
An accomplished international opera star who has traveled around the world for his craft, University of Kentucky alumnus Reginald Smith Jr. is giving back to his Bluegrass alma mater in a big way, setting a solid foundation for generations of music students to come.
The award recognizes Campbell's service and contributions to music education in Kentucky at the university level.
The Great Teacher Award, launched in 1961, is the longest-running UK award that recognizes teaching.