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Emily Durocher, DMA candidate in percussion performance, has been recognized by the SAI Music Fraternity for her excellence in percussion and piano performance.
UK Choirs' choral program is considered Top 7 in the country because of its number of invites to ACDA conferences. Recently three UK Choirs ensembles, under the direction of three different conductors, were invited to perform at professional conventions within a span of three weeks.
Gov. Andy Beshear named Everett McCorvey, D.M.A., professor of voice in the University of Kentucky School of Music and director of UK Opera Theatre, the new chair of the Kentucky Arts Council at his Team Kentucky news conference Nov. 18. McCorvey is the first person of color named chair of the council.
UK alumna Audrey Belle Adams takes to the Lexington Opera House stage as Mrs. Gloop in the national tour of "Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."
University of Kentucky opera alumni are helping the Metropolitan Opera make history with the staging of its first opera by a Black composer.
School of Music junior and residential advisor Dylan Shade combined his passions for music and computer science to create an app that helps students learn about complex musical chords.
Dr. Kaitlin Bove (‘19, DMA in Conducting) has focused her career on empowering new voices in classical music.
Soprano Rebecca Farley, ('13 BM in Vocal Performance) received the Oratorio Society of New York's Esther Korshin Award and a $2,500 prize.
School of Music Professor Jim Campbell has been a leader in the development of the contemporary percussion ensemble and recently was inducted into the PAS Hall of Fame Class of 2021.
School of Music alum Renee Collins Cobb ('85, BM in Music Education) and Warren Cobb ('85, BA in Music) met while they were members of the UK Choristers in the early 1980s.