Opera Theatre

From UK to the UK: Recent Grad Reginald Smith Jr. to Represent US in BBC Cardiff Singer of the World

By Whitney Hale


As part of the prestigious vocal competition in classical music, Smith will compete against 15 of the world’s most outstanding rising stars in international opera and song on BBC TV, radio and iPlayer beginning June 12.

Yamaha Recognizes UK School of Music as 1 of 10 Institutions of Excellence

Story by Peter Giles/Giles Communication


Only 10 outstanding schools nationwide earned the prestigious designation this year.

Yamaha is committed to working with the University of Kentucky in substantive ways for the long-term growth and benefit of its music students and faculty. The Institution of Excellence program is tailored to respond to each honoree’s unique mission and the designation unlocks benefits for the institution, its faculty and its students.

Music Spring Courses

MUS 507/MUS 690: Gender, Race, and Music: New Perspectives of Classical and Popular Music
Tues./Thurs., 9:30 – 10:45 am (In-person and virtual meetings)
Dr. Diana R. Hallman

Episode 3 of CFA Community Conversations

In Episode 3 of the CFA Community Conversations, Dr. Angelique Clay Everett, Associate Professor of Music and Chair of Voice Area, talks with Ruthie Sangster, 2020 BM in Vocal Performance and BA in Arts Administration about life after graduation. Dr. Clay and Ruthie share their love of singing, the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre, and how they're navigating a path forward in the arts.

Classroom Concert Series

Music to transcend physical distancing. The University of Kentucky School of Music brings our student ensembles off the Singletary stages and into your living room. While we can't gather for live performances, our student musicians are still honing their craft. Our series of class recordings builds bridges to connect our patrons with our students. 

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