Opera Theatre

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.

Dr. Everett McCorvey presents at Brazilian Choral Festival

The annual international choral festival was held virtually from July 7th-12th in Curitiba, Brazil, the capital city of the Brazilian state of Paraná. The “Henrique de Curitiba” Choir Week is an annual event produced as through an initiative between the Santa Maria Chapel, a major performance venue, and the Curtibia Institute of Arts and Culture, and named after the well-known Brazilian choral composer, Henrique de Curtibia Morozowicz.  

 

A message from Dr. Everett McCorvey

This past week has been difficult for our entire world as the wounds of racism were ripped open when a Minneapolis police officer suffocated the life out of one of its citizens, George Floyd. In Louisville, Breonna Taylor, an emergency medical technician, was killed by police as she rested in her own home in March. Ahmaud Arbery, a 25 year old black man was killed while out on a jog in a white neighborhood in Georgia. The list goes on and on. Until now, there were uprisings for a few days and then it would seem like the uprisings would stop and life would return to normal.

School of Music Alumnus Justin Vickers recieves Fulbright Scholar Award

Dr. Justin Vickers received his Master's of Music in vocal performance from UK in 2000. After leaving the University of Kentucky, Dr. Vickers, now Associate Professor of Voice at Illinois State University, earned his Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance and Literature, while completing the coursework for the Ph.D. in historical musicology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

UK Grad Student Singing in Met’s ‘Porgy and Bess’: Q&A With Soprano Makeda Hampton

Story courtesy of UKNow 

Hampton, a soprano from New Castle, Delaware, is part of the critically acclaimed cast of the Met’s 2019-20 production of “Porgy and Bess.” The opera, which also features seven UK alumni, has been such a hit that three performances were added to its winter run that began Jan. 8.

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