Category Archives: UK

UK School of Music has a new director

John Scheib has been named as the next director of the University of Kentucky’s School of Music. Scheib, a former public school music teacher, is currently director of the School of Music and associate professor of music education at Ball … Continue reading

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Video: UK Concerto Competition winner Ingang Han

You don’t have to wait until 9:45 p.m. Friday for thrilling, aggressive play by University of Kentucky students. Hours before the Cats-and-Cards tip off in the NCAA Tournament, UK junior Ingang Han will be the soloist in a performance of … Continue reading

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Morgan Freeman coming to UK

Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman will be at the University of Kentucky on April 14 to discuss his career in an event presented by the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. Freeman, who was born in Memphis, Tenn., and grew up … Continue reading

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New oboe professor at UK looks to build community

In the studio of new assistant oboe professor ToniMarie ­Marchioni in the ­University of Kentucky Fine Arts ­building, it looks as if ­Facebook has exploded all over her left wall. Filling it are memes, some with the characters we all … Continue reading

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WUKY will broadcast KY Writers Hall of Fame

WUKY-FM will broadcast the 2014 Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday. The event took place Jan. 23 at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning. The inductees that night included Thomas Merton, Thomas D. Clark, Etheridge Knight, and … Continue reading

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Art Museum at University of Kentucky director candidate: Stuart Horodner

The search for a new executive director for the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky continued Jan. 27 with a visit from Stuart Horodner, currently the curator and artistic director of the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center. Unfortunately, my car … Continue reading

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Art Museum at University of Kentucky director candidate: Julien Robson

The on-campus visits by candidates to be the new director of the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky came to a close Friday with Julien Robson promising to, “take the UK art museum and bring it back to life, … Continue reading

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Review: Lang Lang with the UK Symphony

For most of Richard Strauss’ Burleske, Lang Lang was watching the University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra and conductor John Nardolillo, trading phrases with the musicians like they were chatting, dancing in his seat during his rests, even making a few conducting gestures … Continue reading

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Art Museum at University of Kentucky director candidate: Tim Close

University of Kentucky staff and Art Museum at the University of Kentucky supporters met the first of three candidates for executive director of the museum this week. Tim Close, whose last job was director and CEO of the Museum of … Continue reading

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Art Museum at the University of Kentucky presents three director finalists, starting Wednesday

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky has narrowed its search for a new director down to three candidates who will be in town for on-campus visits, including public forums, over the next three weeks. The candidates are vying … Continue reading

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