Tag Archives: Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras

Turay makes surprise appearance at CKYO opener

I was at last night’s season opening concert by the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras‘ Concert and Symphony orchestras in  a strictly personal capacity but witnessed a little surprise area opera fans would appreciate it. Before a pair of opera selections, … Continue reading

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Lexington native joins the Canadian Brass

Trumpeter Caleb Hudson, a Lexington native who first turned heads in the Bluegrass before heading off to the Interlochen Academy and the Julliard School, has officially joined the Canadian Brass, arguably the world’s best-known brass ensemble. Hudson’s appointment came in … Continue reading

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CMFL video: The Four Seasons

The Chamber Music Festival of Lexington ended its Wednesday night master classes with a performance of ‘Spring’ from Antonio Vivaldi’s ‘The Four Seasons’ with musicians from the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras. CKYO alum and Chamber Fest artistic director Nathan Cole … Continue reading

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CMFL Live: master classes at Central Christian

Nathan Cole doesn’t waste a lot of time after master class students finish playing their pieces at Central Christian Church. Right away, he is telling Jessie Li (photo above) that as a soloist, she needs to work to sound “more … Continue reading

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CMFL: Chamber festival opens with CKYO collaboration

The 2012 Chamber Music Festival of Lexington opens tonight (Aug. 29, 2012) with a reunion of sorts: artistic director Nathan Cole and the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras, which Cole played in for several years. In an interview with the Lexington … Continue reading

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LexArts announces grants and allocations

LexArts has announced its recipients of general operating support and community arts grants. The general operating support funds are unrestricted grants, generally to larger organizations in Lexington. This year’s recipients are: ■ Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras, $20,000 ■ Lexington Art … Continue reading

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Concert day: Vienna Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel at the Norton Center

Reminder: The Vienna Philharmonic concert at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts will be broadcast live, starting at 8:15 p.m., on WEKU-FM 88.9 and WUOL-FM 90.5. DANVILLE – It was only a rehearsal, but Nick Niehaus was breaking out … Continue reading

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LexArts announces grants, campaign total

LexArts recently announced that the 2010 Fund for the Arts campaign took in $1,003,000 and released its list of recipients of allocations and grants for the coming fiscal year. The fund’s total exceeded the goal by $3,000 and included $450,000 … Continue reading

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Marquee additions to the Philharmonic season

The Lexington Philharmonic‘s new music director, Scott Terrell, is going to start his tenure with more marquee names on the season schedule than the orchestra has had in quite a while. In addition to Evelyn Glennie, probably the best-known classical … Continue reading

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Maestro Rich Brooks

When it rains, it pours in Lexington’s classical music world. Friday, we heard Scott Terrell was taking the baton for the Lexington Philharmonic. Monday, we learned Kayoko Dan will ascend the podium for the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras. Today, we … Continue reading

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