Tag Archives: Eric Brown

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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Haitian Harmony kids have arrived

More than two-dozen children from the Centre Educatif l’Union des Coeurs in Ouanaminthe, Haiti, arrived in Lexington early Wednesday evening (Sept. 22) to prepare for their performances during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The choir has been trained by University … Continue reading

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UK singers bring music to Haiti

Read Manuel Castillo’s Haiti diary. See Castillo’s Haiti photo album. Eric Brown’s mother told him that traveling to Haiti would be “eye-opening.” “Like most sons, I kind of tuned her out,” recalled Brown, a graduate student in the University of … Continue reading

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UK voice student takes every opportunity to sing

Reginald Smith Jr. had no other option. He was at home in Atlanta. He had an audition for the voice department at the University of Kentucky the next morning. The family car had broken down. So at 11 p.m., he … Continue reading

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Messianic voices

Eric Brown has had at least one big thing to do between winning at the Kentucky District round of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and heading to Tri-State regionals in Indianapolis next month: Get ready for Messiah. Brown will … Continue reading

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