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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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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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UK’s acoUstiKats on ‘The Sing-Off’ – premiere

We got a look at all the competition before we saw the acoUstiKats on Monday’s Season 4 premiere of The Sing-Off. And by the time they got to the University of Kentucky male a capella ensemble, judges Ben Folds, Jewel … Continue reading

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UK adds musical theater program

Students at the University of Kentucky have been able to get degrees in vocal music or theater, but not musical theater, until now. Starting next fall, theater and music majors will be able to earn musical theater certificates while studying at … Continue reading

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UK’s Everett McCorvey interviewing for North Carolina job

Everett McCorvey, the educator, performer and impresario who built the University of Kentucky’s voice program into one of the top opera programs in the country, is interviewing for the post of dean of the School of Music, Theatre and Dance at the … Continue reading

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UK pulling the plug on Classic Arts Showcase

Fans of the Classic Arts Showcase on Insight Channel 219 will have to find another way to get their fix of classical music and ballet clips. The University of of Kentucky, which has presented the channel, will discontinue it as … Continue reading

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Chamber concert will pay tribute to late UK professor Lucien Stark

The Chamber Players of Central Kentucky’s concert on Sunday will pay tribute to a revered University of Kentucky music professor who died late last year. Lucien Stark, who died Dec. 2 at the age of 83, joined the UK music … Continue reading

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Trumpet master Vince DiMartino has a full retirement schedule

At the end of this post, see video of Vince DiMartino demonstrating historic horns that will be played at this year’s Great American Brass Band Festival. DANVILLE — It was trumpet virtuoso Vince ­DiMartino’s first official day of retirement. “The … Continue reading

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UK vs. Louisville: Prime time for Carmina Burana

Listen to O Fortuna from Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana on Spotify. Who knows if it was the basketball gods, music gods or, oh, fortune that led the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts to schedule a performance of Carl … Continue reading

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Ashley Judd picks between the Cats and her new show

Well the NCAA presented the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team’s No. 1 fan, Ashley Judd, with a bit of a quandary Thursday night: Watch her new show, Missing, at 8 p.m. on ABC or her beloved Cats in their first game … Continue reading

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