Whitney Hale

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College: Fine Arts

Alltech Vocal Competition Brings Nation's Best Singers to Campus

Published: Feb 28, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 28, 2013)Alltech is teaming up again with University of Kentucky Opera Theatre to present the Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition. The competition, featuring talented, young vocalists from around the country, is a chance for students to sing for thousands of dollars of scholarship money. The event will begin 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall. The competition is free and open to the public.

 

Millions of dollars in prizes have been awarded to many past competitors in this competition. This year's prizes include:

· Alltech Graduate First Prize: $12,000 cash prize, full tuition and a full graduate assistantship to UK;

· Alltech Graduate Second Prize: $8,000 cash prize, full tuition and a full graduate assistantship to UK;

· UK Undergraduate First Prize: $6,000 and a matching tuition waiver from UK; and

· UK Undergraduate Second Prize: $3,000 and a matching tuition waiver from UK.

 

The 2013 Alltech Opera Scholarship Competition will be judged by a panel of professionals in the field of opera from all over the U.S.

 

The Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition is open to new voice students who plan on attending the UK School of Music beginning in the 2013-2014 academic year. The singers must complete an application to the university by the time of their audition and be selected from their audition to compete for the scholarship. They must also be acceptable for admission to UK and enrolled as a full-time student during the 2013-2014 academic year to receive an award.

 

Co-sponsors for the Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition include Bryant's Rent-All and Lexington Opera Society.

 

For more information on the Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition, contact UK Opera Theatre at 859-257-9331 or visit the competition online at http://finearts.uky.edu/events/college-fine-arts/alltech-opera-scholarship-competition.

 

UK’s successful opera program is part of the UK School of Music at the UK College of Fine Arts.

 

 

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Whitney Hale, (859) 257-8716whitney.hale@uky.edu

 

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