LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 8, 2019) — The University of Kentucky Chorale and Choristers will join forces for a Fall Concert 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall. The concert will feature the works of many celebrated women composers as well as a preshow performance by Blue Note.
UK Choristers is the oldest performing organization on campus and is composed of approximately 80 underclassmen voices from a variety of majors from across the university.
UK Chorale is the premier mixed choral ensemble at UK School of Music and is made up of primarily upperclassmen and graduate student music majors.
Blue Note is a 17-voice, auditioned a cappella group that represents an array of majors and years at UK.
Tickets for the Fall Concert are $12 for adults and $5 for students. Tickets can be purchased at www.SCFATickets.com, in person at the Singletary Center box office, or by calling 859-257-4929. In addition, students who attend UK may receive one free student ticket when they present their school ID at the ticket office through the day before the performance.
The School of Music in the UK College of Fine Arts has garnered national recognition for high-caliber education in opera, choral and instrumental music performance, as well as music education, music therapy, composition, and theory and music history.
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