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Young talent compete to begin musical careers on a high note at the Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition

February 12, 2018

Jessica Bayne won first place in the graduate category of the 2017 Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition. Young vocalists will compete again for $500,000 in scholarship funds on March 11, 2018.

More than $500,000 in scholarship funds available to competitors

WHAT:            Talented young vocalists from around the world will pursue their operatic dreams and compete for $500,000 in scholarship prizes at the 13th annual Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition.

Alltech and the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre cordially invite you to enjoy this enriching experience free of charge. Join us as aspiring vocal students deliver remarkable performances in hopes of winning life-changing prizes. 

WHEN:            March 11, 2018

                        2 p.m. EST

WHERE:         Singletary Center for the Arts

                       405 Rose Street

                       Lexington, KY 40508

MORE:            Launched in 2006, the annual competition at the University of Kentucky marks a continued partnership between Alltech and the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre. This is the largest vocal competition in Kentucky, and the partnership has positioned UK Opera Theatre as a Richard Tucker Music Foundation top-recommended opera program. Winners receive opportunities beyond scholarship money. Alltech Vocal Scholars have contributed to Alltech’s philanthropic efforts in Haiti by teaching music to Haitian primary school children. They have also performed at numerous Alltech events, including the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games ™ in 2010 and 2014, the company’s annual international conference, Ambassador Dinners around the world and Alltech’s annual holiday event, the Alltech Celebration of Song.

Join the conversation on Facebook. For more information, contact the UK Opera Theatre program at (859) 257-9331.