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Students win life-changing prizes at 14th annual Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition

Twenty-one undergraduate and graduate students took the stage at the 14th annual Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition to sing for their chance to win scholarships and prizes that will jumpstart their operatic careers. L to R: Professor Everett McCorvey, University of Kentucky School of Music, Dawna Warren, and Dr. Mark Lyons, president and CEO of Alltech. (Photo provided) The Lyons family has long...

Good vocal health may not seem very important to you … unless you lose your voice

By JoAnna Sloggy Special to KyForward World Voice Day took place on April 16 to celebrate the human voice and to raise awareness for voice disorders, vocal health, vocal training and voice research. In the United States, 7.5 million people currently have trouble using their voices. We often forget the important role voice plays in our daily lives. World Voice Day is a time to stop and consider the...