What will it look like?
Uniting Voices Lexington will be a vocal ensemble for diverse youth ages 12-18 across the city and the wider Bluegrass region. The program will showcase young people as ambassadors of the community and leaders on the global stage.
Dr. Michael Preacely, acclaimed baritone and university music educator, serves as Artistic Director of Uniting Voices Lexington. As a singer he has received critical acclaim for his performances across United States and abroad, including features with New York-based Opera Noire, Butler University Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera, Opera Company Philadelphia, Kentucky Opera, Cleveland Opera, and the American Spiritual Ensemble.
Dr. Preacely is an alum of the former Chicago Children's Choir, now Uniting Voices, on which Uniting Voices Lexington will be modeled.Meet Michael
“I felt like we needed a musical ensemble that spans all voices, that’s multicultural in makeup and musical offerings that’s accessible to all of our children."READ MORE
As we prepare to celebrate and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of singer will be in Lexington to raise up their voices for the civil rights icon. That group has inspired one Lexington man to create something similar for youth here, using the power of music to unite people.READ MORE