The Lexington Singers, their Children's Choir, and the University of Kentucky Chorale
Dr. Jefferson Johnson, Music Director and ConductorThe Lexington Singers is one of the oldest continuously performing independent community choral groups in America. Based in Lexington, the Singers currently comprises approximately 180 voices. Since its founding in 1959, the group has for fifty years entertained hundreds of audiences throughout Kentucky, the United States, and the world.
Mr. Jay Flippin, Accompanist and Composer
Dr. Johnie Dean, Assistant Director and Composer
Dr. Lori Hetzel, Artistic Director, Children’s Choir
Dr. Jefferson Johnson
The Chorale is the premier mixed choral ensemble at UK. The 50-voice Chorale prides itself in performing a wide variety of choral literature, annually presenting major works with the UK Orchestra: most recently Brahms’ Ein deutches Requiem, Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass, Rutter’s Gloria, Faure’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Orff’s Carmina Burana, and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms. The Chorale has also performed with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra.