UW-Green Bay Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston (Music/Women and Gender Studies) was invited to write an article that is published in the SUMMER, 2019, SLOVO JOURNAL. This is a journal published in English by the National Czech/Slovak Museum and Library located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It highlights various aspects of Czech and Slovak history and culture. The article features the upcoming American Czech/Slovak International Voice Competition that will be held at the Weidner Center, and on the Green Bay Campus for the ninth time, October 11, 12, and 13, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 4p.m. (Free admission) Producer, Sharon Chmel Resch, Green Bay and founder/artistic director, Sarah Meredith, have collaborated to sponsor this event since 2003. Approximately $12,000 prize monies are awarded to the winning singers and help support them on their journey in the performing arts.