2017

The Air Force Academy Winds to Perform at Brigham Young University

The United States Air Force Academy Band, Academy Winds, will perform at BYU at a special concert sponsored by the BYU School of Music. Academy Winds, a six-member woodwind and percussion group, superbly supports the Air Force Academy Band’s missions of community relations, educational outreach, and Air Force recruiting. The members of Academy Winds have […]

Jazz Ensembles Perform as Part of Showcase Series

The ensembles give a sample of what to expect in the coming year. BYU’s premier jazz ensembles take to the de Jong Concert Hall stage in Fall semester’s BYU Jazz Showcase on Sept. 27. The concert will highlight Synthesis, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Voices, Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band and Jazz Lab Band. The ensembles are directed […]

Create Your Own Show Each Performance with ‘The Glorious Story Emporium’

Young Company’s first-ever long-form improvisation show is created by the cast and the audience The BYU Young Company will be presenting “The Glorious Story Emporium,” a show that offers brand new experiences each performance. The actors are trained to create a 45-minute one-act play based on audience suggestions. They will invent characters, relationships, plot conflict […]

Grammy Award-Winning Vocal Ensemble to Perform at BYU

The imaginative and dynamic group comes to the Pardoe Theatre Sept. 28 The ground-breaking ensemble “Roomful of Teeth” brings its mission to “mine the expressive potential of the human voice” as part of BYU’s BRAVO! Professional Performing Arts Series. First formed in 2009, the eight-voice ensemble works with masters of non-classical traditions from all over […]

BYU School of Music Presents Instrumental Showcase

The concert debuts the upcoming year’s instrumental ensembles The School of Music presents their premier instrumental ensembles on Sept. 26 during the annual Instrumental Showcase concert. The concert will include the top two full orchestras: BYU Philharmonic and Symphony Orchestras, as well as the top two bands: Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band directed by conductors […]

The Classical Greek Theatre Festival Presents ‘ION’ Sept. 25

The festival makes its annual return to perform at BYU. The Westminster College Classical Greek Theatre Festival will perform the tragicomedy “ION” by Euripides on Monday Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. with a free pre-performance lecture at 4 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall in the Harris Fine Arts Center. The lesser known play […]

BYU Choirs to Present Showcase on Oct. 3

600 choral members will join together to present a night of vocal repertoire The four audition choirs will perform their annual fall Choir Showcase featuring classical, contemporary and sacred choral works on Oct. 3, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The showcase will feature the BYU Singers, Concert Choir, Men’s Chorus […]

Department of Dance Kicks Off Fall Semester With BYU DANCE in Concert Performances

Once a year concert to feature five groups presenting dance styles from Ballroom to World Dance to CDT. The BYU Department of Dance will take the stage this September opening their season with four BYU DANCE in Concert performances. This is a once a year opportunity where all five performing groups join together to produce one […]

BYU presents “The Barber of Seville” for the first time as a main-stage production

This June, BYU’s School of Music presents Gioachino Rossini’s revered comic opera The Barber of Seville, for the first time as a main-stage production on BYU campus. Directed by School of Music professor Lawrence Vincent, the opera is Lawrence’s last production before his retirement after 20 years of teaching at BYU. “Rossini’s Il barbiere di […]