2017

BYU Welcomes Back The King’s Singers for Their 50th Anniversary

The King’s Singers celebrate their ‘Gold’ anniversary with two concerts at BYU It is no secret that BYU and The King’s Singers have a great relationship. In fact, besides the Utah Symphony, The King’s Singers have performed at BYU more than any other guest artist in BRAVO! Professional Performing Arts history. It seems only fitting […]

BYU Noteworthy Shares Inspirational Music Through New Album and Concert

BYU Noteworthy’s concert will feature music from their new album as well as other favorites On Nov. 9, BYU Noteworthy will present a concert in conjunction with the release of their new album, “How Sweet the Sound: Songs of Inspiration.” Caitlin Wilcox, who sings bass in the group and studies music education, expressed her excitement […]

Distinguished BYU Choirs to Perform in Upcoming Concerts

Three concerts will feature a little bit of everything, from competitive choral repertoire to familiar toe-tapping tunes Four of BYU’s most distinguished choirs will perform at the beginning of November. BYU Singers and Concert Choir will perform a combined concert on Nov. 8 while BYU Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus will perform two combined concerts […]

Symphonic Band Plays a World Tour of Song and Dance

Symphonic Band director, Kirt Saville, shares repertoire for upcoming concert BYU’s Symphonic Band will present “A Song or Dance,” a lively concert filled with exuberant dances and lyrical songs from around the world, on Nov. 7. Kirt Saville, the director of the BYU School of Music and the Symphonic Band, discussed how he decided the […]

Music Students Take Masterclass from Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge

Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge explain music is not just simply playing notes BYU School of Music students had the opportunity to play for BRAVO! Performing Arts Series guest artists Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge at a masterclass the afternoon of their performance. The two guitarists began the intimate workshop by performing two of their […]

Percussion Ensembles Perform Rhythms from Around the World

An Evening of Percussion includes performances by BYU’s Percussion Ensemble, Gamelan Bintang Wahyu and Panoramic Steel Three ensembles will perform as part of an “Evening of Percussion,” on Nov. 4. The Percussion Ensemble, directed by professor of percussion performance, Matt Coleman, will start the evening off with “Music for Pieces of Wood” by Steve Reich. […]

BYU Symphony Orchestra to Perform Nov. 1

The BYU Symphony Orchestra will perform their fall concert on Nov. 1 under the direction of Christian Smith. The repertoire consists of works with strong connections to the stage and the art of dance. The performance will open with a lively work by Don Gillis entitled, “A Short Overture for an Unwritten Opera,” which is […]

Gaelic Singer Julie Fowlis Illuminates Scottish History and Language

Julie Fowlis performed and discussed traditional Scottish music at workshops with students BYU students and faculty had the remarkable opportunity to attend two intimate music workshops with Scottish musician, Julie Fowlis, during her time at BYU. Fowlis performed in the Pardoe Theatre the evening of Oct. 11 as part of the BRAVO! Professional Performing Arts. The workshops took […]

Family Concert Series Introduces Young Audiences to Opera and Jazz

The first two Family Concert Series events will feature selections from “A Grand Night of Opera” and the BYU Jazz Ensemble Music lovers of all ages are invited to attend two upcoming events presented as part of the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Family Concert Series. “These concerts provide a unique opportunity for younger children, from newborns […]