2017

Vocal Ensemble Roomful of Teeth Share Their Expertise with Students

Roomful of Teeth shared their vocal abilities on and off the stage and left a lasting impact on students at BYU Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth went beyond simply performing a concert — they made time to attend a workshop with students and teach audiences more about their unique sound. Music composition students […]

Wind Symphony Presents Melodies from Down Under

BYU Wind Symphony performs music by Australian composers in advance of their May tour In preparation for their tour to Australia in the spring, BYU Wind Symphony will present Music from the Land Down Under on Nov. 3. The evening’s program will include an emotional selection of music which will give Provo audiences a taste […]

25th Anniversary of Final Cut Film Festival to Feature Student-made Films

The showcased genres include fiction, nonfiction, commercial and animation films BYU’s annual Final Cut Film Festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Oct. 21-22. The student-run festival will present student-produced films selected through a rigorous submission process. The films will be evaluated by film industry judges and an award ceremony will be held immediately following […]

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Renowned Guitar Duo Comes to BYU

The two guitarists craft new songs that incorporate multiple genres A guitarist rooted in Jazz and another rooted in Bluegrass may seem like an unlikely duo, but Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge make their acoustic combination work and are successful at what they do. Both musicians studied guitar techniques for years and combine their sounds […]

“A Grand Night of Opera” Explores Dichotomy of Human Emotions

The tragic opera “Suor Angelica” and comic opera “Gianni Schicchi” will be performed in one evening The BYU School of Music will present “A Grand Night of Opera” on Oct. 25-28. The production will consist of two beloved operas by Giacomo Puccini, “Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi.” The production will be accompanied by the BYU […]

Julie Fowlis Brings Gaelic Traditions to BYU in BRAVO! Concert

Audiences will enjoy an evening of ‘Music of the Scottish Isles’ You might recognize her voice from the soundtrack of the Pixar film “Brave” in the songs “Touch the Sky” and “Into the Open Air,” but sharing her talents with Disney is only one way Fowlis shares her Gaelic tradition with national audiences. Fowlis brings […]

Groundbreaking Vocal Ensemble to Perform BYU Commissioned Piece

This will be the inaugural performance of the piece at BYU The Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble brings a wide variety of music to BYU’s stage on Sept. 28. A great introduction to the group can be found in NPR’s video: “Roomful of Teeth: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert.” Among their difficult repertoire they will perform, […]

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 […]