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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 […]

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 […]