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BYU’s Contemporary Voices Play Festival Showcases Pulitzer and Tony Award-Winning Work

The staged readings will be followed by audience discussions The Department of Theatre and Media Arts will present BYU’s first Contemporary Voices play festival featuring three notable works performed through script-in-hand readings. The three plays — “Wit,” directed by Megan Sanborn Jones; “Company,” co-directed by Jennifer Reed and David Morgan; and “Doubt: A Parable,” directed […]

Synthesis Headlines BYU Essentially Ellington Regional Jazz Festival

The band will perform with guest soloists Jerome Jennings, John Reynolds and Derek Brown Synthesis, BYU’s premier big band, will close out the BYU Essentially Ellington Regional Jazz Festival on Feb. 16 with a de Jong Concert Hall performance featuring prominent guest artists. Each year the BYU School of Music hosts a workshop for high […]

The BYU Wind Symphony Takes Audiences on an International Journey

Graduate student Nick Ayala will guest-conduct one piece The BYU Wind Symphony will take audiences around the world during their Feb. 15 performance, titled “Traveler.” “The concert is designed to be international in nature,” said director Don Peterson. “It’s the idea of the journey, either physically or in the imagination, and the feelings and emotions […]

Symphonic Band Brings ‘Unexpected Love Songs’ to BYU Audiences

The concert will feature romantic music from beloved composers The BYU Symphonic Band will dedicate their Feb. 14 performance to a celebration of Valentine’s Day. The concert, titled “Unexpected Love Songs,” will take audiences through a range of romantic expressions from some of the world’s most treasured composers. “From Prokofiev’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to John […]