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BYU Symphonic Band Closes Semester with ‘Medieval Might of Sword and Stone’

The program will include a new composition by School of Music student Robert Alger The BYU Symphonic Band will close the semester of School of Music performances with an April 17 concert titled “Medieval Might of Sword and Stone.” “Our concert features music that is inspired by medieval themes,” said director Kirt Saville. “I have […]

Evening of Percussion Debuts New Music, Features Student Composer

Gamelan Bintang Wahyu member Dallin Frank wrote a piece inspired by a study abroad to Bali last year Three School of Music percussion ensembles — Panoramic Steel, directed by Darren Bastian; Percussion Ensemble, directed by Matt Coleman; and Gamelan Bintang Wahyu, directed by Jeremy Grimshaw — will share the stage for an April 13 concert. […]

Blend of World-Class Ballroom and Latin Dancing Showcased at BYU Ballroom Dance in Concert

The Ballroom Dance Company will perform their “Ode to Joy” and “Ritmo del Corazon” medleys for the last time   On April 12 and 13, 160 students will come together to present “BYU’s Ballroom Dance in Concert.” The performance promises to showcase equal measures of quality dancing and theatrical spectacle. In the world of ballroom, […]

NW Dance Project Brings Cutting-Edge Contemporary Dance to BYU

The Portland-based dance company will perform their original repertoire   On April 12, BYU’s BRAVO! Series will present a performance by NW Dance Project, a contemporary dance company at the forefront of Portland’s art scene. The concert will include a number of NW Dance Project’s original dances. As a company, NW Dance Project focuses on […]

The BYU Wind Symphony Promotes Cancer Awareness, Research With ‘Concerto for Hope’

The piece tells the story of former Canadian Brass trumpet player Ryan Anthony’s experience with cancer The BYU Wind Symphony will close the semester with a de Jong Concert Hall performance on April 12. For ensemble director Don Peterson, the highlight of the campus concert is the chance to showcase trumpet professor Jason Bergman on […]

Acting and MDT Seniors Present New York Showcase

Two of the graduating performers discuss how BYU set the stage for their futures BYU’s graduating seniors in the BFA acting and Music Dance Theatre (MDT) programs will present their annual showcase of songs, monologues and scenes to campus audiences before taking the show to New York to perform for agents, casting directors and other […]

BYU Synthesis Prepares For Caribbean Tour With Campus Concert

The ensemble will share the stage with two of the world’s top jazz musicians BYU’s Synthesis will join with celebrated guest artists from the jazz world for their final campus concert of the semester. The performance will feature both classic and original compositions in a range of styles — including swing, Latin and funk — […]

The BYU Philharmonic Closes Season With Mahler’s Last Symphony

This will be the first campus performance of the famed work The BYU Philharmonic will close their 2018-19 season with an historic performance of Gustav Mahler’s final symphony. The April 9 concert will mark the first time Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 has been performed at BYU, either by a campus or visiting ensemble. The work […]

BYU Department of Theatre and Media Arts Announces 2019-20 Theatre Season

The BYU Department of Theatre and Media Arts will bring drama, laughs and wonder to campus and community audiences in their new season of shows. Under the artistic direction of Megan Sanborn Jones, the 2019-20 season will showcase longtime favorites, including three short Thornton Wilder dramas in A Wilder Night, a production of Much Ado […]

BYU’s Music Dance Theatre Program Features Tunes From Hit Musicals in Broadway Revue

The performance will celebrate the human experience with some of Broadway’s most impactful songs Students in BYU’s Music Dance Theatre (MDT) program will take campus audiences through some of the most beloved moments in musical theatre history when Broadway Revue runs April 4-5. The variety show, which shares a title with the lively “Bye Bye […]