BYU Women’s Chorus Joined in Concert by The Saltaires Barbershop Chorus

Joined by special guests, BYU Women’s Chorus will perform a concert not to be missed The BYU Women’s Chorus, conducted by Jean Applonie, will take audiences on a musical journey through a variety of American genres, from traditional patriotic tunes to jazz standards. The concert will be held on March 30 in the de Jong […]

BYU Symphony Orchestra to Feature Student Composition and Faculty Guest Artist

Conducted by Christian Smith, the BYU Symphony Orchestra will perform a wide variety of pieces in the de Jong Concert Hall The BYU Symphony Orchestra will present a concert on March 28, performing the world premiere of a composition by a BYU student alongside pieces by French composer César Franck and renowned film composer Nino […]

BYU Jazz Voices ‘Just Getting Started’ with March Concert

BYU Jazz Voices look forward to an upcoming concert on March 27 as well as an exciting year of new opportunities One of the most innovative and unique performing groups on campus, BYU Jazz Voices, will present a concert on March 27 in the Madsen Recital Hall. The group consists of 12 vocalists and a […]

‘Single Wide’ Musical Debuts First Full Production at BYU

New toe-tapping musical makes its BYU debut following an acclaimed, sold-out run at the New York Musical Festival After traveling to New York and making headlines on as one of the 10 Best Broadway Shows of 2015, “Single Wide” returns home to Provo for its collegiate premiere as a fully-mounted production. This new musical […]

Alan Menken Draws Large Student Crowd to Once-in-a-Lifetime Forum

Alan Menken spent time during his BYU visit to hold a Q&A with students. PROVO, UT — It is a rare sight to see the Madsen Recital Hall filled wall to wall with students. Excited attendees flocked into every available spot to meet the composer of the soundtracks to their childhood — Alan Menken. Menken, […]

BYU Jazz Ensemble Celebrates Retiring BYU Music Professors

The BYU Jazz Ensemble, directed by Mark Ammons, will celebrate the accomplished careers of BYU professors Ron Brough and Steve Call with a concert on March 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Brough and Call will join the ensemble as special guest artists. “The concert will feature farewell performances by two […]

BYU’s ‘Mary Stuart’ Opens Dialogue on Power, Femininity and Kinship

Two of Europe’s most notable and intriguing queens face off in the BYU Department of Theatre and Media Arts production of “Mary Stuart.” Director Stephanie Breinholt emphasizes in this production how the power struggle between cousins Mary, Queen of Scots and Queen Elizabeth I of England closely mirrors today’s political contests. Breinholt said, “I’ve been […]

Student Choreographers Collaborate with Student Composers for dancEnsemble

BYU Department of Dance and School of Music students work together to present original work In an interdisciplinary production, the BYU Department of Dance will team up with the BYU School of Music to present this semester’s dancEnsemble (dE). The concert’s collaborative roots started when Monson approached School of Music Professor Christian Asplund and Professor […]

BRAVO! Series Presents Famed Disney Composer Alan Menken

Performances will take place on March 7 and 8 When thinking about the magic of Disney films, it is likely one of Alan Menken’s songs comes to mind. In his first solo tour — “A Whole New World of Alan Menken” — he shares the music and stories that shaped his three-decade movie, TV and […]