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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 […]

Syncopation Showcases Jazz Standards and Popular Contemporary Pieces in Spring Concert

The concert serves as a farewell to director Emily Merrell in her last semester at BYU The School of Music’s vocal jazz ensemble, Syncopation, will perform both classic and contemporary favorites in their Madsen Recital Hall concert on March 29. “This concert set was designed to be a showstopper,” said Mckenna Clausen, the pianist for […]

Women’s Chorus Welcomes Spring With ‘Fresh and Fearless’ Performance

The choir will take audiences through a range of styles and emotions The BYU Women’s Chorus will present “Fresh and Fearless,” a collection of both classical and contemporary choral pieces in their campus performance on March 28. “We open the concert with ‘Gratus Animus’ by Daniel Kallman, a virtuosic, multi-metric piece,” said director Jean Applonie. […]

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DancEnsemble Showcases Collective Creativity in Collaborative Concert

Kate Monson, creative director of DancEnsemble, discusses the upcoming concert and the benefits of collaboration   DancEnsemble, which each semester gives students a chance to present their own choreography in concert, regularly pairs students up with other academic units to create multidisciplinary performance art. This semester, the Department of Art brings some set pieces, original […]

The BYU Chamber Orchestra to Perform with Guest Musicians From Beijing Conservatory

The concert will be repeated in Beijing in May as part of BYU’s upcoming China tour. The BYU Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Kory Katseanes, will celebrate Chinese and American music composition in their March 22 concert. The performance, titled “Sky Mountain Light World,” is a collaboration with musicians from the Central Conservatory of […]

The BYU Jazz Ensemble Swings Into Spring with March 20 Concert

The group will take on ambitious swing tunes from jazz staples The BYU Jazz Ensemble will brighten up the semester with a lively performance, titled “Swingin’ Into Spring.” “The BYU Jazz Ensemble is ready to help you shed those winter blues with our celebration of the spring equinox on March 20th, the official first day […]

World-Renowned Canadian Brass to Perform With BYU Students in Concert

The brass quintet will perform with BYU’s Wind Symphony, providing an evening of music, comedy and fun   Since the group’s inception  in 1970, Canadian Brass has been revitalizing the brass quintet, combining world-class music with humor. Audiences will have the chance to watch the quintet play alongside BYU’s Wind Symphony on March 19. “Canadian […]

Cirque Eloize Brings Wild West Show to BRAVO! Series

The hybrid theatre-circus performance will showcase musical, acrobatic and dance skill. Since its inception in 1993, Cirque Eloize has been traveling the world and reinventing the circus movement. Now, thanks to the BRAVO! Series, the award-winning circus is coming to BYU to perform one of their acclaimed touring shows, “Saloon.” “This show is so fun,” […]

BYU Music Students and the Danish String Quartet Collaborate in BRAVO! Masterclass

Students the music group and gained insights from their perspective and approach to professional music   Music is much more than simply playing notes according to the award-winning Danish String Quartet. Fredrik Sjolin and Frederik Oland shared their insights on bringing music to life and seeing music as a conversation in a masterclass with students […]