Music

BRAVO! Series Presents Wu Man and the Huayin Shadow Puppet Band

In a return performance, Wu Man is joining the Huayin Shadow Puppet Band to perform traditional Chinese music with shadow puppetry. Wu Man is recognized as the “world’s premier pipa virtuoso and leading ambassador of Chinese music.” In addition to her strong roots in traditional pipa music, Wu Man is also at the forefront of […]

BYU Folk Music Ensemble to Showcase Evolution of American and Celtic Music

Under the direction of Mark Geslison, the BYU Folk Music Ensemble will perform traditional and contemporary folk music from America and Great Britain The BYU Folk Music Ensemble, made up of four smaller ensembles, will join with folk dancers to present a concert that promises to entertain and educate audiences on March 7.   The […]

Synthesis to Perform Concerts with Special Guest Ed Calle

BYU’s premier jazz band, Synthesis, will perform two concerts on Feb. 16 and 17 as part of the annual BYU Essentially Ellington Regional Jazz Festival. Synthesis will be joined by special guest Ed Calle on saxophone. Calle is a Grammy Award winner and five time Grammy Award nominee. One of the most recorded saxophonists ever, […]

Musical Revue Focuses on Inspirational Side of Broadway

The annual student-directed revue promises to explore the deeper side of musicals This year’s Broadway Revue, performed by members of BYU’s interdisciplinary Music Dance Theatre (MDT) Program, will uplift audiences with songs from some of Broadway’s most inspiring shows. Performances will take place in the Pardoe Theatre of the Harris Fine Arts Center on Feb. […]

Tony Award-Winners Work with Students at BYU

Jason Robert Brown and Kelli O’Hara spent time working with students while at BYU The BRAVO! Professional Performing Arts series does more than just bring world-renowned artists to perform at BYU. When possible, the series also provides opportunities for students to work one-on-one with the guest artists. Broadway star Kelli O’Hara and composer Jason Robert […]

BYU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Voices Concert Features Student Arrangements

The annual collaborative concert will include jazz standards and unique, new arrangements The BYU Jazz Ensemble and BYU Jazz Voices will join together for a celebration of all things jazz at a concert on Feb. 13. “This concert will be filled with jazz standards and hits sure to warm you up for Valentine’s Day,” Mark […]

BYU Wind Symphony Performs ‘Resounding Praises’

The concert will include a piece by David Maslanka, friend of the Wind Symphony, as a tribute to his passing last August The BYU Wind Symphony’s concert “Resounding Praises” will be an evening filled with music of devotion and praise. Two works based on “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow,” as well as Morten […]

Winter Choirfest Brings BYU Choirs Together

BYU Concert Choir, BYU Singers, BYU Men’s Chorus and BYU Women’s Chorus will perform at Winter Choirfest Audiences will have a chance to hear BYU’s most distinguished choirs in one evening at the Winter Choirfest concert on Feb. 6. “The first performance of each new semester is always a happy event for the BYU choirs, […]

Student Composer Takes BYU Symphonic Band to Foreign Lands

A new composition by BYU student Caleb Cuzner will be performed along with other works inspired by traveling to foreign lands at Feb. 10 concert The BYU Symphonic Band, under the direction of Kirt Saville, will perform music inspired by far-off countries on Feb. 10. The concert will highlight a new work by Caleb Cuzner, […]

BYU Philharmonic Premieres Student Composition Alongside Orchestral Giants

“Also Sprach Zarathustra,” “Suite from Mother Goose” and a new work composed by BYU student Austin Lopez will be performed by the BYU Philharmonic Orchestra The BYU Philharmonic, conducted by Kory Katseanes, will perform two famous works inspired by literature and a brand new piece composed by a current BYU student at a concert on […]