BYU Philharmonic Performs Dramatic Masterpieces

“Scheherazade” by Rimski-Korsakoff will be the highlight of the concert which will also feature “Les Nuits d’été, Op. 7” and “Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2” The BYU Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a showcase of orchestral masterpieces at their concert on Nov. 15. The orchestra is one of BYU’s premier performing groups and consists almost […]

BYU Baroque Ensemble Performs Music Composed by Expatriates

Baroque Ensemble director, Alexander Woods, shares repertoire for upcoming concert BYU’s Baroque Ensemble will perform a concert titled, “Expatriates—The Music of Handel, Muffat and Geminiani,” on Nov. 14. “I am very excited about the upcoming concert,” said Alexander Woods, professor of string performance and director of the Baroque Ensemble. “All of these composers spent significant […]

BYU Jazz Voices Explore Facets of Jazz

Familiar and original tunes spanning jazz’s many subgenres will be performed by BYU Jazz Voices One of BYU’s most unique and innovative performing groups will present a concert on Nov. 15. Under the direction of Emily Merrell, Jazz Voices will perform an expansive variety of jazz music. The group is known for its complex harmonies, […]

BYU Welcomes Back The King’s Singers for Their 50th Anniversary

The King’s Singers celebrate their ‘Gold’ anniversary with two concerts at BYU It is no secret that BYU and The King’s Singers have a great relationship. In fact, besides the Utah Symphony, The King’s Singers have performed at BYU more than any other guest artist in BRAVO! Professional Performing Arts history. It seems only fitting […]

BYU Noteworthy Shares Inspirational Music Through New Album and Concert

BYU Noteworthy’s concert will feature music from their new album as well as other favorites On Nov. 9, BYU Noteworthy will present a concert in conjunction with the release of their new album, “How Sweet the Sound: Songs of Inspiration.” Caitlin Wilcox, who sings bass in the group and studies music education, expressed her excitement […]

Distinguished BYU Choirs to Perform in Upcoming Concerts

Three concerts will feature a little bit of everything, from competitive choral repertoire to familiar toe-tapping tunes Four of BYU’s most distinguished choirs will perform at the beginning of November. BYU Singers and Concert Choir will perform a combined concert on Nov. 8 while BYU Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus will perform two combined concerts […]

Symphonic Band Plays a World Tour of Song and Dance

Symphonic Band director, Kirt Saville, shares repertoire for upcoming concert BYU’s Symphonic Band will present “A Song or Dance,” a lively concert filled with exuberant dances and lyrical songs from around the world, on Nov. 7. Kirt Saville, the director of the BYU School of Music and the Symphonic Band, discussed how he decided the […]

Music Students Take Masterclass from Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge

Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge explain music is not just simply playing notes BYU School of Music students had the opportunity to play for BRAVO! Performing Arts Series guest artists Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge at a masterclass the afternoon of their performance. The two guitarists began the intimate workshop by performing two of their […]

Percussion Ensembles Perform Rhythms from Around the World

An Evening of Percussion includes performances by BYU’s Percussion Ensemble, Gamelan Bintang Wahyu and Panoramic Steel Three ensembles will perform as part of an “Evening of Percussion,” on Nov. 4. The Percussion Ensemble, directed by professor of percussion performance, Matt Coleman, will start the evening off with “Music for Pieces of Wood” by Steve Reich. […]

BYU Symphony Orchestra to Perform Nov. 1

The BYU Symphony Orchestra will perform their fall concert on Nov. 1 under the direction of Christian Smith. The repertoire consists of works with strong connections to the stage and the art of dance. The performance will open with a lively work by Don Gillis entitled, “A Short Overture for an Unwritten Opera,” which is […]