Music

‘The Musical Zoo’ Opens the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Family Concert Series

The BYU Philharmonic presents The Musical Zoo on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 11 a.m., in the de Jong Concert Hall of the Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free and no tickets are required for this family event. Those who arrive early will have an opportunity to enter a drawing for a family-friendly door prize. This year’s […]

BYU School of Music to Present Instrumental Showcase Sept. 23

The BYU School of Music presents its annual Instrumental Showcase on Friday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m., in the de Jong Concert Hall of the Harris Fine Arts Center. The evening features pieces from the BYU Philharmonic, Symphonic Band, Symphonic Orchestra and Wind Symphony. Each group’s pieces follow a theme, including American and movie-inspired selections. The showcase […]

Four BYU Jazz Groups to Perform at Annual Jazz Showcase Sept. 21

The BYU School of Music presents its annual Jazz Showcase Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m., in the de Jong Concert Hall of the Harris Fine Arts Center. The showcase features the school’s premier jazz groups, with performances by the Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Voices, Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band and Synthesis. The four distinct groups offer […]

Branford Marsalis and Kurt Elling

THREE-TIME GRAMMY AWARD WINNER BRANFORD MARSALIS TO PERFORM WITH SPECIAL GUEST KURT ELLING

The Brigham Young University BRAVO! Professional Performing Arts Series presents an evening with The Branford Marsalis Quartet, in the Pardoe Theater on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m. The Branford Marsalis Quartet will be joined by guest-vocalist Kurt Elling, also a Grammy award winner, who is among the world’s foremost jazz vocalists. In a singular […]

BYU stages new opera, “The Lost Children of Hamelin”

Over the last 19 years, the BYU School of Music has presented several operatic world premieres. This spring, the School has another rare opportunity to introduce a new opera to its university and community audiences. The School will present the new opera The Lost Children of Hamelin, written by former BYU student Jamie Erekson and […]

Kristin Chenoweth, Lea Salonga, Branford Marsalis headline BYU’s BRAVO! ’16-’17 Professional Performing Arts Season

Tony Award-winning actors, Grammy Award-winning musicians, and celebrated dancers and theatre-makers from ten different countries will come to Provo next season for an unparalleled program of world-class performances. From Broadway legends to chamber music masters and time-honored dance to thrilling circus—there are many treasures to discover during the new season of professional performing arts at […]