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  • Worldwide violinist phenom Lindsey Stirling receives her BYU degree

    You could say this graduate is used to being on the stage

    Violinist superstar Lindsey Stirling has nearly 7 million YouTube subscribers, more than 3 million Facebook fans and another half a million Twitter followers. Her music videos on YouTube have been watched more than 1 billion times. Yes, 1 billion. But today, smack-dab in the middle of a nationwide performing tour, she will be the one in the audience. Today Lindsey is earning her degree in recreation management from BYU, one of her “life goals.”

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  • The sound of music, according to physicists

    Researchers elevate musicians in the air and attach lasers to their instruments

    In the name of science, musicians will sit in a chair several feet above the floor in an echoless room and play "Somewhere over the Rainbow" hundreds of times. And they do all this with a laser attached to their instrument, which they must keep aimed inside of a small target in front of them. 

    This painstaking precision yields better sound maps than you can find anywhere else in the music industry. 

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  • E3 loves video game from BYU

    BYU animation students showcase Relic Hunter at world’s premier video game trade show

    The BYU Center for Animation is braving the new world of video game design. Starting things off by showcasing their game in front of 52,000+ people at the world's premier trade show for video games is a pretty good start.

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