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BYU Performing Arts to offer week-long, free virtual performances

April 26, 2021
The daily live streams will feature the talented BYU Ballroom Dance Company, Living Legends, Vocal Point, Young Ambassadors, and the International Folk Dance Ensemble.
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BYU Chamber Orchestra, Lea Salonga beat out stiff competition for BroadwayWorld award

September 09, 2020
A collaborative album between the BYU Chamber Orchestra and Broadway superstar Lea Salonga, “The Story of My Life: Lea Salonga Live from Manila,” recently received the 2020 BroadwayWorld Album Award for Best New EP/Solo Release.
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BYU senior claims top spot at opera competition in NYC

March 03, 2020
BYU student Jonah Hoskins sang his way into $20,000 and a winner of the 2020 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions this weekend, one of the most prestigious opera competitions for young adults.
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Vocal Point: new music video, new record deal

December 09, 2018
BYU’s favorite nine-man a cappella group is gearing up to bring its music to a much bigger stage. With the release of their latest music video, “What Child is This?,” Vocal Point has announced that they’ve signed a recording deal with Decca Gold, Universal Classics, US, part of Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s largest music company.
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'Power player' flutist wins top national competition

October 24, 2018
Hands shaky and sweaty, BYU senior Catherine Boyack cleared her dry mouth. She lifted her flute and played. She had been working for months to polish her piece, but she knew it wasn’t her best performance. She left the stage of the convention hall defeated, believing she wouldn’t make it to the final round of the biggest competition of her career.
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BYU students win E3 game competition

June 14, 2018
With their genre-bending "Beat Boxers," BYU animation students take the top prize at E3's College Game Competition.  

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BYU Symphonic Band and BYU Philharmonic premiere student compositions alongside classic pieces

January 24, 2018
New works by BYU students Austin Lopez and Caleb Cuzner will be performed in concert on Feb. 9 and 10.

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BYU Jazz Voices explore facets of jazz

November 05, 2017
The innovative vocal group will perform a concert filled with a variety of new arrangements and familiar tunes on Nov. 15.

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BYU Baroque Ensemble performs music composed by expatriates

November 05, 2017
“All of these composers spent significant amounts of time working, living and being influenced by a country other than their native origin. The results are truly amazing.”

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BYU Philharmonic performs dramatic masterpieces

November 05, 2017
“Scheherazade” by Rimski-Korsakoff is one of the most famous and popular classical works of all time, based on the classic folk tales, “One Thousand and One Nights,” also known as the “Arabian Nights.”

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Symphonic band plays a world tour of song and dance

October 29, 2017
Kirt Saville gives a sneak peek for the upcoming Symphonic Band concert, "A Song or Dance," which will be performed on Nov. 7. 

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Free Family Concert Series introduces young audiences to opera and jazz

October 22, 2017
The first two Family Concert Series events will feature selections from “A Grand Night of Opera” and the BYU Jazz Ensemble.

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Wind Symphony presents melodies from down under

October 17, 2017
The BYU Wind Symphony will present their concert titled Music from the Land Down Under on November 3.

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“A Grand Night of Opera” explores dichotomy of human emotions

October 09, 2017
Giacomo Puccini's contrasting operas, "Suor Angelica" (a tragedy) and "Gianni Schicchi," (a comedy) will be presented together by BYU's School of Music.

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BYU Choirs showcase October 3

August 25, 2017
An evening of ensemble and combined choral performances from BYU’s premiere choirs.

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BYU Devotional: What Goes Around Comes Around

July 30, 2017
Kirt Saville grew up watching his father serve many strangers and set the example of looking for ways to serve others. His motto was “what goes around comes around."

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BYU Hosts World-Famous Double Bass

January 03, 2017
One of the oldest double basses in the world has a rich musical history filled with ghost stories, international fame, an airplane accident and most recently, a six-week visit to BYU.

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BYU Jazz Ensemble to Perform Jungle-Themed Program Nov. 12

November 09, 2016
BYU’s Jazz Ensemble offers much more than the “bare necessities” as its jungle-themed Un-Common Variety Show swings into action Friday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

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