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BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar for 2007-2008

BYU 2007-2008 Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar

September 2007

At the BYU Museum of Art:

—“American Dreams: Selected Works from the Museum's Permanent Collection of American Art,” is an ongoing exhibition that examines artworks created by 18th, 19th and 20th century American artists as ideas or visions of America. This expanded exhibition of the Museum's permanent American art collection is presented on both levels of the Museum and includes prints, sculpture, photography and painting.

—“Cliché and Collusion: Video Works by Grant Stevens” will be featured from Sept. 14, 2007, to Feb. 9, 2008. The exhibition presents a collection of video installations by contemporary multimedia artist Grant Stevens. The exhibited works incorporate familiar excerpts from advertising, music, film and common conversation. In their juxtapositions the works build a dialogue about popular culture as well as communication and language.

Admission to all exhibits is free. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information on exhibits and museum programs, call (801) 422-ARTS.

Thursday, Sept. 6, through Saturday, Sept. 22

BYU’s Department of Theater and Media Arts will bring the lovable characters of the “Peanuts” comic strip to life in its production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” The play will run at 7:30 p.m. in the Pardoe Theater, Harris Fine Arts Center. There will be a matinee on Sept. 15 at 2 p.m. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. Tickets are $12 for general admission, $7 for weeknights and $8 for weekend shows with a BYU or student ID. All dress rehearsals and matinees are $6. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Thursday, Sept. 20, and Friday, Sept. 21

The 2007 “BYU Homecoming Spectacular” featuring the BYU student performing ensembles with special guests the Mormon Tabernacle Choir will take place in the Marriott Center at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, call the Marriott Center Ticket Office at (801) 422-2981.

Friday, Sept. 21

BYU’s College of Fine Arts and Communications will present a Faculty String Chamber Night in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There is no charge, and the public is welcome to attend.

Tuesday, Sept. 25, through Friday, Oct. 5

“King Lear,” William Shakespeare’s classic tale, will be the featured presentation for Theater for Young Audiences Sept. 25-28 and Oct. 2-5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Nelke Theater. There will be a matinee on Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. There will be no performances on Sundays or Mondays. Tickets are $10, or $6 weeknights and $7 weekends with a BYU or student ID. For dress rehearsals and matinees, all seats will be $5. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Wednesday, Sept. 26, through Saturday, Sept. 29

“World of Dance” will be featured in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. This popular concert will feature repertoire of the Ballroom Dance Company, the Dancers’ Company, the International Folk Dance Ensemble, the Cougarettes and Theater Ballet. There will be performances Sept. 26-29 at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or visit performances.byu.edu.

Friday, Sept. 28

Ron Brough will present a faculty percussion recital in the Madsen Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free, and the public is welcome to attend.

Friday, Sept. 28, and Saturday, Sept. 29

A choral showcase will feature the BYU Singers, Concert Choir, Men's Chorus and Women's Chorus at the Provo Tabernacle at 7:30 p.m. All seats are $6 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

October 2007

Monday, Oct. 1

The University of Utah’s 37th Annual Classical Greek Theater Festival will feature a free lecture at 4 p.m. and a performance at 5 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Tickets for the performance are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Wednesday, Oct. 3

A band and orchestra instrumental showcase directed by David Blackinton will take place in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. All seats are $6 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Thursday, Oct. 4

BYU’s School of Music presents a jazz showcase directed by Mark Ammons in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. All tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Saturday, Oct. 13

Group for New Music, BYU's avant-garde ensemble, will present a concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Oct. 17

BYU’s College of Fine Arts and Communications will present a faculty performance by Orpheus Winds in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There is no charge and the public is welcome to attend.

Thursday, Oct. 18

Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band, a Dixieland-style showcase ensemble that has performed throughout the United States, will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Friday, Oct. 19

Susan Duehlmeier and Bonnie Gritton will present a piano duo recital in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Saturday, Oct. 20, through Saturday, Oct. 27

BYU’s School of Music will present “The Marriage of Figaro,” a comic opera, in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. The opera will be directed by Lawrence Vincent. Tickets are $18, or $14 weeknights and $15 weekends with a BYU or student ID. For dress rehearsals, all seats will be $9. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Tuesday, Oct. 23

Guest artists Flexible Music will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

An OcTUBAfest student tuba and euphonium recital will take place in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Thursday, Oct. 25

An OcTUBAfest faculty recital will be presented by Steve Call in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Friday, Oct. 26

An OcTUBAfest guest artist recital by Adam Frey will be held in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Saturday, Oct. 27

The Grand OcTUBAfest Concert will take place in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Oct. 31, through Saturday, Nov. 17

BYU’s Department of Theater and Media Arts will present their interpretation of Anton Chekov’s “The Seagull” directed by Barta Heiner in the Margetts Theater, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a matinee on Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. Tickets are $14, or $9 weeknights and $10 weekends with a BYU or student ID. For dress rehearsals and the matinee, all seats will be $7. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

November 2007

Thursday, Nov. 1

“The BYU Blast!,” a performance by award-winning student ensembles and faculty artists, will be presented in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Friday, Nov. 2

A faculty performance by Scott Holden on the piano and guest vocalist Ruth Ellis will be presented in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Friday, Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 3

BYU Men's Chorus and Women's Chorus will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Tuesday, Nov. 6

A Saxophone Chamber Night music showcase will be held in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Thursday, Nov. 8

BYU will host a number of guest artists in concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Artists include: the Guarneri String Quartet, the Bartok String Quartet, the Haydn String Quartet and the Smetana String Quartet. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-7664 or visit performances.byu.edu.

Friday, Nov. 9, and Saturday, Nov. 10

The BYU choirs and orchestra will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will include performances of “Crown Imperial March,” “Coronation Te Deum” and “Belshazzar's Feast.” Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

The Cougar Marching Band will give a special free performance in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m.

Jeff Shumway will present a faculty piano recital in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

BYU welcomes the Utah Symphony with guest conductor David Chow to the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-7664 or visit performances.byu.edu.

Group for New Music, BYU's avant-garde ensemble, will present a concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Nov. 14, through Saturday, Dec. 8

BYU’s Department of Theater and Media Arts will present “Little Women” in the Pardoe Theater, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a matinee on Dec 1 at 2 p.m. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. Tickets are $14, or $9 weeknights and $10 weekends with a BYU or student ID. For dress rehearsals and the matinee, all seats will be $9. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Thursday, Nov. 15

BYU’s Symphonic Band conducted by Christian Smith will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. All seats are $6. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

BYU’s Jazz Voices and Vocal Jazz will present a concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. All seats are $6. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Saturday, Nov. 17

BYU’s Concert Choir, Philharmonic Orchestra and the BYU Singers will present a special performance in connection with the College Music Society National Conference and National Association of School of Music Annual Conference at the Salt Lake City Tabernacle at 7:30 p.m. Admission to the performance is free. For more information, call (801) 422-7664.

The BYU Jazz Ensemble will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

James Stevens will direct BYU's nationally acclaimed a cappella ensemble Vocal Point in a concert at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $9, or $6 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

BYU’s Trombone Choir will present a free concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 28

Synthesis, directed by Ray Smith, will perform jazz classics in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Thursday, Nov. 29

BYU’s School of Music will present a Woodwind Chamber Night in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Friday, Nov. 30

BYU’s Panoramic Steel and Percussion Ensemble will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

December 2007

Saturday, Dec. 1

The Chamber Orchestra conducted by Kory Katseanes will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Eric Hansen will conduct the Symphony Orchestra in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. All seats are $6. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Wednesday, Dec. 5

David Blackinton and Don Peterson will conduct the Wind Symphony in a performance in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

The School of Music will present a free songwriters’ showcase in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 6

The Flute Choir will present a free concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 7

Jay Lawrence will direct a Jazz Combo Night in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Friday, Dec. 7, and Saturday, Dec. 8

The BYU choirs and orchestra will perform "A Celebration of Christmas" at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. A matinee performance will begin at 3 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $15, or $10 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Tuesday, Dec. 11

The Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, will host the String Chamber Night conducted by Claudine Bigelow at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

The University Orchestra and University Strings will come together for a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Dec. 12

The University Chorale will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Paul Broomhead will conduct and admission is free.

The Jazz Lab Band will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Mark Ammons will direct the free performance.

January 2008

Thursday, Jan. 10, through Saturday, Jan. 12

The Young Ambassadors will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. A matinee performance will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $10, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Saturday, Jan. 12

The American Piano Duo will present a concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

The Young Artists of Voice Competition will take place in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Q'd Up, BYU's faculty jazz quintet, will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Thursday, Jan. 17

The Young Artists of Voice Competition will take place in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Friday, Jan. 18

A guest performance by Metropolitan Opera mezzo soprano Frederica von Stade will be held in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 for more information.

Saturday, Jan. 19

The Young Artists of Voice Competition will take place in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Jan. 23, through Saturday, Feb. 9

BYU’s Department of Theater and Media Arts will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in the Pardoe Theater, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a matinee on Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $14, or $9 weeknights and $10 weekends with a BYU or student ID. For dress rehearsals and the matinee, all seats will be $7. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Saturday, Jan. 26

BYU will present a Winter Choirfest at the Provo Tabernacle at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Tuesday, Jan. 29

The Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, will host a guest performance by Allan Chow on the piano at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 31

Group for New Music, BYU's avant-garde ensemble, will present a concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Thursday, Jan. 31 through Saturday, Feb. 2

Rebecca Phillips will be the artistic director for "Dance in Concert" in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a matinee on Saturday at 2 p.m. For ticket information, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-7664.

February 2008

At the BYU Museum of Art:

— A Japanese woodblock print exhibition will be featured from Feb. 8, 2008, through June 14, 2008. Ukiyo-e, “pictures of the floating world,” is a genre of Japanese woodblock prints that celebrate the colorful life of the thriving Japanese urban centers between the 17th-20th centuries. Prints of landscapes, theaters and pleasure quarters in and around the burgeoning cities of Edo (modern-day Tokyo), Osaka and Kyoto present a unique vision of Japanese culture during this isolated period when Japan developed into a dominant force in the modern-day global community.

Admission to all exhibits is free. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information on exhibits and museum programs, call (801) 422-ARTS.

Friday, Feb. 1

The Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center will be the setting for a faculty piano trio concert at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Feb. 6, through Saturday, Feb. 16

BYU’s Department of Theater and Media Arts will present “The Jungle Book” in the Nelke Theater, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will also be matinees on Feb. 9 and 16 at 2 p.m. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. Tickets are $10, or $6 weeknights and $7 weekends with a BYU or student ID. For dress rehearsals and the matinees, all seats will be $5. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Thursday, Feb. 7, and Friday, Feb. 8

The Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, will be the site for the Music, Dance and Theater Showcase at 7 and 9 p.m. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Thursday, Feb. 7, through Saturday, Feb. 9

Living Legends will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Tuesday, Feb. 12, and Wednesday, Feb. 13

The BYU Singers and Concert Choir will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Wednesday, Feb 13

BYU’s Jazz Voices and Vocal Jazz will present a concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. All seats are $6. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Wednesday, Feb. 13 through Saturday Feb. 16

BYU’s annual Jazz Festival will feature BYU’s Synthesis, Q'd up, Jazz Voices and other special guests in the Harris Fine Arts Center. The festival’s Grand Concert will be Feb. 15-16 at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $15, or $10 with a BYU or student ID. For more information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or visiting performances.byu.edu.

Thursday, Feb. 14

Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band, a Dixieland-style showcase ensemble that has performed throughout the United States, will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Feb 20, and Friday, Feb. 22

The BYU Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus will join together in concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Wednesday, Feb. 20, through Saturday, Feb. 23

The Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, will be the site for “Opera Scenes” featuring BYU student vocalists at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Thursday, Feb. 21

BYU will welcome guest artists from the Utah Symphony and the Utah Symphony Chorus to the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Thursday, Feb. 21, through Saturday, Feb. 23

“Ballet in Concert” will perform in the Pardoe Theater, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Saturday, Feb. 23

The BYU Philharmonic Orchestra will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Thursday, Feb. 28

BYU’s College of Fine Arts and Communications will present a faculty performance by Orpheus Winds in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There is no charge and the public is welcome to attend.

Friday, Feb. 29

Group for New Music, BYU's avant-garde ensemble, will present a concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Friday, Feb. 29, and Saturday, March 1

Guest artists Sign Stage will perform “James and the Giant Peach” in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a matinee at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $10, or $6 with a BYU or student ID. All matinee seats are also $6. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

March 2008

At the BYU Museum of Art:

— “Dismantling Geneva Steel: Photographs by Chris Dunker” will be on exhibit March 14, 2008, through Nov. 1, 2008. In November 2004, Chris Dunker began to photograph the Geneva Steel Works in Vineyard, Utah, at the onset of its demolition. Within three years the largest steel production facility west of the Mississippi ceased to exist. Dunker documented the vacated spaces, silenced machinery and advancing destruction of this once productive facility. His expressive photographs compose an evocative visual elegy of an industry that profoundly shaped the life of Utah County throughout the twentieth century.

Admission to all exhibits is free. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information on exhibits and museum programs, call (801) 422-ARTS.

Wednesday, March 5, through Saturday, March 22

BYU’s Department of Theater and Media Arts will present “Berlin” in the Margetts Theater, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a matinee on March 15 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $14, or $9 weeknights and $10 weekends with a BYU or student ID. For dress rehearsals and the matinee, all seats will be $7. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Thursday, March 6

The Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, will be the site for a performance by the BYU-based American Piano Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Saturday, March 8

The Chamber Orchestra will present a Clyn Barrus Memorial Concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Tuesday, March 11

The School of Music will host an "Evening of Concertos" in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Friday, March 14

The Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, will be the setting for a concert by the Utah Symphony titled “Ancient Voices of Children” at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Friday, March 14, and Saturday, March 15

The BYU Singers and Concert Choir will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Wednesday, March 19

Eric Hansen will conduct the Symphony Orchestra in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. All seats are $6. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Faculty artist Douglas Bush will present an organ showcase in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Wednesday, March 19, through Friday, April 4

BYU’s Department of Theater and Media Arts will present “Playing Fields” in the Pardoe Theater, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a matinee on March 29 at 2 p.m. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. Tickets are $14, or $9 weeknights and $10 weekends with a BYU or student ID. For dress rehearsals and the matinee, all seats will be $7. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Thursday, March 20

James Stevens will direct BYU's nationally acclaimed a cappella ensemble Vocal Point in a concert at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $9, or $6 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

The School of Music will present a free songwriters’ showcase in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, March 21

Guest artists Fear No Music will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

KBYU will host a night of silent movies in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Saturday, March 22

The BYU Jazz Ensemble will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Tuesday, March 25

The School of Music will present a free invitational songwriters’ showcase in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 26

BYU’s School of Music will present a Woodwind Chamber Night in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Thursday, March 27

A Saxophone Chamber Night music showcase will be held in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Friday, March 28

BYU’s Panoramic Steel and Percussion Ensemble will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

The Symphonic Band will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. All seats are $6. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Saturday, March 29

The Chamber and Philharmonic orchestras will join together in concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

April 2008

Tuesday, April 1

The university bands will come together to provide a free concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 2

The Flute Choir will present a free concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m.

The BYU Wind Symphony will present a farewell concert for conductor David Blackinton in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Thursday, April 3

Synthesis, directed by Ray Smith, will perform jazz classics in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

The Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, will host the String Chamber Night conducted by Claudine Bigelow at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Thursday, April 3, and Friday, April 4

Featuring music, dance and theater students, the BFA New York Showcase will take place in the Madsen Recital Hall at 7 and 9 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Friday, April 4

The University Orchestra and University Strings will come together for a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Tuesday, April 8

The Jazz Lab Band will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Mark Ammons will direct the free performance.

Wednesday, April 9

The School of Music will present a “Brass Chamber Night” showcase in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Thursday, April 10

BYU’s Jazz Voices and Vocal Jazz will present a concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. All seats are $6. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12

The combined choirs and Philharmonic Orchestra will present “A Pilgrim's Journey Home” in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a matinee on Saturday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Tuesday, April 15

Jay Lawrence will direct a Jazz Combo Night in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

The University Chorale will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Paul Broomhead will conduct and admission is free.

May 2008

Wednesday, May 7, through Saturday, May 10

"Evening of Dance" will take place in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m., and will feature creative dance by children and teens. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Wednesday, May 28, through Saturday, June 14

BYU’s Department of Theater and Media Arts will present “Esperanza Rising” in the Pardoe Theater, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. There will also be matinees on June 5, 7, 13 and 14 at 2 p.m. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. Tickets are $12, or $7 weeknights and $8 weekends with a BYU or student ID. For dress rehearsals and the matinees, all seats will be $6. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

June 2008

Wednesday, June 11, through Saturday, June 14

The School of Music will present a spring opera in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Writer: Aaron Searle

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