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BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar for April 2012

A complete calendar of events, including student recitals, is also available at byuarts.com/calendar. Individual event tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or online at byuarts.com/tickets. Events may be added or dropped throughout the year, so please refer to the regularly distributed monthly arts calendars for updates.

3 – The BYU Wind Symphony, conducted by Donald Peterson, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

3 – CANCELED: Conducted by Christian Asplund, the Group for Experimental Music will present at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. This event is free.

3‒4 – Graduating seniors will perform during the BFA Senior Showcase at 7 and 9 p.m. both days in the Nelke Theatre. The four performances provide an opportunity for the campus community to see and experience work by seniors from the BFA acting and music/dance/theatre programs before the students travel to the nation’s entertainment capitals.

4 – BYU premier big band Synthesis welcomes special guests Alex Boye, Chris Bacon and Little Big Band in concert at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Conducted by Ray Smith, the jazz band has performed annually at national and international jazz festivals.

5 – BYU’s Group for New Music will perform at 7 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. This concert will be a retrospective concert of works commissioned by and connected to the BYU Barlow Endowment for Music Composition, an ambitious entity that has commissioned nearly 300 new works in more than 25 years. This event is free.

6‒7 – The BYU Student Film Association presents the Final Cut Film Festival in the Pardoe Theatre. This student-produced, student-created film festival features a collection of the best student-made fiction films, documentaries, commercials, animations and more.

6 – Principal New York Philharmonic trombonist Joseph Alessi will join with the BYU Philharmonic in the de Jong Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Their performance will feature the world premiere of a new BYU Barlow Endowment composition.

6‒7 – The BYU Ballroom Dance Company will perform during the Ballroom in Concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Marriott Center. There will also be a matinee performance Saturday, April 7, at 2 p.m. With their talented dancing, colorful costumes and fascinating music, the company is considered one of the best formation ballroom dance teams in the world. Tickets will be available online through the Marriott Center Ticket Office at byutickets.com.

7 – The Percussion Ensemble, Panoramic Steel and the Gamelan Bintang Wahyu will perform at the Evening of Percussion at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The concert will also include special guests from Denver University’s Steel Drum Ensemble, conducted by Tom Miller.

7 – The BYU Guitar Ensemble will present a free concert in the Museum of Art Auditorium at 1 p.m. This event is free.

10 – Conducted by Fred McInnis, BYU’s University Bands will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

11 – The University Chorale, BYU’s non-auditioned choir, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets go on sale March 5.

21 - Join one of the BYU School of Music's premier choral ensembles, the BYU Singers directed by Ronald Staheli for an evening of beautiful music before they embark on a planned tour of England and Wales. The free concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. This concert is free.

28 – Guest artist Del Parkinson will join with faculty artist Jeffrey Shumway in an American Piano Duo performance at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. This event is free.

 

Writer: Melissa Connor

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