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BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar - April 2014

Tickets for all events are available at Fine Arts Ticket Office, 801-422-2981 or byuarts.com/tickets.

Wednesday, April 2

  • The BYU Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.
  • The BYU Songwriter Showcase will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free and is open to the public. 

Thursday, April 3

  • The BYU Symphonic Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

Friday, April 4

  • The BYU Women’s Chorus will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The Women's Chorus is building a reputation for weaving a rich tapestry of music that encompasses artistry and spirituality and is just plain fun.

Tuesday, April 8

  • BYU’s University Orchestra and University Strings will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.
  • The Group for Experimental Music will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free and is open to the public. 

Wednesday, April 9

  • BYU’s premier big band jazz ensemble Synthesis will play at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The jazz band has toured internationally and domestically. They also perform annually at national and international jazz festivals. 

Thursday, April 10

  • The BYU Wind Symphony will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The finest woodwind, brass and percussion players at BYU play in the Wind Symphony and have received national recognition for their performances.

Thursday, April 10-Friday, April 11

  • The BFA Senior Showcase featuring BYU’s top music-dance-theatre students will be held at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the Nelke Theatre. Graduating seniors from the BFA acting and music dance theatre (MDT) programs will travel to New York in May to present a showcase of songs, scenes and dances as an audition for industry professionals. These four on-campus performances allow the audience to preview the students’ work before they travel to the nation’s entertainment capital in hope of landing a job. All proceeds from the performances contribute to student travel and expenses for the showcase.

Thursday, April 10-Saturday, April 12

  • The Final Cut Film Festival will be held at the Pardoe Theatre. During this student-produced, student-created film festival, the BYU Department of Theatre and Media Arts and the BYU Student Film Association will present a collection of the best student-made fiction films, documentaries, commercials, animations and more.

Friday, April 11

  • The BYU Philharmonic will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

Friday, April 11-Saturday, April 12

  • 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 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.

Saturday, April 12

  • The Percussion Ensemble, Panoramic Steel and the Gamelan Bintang Wahyu will perform at the Evening of Percussion.
  • The BYU Jazz Lab Bands will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free and is open to the public. 

Tuesday, April 15

  • BYU’s University Bands will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

Throughout April at the Museum of Art:

  • Sacred Gifts: The Religious Art of Carl Bloch, Heinrich Hofmann and Frans Schwartz, through May 10, 2014
  • e.g. Sarah O’Donnell: The Light is the Source of the Land, through Aug. 9, 2014
  • Simpler, Brighter, Stronger: Southwestern Art and Early Modernism, 1910-1960, through July 26, 2014
  •  Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art, through March 2018
  • Timothy O’Sullivan: The King Survey Photographs, through May 26, 2014
  • Edward Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime, through June 14, 2014
  • michael whiting: 8-bit modern, through April 26, 2014

Admission is free to all exhibitions. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Closed Sunday. For more information, visit moa.byu.edu.

Writer: Brett Lee

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