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BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment calendar for March 2008

Saturday, March 1

The BYU Theatre for Young Audiences presents the Cleveland Signstage on Tour with a deaf theatre adaptation of “James and the Giant Peach.” The evening performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee performance will begin at 2 p.m., both in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets for the evening show are $10 for general admission or $6 with a BYU or student ID and $6 for children age two and older. All tickets for the matinee are $6. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

The BYU Cougarettes will perform at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center Street in Provo. All tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Covey Center or by visiting coveycenter.org.

Tuesday, March 4

Brigham Young University faculty artist Geralyn Giovannetti, oboe, will perform with her group the Sundance Trio in a recital at 5:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Thursday, March 6

The American Piano Quartet, featuring faculty artists Jeffrey Shumway, Robin Hancock and Scott Holden with guest artist Paul Pollei, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets are $10 for general admission or $7 with a BYU or student ID and can be purchased from the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Saturday, March 8

Current and former members of the BYU Chamber Orchestra will perform together in a memorial concert honoring former School of Music director and conductor Clyn Barrus, featuring music by Gioachino Rossini, Claude Debussy, Richard Strauss and Aaron Copland under the direction of Kory Katseanes. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Tuesday, March 11

Winners from the BYU School of Music auditions will perform an “Evening of Concertos” with the BYU Philharmonic Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets are $10 for general admission or $7 with a BYU or student ID and can be purchased from the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by visiting performances.byu.edu or by calling (801) 422-4322.

BYU vocal faculty artist Anna Mooy will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Thursday, March 13

Composer Jarrad Powell will speak in the School of Music Lecture Series at 11 a.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall.

BYU faculty artists Darrell Babidge, baritone, and Jennifer Welch-Babidge, soprano, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Margetts Theatre. Admission is free.

The Folk Music Ensemble, under the direction of Mark Geslison, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Tickets are $10 for general admission or $7 with a BYU or student ID and can be purchased from the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by visiting performances.byu.edu or by calling (801) 422-4322.

Thursday through Saturday, March 13-15

The U.S. DanceSport Championships will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Marriott Center. For a complete schedule and pricing, visit byunationals.com. For tickets, call the Marriott Center at (801) 422-2981.

Friday, March 14

The Museum of Art will exhibit photographs by Chris Dunker in an exhibit titled “Dismantling Geneva Steel.” The exhibit will be open during regular museum hours through Nov. 1. For more information, call the Museum of Art at (801) 422-8287 or visit moa.byu.edu.

Conducted by Keith Lockhart, the Utah Symphony Chamber Orchestra will perform selections by David Crumb and George Crumb at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Tickets are $15, $8 for students and $10 for senior citizens and BYU faculty and staff. To purchase tickets, visit the Fine Arts Ticket Office or call (801) 422-4322.

Friday and Saturday, March 14-15

The BYU Singers and Concert Choir will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets are $10 for general admission or $7 with a BYU or student ID and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by visiting performances.byu.edu or by calling (801) 422-4322.

BYU’s dancEnsemble will perform each night at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Dance Studio, 166 Richards Building. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased from the Fine Arts Ticket Office or by calling (801) 422-4322.

Wednesday, March 19

Faculty artist Douglas E. Bush will perform an organ recital in celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach’s 323rd birthday at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

The BYU Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Eric Hansen, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Thursday, March 20

The BYU Songwriters’ Showcase will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

BYU’s popular all-male a cappella group Vocal Point will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets are $10 for general admission or $7 with a BYU or student ID and can be purchased from the Fine Arts Ticket Office, at performances.byu.edu or by calling (801) 422-4322.

Friday, March 21

BYU’s fEARnoMUSIC ensemble will premiere faculty composer Steven Ricks’ “Anthology” at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office or by calling (801) 422-4322.

Friday and Saturday, March 21-22

The Ballet Showcase will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Dance Studio, 166 Richards Building. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased from the Fine Arts Ticket Office or by calling (801) 422-4322.

Friday, March 21 through Friday, April 4

“Roofsliding,” a new play written by BYU graduate student Morag Plaice Shepherd, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. in the Pardoe Theatre. No performances will be held Sunday or Monday evenings or Saturday evening, March 29. A matinee performance will be held on Saturday, March 29, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $14, with a $5 weeknight and $4 weekend discount with a BYU or student ID. Tickets for the matinee and dress rehearsals March 19-20 are $7. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Saturday, March 22

The Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Tuesday, March 25

The Invitational Songwriters’ Showcase will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Tuesday and Wednesday, March 25-26

The Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets are $10 for general admission or $7 with a BYU or student ID and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, at performances.byu.edu or by calling (801) 422-4322.

Wednesday, March 26

A Woodwind Chamber Night will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Thursday, March 27

A Saxophone Chamber Night will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

BYU’s multicultural performing group Living Legends will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $10 for general admission or $7 with a BYU or student ID and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.

Friday, March 28

“Monkey Business,” starring Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn and Marilyn Monroe, will be shown in the Harold B. Lee Library Auditorium at 7p.m. Admission is free.

BYU Symphonic Bandwill perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Panoramic Steel and the Percussion Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Tickets are $10 for general admission or $7 with a BYU or student ID and can be purchased from the Fine Arts Ticket Office, at performances.byu.edu or by calling (801) 422-4322.

Friday and Saturday, March 28-29

Graduating dance students will perform during the Senior Dance Showcase at 7:30 p.m. in the Dance Studio, 166 Richards Building. Admission is free.

Saturday, March 29

The BYU Harp Solo and Ensemble concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Writer: Marissa Ballantyne

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