Skip to main content
Intellect

BYU hosts 5th Annual BYUFOLKS Children’s Choir Festival Jan. 21

Featuring more than 400 children from area elementary schools

The Brigham Young University School of Music will host the 5th Annual BYUFOLKS Children’s Choir Festival Saturday, Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Provo Tabernacle, 100 S. University Ave.

Tickets at $3 are available by calling (801) 422-4322 or visiting performances.byu.edu. Tickets will be available at the door.

The concert will include more than 400 children performing standard choral music from 13 local children’s choirs, which will perform separately and as a combined choir conducted by BYU graduate Kay Asay, conductor of the Utah Children’s Choir and first flutist in the Utah Valley Symphony.

The combined ensemble will include the Wasatch Concert Choir, Sunset View Singers, Rock Canyon Concert Choir, Spring Creek Concert Choir, Utah Children’s Choir, Edgemont Elementary School Choir, Westridge Elementary School Choir, Farrer Elementary School Choir, Canyon Crest Elementary School Choir, Timpanogos Academy Choir, Trailside Elementary School Choir, Grandview Elementary School Choir, Cherry Hill Elementary School Choir and the Provo District Youth Singers.

BYUFOLKS is BYU's student chapter of the Organization of American Kodaly Educators, a national professional organization for music teachers. Kodaly Educators are dedicated to enriching the quality of life through music and the philosophies of Zoltan Kodaly, a renowned 20th century composer, linguist, music educator and humanitarian.

Amanda Call, a BYU elementary music major. is the president of BYUFOLKS and Jerry L. Jaccard is the faculty advisor.

For more information, contact Jaccard at jerry_jaccard@byu.edu.

Writer: Angela Fischer

Related Articles

data-content-type="article"

BYU research: Housing market prices, purchasing decisions being driven by unseen forces

December 08, 2022
As the supply of unsold housing increases in Utah — and across the nation — and as home prices continue to fall, new research coauthored by a BYU Marriott School of Business professor has discovered under-the-radar forces that are quietly impacting home pricing and purchasing decisions.


overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

BYU student created video game wins international award

December 01, 2022
A new video game created and produced by BYU students recently received the “Highly Commended” award from the Rookie Awards – an international board that evaluates and ranks top video game design schools around the world. The award earned BYU the number five school in the world for game design and development.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

Forum: Fighting climate change is loving God’s creations

November 29, 2022
Climate change poses a call to Christian action, said climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe in Tuesday’s forum on campus. As chief scientist for the Nature Conservancy and professor at Texas Tech University, Hayhoe has always understood the global climate crisis through the lens of her faith and her belief in our responsibility to care for others.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=