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BYU jazz, instrumental ensembles plan showcase performance Sept. 28-29

The top instrumental student performers at Brigham Young University will showcase their skills with jazz ensembles performing Wednesday, Sept. 28, and the orchestral and percussion ensembles in concert Thursday, Sept. 29, both at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit

Wednesday’s Jazz Showcase will feature three groups: Synthesis, the Jazz Ensemble and the Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band. They will be directed by Ray Smith, Mark Ammons and Steve Call, respectively.

The Instrumental Showcase on Thursday will feature the BYU Philharmonic, Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band and Percussion Ensemble under the direction of Kory Katseanes, Christian Smith, Donald Peterson, Kirt Saville and Ron Brough.

Each ensemble will perform one to three numbers highlighting different compositions and the ensemble’s unique playing style.

For more information, contact Ken Crossley at or (801) 422-9358.

Writer: Charles Krebs

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