In celebration of its 25th year, BYU Singers, Brigham Young University’s premier choral ensemble, will appear in a special alumni reunion concert Saturday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center.
Tickets are $11, or $8 with BYU or student ID, and can be purchased online at www.byuarts.com , by phone at (801) 422-4322 or in person at the Harris Fine Arts Center Ticket Office.
BYU Singers will perform selections planned for their upcoming tour to Ireland, England and Wales. Alumni and current BYU Singers will also perform several pieces together under the direction of Ronald Staheli.
Since its inception in 1984, BYU Singers has performed across the globe, including an appearance at the World Choral Symposium and three performances at the American Choral Directors Association national convention. They have also performed in Russia, three times in Israel, as well as in Australia, New Zealand, across Europe, Western Africa and South Africa.
After receiving abundant critical acclaim for their audio recording “Eric Whitacre: The Complete A Cappella Works,” BYU Singers recently released “Brigham Young University Choirs and Eric Whitacre 2,” the second installment of his complete works. CD sales and more information is available at singers.byu.edu .
Choir alumni should contact Sandefur Schmidt in order to obtain music and register for the weekend reunion.
For more information, contact Nathan Wright at (801) 422-5616.
Writer: Brady Toone