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BYU Young Ambassadors present "The New Music Makers" Feb. 5-7

Brigham Young University’s popular Young Ambassadors will present “The New Music Makers” in the Harris Fine Arts Center de Jong Concert Hall Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 5-7, at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee performance Saturday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID, and may be purchased online at www.byuarts.com, by phone at (801) 422-4322 or in person at the Harris Fine Arts Center Ticket Office.

The show includes hit songs by Stevie Wonder, Carol King, Kenny Loggins, ABBA and Billy Joel.

“With such a variety of music, from favorite pop songs to musical theater, there’s sure to be a song that everyone will recognize and be able to sing along to,” said Logan Wilkes, Young Ambassadors president.

The ensemble, with artistic director Randy Boothe, will perform in New Mexico and Texas during a ten-day tour in February, with a month-long tour of performances in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland scheduled during May.

Since entering the world stage at Japan's Expo '70, the Young Ambassadors have performed their vibrant blend of song and dance in 56 nations of the world. Their audiences have included the prime minister of India, the queen of Thailand and the king and queen of Jordan.

For more information, contact Randy Boothe, Young Ambassadors director, at (801) 422-2564, randall_boothe@byu.edu, or the Richards Building Music Office at (801) 422-2563.

Writer: Brady Toone

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