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School of Music presents end-of-year ensemble concerts April 9-16

The Brigham Young University School of Music is offering a selection of end-of-the- semester concerts April 9-16. Tickets for these events are available the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at byuarts.com/tickets.

  • Two sections of BYU’s band ensemble University Band will perform in concert Tuesday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Led by conductors Laurisa Christofferson and Fred McInnis, the bands will perform the music of Gustav Holst, Johann de Meij, Franz von Suppe, Zo Elliott and others.
  • BYU’s University Orchestra and University Strings will perform Thursday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Graduate students majoring in instrumental orchestral conducting conduct the University Orchestra and University Strings.
  • Led by conductor of Donald Peterson, the Wind Symphony will present “Wind Band Potpourri” Saturday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The Wind Symphony will be joined by faculty guest conductor Kirt Saville and guest soloist Manuel Delgado as they present the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Morton Gould, Leonard Bernstein and others.
  • The two sections of University Chorale will combine for a concert Tuesday, Apr 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Under the direction of Patrick Tatman and Leland Spindler, the program will feature the music of Felix Mendelssohn, William Billings and Eric Whitacre.

For more information, contact Ken Crossley at (801) 422-9348 or ken_crossley@byu.edu.

Writer: Preston Wittwer

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