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Rebecca Pedersen wins prestigious competition

Having already amazed thousands of concertgoers, Rebecca Pedersen impressed judges in this weekend’s win at the Licia-Albanese Puccini Vocal Competition in New York City. To win, Pedersen went [...]

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Tour Updates Abroad

Taking the world by storm, the Ballroom Dance Company, Young Ambassadors and BYU Singers kicked off their respective tours this week. Read on for updates on their progress: Ballroom Dance Company [...]

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BYU WINS BIG AT ‘STUDENT EMMYS’ FOR OWNED, CHASM

Student animation, music honored at prestigious College Television Awards For more than a decade now, you could say that the BYU Center for Animation has “owned” the animation category at the [...]

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BYU Alumnus Named Dean of LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts

Todd Queen, a graduate of the BYU School of Music, was named the Dean of the College of Music & Dramatic Arts at Louisiana State University. He will begin on July 1, pending approval by the [...]

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Music Faculty Research Featured in Music Educators Journal

Two School of Music faculty members and one graduate recently had articles published in the March edition of Music Educators Journal (MEJ), a national publication by the National Association for [...]

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University Bands Concert April 15

This concert features a variety of instrumental classics performed by the BYU School of Music’s two non-auditioned student bands. Located in the de Jong Concert Hall.

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“In the Absence of Words, There’s Always Music”

Scott Holden shares his passion for piano By Sarah Ostler Hill He has been known to instruct his students to move their fingers “like Olympic divers” or to play a piece “more brown.” His tactics [...]

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BYU Philharmonic Performance April 11

Kory Katseanes conducts Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde Prelude, Shostakovich’s 10th Symphony and more, in a stunning and moving portrayal of the stark contrasts of triumph and tragedy.

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Registration Open for BYU Young Musicians Academy

The Brigham Young University School of Music is now accepting applications for its 2014-2015 Young Musicians Academy, where two-, three- and four-year-old children and their parents can learn to [...]

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Wind Symphony Rehearses With Composer of Contemporary Piece

In preparation for their concert on April 10, the BYU Wind Symphony did what relatively few musicians get to do—rehearse a symphony with its composer. The Wind Symphony spent two hours with [...]