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Sharing the Light through Music

The BYU School of Music seeks truth in great music. We strive to lead in composition, performance, teaching, and understanding of music to serve the university, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the world through this divine gift.
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The School of Music

The strength of the School of Music lies in its resources — students, faculty, facilities, the university, and the community. There are approximately 450 music majors in the School of Music pursuing their dreams while moving towards graduation.


OUR PROGRAMS

OUR PERFORMANCES

OUR FACULTY
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Hitting the Right Notes: The New Music Building

From state-of-the-art performance halls to upgraded recording studios, BYU’s new music building is a resounding success.


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May 28, 2022 02:21 AM
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Upcoming Performances

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What Is Happening in the School of Music

February 2024 Journal

In this issue of the BYU School of Music Journal, learn how Dr. Jon Skidmore is teaching students to overcome performance anxiety, read about BYU alumnus Chance Thomas's experiences composing music in the video game industry, and see how two music ed students are sharing music with local elementary school students.
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January 2024 Journal

In this issue of the BYU School of Music Journal, learn about the School of Music’s Wellness Wednesday initiative, say goodbye to retiring faculty and staff, and learn about how piano students dazzled at the UMTA and MNTA competitions.
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December 2023 Journal

In this issue of the BYU School of Music Journal, get to know five new faculty members, read about Sam Clawson’s collaboration with The National Parks, view the Music building in 360-degrees, and learn about Stevie Dugdale and Brian Pappal’s time conducting Women’s Chorus. Plus, take a look at the accomplishments of some School of Music faculty!
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November 2023 Journal

In this issue of the School of Music Journal, read about the Philharmonic's celebratory concert with Itzhak Perlman, learn how Renee Chiu Gastelum served refugees through music, and discover Liz Shropshire’s story of creating the nonprofit Peace Through Music International. Take a look at the accomplishments of some School of Music alumni!
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October 2023 Journal

In this issue of the School of Music Journal, read about Hannah Cope Johnson's new gig as the Met opera's principal harpist, Kirt Saville's approach to music education, and a Balinese composer's artistic residency. Plus, an overview of upcoming October events you won't want to miss!
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June 2023 Journal

In this issue of the School of Music Journal, read about the BYU Singers' Pacific Northeast Tour, the BYU Wind Symphony Spain and Portugal Tour, and a retiree feature on Susan Kenney, the founder of the Young Musicians Academy in the School of Music. We’ll catch you up on recent events and major accomplishments from our students, faculty, and alumni.
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April 2023 Journal

A highlight of recent School of Music events, Godspell, Retiree Feature of Irene Perry-Fox, An International Women's Day Concert, Accomplishments, and more.
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February 2023 Journal

Guest Artist Robert McDonald performs recital, teaches masterclass and lecture. Retiree Jerry Jaccard shares a lessons from lifetime of music education. Sylvan Scott gives a presentation at the National Association of Music Teachers' National Collegiate Symposium and Faculty and Students share their accomplishments.
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January 2023 Journal

Richard Antoine White with BYURadio, The Promise of and twelve days of Christmas, Richard Williams, Oscarson Lecture Series, HFAC Farewell Formal, Experiential Learning, accomplishments, and more
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October 2022 Journal

Kory Katseanes, Steven Hardy, The Merry Widow, Max Steiner: Maestro of Music, Newell Dayley, Sydnee Hinrichsen, Accomplishments, and more.
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