2021-2022 Beverley Taylor Sorenson Family Concert Series
All family members are encouraged to attend regardless of age, infants on up.
Free, no tickets required.
Make family memories by attending the BYU Family Concert Series, created to introduce the joy of music to children. Concerts begin at 11 a.m. in the DeJong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU. A generous donation from the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Foundation makes this series possible.
Trumpets, Trumpets Everywhere!
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Kory Katseanes, conductor
Move, clap, follow musical maps, and have a blast with the BYU Philharmonic Orchestra, director Kory Katseanes, and amazing guest trumpeters. The whole family will have a wonderful experience!
A Beast of an Opera!
SATURDAY, 23 OCTOBER 2021
Shea Owens, director
Opera is a fun way to sing and show a story in living color, costumes, set and sound. This year, BYU Opera will present a musical retelling of Beauty and the Beast. You won’t believe your own eyes when you see the amazing Beast puppet! You can meet and take pictures with the singers after the concert.
Gamelan Bintang Wahyu: The Exciting Music of Bali!
SATURDAY, 26 March 2022
BYU’s Gamelan orchestra
Jeremy Grimshaw, director
Witness the amazing rhythms and melodies of the drums, gongs, bamboo flutes, and bronze xylophones of the gamelan orchestra from Bali. This music from Southeast Asia is one of the world’s oldest and richest musical traditions, and the virtuosity required to coordinate its many layers will amaze you!
Music for the Young at Heart!
SATURDAY, 9 April 2022
BYU Wind Symphony
Shawn Smith, Conductor
Prepare to be amazed by the sounds of brilliant brass, wondrous woodwinds and powerful percussion! Join us as conductor Shawn Smith and the BYU Wind Symphony perform a concert that will light up your imagination including cartoon music, children’s songs and music from the popular children’s book, Goodnight Moon. Following the concert join us for an up close and personal look at the instruments and musicians of the Wind Symphony!
THE BYU YOUNG MUSICIANS ACADEMY is a series of weekly music classes for preschool children and their parents. The program runs from September 2019–April 2020, and offers the following classes on Saturday mornings:
Parent/Toddler (20 months-2 years old)
Music Explorers (3 years old)
Music Makers (4 years old)
Music Creators (5-6 years old)
Availability is limited. To learn more and register, visit childrensmusic.byu.edu.