The Oscarson Music Lecture Series is a regular series at BYU that invites distinguished musicians, performers, composers, and scholars to speak with the students in the School of Music. In addition to large lectures, these visitors often participate in masterclasses, recitals, classes, and other small gatherings, giving students an opportunity to personally interact with world-class musicians.
THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2021
Emotional Practicing: Stage Fright
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Zoom link Passcode: 364115
With a vibrant concert schedule, a legacy of 27 CDs, and a stream of accolades from around the globe, pianist Frederic Chiu occupies a special place in the world of classical music. His non‐traditional approach including interdisciplinary collaborations, integration of new technologies and emphasis on audience engagement distinguish Mr. Chiu as a maverick and innovator, a 21st Century artist. In this special 90‐minute workshop (which will be held via Zoom) Mr. Chiu will talk with students in the BYU School of Music about emotional practicing and stage fright.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2020
Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center
Director of Juilliard Jazz
Grammy, Emmy, and Pulitzer Prize Winning Performer, Composer, and Educator
6:00 PM – Conversation with the BYU School of Music –Dr. Jason Bergman, moderator
7:00 PM – Streamed Concert – Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis: The sound of Democracy
THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2020
Music Director of the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square
Dr. Wilberg is responsible for all musical and creative aspects of the Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square in rehearsals, concerts, tours, and recordings, as well as the weekly broadcast of Music & the Spoken Word. He is a former professor of music at Brigham Young University and is active as a composer, arranger, conductor, and clinician throughout the United States and abroad.