Student Advisory Council (SAC)
SAC is organized annually to facilitate communication between students and the Executive Council and to give students a voice regarding issues of particular interest to them in the School of Music. SAC sponsors the weekly “Concerts at Noon” on Fridays during fall and winter semesters and hosts the annual Audition Day Lunch for auditionees. Faculty advisor is Professor Alex Woods.
National Association for Music Education (NAfME)
NAfME is the largest organization for music educators in the country, and BYU’s collegiate chapter is the largest in Utah. Look for NAfME-Collegiate information on bulletin boards. Music education majors are expected to join; registration fees are approximately $30 per year. Members receive monthly music education journals, are invited to attend monthly meetings featuring guest speakers and other activities, and obtain reduced registration rates for the State Convention held in St. George each February. Faculty advisor is Dr. Sam Tsugawa.
Student Chapter of National Association of Teachers of Singing (SNATS)
SNATS 1) aims to provide quality performance, education, and service opportunities for classical and musical theatre singers that will enrich the university community; 2) seeks to advance knowledge about the professions of singing and teaching; and 3) provides fellowship among voice students and faculty on campus and with national SNATS, as well as in the community. Membership is open to any student, or student spouse, interested in vocal music. Minimal annual dues are required. Faculty advisor is Dr. Rob Brandt.