Music Events

Department Title w/ Director Info Description Date Location
poster Music Virtuosity in Utah Valley
Symphony Orchestra & Utah Valley Youth Symphony
Conductor: Cheung Chau
Our Symphony once again exceeds expectations when they share the stage with Utah Valley's most talented young musicians. The oldest youth symphony in the valley, The Utah Valley Youth Symphony, seamlessly melds with the UVU Symphony in an evening of spectacular, stunning music. Nov 1 | 7:30p
Sorensen Center Grande Ballroom
poster When Voices Combine
Men's Choir & Women's Choir
Conductors: Reed Criddle & Cherilyn Worthen
Our Choirs combine to create gorgeous and elegant harmonies from the Renaissance to the modern era. You will appreciate their innovative approach and fine musicianship. Nov 7 | 7:30p
Ragan Theater
poster The Percussion Time Machine
Percussion UVU
Director: Doug Smith
Travel back in time to the medieval era, take a journey back to the future on the Percussion Time Machine as Percussion UVU explores music from Gregorian Chants, to Mozart, music of the 20th century to 'infinity and beyond.' Nov 10 | 7:30p
Sorensen Center Grande Ballroom
poster Path of Miracles
Chamber Choir
Conductor: Reed Criddle
British composer, Joby Talbot, takes us on a breathtakingly gorgeous, musical journey through northern Spain, tracing a mystical pilgrimage, El Camino de Santiago, to the remains of the apostle James. Nov 11 | 7:30p
NuSkin Atrium
poster Requiem of Battle
Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Cheung Chau
Music faculty members come together with the Chamber Orchestra to commemorate Veteran's Day with music inspired by war ' Vaughan Williams' On Wenlock Edge and Shostakovich's Chamber Symphony, dedicated 'to the victims of war.' Nov 14 | 7:30p
Ragan Theatre
poster Ice Breaker Jazz Festival Gala Concert
Jazz Ensembles
Director: David Fullmer
Revel in the grand finale of our annual UVU Jazz Festival featuring the energy and creativity of the host band and our Faculty Jazz Combo. Miles Davis said, 'don't play what's there, play what's not there.' Come and discover for yourself what he meant. Nov 24 | 7:30p
Ragan Theater
poster Carols at Advent
Chamber Choir, Men's Choir, Women's Choir & Concert Choir, Horn Choir
Conductors: Reed Criddle & Cherilyn Worthen, Jeb Wallace

Ring in the holiday season with our Choirs for the annual celebration of the carols. Let the carols of the holiday season jumpstart your Christmas festivities and brighten your winter. Dec 3 | 7:30p
Sorensen Center Grande Ballroom
poster Toot Suites
Wind Symphony
Conductor: David Fullmer

Indulge your musical sweet tooth with a delicious selection of some of the greatest suites ever written to satisfy your musical palette. Beware of cavities! Dec 8 (matinee) | 12:30p
Dec 8 | 7:30p
Sorensen Center Grande Ballroom
poster Bitter for Sweet
Opera & Symphony Orchestra
Artistic Director: Tyler Nelson
Conductor: Cheung Chau
Relish the Symphony Orchestra and the Opera together for the first time, in a fully staged performance of opera, operetta and musical theater's most famous scenes. Get into the holiday spirit with your favorite joyful and festive works to celebrate the holidays. Dec 12 | 7:30p
Dec 13 | 7:30p
Heritage High School
poster Spring Choral Showcase
Chamber Choir, Men's Choir, Women's Choir & Concert Choir
Conductor: Reed Criddle & Cherilyn Worthen
Rejoice with our Choirs the coming of Spring in the warmth of the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Feb 12 | 7:30p
St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral
poster Valentine's Day at the Rainbow Room
Jazz Ensembles
Director: David Fullmer
Swing back in time to the Big Band era and dance the night away with your sweetheart. Feast on a delicious dinner and then party to the music of the golden age. If you prefer to just dance, indulge yourself with the dessert buffet and the marvelous music. Special appearance by members of the UVU Ballroom Dance Team. Feb 14 Desert and Dancing
Feb 14 Dinner and Dancing
Sorensen Center Grande Ballroom
poster Dr. Calamari and the (Mad) Science of Music
Wind Symphony
Conductor: David Fullmer
Permit Dr. Calamari to bounce you through a mad scientist's attempt to explain exactly what music is ' and is not! You will leave more confused than ever because of his madcap fun and maddening antics. The Wind Symphony's second annual concert for kids will edify and educate while you laugh yourself silly. Feb 18 (matinee) | 12:30p
Feb 18 | 7:30p
Ragan Theater
poster Percussion UVU Features the Drum Set
Percussion UVU
Director: Doug Smith
When you think of percussion, what comes to mind? You probably first picture the drum set. We are running with that image and will, quite simply, ROCK OUT. Feb 23 | 7:30p
Ragan Theater
poster Concerto Night Side by Side
Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Cheung Chau
Once again thrill to our annual concerto competition concert featuring accomplished young soloists of the UVU Music Department. We mix and mingle talented young musicians from Utah Valley area schools. Feb 24 | 7:30p
Ragan Theater
poster Peaks Jazz Festival Concert
Sonic Exchange & Jazz Ensemble
Directors: Caleb Chapman & David Fullmer
What is jazz? 'If you gotta ask, you'll never know,' said Louis Armstrong. Come and learn for yourself at the annual Peaks Jazz Festival Concert. You will leave saying, 'now that's jazz!' Feb 28 | 7:30p
Ragan Theater