Music Events

Music Guest and Faculty Artist Recital


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International artists performing a variety of favorite chamber works together with faculty from the Music Department of Utah Valley University.

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Performing Group(s)

Pianist: Michael Gurt Clarinetist: Russell Harlow Violinists: Donna Fairbanks, Paula Bujes, Blanka Bednarz, Yeagi Kim Broadwell Violists: Anna Hoopes and Paula Cho Cellists: Cheung Chau and Pedro Huff

Location

Science Building Auditorium

Paulenc's "Gloria!"


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Exult in Poulenc's masterwork of unmistakable quirkiness and vivacity, music bordering on the sacrilegious but gorgeous and soul affirming nonetheless.

Staff

Conductors: Reed Criddle, Cheung Chau, Cherilyn Worthen & Maureen Hatch

Performing Group(s)

Symphony Orchestra Men's Choir Women's Choir Westlake High School Choirs Westlake Chamber Orchestra

Location

Westlake High School Auditorium

Dr. Brian Hsu Piano Recital


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Dr. Brian Hsu, Assistant Professor of Piano at Loyola University in New Orleans, presents a piano recital.

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Performing Group(s)

Dr. Brian Hsu

Location

Science Building Auditorium

Utah Clarinet Festival Concert


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At the conclusion of our Utah Clarinet Festival come enjoy an incredible concert with guest clarinetist ELI EBAN. Eban is a solo recording artist, former clarinetist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Zubin Mehta and professor at Indiana University.

Staff

Director: Russell Harlow

Performing Group(s)

Eli Eban

Location

Ragan Theater

Ted Buchholz Recital


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Dr. Ted Buchholz, Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona, presents a cello recital. He will be performing works by DesPlanes, Locatelli, Ravel, Debussy, Cui, Stravinksy, and Arensky. Three faculty members from UVU's Department of Music will participate in the recital: Armen Sahakyan, piano, Jayne Galloway, piano, and Donna Fairbanks, violin.

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Performing Group(s)

Dr. Ted Buchholz Armen Sahakyan Jayne Galloway Donna Fairbanks

Location

Science Building Auditorium

Dr. Hsiang John Tu Piano Recital


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Dr. Hsiang John Tu, faculty at Utah Valley University, presents a piano recital.

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Performing Group(s)

Dr. Hsiang John Tu

Location

Science Building Auditorium

Lynelle James Piano Recital


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Dr. Lynelle James performs a free piano recital, performing works by Robert Schumann, Claude Debussy, and Nikolai Roslavets. Part of the UVU Keyboard Virtuoso Series.

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Performing Group(s)

Lynelle James, piano

Location

Science Building Auditorium

Great American Songbook


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Were you born too late? If so, go back in time and experience the most important and influential American popular songs of the 20th century. Tap your toes down memory lane as we swing between the 1920s and the 1950s, and remember again why these songs have enduring popularity.

Staff

Director: David Fullmer

Performing Group(s)

Jazz Ensembles

Location

Ragan Theater

Dancing Winds


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Be swept away by the exhilarating colors of the Wind Symphony as we thrill to Spring and come to the end of another year of celebrating music. Enjoy a kaleidoscope of music that will dazzle your senses.

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Conductor: David Fullmer

Performing Group(s)

Wind Symphony

Location

Ragan Theater

Giving Wings to the Mind


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A mesmerizing blend of voices featuring music that 'gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.' Plato

Staff

Conductors: Reed Criddle & Cherilyn Worthen

Performing Group(s)

Men's Choir Women's Choir Concert Choir

Location

Ragan Theater

Rejoice in the Lamb


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Reverence in the selections for choir and organ, including Benjamin Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb, at the beautiful St. Mary's Episcopal Church and the historic Assembly Hall on Temple Square.

Staff

Conductor: Reed Criddle

Performing Group(s)

Chamber Choir

Location

St. Mary�s Episcopal Church

Small Plates


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Sometimes the main course can be just appetizers, as Spain has taught us with the popular tapas style of dining. Gorge on our tribute to the tastiest bits of music in the percussion repertoire. This concert is sure to satisfy your musical palate while leaving room to satisfy your sweet tooth with our exceptional dessert bar.

Staff

Director: Doug Smith

Performing Group(s)

Percussion UVU

Location

Sorensen Center Centre Stage

Cosi fan Tutte


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Join us for one of Mozart's comic masterpieces, Cosi fan Tutte or Women are Like That. Two couples put their relationships to the test. Two young men, Fernando and Guglielma, and their older friend Don Alfonso devise a plot in which they will pretend to head off to war, only to return, disguised as passionate suitors to flirt with their fianc's and, ultimately prove that their women will be faithful to the men their pledged to, unlike other women. Mix in a saucy chambermaid, Despina, and chaos ensues.

Staff

Artistic Director: Tyler Nelson Conductor: Cheung Chau

Performing Group(s)

UVU Opera & Symphony Orchestra

Location

Heritage High School