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Saxophonist Sherman Irby Shares Wisdom With Music Students in Masterclass

April 18, 2022 09:03 AM
During his visit to BYU, Sherman Irby shared some life lessons from his performing and teaching career
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BYU Alum Alexis Romero Walker on Diversity in Film Lighting, Media and the Classroom

April 06, 2022 09:50 AM
During a visit to her old stomping grounds, Walker demonstrated how media arts faculty and students can make the industry more inclusive through lighting
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A Call to Sing: Morris Robinson Shares Wisdom Learned in Opera Career

April 04, 2022 09:22 AM
Robinson shared the lessons he has learned during his career as an opera singer in a Listen Up! lecture and helped opera students find their voices in a masterclass
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Broadway Star Kristin Chenoweth Emphasizes Individuality and Authenticity in Masterclass with MDT Students

December 13, 2021 12:00 AM
Chenoweth offered positive feedback on MDT student performances
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Ira Glass Shares Lessons from Radio and Storytelling Career

November 19, 2021 12:00 AM
Ira Glass, radio personality and host of the award-winning podcast “This American Life,” addressed BYU on Saturday as part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications’ BRAVO! series. His presentation of “7 Things I’ve Learned” expounded upon key lessons of his career and an analysis of the craft of storytelling.
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From NYC to Provo - The 5 Browns Share Music and Insights for Piano Performers

October 25, 2021 12:00 AM
BYU’s piano students had the privilege of playing for The 5 Browns and hear their personalized advice
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Broadway Baritone Brian Stokes Mitchell Shares Invaluable Advice to BYU Theatre Hopefuls

October 22, 2021 12:00 AM
Performing arts guru Brian Stokes Mitchell shares his view from the stage and how his many roles have shaped his own role in life
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Air Play Experts Enlighten Students in Theatre Workshop

September 29, 2021 12:00 AM
Professional clowns Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone taught students the ins and outs of theatre performance in their workshop
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Piano Students at BYU and the University of Oregon Swap Professors for Remote Learning Masterclass

April 16, 2020 12:00 AM
Piano performance majors Brooke Ballard and Amberlee Woodhouse discuss their experience with BYU’s new Yamaha Disklavier piano
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Kuné Musicians Emphasize Innovation, Collaboration in BRAVO! Masterclass

February 13, 2020 12:00 AM
Kuné — Canada’s Global Orchestra — visited campus for their BRAVO! Series performance
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Folk Music Artists Noam Pikelny and Stuart Duncan Offer Masterclass to BYU Musicians

December 11, 2019 12:00 AM
Students participated in a jam session with the accomplished bluegrass duo
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Nashville Pop Star Ben Rector Shares Advice, Lessons Learned with Commercial Music Students

November 26, 2019 12:00 AM
Rector encouraged students to pursue musical collaboration regardless of fame or fortune
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School of Music Piano Students Participate in Masterclass with Neil Rutman

October 11, 2019 12:00 AM
Rutman gave a presentation on becoming a more thoughtful pianist during practice
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CFAC Students Spend Summer Term Working and Serving Around the World

July 12, 2019 12:00 AM
Students from the College of Fine Arts and Communications travel internationally to gain real-world experience and share their talents while studying abroad, competing, performing and interning
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Experimenting and Making Mistakes: BYU Dance Students and Faculty on NW Dance Project’s Masterclass

May 10, 2019 12:00 AM
With a focus on pushing the frontiers of contemporary dance, Portland-based dance company NW Dance Project is one of the premier groups pioneering new choreography and methods in the American contemporary dance scene. BYU dance students and faculty were excited to learn from the company's innovative approach to current dance trends in a masterclass with members of the ensemble during their recent campus visit. “The professors in the contemporary area have a philosophy that we want to model for our students,” said contemporary dance professor Kate Monson. “Taking opportunities to learn from different sources is really important. That includes a physical embodiment and not just watching.”
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Jared Sampson Talks About Canadian Brass and Balancing Performance and Skill

May 01, 2019 12:00 AM
Sampson rehearsed and played with Canadian Brass in a recent BRAVO! masterclass Students in the School of Music recently met and performed with renowned quintet Canadian Brass. While the masterclass was one of many presented by guest artists through BYU’s BRAVO! Performing Arts Series, it proved to be a once-in-a-lifetime learning opportunity for music education major and tuba player Jared Sampson. As a performer himself, Sampson hopes to combat stigmas directed at tuba players. He was grateful for the example of Chuck Daellenbach’s musicality and showmanship on an instrument that is sometimes misunderstood and devalued in the music world.
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BYU Music Students and the Danish String Quartet Collaborate in BRAVO! Masterclass

March 08, 2019 12:00 AM
Music is much more than simply playing notes according to the award-winning Danish String Quartet. Fredrik Sjolin and Frederik Oland shared their insights on bringing music to life and seeing music as a conversation in a masterclass with students from the School of Music.
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