Day: February 19, 2019

Arts & Culture

Student Spotlight: Kiersten Zundel finds her place in UVU theater program

Olivia DiazOlivia is a theater education major who stumbled into journalism. She’s a little too into movies, pop culture, and Oxford commas (against the desires of her editors). She is also very online. ([email protected])

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Music Students: New Noorda Center ‘fantastic’ for UVU’s program

Lauren Erickson and Brendan Wiggins both play in the UVU Wind Symphony, and each of them praised the music department and the Noorda Performing Art Center, the newly opened art building. Wiggins, a sophomore Music Education major, plays the french horn in both the wind symphony and a brass quintet. “Performing with the different groups […]

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UVU’s Woodbury Museum of Art moving to Lakemount Manor after massive donation

The Woodbury Museum of Art is moving to the Lakemount Manor, a home donated to the school by the family of longtime UVU donor Melanie Bastian, beginning early 2020. The eight-acre estate, which is located south of UVU campus at 240 W. 1800 S., was built by Bastian in the spring of 1995. She named […]

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UVU visual arts students struggle for space and resources as Noorda Center opens

Students in the visual arts department feel undervalued and underfunded as the Noorda Center for the Performing Arts prepares to open in March. The Noorda Center, originally proposed as a benefit for all arts students at UVU, is largely going to benefit the performing arts, leaving some visual arts students frustrated. With the new space […]

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Students take center stage as UVU’s Noorda Center for the Performing Arts opens

The performing arts at UVU are now “literally on the map” because of the addition of the soon-to-be-open Noorda Center for the Performing Arts, according to Linda Moore, assistant dean of the School of the Arts. “The Noorda” — the center’s common name — is a $58 million building specifically designed for students earning their […]

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UVU talent featured in regional premiere of Broadway musical

The Tony award-winning musical An American in Paris is coming to Utah thanks to the Hale Center Theatre in Sandy. This musical premiered on Broadway in 2015 and is an adaptation of the 1951 Gene Kelly movie of the same name. It features music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin, two of the most […]

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UVU Commercial Music students react to Noorda Center at first showcase in building

Students in the Commercial Music program presented their original works at their semester’s showcase on Friday, Feb. 15. Performers discussed embarrassing moments during sound checks, the camaraderie a pleasant distraction from pre-show jitters as they prepare to perform in the Noorda Performing Arts Center, the new arts building. “Seeing the new concert hall and the […]

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