Introducing the Noorda, UVU’s new haven for performing artists

August 2, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Before the spring of 2019, students performed, worked and rehearsed in any space they could find in the crowded Gunther Technology building. Actors pushed aside desks in empty classrooms to rehearse scenes; dancers gave performances in small studio spaces; and musicians had to load their instruments onto a truck and transport them across campus for […]

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

February 19, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]

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

February 19, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]