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 […]

Winds of Culture: A night with UVU’s Wind Symphony

October 14, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Classical music has been a source of expression and inspiration for hundreds of years, and so it was also on Oct. 10, 2018 during the Utah Valley University Wind Symphony concert in the Ragan Theatre. The price of entry for students was a modest five dollars, but culture has no price tag. The concert began […]

On the road with Charley Jenkins

November 7, 2011

Reading Time: 6 minutes An inside look at a potential music industry internship   It’s almost 10:45 a.m. as I wait outside the Home Depot in Lindon, Utah. This is our meeting place. Today, Saturday, Oct. 29, I am going to experience firsthand what it is like to be on tour with a country music star.     Charley […]