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Brigham Young University’s Cultural Tradition

One of the goals of the administration of Franklin S. Harris (1921-1945) was to provide students with uniqiue cultural opportunities. This was accomplished with the establishment of the Lyceum Series. Herald R. Clark was tasked with identifying and inviting prominent artists to campus. He quickly established himself as one of the most knowledgeable individuals in …

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School of Music programs (UA 761) digitized

The Brigham Young University Archives is pleased to announce that its collection of performance programs from the School of Music (UA 761) are now available online. You can search the programs directly through the Internet Archive or you can access them through the BYU History Digital Collections. In the Internet Archive, search the term “brigham …

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International Folk Dance Ensemble

One of the most popular performing groups at Brigham Young University is the International Folk Dance Ensemble. Established in 1956 under the direction of Mary Bee Jensen, the Folk Dance Ensemble has performed to audiences around the world. The Brigham Young University Archives is home to several collections that document the history of the International …

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The Young Company at Brigham Young University

The Whittlin’ Whistlin’ Brigade was founded in 1974 by Harold Oaks as a children’s theatre touring company. In order to associate the company more closely to Brigham Young University it was renamed the Young Company in 1983. The Young Company is a training ground for student actors and directors who want to work in theatre …

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Young Ambassadors

One of the most popular performing groups at Brigham Young University is the Young Ambassadors. They are well known for their unique combination of contemporary music and dance in a fast-paced showcase of American musical theatre. The Young Ambassadors were created by Janie Thompson in 1970 and made their appearance on the world stage in …

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