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Brigham Young University. School of Music

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1998-

Administrative History

The School of Music (1998-) functions under the College of Fine Arts and Communications at Brigham Young University and provides undergraduate and graduate degrees in various musical fields.

The Department of Music was renamed in 1998 as the School of Music. The school offers degrees in the disciplines of: theory, analysis, aural development, keyboard, sight-singing skills, composition, history, literature, instrumental and vocal performance, conducting, and pedagogy. The school operates under a director who reports to the Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communications. Directors have included David M. Randall (1998-2004), Dale E. Monson (2004-2009), Kory Katseanes (2009-2015), and Kirt Saville (2015-).

Citation

BYU Organizational History, via WWW, accessed 2012 May 10 (under College of Fine Arts and Communications, degrees in various fields, renamed 1998 from Department of Music, degrees in: theory, analysis, aural development, keyboard, sight-singing skills, composition, history, literature, instrumental and vocal performance, conducting, and pedagogy, director reports to dean, directors David M. Randall (1998-2004), Dale E. Monson (2004-2009), Kory Katseanes (2009-2015), and Kirt Saville (2015-)).

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

College of Fine Arts and Communications departmental photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5615
Scope and Contents Materials include three departmental photographs depicting faculty members of the College of Fine Arts and Communications at Brigham Young University, including faculty from the Theatre and Media Arts Department, the Dance Department, and the School of Music. Dated 2009-2011.
Dates: 2009-2011

Department of Music budget records, 1987-1992

 Sub-Series — Carton: 4
Identifier: UA 5402 Series 6 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Materials include information regarding the budget of the School of Music. Dated 1987-1992.
Dates: 1987-1992

Department of Music general files, 1985-1993

 Sub-Series — Carton: 4
Identifier: UA 5402 Series 6 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials include memoranda, correspondence, newsletters and other materials on computers, and music. Dated 1985-1993.
Dates: 1985-1993

Department of Music records on Reader's files, 1992-1997

 Sub-Series — Carton: 3
Identifier: UA 5402 Series 8 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Materials include correspondence regarding Reader's files. Dated 1992-1997.
Dates: 1992-1997

His Wonderful Life: A Tribute to James Stewart

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8583

School of Music administrative assistant files, 1985-1998

 Series
Identifier: UA 5402 Series 6
Scope and Contents Materials include files concerning scholarships and awards, budgets, production, and other materials. Dated 1985-1998.
Dates: 1985-1998

School of Music administrative records, 1986-2009

 Series — Carton: 6
Identifier: UA 5538 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files for the School of Music (1986-2009). Annual reports consist of department questionnaires from Brigham Young University and National Music Institutions. Faculty teachings loads (1994-2004) consist of faculty responsibilities and course catalog information including course number and title. There is various information regarding faculty searches, off-campus programs, course requirements, evaluations and curriculum changes/correspondences.
Dates: 1986-2009

School of Music committee records, 1990-1998

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5402 Series 5
Scope and Contents Materials include committee files including memos, minutes, articles concerning Music Council agendas and minutes, Board of Producers, Office Support Council, College committee meetings, Student Alumni Association/College Student Advisory Committee, Faculty Advisory Council, and University Concerts Communication meeting. Dated 1990-1998.
Dates: 1990-1998

School of Music correspondence, 1992-1998

 Series
Identifier: UA 5402 Series 8
Scope and Contents Materials include general correspondence, appreciation letters, dean's correspondence, student correspondence, and correspondence from the Heritage series and Reader's files. Dated 1992-1998.
Dates: 1992-1998

School of Music dean's correspondence, 1996-1998

 Sub-Series — Carton: 3
Identifier: UA 5402 Series 8 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Materials include correspondence of the dean of the School of Music. Dated 1996-1998.
Dates: 1996-1998