Brigham Young University. Performing Arts Management
- Existence: 1994-
Performing Arts Management (1994-) functions as the scheduling agent for performing groups on Brigham Young University campus.
Performing Arts Management was formed in 1994 to organize domestic and foreign tours for music and dance performing groups on campus. Currently groups include Ballroom Dance Company, BYU Singers, Chamber Orchestra, Concert Band, Dancers' Company, Filk Music Ensemble, International Folk Dance Ensemble, Jazz Legacy, Jazz Voices, Living Legends, Men's Chorus, Philharmonic Orchestra, Synthesis, Theatre Ballet, Vocal Point, Wind Symphony, and Young Ambassadors. Directors for Performing Arts Management have included Edward L. Blaser (1994- ).
Representing the finest in the performing arts from Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University’s touring ensembles annually present concerts worldwide. They also perform for conventions, workshops, festivals, competitions, and other community outreach activities. Presenters include arts councils, civic clubs, schools, charitable and service organizations and private groups. Performing Arts Management is the managing agency for BYU’s performing companies and functions in professional as well as educational circles. The touring program typically reaches 140 cities in 20 countries annually. With more than 400 performances each year, these professional-level ensembles delight and uplift hundreds of thousands worldwide and appear before millions on foreign and domestic television.
Citation:BYU Organizational History Project, via WWW May 22, 2012: Performing Arts Management (1994-, scheduling agent, organize domestic and foreign tours, Ballroom Dance Company, BYU Singers, Chamber Orchestra, Concert Band, Dancers' Company, Filk Music Ensemble, International Folk Dance Ensemble, Jazz Legacy, Jazz Voices, Living Legends, Men's Chorus, Philharmonic Orchestra, Synthesis, Theatre Ballet, Vocal Point, Wind Symphony, and Young Ambassadors, director Edward L. Blaser (1994- ))
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Include photographs, slides, correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours. The tours were in Malaysia, Russia, the Baltic states, North America, England, Scotland, Norway, Asia, South Africa, Belgium, Holland, Austria, Ukraine, and the "Dance Across the USA" China tour with the Cougarettes, 1969-1999.