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Brigham Young University. Performing Arts Management

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1994-

Administrative History

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- ))

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts production records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 688
Overview This collection contains the music scores, script, correspondence, production files and press for Saturday's Warrior and Dance on a Country Grave.
Dates: approximately 1971-1974

Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts records on Dance on a Country Grave, approximately 1971-1972

 Series
Identifier: UA 688 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains the music score, different versions of the script, correspondence, production files, and photographs.
Dates: approximately 1971-1972

Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts records on Saturday's Warrior, approximately 1974

 Series
Identifier: UA 688 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains the music score, different versions of the script, correspondence, production files and newspaper clippings.
Dates: approximately 1974

Performing Arts Management records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136
Overview This collection contains materials concerning Performing Arts Management performing groups from 1960 to 2005. The materials include correspondence, photographs, slides, itineraries, financial records, contracts, programs, and reports. The materials pertain to the administration of performing groups that compete domestically, regionally, and internationally.
Dates: 1960-2005