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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:

Performing Arts Management performing group show forms, 1996-1997

 Series — Carton: 26
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains performing group show forms for the 1996-1997 school year.
Dates: 1996-1997

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

Performing Arts Management records on the Dancers' Company, 1987-2004

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Includes photographs, correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours in North America, the Philippines, Korea, Australia, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, South Africa, India, and Southeast Asia, 1987-2004.
Dates: 1987-2004

Performing Arts Management tour records, 1969-2004

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photographs, slides, correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning domestic and international tours for the Performing Arts Management performing groups, 1969-2004.
Dates: 1969-2004