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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 21 Collections and/or Records:

Performing Arts Management records on the Ballroom Dance Company, 1969-1977, 1991-1999

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1969-1977; 1991-1999

Performing Arts Management records on the Chamber Orchestra, 1992-2004

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours in North America, England, Scotland, Wales, Egypt, the Middle East, Russia, and Central Europe, 1992-2004.
Dates: 1992-2004

Performing Arts Management records on the Concert Choir, 2002

 Sub-Series — Carton: 33, Folder: 13
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2 Sub-Series 20
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours in Washington and Oregon, 2002.
Dates: 2002

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 records on the International Folk Dance Ensemble, 1974-1977, 1985-1999

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2 Sub-Series 11
Scope and Contents Includes slides, correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours in North America, Scandinavia, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Russia, China, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Greece, Turkey, Israel, and Poland, 1974-1999.
Dates: 1974-1977; 1985-1999

Performing Arts Management records on the Theater Ballet, 1991-2004

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours in North America and South Africa, 1991-2004.
Dates: 1991-2004

Performing Arts Management records on the University Singers, 1991-2004

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Includes photographs, correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours in North America, England, Israel, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Italy, New Zealand, Australia, West Africa, Ukraine (canceled), and Hawaii, 1991-2004.
Dates: 1991-2004

Performing Arts Management records on the Whittlin' Whistlin' Brigade--the Young Company, 1999

 Sub-Series — Carton: 8
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours in Norway, 1999.
Dates: 1999

Performing Arts Management records on the Wind Symphony, 1970-1976, 1990-1999

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours in the Baltic states, the United States, East Asia, New Zealand, and Australia, 1970-1999.
Dates: 1970-1976; 1990-1999

Performing Arts Management records on the Young Ambassadors, 1973-1976, 1992-1999, 2002-2004

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1136 Series 2 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents Includes slides, correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours in North America, Asia, Morocco, Tunisia, South Africa, Germany, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, the Mediterranean, Spain, Morocco, Tunis, and South America, 1992-2004.
Dates: 1973-1976; 1992-1999; 2002-2004