Young Ambassadors (Musical group)
Young Ambassadors (est. 1970) is a song and dance performing group from Brigham Young University.
In 1970, the Young Ambassadors performed for the first time internationally at Japan's Expo. Since then they have travelled and performed in more than 56 nations, and for such people as the prime minister of India, the queen of Thailand, and the King and Queen of Jordan. They perform contemporary music and dance and showcase America's culture, way of life, and musical theatre.
Citation:youngambassadors.byu.edu, via WWW, Oct. 1, 2014 (Young Ambassadors; Japan Expo in 1970; more than 65 nations; prime minister of India, queen of Thailand, King and Queen of Jordan; contemporary music and dance; showcase America's culture, way of life, and musical theatre)
Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:
Contains videotapes from sporting events, cassette tapes of lecture series and other speeches, as well as film from other university events such as the Women' Science Workshop, university forums, and the Annual University Conference. Also includes master tapes of many different films such as Johnny Lingo, church history, and other films from Brigham Young University. Dated from 1957 to 1999.
Contains assembly scripts (1952-1964), entries for the Mormon Art Student Competition and Music Composition Contest, the Annual Student Body 1 Act Play Contest winner (1966), cultural event programs (1964-1970), newspaper clippings associated with cultural and arts events(1968-1970), and reports, notes, and correspondence (1958-1971). This collection also contains vinyl records of BYU music groups.
Contains color transparencies, including 35mm slides, from Lamanite Generation and Young Ambassadors performances, including tours. Also contains general images of unidentified performances and a range of staged photographs of President Dallin H. Oaks and his vice presidents. Included is one audiocassette recording of a Young Ambassador's performance. Dated 1978 to 1993 and 2010.
Materials include academic year calendars, choreography, tour information, newspaper clippings, articles on Winterton and dance, comics, correspondence, and other materials. Topics discussed in this interview include local musical productions in BYU and local schools in Utah, letters from Winterton to Kenneth M. Shelton, etc. Dated approximately 1935-1984.
Dee Winterton papers on Artists in School programs and Brigham Young University performing groups, approximately 1935-1984
Materials pertain to the Artists in Schools program, the National Dance Association, the Young Ambassadors, World of Dance, Homecoming Spectacular, and Orchesis. Materials included are schedules for Young Ambassadors' performances throughout the United States and the world, FYI packets from Charles Reinhart Management, Inc., etc. Dated approximately 1935-1984.
Materials include Artists in Schools program information, memos, National Dance Association materials, newspaper clippings, correspondence, class rolls, and other materials. Topics discussed in these materials include FYI notices from Charles Reinhart Management, Inc., letters from the National Dance Association, Calendars for the 1980-1981 school year, etc. Dated approximately 1935-1984.
Materials include publicity, programs, teaching notes, articles on dance, residency notes, plays, correspondence, itineraries and schedules, personnel information, rosters and address lists, ads and flyers, information sheets, contact lists, lesson outlines, reports, and other materials. Topics discussed in the materials include required policies for performing groups given by the National Endowment for the Arts, schedules for Dee Winterton's performance groups, etc. Dated 1972-1980.