Sponsored: BYU’s Performing Groups Take the Stage at Salt Lake City for One Incredible Festival

by | Jan. 28, 2019

Brigham Young University invites you to experience Winterfest 2019, where six of the university’s most prestigious groups will perform in Salt Lake City. Over the course of several weeks, beginning January 25th and through March 8th, BYU performing groups will dazzle audiences with performances showcasing a variety of artistic tastes. BYU Winterfest 2019 provides entertainment for audiences of all ages and will be held in the LDS Conference Center Theater as part of the Temple Square Performances.

Living Legends will share traditions of Native America, Latin America, and the Polynesia islands by using authentic dances, music, and regalia. The recently Universal Music Group Decca Gold recording artist, Vocal Point, will bring favorite a cappella hits and an outstanding stage presence.

International Folk Dance Ensemble is prepared to take the audience around the world with their show Journey, featuring dances from different countries including India, Ukraine, United States, Ireland, and more. The Ballroom Dance Company will excite the audiences and make them want to join in with the dancers with their show Come Alive, a spectacular show that presents ballroom dance in a theatrical environment with a contemporary point of view.

Young Ambassadors will be throwing a thrilling show full of music and dance from the best Broadway hits including Hamilton, Phantom of the Opera, Footloose, and more. And lastly, Noteworthy will bring the festival to a close by bringing perfect pitch and harmony, including their most popular song, “Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)”.

Young Ambassadors originate in the School of Music of the College of Fine Arts and Communication. Ballroom Dance Company, International Folk Dance Ensemble, and Living Legends originate in the Dance Department of the College of Fine Arts and Communications. Noteworthy and Vocal Point originate in the office of Performing Arts Management, all three departments are from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.  BYU is one of the nation’s largest private universities with an enrollment of more than 30,000 full-time students from throughout the United States and 100 foreign countries.

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BYU Winterfest 2019 Schedule

Living Legends
Friday, January 25, 7 p.m.
With authentic choreography, heart-pounding music, and intricate costumes, BYU Living Legends celebrates the Latin American, Native American, and Polynesian cultures in its show Seasons.

 Vocal Point
Saturday, February 2, 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 6, 7:00 p.m.
BYU Vocal Point’s nine male singers combine harmony, humor, and remarkable vocal percussion in a high-energy a cappella show.

International Folk Dance Ensemble
Friday, February 8, 7:00 p.m.
BYU International Folk Dance Ensemble presents Journey, a 90-minute voyage of dance and music that explores the heartbeat of the world’s cultures.

Ballroom Dance Company
Friday, February 15, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 16, 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Come Alive, by BYU Ballroom Dance Company under the direction of Curt and Sharon Holman, treats audiences to a spectacular variety of dances, including gliding waltzes, playful swing dances, and high-energy Latin numbers.

Young Ambassadors
Saturday, February 23, 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
The newest production from BYU Young Ambassadors, Welcome Home celebrates family through dynamic choreography, colorful costumes, and a lineup of international hits and popular Broadway show tunes.

Friday, March 8, 7:00 p.m.
The nine women of the BYU a cappella group Noteworthy deliver perfect harmony, a fun stage presence, and unique musical arrangements.

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