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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

March Events @ Covey Center for the Arts (Provo)

Covey Center for the Arts March Calendar

All tickets can be purchased by phone: (801) 852-7007 or on the Covey's Web site: www.coveycenter.org .

Vocal Point
7:30 p.m.;
March 3 – 5

$10 balcony, $12 main floor
A Mayor's Series for the Performing Arts event

Join Vocal Point—BYU’s world-renowned a cappella group—for their 20th anniversary celebration. Named the 2006 International Collegiate A Capella Champions, Vocal Point propels a cappella music far beyond its traditional bounds. Chosen through an extensive audition process, the nine members of Vocal Point combine rich vocal talent with clever arrangements and staging in an electrifying concert program. They're always a great crowd pleaser—you’ll love Vocal Point!

Director: Buck Mangum

*The Saturday, March 3 matinee performance will feature Vocal Point alumni from the past 20 years as well as the current group.

Vocal Point 20th Anniversary Reunion Concert

March 5, 2011
2 p.m. (matinee)
$10 balcony, $12 main floor

Since its founding in 1991, over 100 talented men have come through the ranks of BYU's premiere a cappella group, Vocal Point!  As part of their 20th Anniversary reunion, come see a concert celebrating two decades of "maximum a cappella." Alumni will take the stage with their peers from various years to perform fans' most requested songs. Also slated to take the stage will be the entire original lineup from 1991, as well as a children's group comprised of the offspring of Vocal Point alumni. Top it off with a few surprise guests, as well as an appearance by the current-year Vocal Point, and you have an entertaining event that lives up to all of your expectations!

Director: Buck Mangum

Opera at the Covey (Studio Theater)
7:30 p.m.; $6, $8
March 4 

Work by Rick Kinateder (Eccles Gallery)
10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Friday; free

Downtown Gallery Stroll
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
January 4


RAH Family Event
7:30 p.m.
March 7

$8, $10, $12

Program includes Brenda Burch, Madeline Walstat, the TimpView Pipe Band, Magician Marvin Hardy, and Center Stage Ballroom Dancers!

Utah Valley Symphony: Sorcerer's Apprentice
7:30 p.m.
March 9, 10
$8 Students and Seniors
$10 General Admission
$25 Family
$5 Student Rush tickets (limited to unsold seats; available only 10 minutes before concert time)

Piangerola sortemia from Guilio Cesare by Handel
Anna Victoria Humphries, Voice, age 17
Poem for Flute and Orchestra by Griffes
Catherine Winters, age 14
Piano Concerto No.2, First movement by Beethoven
Michael Xiao, age 12
Piano Concerto No.3, Third movement by Rachmaninoff
Ree Lu, age 16
Piano Concerto No.5, First movement by Beethoven
Arianne Sam, age 19
Concerto for Violin and Cello, Third movement by Brahms
Catherine and Rebekah Willey, ages 16 and 18

The Utah Valley Symphony's variety of musical styles is designed to uplift, educate, and entertain audiences. All of our conductors, including current maestro Dr. Bryce Rytting, have been outstanding leaders who enjoy sharing their love of music with others, orchestra and audience members alike. This cultural legacy will continue to grow through many concert seasons to come.

Utah Premiere Brass

March 11 7:30p.m.

$6 children ages 6-12
$8 Students and Seniors
$10 General Admission
$20 Family
$5 Student Rush tickets (limited to unsold seats; available only 10 minutes before concert time)

Utah Premiere Brass, conducted by Dr. Kirt Saville, will perform a concert of inspirational and majestic music entitled "Stained Glass And Stone" as a tribute to the Provo Tabernacle.

Chamber Music at the Covey (Studio Theater)

March 11

7:30 p.m.

Studio Theater
$7 general admission, $5 students

Featuring the vocal and piano performance faculty from Utah Valley University.
Including Anita Andrews, Kara Barney, Benjamin Boster, Reed Criddle, Hilary Demske, Constance Jensen, Serena Kanig Banish, Chad Schumacher and Brian Stucki

Provo Civic Ballet: Signatures
7:30 p.m.
March 12
$8 adults, $6 children

Provo Civic Ballet Presents "Signatures," an ecclectic view of classical ballet.  Four new premieres include works by Garret Smith (Houston Ballet), Viktor Plotnikov (Boston), Lindsay Folkman, and Brian Reeder (American Ballet Theatre).  This performance will also present "Excerpts of Paquita," staged by Jennie Creer-King.

*Students from Classical Ballet Academy will receive one free ticket to the performance.  Please redeem tickets at the Covey Center ticket office.

Percussive Footwork Concert
7:30 . p.m.
March 15


An evening of various percussive footwork styles: Tap, Clog, Irish Hardshoe and Flamenco.

Logan Bradford, Tenor -- Vocal Recital


March 17


A vocal recital celebrating 10 years of formal vocal training.  Performing works by Georges Bizet, Jason Robert Brown, Gaetano Donizetti, Roger Quilter, Stephen Sondheim, Jules Massanet, and more.

Jazz at the Covey (Studio Theater)
7:30 p.m.
March 18

$6, $8

The Plan (Brinton Black Box Theater)
March 18, 19, 21, 24-26, 28,31- April 2 matinee


Explore the LDS plan of salvation through the stories of Old Testament women and men, examining agency and adversity, choices and the consequences of choices, pain and difficulty and joy. Join Ruth and Boaz, Jacob and Leah, Adam and Eve, and let’s have a conversation together. A new play by Eric Samuelsen.


Our Sweet Season is new this year. For the first two nights of each show only, you can enjoy a decadent dessert beforehand. Most nights, the director will drop in as well, to give you extra insights into the night’s performance. Come early (7 p.m.), reserve your seat in the theater, and then relax and enjoy your delicious dessert in the Covey Center Occasional Cafe.

Purchase tickets to the show alone, or add dessert for just a little more. How sweet is that?

Children's Visions Dance Theater: Imagine
5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
March 19

$8 adults, $6 children

Come enjoy the creativity of students ages 3 to 18, as they dance through Lollipop Forests and explore the world of "B." The boys' piece is always a favorite; this year's piece is "Imagination Gadgets."

During the past few years, Children's Visions and Teen Creative Dance Program have shared other productions at the Covey Center, including "Disney Lands," "Past Midnight," and "I Am a Child of God."

Children's Visions: 28 years of dance history, and still creating and lighting the lives of youth.

Children's Visions is recognized by the Utah Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Utah Regional Ballet: Peter Pan
7:30 p.m.;
March 25, 26

Saturday matinee, 2 p.m.
$16 balcony/mezzanine
$18 main floor sides
$20 main floor center

Take a high-flying adventure to Never Never Land with the Utah Regional Ballet's production of Peter Pan, a swashbuckling coming of age tale that pits Peter and the Lost Boys against Captain Hook and his outrageous band of pirates. A whimsical adventure told through vibrant dancing, Peter Pan is the story about growing up that never seems to grow old. Join us as we begin Utah Regional Ballet's 30th anniversary celebration!

Utah Valley Youth Symphony
7:30 p.m.
March 28

Colleen West Recital (Studio  Theater)
7:30 p.m.
March 30

Middle Eastern Dance
7:30 p.m.
March 30

BYU International Folk Dance Ensemble
7:30 p.m.
March 31

$8 Seniors, $9 Students, $10 General Admission

With a beautiful array of ethnic costumes, the International Folk Dance Ensemble presents a concert program of dances from more than a dozen nations, including Ukraine, Russia, Korea, Poland, Mexico, and the United States. Since 1964 the ensemble has represented the United States and American culture at folk dance festivals throughout the world, including the festival held in conjunction with the 1988 Seoul Olympics and the festivals in Haifa, Israel; Confolens, France; and Billingham, England. In addition, the group regularly presents its international repertoire throughout the United States and Canada. Regardless of focus--international or American--the BYU Folk Dance Ensemble is acclaimed by thousands for their skillful dancing and energy.

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