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The Philharmonic Orchestra is directed by Dr. Kory Katseanes. Dr. Katseanes served as Assistant Conductor to the Utah Symphony from 1987 to 2002 and currently is the Director of Orchestras at Brigham Young University.

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Conductor: Kory Katseanes

September 27, 2006

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photo@byu.edu  (801)422-7322 The Philharmonic Orchestra is made up almost entirely of music majors, both undergraduate and graduate students.

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photo@byu.edu  (801)422-7322 Musicians in the Philharmonic Orchestra follow a demanding schedule which includes preparing for 10 to 14 concerts during the academic year on the university campus.

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photo@byu.edu  (801)422-7322 While on tour, the Philharmonic Orchestra frequently offers performance technique workshops and clinics for young musicians at local schools and community centers.

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photo@byu.edu  (801)422-7322 The Philharmonic Orchestra often records its works on CD through Tantara Records. A recent recording was a collaborative project involving BYUÕs concert choirs of MahlerÕs Second Symphony, ÒResurrection.Ó

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Conductor: Kory Katseanes

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photo@byu.edu  (801)422-7322 Recently, the orchestra accompanied the American Piano Duo in the world premier recording of MendelssohnÕs Concerto for Two Pianos. The Deseret Morning News reviewed the recording and said it was ÒÉCaptivating, capturing the worksÕ youthful high spirits and delightful melodicism. They play with conviction, passion and sincerity.Ó

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Conductor: Kory Katseanes

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photo@byu.edu  (801)422-7322 Nearly 450 students are enrolled in five different orchestras at BYU. Only the most elite instrumentalists are chosen through audition for the Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Conductor: Kory Katseanes

September 27, 2006

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photo@byu.edu  (801)422-7322 In February 2002, the BYU Philharmonic Orchestra recorded music for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games.   

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photo@byu.edu  (801)422-7322 The Philharmonic Orchestra often collaborates with productions by BYUÕs acclaimed opera, choral and ballet programs.

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photo@byu.edu  (801)422-7322 The most recent tour, in 2005 took the orchestra to Nevada and Northern California where they performed for enthusiastic audiences. They played various works by Beethoven, Brahms, and Strauss.

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Conductor: Kory Katseanes

September 27, 2006

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photo@byu.edu  (801)422-7322 The Philharmonic Orchestra originates in the School of Music in the College of Fine Arts and Communications at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

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photo@byu.edu  (801)422-7322 Members of the Philharmonic Orchestra are held to the highest standards of musical performance, and exude talent and professionalism not commonly found among collegiate orchestras.


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Conductor: Kory Katseanes

September 27, 2006

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photo@byu.edu  (801)422-7322 Brigham Young UniversityÕs Philharmonic Orchestra plays an expansive variety of classical music. Previous concerts have included works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Rossini, and Copland.

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Conductor: Kory Katseanes

September 27, 2006

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photo@byu.edu  (801)422-7322 The Philharmonic Orchestra has performed throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, China, Egypt, Israel, and Jordan. Concert tours are planned every two years.

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Conductor: Kory Katseanes

September 27, 2006

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