Due to statewide regulations related to Covid-19, Celebrity Concert Series events may be adjusted to comply with social distancing requirements. Seating assignments, shows, and dates subject to change. To view the current DSU Covid-19 Emergency Response Plan, click the link.
Thursday, September 30 - Individual Ticket: $30
Founded in 1940, the Utah Symphony is one of America’s major symphony orchestras, known internationally for its distinctive performances and recording legacy. A leading cultural organization in the Intermountain West, the Utah Symphony has a rich history of international and domestic tours, award-winning recordings, and in-depth educational programs. Today, the orchestra’s 85 full-time professional musicians perform over 175 concerts each season.
The Folk Legacy Trio are George Grove and Rick Dougherty formerly with the Kingston Trio and Jerry Siggins, former lead singer of The Diamonds. Singing some of the most wonderful and beloved songs ever written FLT presents: The Great American Folksong BookTM. These three men have been involved with the music of the great Folk Era since its very beginning. Collaborating with an impressive roster of artists, FLK brings to life their experiences tied to the memorable and exciting music of the Great American Folksong BookTM.
Tuesday, November 4 - Individual Ticket: $25
Brigham Young University’s Ballroom Dance Company (BDC) is one of the most distinctive and unique university dance companies in the world. Based in Provo, Utah, this company consists of 32 dancers, all of whom are full-time students at BYU. The ballroom dance program at BYU is the largest of its kind in the world. With over 60 different courses taught each semester, nearly 4000 students take some type of ballroom dance class each year. It is also the home to the largest Amateur Dancesport competition in the United States. The president of the National Dance Council of America, Brian McDonald, calls BYU’s Ballroom Dance Company “one of the Ballroom world’s greatest treasures”.
Broadway performers and producers Ron and Barbara Sharpe first met onstage in the original Broadway production of Les Misérables, where they played the romantic lead roles of Marius and Cosette. After being married onstage over 1000 times, they decided to get married and start a family for real! In Married to Broadway, The Sharpe Family Singers share their love of Broadway musicals by performing the big show-stopping numbers that are audience favorites around the world. Their repertoire includes songs from new hit Broadway shows like Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen, blockbuster movies like The Greatest Showman, hits from Disney On Broadway and Broadway’s Rock & Roll musicals as well as classic show tunes from Phantom, Guys and Dolls and many more!
William Joseph with the Dixie State Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, December 4 - Individual Tickets: $30
William Joseph is one of the most electrifying pianists, composers and producers of our time. Joseph was a child prodigy and began writing music for solo piano at the age of five. His rare virtuosity and passion are mesmerizing. David Foster has collaborated with William Joseph which has ushered in special opportunities to share the stage with world-class artists John Mayer, Beyoncé́, John Legend, Michael Bublé́, Steven Tyler, Alicia Keys, CeeLo Green, Carly Rae Jepsen, Andrea Bocelli, Mel Gibson, Sarah McLachlan, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Blake Shelton, Ray Romano, Brian McKnight, Seal, Robin Williams, Natalie Cole, and Barbra Streisand.
The hugely popular Irish Christmas in America show features top Irish music, song, and dance in an engaging performance rich in history, humour, and boundless energy. This family-friendly performance features evocatively sung Irish ballads, lively instrumental tunes and thrilling Irish dancing, while beautiful photographic images provide a backdrop to some of the rich historical traditions. Take a memorable glimpse into the enchanting spirit of Christmas, as the finest traditional artists from Ireland bring you on a fun-filled start to the holiday season.
Thursday, January 6 - Individual Ticket: $30
The Drifters were the first group inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with fellow inductees The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Bob Dylan and the Supremes. Rolling Stone magazine, in their iconic issue "500 Greatest Rock and Roll Performers" said of the Drifters, "No group has done it this well for this long--no one, not even the Rolling Stones." Through their historic journey which began in the 1957, the Drifters have had no less than 5 legendary lead singers including Rock and Roll hall of Famers Clyde McPhatter and Ben E. King. Such stalwart and famed individual lead singers as Charley Thomas, Bill Pinkney and Johnny Moore have passed through the group over the years, each recording their share of Drifters hits. And today, as has been the case for nearly 25 years, their star lead singer is Jerome Jackson.
The Golden Dragon Acrobats is a family-owned performing arts company based in Frisco, Texas. Founded in 1985, their mission is to promote the art and beauty of Chinese Acrobatics, bridging cultures and traditions through the amazing skills and talents of professional artists. The Golden Dragon Acrobats have toured for more than 30 years to global acclaim. The group has performed in all 50 states and in over 65 countries across the world. The Golden Dragon Acrobat troupe had its Broadway debut at the New Victory Theater in 2005 and was nominated- ed for two Drama Desk Awards for its performance. Its members are athletes, actors and artists who have studied and trained for their craft since early age.
LP And The Vinyl - presented in partnership with the St. George Jazz Festival
Friday, February 11 - Individual Ticket: $25
After years of intensive recording projects and concerts for jazz aficionados throughout the U.S., four San Diego-based musicians came together with a purpose: explore the art of song in their own unique way! Renowned jazz, blues and gospel singer Leonard Patton teamed up with the critically acclaimed Danny Green Trio to form LP And The Vinyl. The band’s wide array of influences includes everything from jazz, R&B, rock, 80’s and 90’s hits, to Brazilian, and classical music. Blending these sounds together, LP And The Vinyl has created a highly unique and personal approach to music-making that leaves its audiences energized and craving more.
Kenny Broberg with the Dixie State Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, February 26 - Individual Ticket: $25
American pianist Kenny Broberg is the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Silver Medalist. He followed this with a bronze medal win at the 2019 International Tchaikovsky Competition, adding to his numerous competition prizes at the Hastings, Sydney, Seattle, and New Orleans International Piano Competitions. He has been featured on NPR, WQXR, APM’s Performance Today, MPR, and ABC (Australia) radio. Several of his performances at the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition were included on CDs released on the Universal Music Australia label. His solo debut album was released in August 2017 on the Decca Gold label, featuring one of his signature pieces, the Barber Piano Sonata, as well as works by Bach, Schubert, Chopin, and Franck.
Live From Laurel Canyon - Songs & Stories of American Folk Rock
Wednesday March 9 - Individual Ticket: $30
Live from Laurel Canyon is a retrospective of music and stories of some of the most influential artists who lived in Laurel Canyon between 1965 and 1975. Similar to other legendary rock and roll neighborhoods of the same era; like Haight Ashbury in San Francisco or Greenwich Village in NYC, Laurel Canyon was a community of artists who would forge new genres of music (Folk Rock) and forever change the look, sound and attitude of American pop music. Featuring songs from The Mamas and The Papas, the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, The Doors, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, James Taylor, Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, America, and The Eagles.
Wartime Radio Revue is a big band experience, featuring vintage music in the truest form of a World War II U.S.O. show, complete with authentic war-era commercials and commentary. Interspersing the hits of the Thirties and Forties, along with late-breaking news stories, as well as several original songs, WWR will transport you back in time! A trio of female vocalists, a hot, driving rhythm section, and an eight-piece horn section, the “classic-swing” sound is both full and authentic!. And when you add in their “armed-forces style” khaki-colored uniforms, it’s all there!
Wednesday, April 6 & Thursday, April 7 - Individual Tickets: $50
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With unparalleled artistry and enduring vigor, the Juilliard String Quartet (JSQ) continues to inspire audiences around the world. Founded in 1946 and hailed by The Boston Globe as “the most important American quartet in history,” this ensemble draws on a deep and vital engagement to the classics while embracing the mission of championing new works. A vibrant combination of the familiar and the daring, each performance of the Juilliard String Quartet is a unique experience, bringing together the four members’ profound understanding, total commitment, and unceasing curiosity in sharing the wonders of the string quartet.
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