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BYU Organ Workshop

August 7, 2018 @ 8:00 am - August 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

UVAGO members are invited to the following workshop events at the Harris Fine Arts Center next week.

  • Tues, Aug 7, Keynote Address by Brian Matthias, 9-10 am
  • Tues, Aug 7, Instructors’ Recital, 7:30 pm
  • Thurs, Aug 9, Hymn Sing, 7:30 pm

Tues, Wed, Thurs, Sheet Music Sales & Displays, 11:50-1:30

Organ First!

Our very first organ class for youngsters ages 8-12


  • Taught on the BYU campus by BYU faculty and staff
  • 12 weeks of classes for a total of 24 sessions
  • Class is held every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00-6:00pm between September 11 to December 11 except during Thanksgiving week (Nov 19-23) and Fall Break (Oct 18)
  • Children will learn to read music and play the organ even the pedals!
  • Field trips included!
  • Only twelve students may enroll. Classes are held in the BYU Organ Lab (E354 HFAC)
  • We will provide all books, materials, and loaner organ shoes.


  • Children must be at least 8 years old before the program begins and be able to read at or above grade level. Students must be no older than 6th grade during the 2018-2019 school year.
  • 90% or better attendance is required.
  • Children will be asked to practice on the piano for two 30-minute sessions outside of class each week, supervised by a parent.
  • Designed for beginning students with less than 1 year of music training.
  • Mandatory orientation meeting for students and parents held Thursday, September 6 at 5:00pm in the BYU Organ Lab.
  • Tuition: $151 per semester, plus a $59 materials fee.
  • First come, first served. A non-refundable payment of $59 will hold your place in class, with the remaining $151 due BEFORE the first day of class.
  • Contact Nora Hess, *protected email*, if you have questions.

To enroll, make checks payable to “BYU School of Music” with a note in the memo section that says “Children’s Organ Class.” Please include your child’s name and age, along with your name, an email address and phone number. Send checks to: Organ Assistant, BYU School of Music, C250 HFAC, Provo, UT 84602


August 7, 2018 @ 8:00 am
August 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
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BYU Harris Fine Arts Center
Madsen Recital Hall
Provo, UT
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