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School of music
The Score
with Peter Van de Graaff
Upcoming Specials
Oct 15 at 9pm
Tune in for a broadcast of Organ Fest IX recorded at the Salt Lake Tabernacle on November 11, 2016. The concert featured organists from the Salt Lake Tabernacle – Richard Elliott, Clay Christiansen, Andrew Unsworth, Bonnie Goodliffe, and Linda Margetts, and the organist at The Cathedral of the Madeleine, Gabriele Terrone. Then come to Organ Fest X at the Cathedral of the Madeleine on October 20 at 8pm. It's a free concert. Doors open at 7pm.

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Oct 18 at 8pm
As a public service, Classical 89 and KBYU Eleven have teamed up with the Utah Debate Commission for a debate to help you make your choice in this special congressional election. This evening's broadcast originates at the BYU Broadcasting studios. The candidates are United Utah Party candidate Jim Bennett, Democrat Kathie Allen, and Republican John Curtis. Join KBYU Eleven (TV) live at 6pm, with a delayed broadcast on Classical 89 at 8pm.

Oct 31 at 8pm
A scary collection of classical film scores. Enjoy a wide range of spooky selections, from Mussorgsky’s “Night on Bald Mountain,” to Herrmann’s “Prelude to Psycho,” Bernstein’s Ghostbusters,” and Elfman’s “This is Halloween.” It’s an hour of classical thrills and chills.

Every Good Thing
11/23 at 8am & 3pm
Hosts Valerie Kahler and Steve Seel give thanks for one of life’s most meaningful gifts: music. Enjoy stories and a wide variety of music, with works from Mozart and Beethoven, to Copland and Whitacre

A Thanksgiving of American Folk Hymns
11/23 at 9am and 2pm
Thanksgiving is a time for gathering with loved ones to give thanks to God for the bounties of life. It’s a heartwarming holiday which opens the festive season. In this special, enjoy music performed by BYU’s combined choirs and philharmonic. In addition, learn about the history of this uniquely American holiday.

A Feast for the Ears
11/23 at 10am and 4pm
A melodic and intriguing exploration of Thanksgiving history, lore and roots in early European harvest festivals, as well as a thoughtful examination of the holiday's evolution and contemporary traditions. Enjoy highlights music by American composers such as Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson, William Billings and Charles Ives, along with some undiscovered treasures by Rick Sowash and Mark O’Connor.

Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food, and Gratitude
11/23 at noon
For listeners in the kitchen, on the road, or relaxing after the feast, Giving Thanks provides the perfect atmosphere for Thanksgiving: the warmth of great music, and truly memorable words which reflect on the meaning of the holiday. No clichés about pilgrims and pumpkin pies here. Instead, a contemporary celebration of the spirit of gratitude.