The Young Ambassadors made their worldwide debut in 1970 at Osaka’s World Expo and have been entertaining audiences across the globe ever since.
The group recently returned from a three week tour in China where they visited universities, conducted workshops and outreach programs, and performed 14 shows for over 21,000 people.
This season, the Young Ambassadors are bringing an exhilarating new show to audiences called Heartsongs - Melodies of Love.
Heartsongs is a polished and exciting musical production that blends the best of Broadway with favorite international hits and love songs from every genre.
The Young Ambassadors’ new production, Heartsongs - Melodies of Love, highlights some of the world’s all-time favorite love songs in a vibrant musical journey through the rollercoaster of life.
With show tunes from award-winning Broadway musicals such as How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Cinderella, Singing In the Rain, and Thoroughly Modern Millie.
In addition, the show features international hits by the Beatles, Elvis Presley, Michael Bublé, Adele and Michael Jackson. Heartsongs celebrates life’s unforgettable seasons of love.
It is all packaged in a spirited 90-minute showcase that is appropriate for family members of all ages.
Live musicians onstage create a high-energy performance that will be seen on some of the world’s most prestigious stages.
You’ll experience dance styles from tap to the syncopated rhythms of the Caribbean islands, and enjoy the next generation of contemporary sounds and choreography when you see Heartsongs, BYU’s fast- paced musical revue.
Wearing colorful costumes and filling the stage with a kaleidoscope of dance and musical styles, the Young Ambassadors’ concerts provide a glimpse of their unique vision of international understanding, born of decades of goodwill tours around the world.
The Young Ambassadors will bring their show Heartsongs to performance halls throughout Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia during their 2013-2014 season.
Over the past 44 years, the Young Ambassadors have shared their remarkable talent and energy in 66 countries. Since 2000, the Young Ambassadors have been to Brazil, Argentina, the 2002 Winter Olympics, Canada, Russia, Australia, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, China, Africa, Tasmania, throughout Scandinavia, and all over the US.
The Young Ambassadors have also performed for heads of state in India, Britain, Jordan, Egypt, Japan, and the United States. Prominent past members include former Miss America Sharlene Wells Hawkes, Diamond Rio’s Dan Truman, and Broadway favorites Christeena Michelle Riggs and Candese Marchese.
Throughout the world, Young Ambassadors are followed by a strong reputation as wholesome, professional entertainers.
The Young Ambassadors represent the School of Music in cooperation with the Department of Dance from the College of Fine Arts and Communications at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT.
BYU is one of America’s largest private universities with over 30,000 students from all over the United States and 120 foreign countries.
Admission will be by BME or Kigalia season memberships or by tickets sold at the door: Families $30, Adults $12, Students $6.
Again BME will welcome donations to its Baldwin concert grand piano refinishing fund.