There are two ways to study organ at BYU-Idaho: the group class and individual studio instruction (known as "Applied Music Lessons"). Group organ instruction (Music 106) is offered for beginning organ students each semester for credit.
Students may enroll in applied organ lessons for credit. There are four options for private lessons:
Scholarship assistance is available. Please contact Dr. Daniel Kerr with any additional questions.
Student performance opportunities include:
In addition, the organ faculty and outside artists present recitals and masterclasses throughout the year.
The campus is home to four fine pipe organs:
a four-manual, 67-rank Ruffatti organ in the Barrus Concert Hall of the Snow Performing Arts Center
a three-manual, 24 rank Wicks organ in the Married Student's Stake Center
a three-manual, 9-rank Rodgers organ in Taylor Chapel
a one-manual, 3-rank Bigelow continuo organ for use with early music ensembles
Additional electronic instruments are located in the BYU-Idaho Center, Hart Auditorium, Hinckley Chapel, the teaching studio, and 4 practice rooms.