President and Sister Eyring

Bryce Mecham

Music Department Chair

Bryce Mecham received a bachelor’s degree in trombone performance and pedagogy from BYU, a master’s degree in trombone performance from Northwestern University, and a doctoral degree in education from Idaho State University.

Prior to coming to BYU-Idaho in 2002, Brother Mecham worked as a performing musician in the recording industry on film and television soundtracks, with Broadway touring companies, and as a backup musician with many well-known artists. He has also performed with the Utah Symphony, Utah Opera, Ballet West, Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra, and the Orchestra at Temple Square. He taught at The Waterford School, Weber State, and Utah State universities. He is a professor of trombone here at BYU-Idaho and is currently the Music Department Chair.

Brother Mecham served in the Japan Sapporo Mission, as a young men president, elder’s quorum president, bishop, ward choir director, and nursery teacher.

He and his wife, Jessica, have four children and will be celebrating 29 years of marriage in August.

Spiritual Preparation

Pre-devotional Discussion:

Please read the following scriptures and respond to the following questions on the devotional discussion board:

Luke 18:9-14

Matthew 8:5-13

Luke 10:25-37 

Who were the Samaritans, centurions, and publicans and what was their relation to the Children of Israel to whom the Lord was preaching? 

Why do you think the Lord chose to hold these people up as examples? 

What is the application to you?