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The Utah Symphony will be in concert on the plaza at Snowbird this afternoon at 4, when Kirk Muspratt, new associate conductor, will conduct "Mozart in the Mountains."

The program will consist of the Symphony No. 41, "Jupiter," and excerpts from "The Magic Flute," with sopranos Giu Ping Deng and Sharon Christman and tenor Mark Evans as soloists.- THE MORMON YOUTH SYMPHONY travels to Weber State College in Ogden for a program this evening, on the Lindquist Plaza. The 9 p.m. concert with fireworks is free, and will feature patriotic airs, Americana and a medley of hits from the big musicals of the '30s and '40s, with Robert Bowden conducting.

- THE SOUTHERN UTAH PIPE BAND performs in the Adams Shakespearean Theater in Cedar City, tonight at 8. The free concert of Scottish airs and dances will have David and Virginia Barclay, founders of the Utah Pipe Band, as guest artists. The program comes at the conclusion of the fifth Highland Heritage Festival, held at Southern Utah State College July 21 and 22.

- GUITARIST CHAD ELLIS and the Sunshine Generation will entertain this evening at 7 in front of the Layton Heritage Museum, west of Layton High School. Their free concert is sponsored by the Layton Arts Council.

- A CHAMBER TRIO consisting of John Thompson, violin, Ricklen Nobis, piano, and John Eckstein, cello, will be the attraction at the Assembly Hall on Tuesday, July 24, at 7:30 p.m. Their free concert will consist of the Beethoven Trio Op. 1, No. 1, and the Brahms Trio in C Major, Op. 87.

All three musicians are members of the Utah Symphony, with Nobis as official pianist. He also is a composer, active chamber music participant and musical host of several programs on KUER-FM.

- BARBARA HIGBIE, pianist, will bring her artistry to the sculpture court at the Salt Lake Art Center at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 26, for a free open-air concert as part of the Brown Bag Twilight Series.

Higbie gained recognition as a Windham Hill artist with such groups as Montreaux and the Ang-er/Higbie Quintet, then went solo with her recording "Signs of Life." She has performed with Holly Near, Terry Riley and the Kronos Quartet, among others. Her musical style continues to evolve, influenced by wide-ranging experience and several years of study in West Africa.

- MEZZO-SOPRANO ANNA MOOY will return to the Assembly Hall for a recital on Friday, July 27, at 7:30 p.m. The program is free to those 8 years of age and older.

With Jerry Rubino at the piano, Mooy will feature the music of Purcell, Chabrier and Rossini, as well as Mahler's "Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen" and a Gershwin medley.

The singer, now living in St. Paul, Minn., is a member of the Dale Warland Singers, on the voice faculties of St. John's University and North Central Bible College, and a frequent soloist in the Twin Cities area.

- CORINNE TEICHERT AND MYRA GILL, 16-year-old pianists, will give a joint recital in the Assembly Hall at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 28. Admission is free.

Gill will perform the Liszt Concerto No. 1, a Beethoven sonata and the Etude Tableaux of Rachmaninoff. Teichert has programed a Scarlatti suite, Hayden sonata, Rachmaninoff Etude No. 13 and Chopin's Concerto No. 2.

Among her many other competition winnings, Gill is this year's first-prize winner of the Utah Symphony Guild Competition, and will solo with the symphony in 1990-91. Teichert won first place in the Wasatch Piano Competition and has placed in many other competitions.